Roberto Giobbi’s remarkable Card College books have become the groundbreaking course in the subject – an analysis of the art, science, technique and philosophy of card magic. Card College has changed the way a generation of magicians have learned card magic, and changed the way they think about it.
Card College 1&2, Personal Instruction, reflecting volumes 1 and 2 of the Card College books, with nearly eight hours of material, discussed the basic concepts of Artistic Card Magic, such as False Shuffles & Cuts, Controls, Forces, etc.
Now, Card College 3&4 – Personal Instruction, reflecting volumes 3 and 4 of the Card College books, takes you to the next level of expert card magic, discussing new topics, such as Packet Switches, Multiple Shifts, Tilt, Sandwich Techniques, or Estimation, but also advanced concepts of chapters already introduced in the first two volumes, such as refined Controls, specific Forces, various False Riffle Shuffles, Palms, Passes, and much, much more. You’ll find dozens of the most marvellous card tricks, some of them great classics in a modern dress.
As one of magic’s great teachers, Roberto will serve as an inspiration in your work. These videos are unlike any you’ve ever seen, professionally photographed and edited to efficiently demonstrate card techniques, with clear close-ups and reverse shots, a total of five camera-angles, as well as masterly analysis of every move. You’ll find these to be stimulating lessons for all card enthusiast who appreciate a connoisseur’s approach to card magic. Best of all, here’s a chance to meet Roberto, watch his presentations and benefit from his personal instruction.
In these 25 Lessons, plus an informative Introduction and a motivating Envoy, you’ll learn advanced techniques and entertaining performance pieces. All this is taught in the tradition of the Spanish School of Magic that encourages a holistic view: Clear guidelines, but without dogmas and with an open architecture, inspiring you to find and express your own uniqueness.
In the tried and tested Card College style, Roberto teaches magic immediately, with astonishing routines, allowing you to see the sleights in action and put them to use in these effects.
These videos contain most of the material from the books, PLUS material that has never been published before: Dozens of new and useful techniques, along with tricks that are not in the books, and those that are in the books have been given novel presentations.
Produced by Magic Communication Roberto Giobbi in partnership with Ceratifilm (April 2022).
- The Complete Card College 3 – Personal Instruction
- Lesson 24: Assorted Techniques & Refinements
- Lesson 25: Breaks, Steps, Injogs
- Lesson 26 – Controls Part 2
- Lesson 27 – Multiple Shifts
- Lesson 28: Double Lift – Part 3
- Lesson 29: False Displays Counts 2
- Lesson 30: Riffle Shuffle 2
- Lesson 31: Faro Shuffle
- Lesson 32: Advanced Palming Techniques
- Lesson 33: Side Steal and Diagonal Palm Shift
- Lesson 34: Color Change
- The Complete Card College 4 – Personal Instruction
- Lesson 35: Forces – Part 3
- Lesson 36: Single Card Switches
- Lesson 37: Packet Switches
- Lesson 38: Estimation
- Lesson 39: Culling
- Lesson 40: Stacking
- Lesson 41: False Deals
- Lesson 42: Sandwich Techniques
- Lesson 43: Lapping
- Lesson 44: Tilt
- Lesson 45: Advanced Pass Techniques
- Lesson 46: Reverse
- Lesson 47: Turnovers
- Lesson 48: Flourishes