66 entries in Cards / Sleights / General Comments
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Professor Hoffmann General Principles of Sleight-of-Hand applicable to Card Tricks
1876 Modern Magic 11
Professor Hoffmann Card Tricks without Apparatus, and chiefly dependent upon Sleight of Hand
  • Advice to the Neophyte
  • The Conjurer's "Patter"
1889 Tricks with Cards 99
Carl Willmann Die Kartenschule "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
introduction to Willmann's plan to write a card college in the magazine and comments on card magic
July 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 7) 98
Carl Willmann Die Kartenschule - Die Griffe "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
Sep. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 129
Victor Farelli Cards with White Borders for what they are better than borderless cards
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 74
Billy O'Connor To Make Cards "Slippery"
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 75
Victor Farelli With a Borrowed Pack
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 75
Edward Bagshawe, Jack Merlin Learning New Sleights
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 76
Ralph W. Hull Valuable Card Sleights
1933 More "Eye-Openers" 2
Jean Hugard Indispensable Sleights comments
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 377
Eddie Joseph Part One - Some Sl(e)ight Changes in Some Standard Sleights intro, on naturalness
1942 Greater Card Tricks 7
Dariel Fitzkee Chapter Four sixteen basic sleights/skill in card magic
1948 The Card Expert Entertains 30
Dariel Fitzkee Chapter Five on card technique, subtleties versus sleights
1948 The Card Expert Entertains 37
Lewis Ganson Basic Card Sleights chapter intro
1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part I 50
James Steranko Chapter One - Fundamentals chapter intro
1960 Steranko on Cards 5
James Steranko Chapter Six - Card Miscellanea chapter intro
1960 Steranko on Cards 40
Lewis Ganson Leipzig's Card Sleights
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 22
Jon Racherbaumer Moves!
1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 87
Bill Tarr Cards
1976 Now you see it, now you don't! 19
Karl Fulves Vernon On Cards intro
1977 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #7) 989
Karl Fulves Vernon On Cards intro
1977 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #10) 1025
Harry Lorayne Tips and Techniques
1977 The Magic Book 27
Jon Racherbaumer Technical Touches
1982 Card Finesse 64
Simon Lovell Your Hands and Cards
1983 Second to None 5
Rudolf Braunmüller Praxisbewährte Kartengriffe intro to collection of practical card sleights
Nov. 1984 Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 2) 65
Karrell Fox A "Better-Wetter" two methods to secretly get the fingers wet/moist for sleights
1986 For My Next Trick... 18
Jamy Ian Swiss SSS: The Sleight Study System how to developing a sleight repertoire, list of sleight categories with cards with references
Also published here 1987 Theories 9
T. Page Wright Chapter 3 - Modern Card Sleights intro
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 73
Michael Close Technique
  • We Go to Music School
  • Magic Books
  • No That I've Got It, What Do I Do?
1993 Workers Number 3 41
Sid Fleischman Nomenclature
1993 The Charlatan's Handbook 72
Sid Fleischman Thumbduggery on sleights using the thumb
1993 The Charlatan's Handbook 188
Roberto Giobbi Fundamental Techniques introduction
1995 Card College — Volume 1 13
Roberto Giobbi Useful Auxiliary Sleights Introduction
1995 Card College — Volume 1 196
Michael Close On Sleights
  • It Starts with a Letter
  • The Big Question
1996 Workers Number 5 59
Roberto Giobbi Terminologie & Topographie
1996 Inside Cardmagic — Band 2 11
Roberto Giobbi Assorted Techniques and Refinements
1998 Card College — Volume 3 505
Roger Crosthwaite To Pause or Not To Pause
1999 Arcardia 37
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note on learning sleight-of-hand techniques
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 222
Karl Fulves Chapter 19: Miscellaneous Sleights with Cards chapter intro
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 291
Jamy Ian Swiss SSS: The Sleight Study System how to developing a sleight repertoire, list of sleight categories with cards with references
Also published here 2002 Theories III 5
Karl Fulves In This Issue on easy vs. difficult sleights
2003 Off The Books (Issue 7) 113
Wesley James Breaking In the Cards
2004 Enchantments 475
Juan Tamariz Other Useful Sleights
  • A. The Corner Crimp
  • B. Counting Cards Secretly
  • C. Palms
  • D. Hofzinser's Spread Cull
  • E. The Tamariz Perpendicular Control (TPC)
  • F. The Green Angle Separation
  • G. Lorayne's "Great Divide" and Marlo's "Fifth Objective" Culls
2004 Mnemonica 354
Richard Kaufman A Few Words About Hofzinser's Sleights on the type of playing cards at Hofzinser's time
  • Index Of Aid [Gimmicked] Cards
Nov. 2005 Genii (Vol. 68 No. 11) 84
Jon Racherbaumer Of Diverse Petie Juggling Knacks: Mulling Over Moves The Artful Ledger
  • A Move Is a Move Is a Move: Slouching Toward a Definition
  • And Then?
  • Maximum Metamorphose
Aug. 2006 Antinomy (Vol. 2 No. 3) 6
Roberto Giobbi Red or Blue? red covers false deals and passes better
Jan. 2007 Genii (Vol. 70 No. 1) 17
Justin Higham Foreword on illogical moves
2007 The Illogical Dribble Force 1
Lennart Green Technical Addendum intro
2008 The Green Northern Lights Magic 49
Dai Vernon Vernon on Many Modern Sleights
Aug. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 8) 61
Aaron Fisher The Search for the Perfect Sleight
  • Tension, Focus, and Design in Card Magic
Sep. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 9) 34
Roberto Giobbi Cross-Referencing Practice
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue July 31) 228
Roberto Giobbi Breaking in a New Deck
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 24) 286
Roberto Giobbi Seven Tips on Practice
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Nov 15) 340
Lennart Green A Special-Deck Mnemonic how to know if a deck you open is a gaffed one
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 15) 374
David Redondo "Manera de Sacar la Baraja del Estuche" how to remove deck from case in an elegant way
2012 Cartomagia - Notas de Conferencia 29
Helder Guimarães Technique Structure
  • Invisible Strings
Oct. 2015 Genii (Vol. 78 No. 10) 30
Roberto Giobbi Overhandling the Cards
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Oct 20) 301
Roberto Giobbi Chapter 3: Card Technique for the Standup Performer
2016 Standup Card Magic 35
Gary Plants Tips on Technique
  • Hand Position
  • The Grip
  • Rhythm is Everything!!
  • How to Practice
2017 Operandi (Issue 3) 27
Jamy Ian Swiss SSSS: The Swiss Sleight Study System how to developing a sleight repertoire, list of sleight categories with cards with references, updated
Also published here 2017 Preserving Mystery 207
Johnny Thompson Underground Card Moves intro
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 223
Benjamin Earl Control comment on controlling a four-of-a-kind
2018 Roleplayer 15
Steve Forte Practice
  • The Biggest Mistake You Can Make
  • Practice Basics
    • technical analysis
    • alternating true and false moves
    • speed and rhythm
    • mirrors
    • acting
    • video recording
    • objective criticism
    • conditions and consistency
    • seated position
    • table surface
    • angles
    • playing cards
    • challenging practice techniques
    • artificial practice techniques
    • practice lists
    • time management
    • hustlers and practice
    • visualization
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 36
Steve Forte A Few Basic Moves
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 748
Larry Jennings Jennings Talks About the Need for Tools and Practice
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 65
Edward Marlo, Arturo de Ascanio Active/Passive Technique
2021 Sharing Secrets 18