Learn the sleight-of-hand techniques used to accomplish most of the card magic published in the past century. Richard Kaufman teaches you all the basic sleight-of-hand methods you need to know in order to do card magic. Every expert in card magic has mastered the basic techniques required to create miracles with a pack of cards. This DVD teaches you exactly what you need to know. Master the sleights taught and you will be on your way to becoming an expert with a deck of cards. Sleight-of-hand techniques taught: Biddle Move, Bottom Palm, Braue Addition, Dealing Position, Double Lift, Double Undercut, Elmsley Count, False Cut, Faro Shuffle, Force, Glimpse, Hamman Count, Hindu Shuffle, Injog Control, Jordan Count, Multiple Shift, Overhand Shuffle, Peek, Pinkie Break, Secret Subtraction, Side Steal, Thumb Count, Top Change, Top Palm, Zarrow Shuffle, and much more. In addition to sleight-of-hand techniques you will also learn the proper way to handle playing cards. This stylistically produced DVD features extreme close-ups and slow and clear instructions. It is designed to give you every opportunity to garner the knowledge held by experts. Produced by Meir Yedid Magic. Original release date: DVD: March 2003, VHS: 1997. Running time: Approximately 60 minutes.