Card College - Robert Giobbi
Item Number: BK8014
Roberto Giobbi's Acclaimed Course On Sleight-Of-Hand Card Magic! Never before has a course in card magic been so thoroughly illustrated for clarity and ease of learning. Clear, engaging, detailed writing is coupled with over 1,200 professional drawings to aid the student in attaining mastery over a deck in the shortest possible time.
Card College contains up-to-date developments in the craft, giving the reader the best methods for creating amazement with an ordinary deck of playing cards, ranging from classic sleights and ruses to the most sophisticated modern techniques.
Card College is the first course of its kind written by a full-time professional magician, consisting of material selected from his own repertoire. Giobbi offers his readers hard won knowledge obtained through experience, and teaches the best sleights, methods and tricks, along with the psychology, misdirection and theory essential for successful card magic.
Giobbi has selected only the best sleights and handlings from thousands of books on the subject, saving his readers countless hours of research and wasted effort spent on inferior approaches and ideas.
Card College is written as both a course for the beginning student and a retraining course for the experienced card magician who wants to improve their skills.
Volume 1 Overhand Shuffle, False Cuts, Hindu Shuffle, The Glide, Key Cards, Riffle Shuffle, Forces, Top Change, Double Lift, and more
Volume 2 Picking up where Volume One left off, Volume Two teaches such classic and invaluable sleights as the palm, the pass, the glimpse, false counts and much more. Volume Two concludes with a chapter on psychology, misdirection and presentation that's among the best treatments ever done on these important subjects. Throughout, Mr. Giobbi includes original ideas and refinements, guaranteeing every reader, no matter how experienced, fresh techniques and insights. Some of the topics covered in Volume Two include: