The most valuable weapon in any card magician's arsenal is CONTROL.
Learn these 13 card trick controls step-by-step in this complete course with master card controller, Kris Nevling.
Bring the spectator's card to the top of the deck after shuffling it.
After cutting the spectator's card into the deck, it ends up right on top again.
While dribbling the deck on the table, randomly toss the spectator's card within. The card ends up on top of the deck.
Add the spectator's card to the center of the deck. Square up and their card goes right back on top.
The spectator's card elevates from the middle of the deck to the top.
The spectator's card is placed into the deck, and switches to become the card on the top of the deck.
After placing the spectator's card somewhere into the deck, their card appears just below the top card.
Randomly place the spectator's card into the deck. Spring the cards into your other hand and their card jumps to the top.
Fan the deck, placing the spectator's card into the center. Close the fan, squaring the deck and their card returns to the top.
Fan a small packet of the deck and place the spectator's card within. Then, place the packet into the center of the deck. Their card will remain on top.
Control the spectator's card from the middle of the deck to the bottom.
Dribble half the deck onto the spectator's card, loosing it somewhere in the deck. Their card then ends up back on top.
After loosing the spectator's card within the deck, control it to the top.