Easy Card Tricks: 7 Steps to Card Mentalism
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Easy Card Tricks: 7 Steps to Card Mentalism

Impress anyone with a single deck of cards. No set up, no props or gimmicks. 7 easy tricks you can use anywhere...
3.9 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
25 students enrolled
Created by John Vincent
Last updated 7/2015
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $45 Discount: 78% off
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Amazing people everywhere you go with just a pack of cards and your AMAZING Mind Reading skills.
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Requirements
  • Everything you need to know to look like a Pro Mentalist.
Description

7 Steps to Card Mentalism. Video Training Course. Extremely easy to do!

In the development of this course we taught a 12 year old kid. A Singaporean with english as a second language, and even a 72 year old grandma who learned and performed some of these in minutes.

You can use any deck of card, even a borrowed deck! No one can accuse you of rigging a pack or having marked cards with these powerful mentalism tricks.

No gaffs, gimmicks or complicated props required.

So many tricks on sale are very disappointing when you actually learn how they work as you often have to spend ages rigging the deck or buying expensive props, meaning you can't do them when asked to on the spot, with 7 steps to card mentalism you can perform them, anywhere, anytime with just a single pack of cards, yours, or theirs!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for ANYONE who is interested in mastering the basics of Mentalism and Mind Reading with playing cards.
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Curriculum For This Course
17 Lectures
01:41:36
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Introduction
1 Lecture 06:48

Course overview of the 7 Steps to Card Mentalism.

Preview 06:48
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The Ace Test
2 Lectures 15:11

By taking just the 4 aces, the most powerful and mysterious of all cards, from any pack of playing cards you can now mesmerise your audience with ninja body reading skills, or even appear to be a genuine psychic.

Takes minutes to learn. No prior set up required. Easy to perform. Use it to win drinks at the bar, break the ice, or simply freak people out!

Preview 05:16

Ace Test: Explanation
09:55
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2 Card Prophet
2 Lectures 06:28

Imagine being able to make an impossible prediction. Or mind-read exactly two cards picked by two different people from a randomly shuffled pack of cards.

Simple trick that will have you astonishing everyone starting tonight!

With no prior set up
No gimmicks
Use any pack of cards
Can be performed again and again with a different outcome every single time

2 Card Prophet: Performance
02:11

2 Card Prophet: Explanation
04:17
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Countdown
2 Lectures 13:22

Your volunteer shuffles the deck and thinks of a random number. Then they deal down to the exact number they just chose. They remember this card and put it back, mixing the pack up again. All this happening while you are looking away! Under these impossible test conditions you are always able to accurately reveal their card.

And as always with the mentalism effects found in these 7 steps you can use a borrowed deck of cards, with NO prior setup required, no stooges and definitely no gimmicks!

Countdown: Performance
02:11

Countdown: Explanatioin
11:11
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Impossible Number Pluck
2 Lectures 13:25

Imagine being able to pluck a number selected from a randomly generated sequence of numbers by a volunteer right from inside their minds?


All you need is a working calculator and any deck of cards. They are used to generate a genuine random number they pick their chosen number from. You never ever see the random number, and you never touch their calculator.. Totally blow away your volunteer as they will be forced to believe you must be genuinely psychic or an incredible maths wiz! This is the only effect that requires a prop, but almost everyone will have a calculator in their pockets, on their smartphones!

The Impossible Number Pluck: Performance
03:15

Impossible Number Pluck: Explanation
10:10
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That's Impossible
2 Lectures 15:06

The name of this effect was chosen for a good reason. Your two volunteers will remember this for the rest of their lives! As you reveal the name and suit of their two chosen cards that were randomly put back into a deck and shuffled.

Again, no set up, no fancy gimmicks or props, and no one can say you are using a stacked or marked deck as you can do it with any deck you are given.

Preview 02:56

That's Impossible: Explanation
12:10
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Unconscious Card
2 Lectures 08:03

What if you could make your volunteer freely select a card at random, put it back in the pack, shuffle it, then appear to be guided by their own unconscious mind to deal down a number of cards of their own choosing, that reveals the exact card they just picked? With just a simple twist on this mind blowing revelation you can also get an entirely new presentation that we call Synchronicity that gives you two fear inducing, quantum mind shifting tricks in one!

Unconscious Card: Performance
01:52

Unconscious Card: Explanation
06:11
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That's Black Magic
2 Lectures 14:39

We named this trick because the first time it was performed on an unsuspecting volunteer, they accused us of doing black magic! Enough Said.

That's Black Magic: Performance
02:07

That's Black Magic: Explanation
12:32
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BONUS
2 Lectures 08:34

Alternative presentation of the 2 Card Prophet, this version you become the intuitive mind reader able to 'see the thoughts' in your spectators mind.

Bonus. Alternative Presentation - 2 Card Prophet
03:55

Bonus. Alternative Presentation - Impossible Number Pluck
04:39
About the Instructor
John Vincent
3.9 Average rating
4 Reviews
25 Students
1 Course
Mentalist & Magician.

Professional Mentalist & Magician John Vincent has been performing for over 15 years and is the creator of Mentalism and Mind Reading products used by professionals all over the world. The 7 Steps to Card Mentalism is John's first ever course designed for beginners and intermediate level Magicians and Mind Readers. This course will give you a good grounding of the fundamentals of Mentalism.