A sure fire way to force your spectator to choose a particular card. These forces are used in many card magic tricks. Easy to perform and can be mastered pretty quick. This is a classic "Pick a card, any card!" style trick.
Force Card Tutorial
Impress your friends and family with this episode of "Do Try This at Home" with Mr. G and learn a brand new card trick that's sure to wow anyone! All you'll need is a deck of cards and a little practice to master this simple trick of forcing your audience to pick the card you ...more
For the budding magician, the card force is one of the most important techniques, forming the basis for many, many wonderful card tricks. In this tutorial youtube staple The Card Trick Master teaches us to perform an easy behind-the-back card force magic trick that is sure to ...more
Aspiring card shark? Sink your teeth into this simple illusion. In this free video magic lesson from YouTube user experthowto, you'll learn how to perform the "slip force" card trick to force aces or any other card from a standard deck of playing cards. For more information, i ...more
Dave J. Castle teaches you how to do the slip force card trick. Using this trick you can force a card at the top of the deck into someone's hand. No matter where they pick from the deck you will always know their card.
Dave J. Castle teaches you the 10-20 card force. Using this math-based technique you can choose what card you want your audience to pick and appear to magically guess it.
Great way to ford a card in a subtle way.
Watch this magic trick tutorial to learn how to perform the KGB force card trick. This card trick video is great for those looking to improve their magic card trick skills. Learn this card trick to start impressing your spectators.
In this video tutorial, we learn how to perform the "Force Factor" card trick. For more information about the trick and its execution, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started incorporating this trick into your own routines, watch this free video card ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to force cards. Card forcing is when it looks like the users has a free selection of cards, but in reality the magician has predetermined a card to be selected. The force taught in this video is the cross cut force. Take the desired ca ...more
With this simple card trick, you can force your spectator to pick a card that they think is unique when really it's the card you wanted them to pick.
This video starts off with a neat optical illusion that he uses to demonstrate the effectiveness of force card tricks. He shows a piece of paper with "Paris in the the spring" written on it, most people's mind will skip over the second "the" and will read it, "Paris in the spr ...more
Card tricks are among some of the most popular and infamous illusions used by magicians. In this free online video series, learn about card forcing. Our expert illusionist will reveal the secret to this magical technique with tips on how to use force cards and how to perform m ...more
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Andy Field shows us a trick that has little set up and carries a high reaction. This trick is called the wrong prediction trick. You will need a deck of playing cards a wallet and a black magic marker. Take out the queen of hearts and write "9 of clubs" on the back of it. Stic ...more
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This is a cool magic trick, that forces the spectator to choose a card and watch that card get burnt in front of them. This is somewhat of a hard trick to do, so practice.
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The multiple award-winning card game Sixteen is packed with head-to-head action. If you can you count to 16 and take calculated risks, then you can force your opponent to bust. But play your cards defensively at the right time or the tables will turn! Win the most sets and you ...more
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The internet is something most people rely on, so when you buy a used laptop without a wireless card or yours needs to be replaced, it's easier to do it yourself. Having someone else do it can cost more than you think, so here's an easy way if you own a Dell Inspiron E1505. R ...more
A very popular card trick that allows you to bend a card. Its a simple card force with a gimiick card.
There is more than one version of the Quick as a Wink card trick. This version begins with the deck of cards in the box, but the cards will need to be set up in advance. Put the 2 black sixes on top and the 2 red sixes on the bottom. You will leave the card that will be left i ...more
This video is a demonstration of a number of basic magic tricks: how to melt a coin through a table, the flip trick, the pass, the French drop and a number of card tricks. Techniques demonstrated include lapping, card control, card force, the move and more! Perform some beginn ...more
In order to perform the Four Kings magic card trick, you will need to begin with the set up. Remove the four kings for the deck. Place the four kings on top of the deck. When they pick a card, force your king as their card. Make it look like you are pushing their card into the ...more
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An expert on card tricks demonstrates this trick. Fan out the cards on the table and ask a spectator to pick a card, and then put that card in the center. He explains that he forced that card by demonstrating to the spectator that he should pull a card out, and actually taking ...more
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Here's a video tutorial that will surely teach you how to do Hindu Shuffle and Hindu Control. Shuffle the cards to your audience and let a person pick a card. Retain the bottom card not by overhand shuffle since it's obvious that the bottom card is retained. Hindu Shuffle does ...more
Learn how to do the Hindu shuffle. This card shuffling technique can be used to actually shuffle cards with flare or just as a false shuffle to force cards.
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