The Magic Course (LOCKED)
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5 Week Card Magic Course
THE COURSE IS NOW LOCKED. THANK YOU ALL WHO ARE JOINING! FIRST WEEKS VIDEOS GO OUT SUNDAY! ~Special Note: This is a pre-order of the Card Magic Course by Alex Pandrea. The course will begin the LAST WEEK of August (Aug. 27th). You will NOT be able to join the course after the pre-order period is over on Aug. 27th. We will open up orders until that day, then lock it and begin the lessons. Of course, the sooner you get in, the more exclusive content you will receive during the pre-order period ~
FAQ : Are the videos pre-recorded? Yes, you will receive pre-recorded videos at the start of each week. You will also receive BONUS Live Sessions (pre-recorded) each week as well.
Will I be able to view the videos after the course is over? YES, they are recorded and sent to you to view anytime you wish. Keep them forever.
What Is The Magic Course?
You will learn over 75 sleights, 20+ effects, 10+ full routines, and my full magic theory. The price turns out to be UNDER $33 PER WEEK for the 6 week period.
The Magic Course is a first of its kind. It is a video masterclass of everything I learned about card magic over my 20 years of performing sleight of hand. It's goal is simple : to make YOU a master magician in 5 weeks! I spent the last months structuring the course with only the strongest material in mind. I realized over the last few years of being on youtube that there is so much more I want to teach and talk about - but didn't feel right putting it on my channel. I took all of that knowledge and put it into this course. These are the real secrets in making your magic powerful. Not only will we take you through the sleights and effects that I perform, but I will break down everything we learn so you understand why it works, what makes it strong, and how to successfully perform them for maximum impact. Most importantly, I will teach you my theory behind magic and how we can think of our performances at a higher level. In the BONUS week I will share secrets of mine that I use at the end of my performances to never be forgotten that I have NEVER shared with anyone. I'll keep exactly what it is a secret but in my humble opinion, this will be worth the price of this entire course.
Who Is This Course For?
I would love to say that this course is for everyone. Unfortunately there are many magicians out there who are complacent with their magic. They believe that magic is something quick and fun to show their friends - they dilute the power of it by calling what they do "tricks". We've all seen them. They give magic a bad name and worse of all, they don't want to improve. They might say "why don't you just do a double lift quickly and make the card change?" To be completely honest, I was that magician. I thought because I could do a few quick tricks and get a reaction that made me a good magician. I stopped trying to improve. 10 years ago I probably would not have bought this course because of that ego. With that being said, if you are comfortable doing your few quick tricks then this course is probably not for you. So who is this course for? I created this course for the magicians out there who want to take their magic to the next level. EVERYONE will be able to perform the material taught on this course, but there is so much more than just that. I created this course for those who see the potential in what they do and understand the power we all hold as magicians. For those who want to change lives with their magic. For those who want their card magic to be more than just "tricks" - to create meaningful connections with the audience, powerful performances, and never be forgotten.
How Does It Work?
This is a 5 week course containing 50+ HOURS of video lessons (80+ individual videos). Each week, beginning August 27th, I will send out that weeks material direct to your email. They are downloadable videos which you can watch in your free time. Each weeks lesson will build on the previous lessons. Each section is broken down into individual videos so that everything is clear and easy to follow. At the end of the week I will send you our LIVE event (pre-recorded from last years course) where I go through the material taught that week. I will be there to answer questions, go over anything you might have trouble with, and make sure everyone understands the material taught and is ready to move forward. This live stream will most likely take place on a secret instagram account where I can communicate with you all. Details about each lesson can be found below where I break down each weeks material, and what you are going to learn.
My Promise To You
My goal for this course is simple - to take you from the level you are at right now, and to turn you into a master. Is that possible in 5 weeks? I would say yes. The material taught on this course is easy technically - for the most part. I've spent my career mastering hard sleight of hand, but the most powerful magic I perform is things we can all do. The real secret is how to take something that is simple and make it powerful - and that's my promise to you. At the end of this course you will have the fundamental knowledge of what it takes to make ANY magic you decide to perform 10x more powerful. You will be able to take the most basic sleights and effects and turn them into masterpieces by building layers on top of them. You will learn how to use stories and patter to create meaning in your magic. You will go from being the person who "knows a few cool tricks", to changing someones life with your performances. That is my goal, and I will do everything I can to make sure I deliver on that promise.
WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO LEARN?
50 Hrs, 80+ Videos & Bonuses in 5 Weeks of Magic Content!
EACH FRIDAY, starting Aug. 27th you will receive the video downloads for that particular week. Every SUNDAY you will receive the LIVE sessions (pre-recorded) where I go over each weeks material. For full description of what you'll learn, read below!Details below
Week 1 - The Basics
The first week is dedicated to all the basic sleights that I use on a day-to-day basis and learn the way I perform them. It is in these videos that we will learn the correct formula of card magic.
Video 1: Welcome To My Course
Video 2: What Is Magic?
Video 3: Deck Terminology
Video 4: Formula Of A Card Trick
Video 5: Spreads, Shuffles, Flourishes
Video 6: Breaks, Joggs & Crimps
Video 7: Basic Card Controls
Video 8: Retaining & Repositioning
Video 9: False Cuts
Video 10: False Shuffles
Video 11: Secret Card Peeks
Video 12: Card Forces
Video 13: Palming Techniques
Video 14: Double Lifts and Turnovers
Video 15: Color Changes
Video 16: Final Thoughts
Week 2 - My BEST Sleights
- This week I'll teach you my favorite and most used sleights. A lot of these have never been taught as well as updated versions of classic pandrea techniques.
Video 1: Week 2 Introduction
Video 2: When Learning Sleight Of Hand
Video 3: Turnover Pass/T.O.P Control
Video 4: Convincing Controls/ Variations
Video 5: The Move
Video 6: Spread & Find Technique
Video 7: Top Change & Switches
Video 8: Second Deal 3.0
Video 9: Diagonal Palm Shift/ Pass
Video 10: Reverse Paintbrush Change
Video 11: Palm To Palm Transfers
Video 13: How To Duplicate A Signature
Video 14: Useless Sleights
Video 15: Final Thoughts
Week 3 - Hard Hitting Effects
After building our foundation with the previous 2 weeks, we will now move into my best and hardest hitting effects. Some of these are my take on the classics of magic, where I rebuild famous tricks to make them more interesting and powerful.
Video 1: Introduction To Week 3
Video 2: Pieces Vs. The Whole
Video 3: Can You Guess The Card
Video 4: Jokers Are Wild
Video 5: Elimin-Aces
Video 6: Same Effect, Different Structure
Video 7: Say Stop
Video 8: Spread & Switch
Video 9: Spectator Performs
Video 10: Ambitious Card Routine
Video 11: Ambitious 2.0
Video 12: Red Hot- Effect & Concept
Video 13: Mystery Card Effect
Video 14: Ace Production V1
Video 15: Ace Production V2
Video 16: Ace Production V3
Video 17: Scarne’s Aces
Video 18: Cavorting Aces/Diagonal Aces
Video 19: Aces, A Transposition
Video 20: Triumph, Basic
Video 21: Triumph 2.0
Video 22: Fidgeting Card
Video 23: Final Thoughts
Week 4 - Full Performance Routines
Our next step is to learn more full routines that we can present to our audience. In this week I'll teach you my most powerful routines that I have performed for years.
Video 1: Step By Step
Video 2: Time And Place
Video 3: Elements Of A Powerful Effect
Video 4: How To Create A Story
Video 5: Structure Of A Performance
Video 6: … And Now Name A Number
Video 7: Predictions Through Chaos
Video 8: The Blue Danube Waltz
Video 9: 2001, OOTW
Video 10: One Twenty Eight
Video 11: The Beginning
Week 5 - Magic Theory
Your magic isn't complete until we learn how to think deeply about our performances, learn to present our effects in a more interest way, and turn something simple into something truly powerful. This week we will learn my magic theory and thinking behind what makes magic strong. We will learn multiple techniques that can be applied to our magic and go through many examples of how we can take what we are already doing right now and make it as magical as possible. We will end the course with my favorite card magic effect and learn why it's important.
Video 1: Introduction
Video 2: Evolution Through Experience
Video 3: How To Be A Good Showman
Video 4: Character Building 101
Video 5: How To Build The Atmosphere
Video 6: Inception Theory
Video 7: Mind Reading- A Minimal Effect
Video 8: Forcing- Next Level Presentation
Video 9: What’s Missing? Presentation
Video 10: Spectator Does Mind Reading
Video 11: Assigning Information
Video 12: The Double Lift Theory
Video 13: Building Theory Into Routines
Video 14: The Reason I Do This…
Video 15: The Stories We Tell
Bonus Week - How To Never Be Forgotten
This is THE most important piece of information that you need to know if you want to be a powerful, successful magician. The ability to never be forgotten is one that many magicians don't put enough time into learning. They usually say "hope you liked what you saw, here is my business card bla bla bla" Terrible. In this bonus video, I'll show you my secret techniques that I use at the end of my performances to make me stand out, be interesting, and have the audience not only never forget me but want to contact me afterwards.
For our inception course last year I did LIVE sessions with the students. THIS YEAR, each student will get access to these lives on a weekly basis. Each live is about 3 hours in length on average. It is here where I go over each weeks material adding bonuses and thoughts that weren't in the official instructional content.EXCLUSIVE ACCESS
Who Is Alex Pandrea?
Alex Pandrea is a magician, entrepreneur, and youtuber with 20+ years experience in the world of magic and sleight of hand. He is the founder of The Blue Crown and House of Playing Cards. Through his popularity online, Alex has amassed a following of hundreds of thousands of magicians and enthusiasts worldwide.
Alex has performed and lectured in over 120 cities around the world. He has produced more than 100 best selling magic products teaching the art of magic. In 2018 Alex focused his attention on Youtube, where his magic tutorials have gained over 15 million views.
In 2012, Alex launched House of Playing Cards. Over these years his company has produced over a million decks of cards. Pandrea has produced decks in collaboration with some of the biggest names in the industry. His NOC brand has become on of the most popular custom decks on the market, selling hundred of thousands of decks worldwide.
"Just when you think you are good at something, you watch Alex Pandrea do it. Alex has a knack for finding the simplest, cleanest, most efficient way to do some of the most difficult things."
"Alex is the best card technician I know. What makes him unique though, is that he applies his flawless skills to real world situations to turn the technique into magic that resonates with spectators."
"Alex Pandrea is one of the slickest sleight of hand artists on the planet. He makes the hardest moves look effortless! His understanding of the foundations make him the perfect mentor and teacher."
"Alex is a monster of sleight of hand. I don't know wether to break his fingers or wash his feet!"
"Alex Pandrea is an in depth teacher with talented hands that shows whats possible with dedication and practice"
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