47 entries in Cards / Sleights / Handling Basics
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Edward Marlo, S. W. Erdnase Modified Erdnase Bottom Deal Grip for bottom palm application
1957 The Tabled Palm 28
Edward Marlo The Master Grip and Deal normal deal
1959 Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 7
The S.F. Grip from Maskelyne's book "Sharps and Flats", all left fingers at the right side
Also published here 1959 Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 78
To Square a Deck
1977 The Magic Book 27
Hand-to-Hand Spread
1977 The Magic Book 28
To Remove and Display Cards out-jogging cards as they are spread between the hands
1977 The Magic Book 29
Edward Marlo Edge Cover in End Grip
1980 John: Verse Two 9
Roger Crosthwaite Modified Master Grip
Nov. 1983 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1180
Frank Simon Versatile Spread Controls intro, credit information
  • The Cards
  • Spreading the Cards
  • The Bevel Spread
  • The High Grip
  • The Low Grip
1983 Versatile Card Magic 7
Modified Erdnase Grip
1992 Modus Operandi 111
ディーリングポジション (Dealing Position) Mechanic's Grip or Dealer's Grip
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 13
ビドルポジション (Biddle Position) End Grip
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 13
両手の間のスプレッド (Spread between two hands) Two handed spread
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 19
Karl Fulves Mechanic's Grip "being an inquiry into the origin and derivation of the mechanic's grip"
Related to 1993 Verbatim (Issue 9) 98
Gene Maze Underhand Stud Bottom Deal
  • The Overhand Stud Deal
  • The Underhand Stud Deal
  • The Underhand Stud Bottom Deal
  • The Concealed Back
1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 15
Joseph K. Schmidt Preface basic tabled card handling
1995 New Card Control Systems 9
Dealing Position
  • open dealing position
  • straddle dealing position
1995 Card College — Volume 1 15
The End Grip
  • open end grip
  • covered end grip
1995 Card College — Volume 1 17
Elevated Dealing Position
1995 Card College — Volume 1 18
Squaring the Deck
1995 Card College — Volume 1 19
The All-around Square-up honest
1995 Card College — Volume 1 20
Giving the Deck a Complete Cut
1995 Card College — Volume 1 21
Spreading the Cards in the Hands
1995 Card College — Volume 1 21
Outjogging Cards as They are Spread between the Hands
1995 Card College — Volume 1 23
Dealing Cards
1995 Card College — Volume 1 24
Dealing Cards Face Down - The Draw Method
1995 Card College — Volume 1 25
Dealing Cards Face Up - The Stud Method
1995 Card College — Volume 1 26
The Step
1995 Card College — Volume 1 33
Joseph K. Schmidt Commentary on The Mechanic's Grip
Related to 1996 Underworld (Issue 3) 33
The Basic Grip and the True Deal
2000 Card College — Volume 4 931
The Sail different action from the Standard True Deal
2000 Card College — Volume 4 942
Spread Hide-Out spreading between the hands while hiding bottom odd-backed cards
2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 140
Michael Skinner Removing the Deck from the Case
2003 Card College — Volume 5 1334
Roberto Giobbi Vorzeigen von Karten displaying cards on stage
2003 Kartenkunst für Salon und Bühne 11
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Modified Dealing Position
Also published here 2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 194
Edward Marlo S. F. Grip full grip, "Sharps and Flats"
Also published here 2007 Marlo on Erdnase 91
Aaron Fisher Notes on the Left Hand "High" Dealing Grip
Jan. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 1) 35
Roberto Giobbi Applications of the All-Around Square-Up list with applications
Also published here 2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 12) 370
Lee Asher What's a Reverse Spread?
2010 Losing Control 2
Gary Plants Tips on Technique
  • Hand Position
  • The Grip
  • Rhythm is Everything!!
  • How to Practice
2017 Operandi (Issue 3) 27
Benjamin Earl A New Angle how to hold the deck of cards, examples from Erdnase
2019 The Shift #1 53
Biddle Grip details of end grip
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 47
To Outjog a Card openly during in-the-hands spread
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 61
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Modified Position of Dealing Cards - and the Way of Dealing
Also published here 2020 Reflections on the Double Card (Ascanio's Handling) 92
Roberto Giobbi To Remove a Deck From the Box
2021 Sharing Secrets 81
Roberto Giobbi Applications of the All-Around Square-Up list with applications
Also published here 2021 Sharing Secrets 147
Helge Thun Hände Hoch! on performing stand-up card magic, featuring a fingertip rest position for the deck
2022 Seminah 2 15