Cestkowski, Jerry: Jerry Cestkowski's Encyclopedia of Playing Card Flourishes
2002 The Printmeister Press, CO
Hardcover, 545 pages
Jerry Cestkowski's Encyclopedia of Playing Card
              Flourishes
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Comment (Uli Weigel): With over 2,800 photographs. Comprehensive treatment of fancy card manipulation that will teach you everything from the Charlier Pass to juggling cards. Available from http://www.flourishman.com

Contents: (Uli Weigel)

xi Foreword
xii Acknowledgments

1 Introduction
5 Philosophy
9 Tools of the Trade
13 How To Use This Book

15 Chapter 1 - One-Hand Single Cuts
19 Charlier Pass
21 Thumb Cut
22 Pinkie Cut
23 Herrmann Cut
25 Scissor Cut
27 Horizontal Turn Cut
29 Vertical Turn Cut
30 Vertical Spin Cut
32 Roll Cut
34 L Cut
36 Extension Cut (X Cut)
38 Index Cut
40 Pincer Grip Cut
42 Helicopter Throw Cut
44 Straight Throw Cut
46 Roll Throw Cut
47 Flip Throw Cut
49 Hindu Throw Cut
50 Aerial Cut

53 Chapter 2 - One-Hand Multiple Cuts
57 Charlier Tri-Cut
58 Thumb Tri-Cut
60 Turning Tri-Cut
62 Extension Tri-Cut
64 Running Thumb Cut
67 Charlier/Thumb Shuffle
69 Five-Packet Cut
72 L-X Quad Cut
76 Running L Cut
78 L-X Interpolation
82 Six-Packet Display Cut
87 Flip-Flop Cut
89 One-Hand Cut Miscellany

91 Chapter 3 - Fanning
95 Pressure Fan
97 Thumb Fan
99 Finger Fan
101 Side-Spring Fan
103 One-Hand Close
105 Twirl Close
108 Fan Twirl
111 Reverse Pressure Fan
113 Reverse Thumb Fan
114 One-Hand Reverse Close
115 Left-Hand One-Hand Indices Fan
118 Right-Hand One-Hand Blank Fan
119 Right-Hand One-Hand Indices Fan
122 Twin Fans
123 S Fans
124 Card Circle
127 Fan Within a Fan
131 Giant Pressure Fan
134 Giant Thumb Fan
135 Giant Angle Fans
137 One-Hand Giant Fan
139 Giant Circle
140 Closing Giant Fans and Circles
145 Flower Fan
148 Automatic Flower Fan
151 Fan Miscellany

153 Chapter 4 - Springs and Drops
157 Basic Spring
159 Waterfall Drop
162 Flat Drop
163 Cascade
165 Double Spring
166 Upside-Down Spring
167 Very Long Spring
168 Overhead Spring
171 Behind-the-Back Waterfall Drop
172 One-Hand Waterfall/Double Waterfall Drop
173 One-Hand Spring
174 Virtual Electric Deck
176 Springing Miscellany

177 Chapter 5 - Two-Hand Single Cuts
181 Pivot Cut
183 Paddlewheel Cut
189 Inversion Cut
192 Drop Cut
197 Cross Drop Cut
202 Forward Tumble Cut
207 Reverse Tumble Cut
213 Twirl Cut
220 Two-Hand Helicopter Throw Cut
222 Two-Hand Roll Throw Cut
224 Two-Hand Flip Throw Cut
225 Behind-the-Back Deck Separation
228 Arm-Roll Cut

231 Chapter 6 - Two-Hand Multiple Cuts
235 Running Pivot Cut
238 Quick Triple Cut
240 Butterfly Cut
244 Riffle Cut
247 Thumb Riffle Cut
253 Charlier Combo Cut
257 Paddlewheel Combo Cut
261 Pincer Combo Cut
264 Juggle Cut
269 Triple Transfer Cut
273 Twirl Transfer Cut
277 Loop Transfer Cut
283 Half Gearscrew Cut
285 Full Gearscrew Cut
292 Tower Cut
299 Two-Hand Cut Miscellany

301 Chapter 7 - Arm-Spreads
305 Basic Arm-Spread, Turnover and Glide Catch
308 Opposite-Hand Scoop Catch
309 Same-Hand Fall Catch
311 Opposite-Hand Fall Catch
311 No-Turnover Down Catch
313 Full-Deck Cross Catch
315 Half-Turnover Down Catch
316 Half-Turnover Up Catch
317 Changeover Arm-Spread
319 Upright Arm-Spread
323 Giant Arm-Spread
324 Behind-the-Back Catch
325 Elbow Double Arm-Spread
328 Forearm Double Down Catch
330 Back-Arm Reverse
333 Continuous Same Back-Arm Catch
337 Continuous Alternating Back-Arm Catches
347 Double Back-Arm Catches
347 Arm-Spread Miscellany

349 Chapter 8 - Two-Hand Shuffles
353 Basic Waterfall Shuffle
356 Cross-Hand Waterfall Shuffle
358 Double and Triple Waterfall Shuffles
363 Spread Shuffle
365 Flat Drop Shuffles
366 Spring Shuffles
367 Double Fan Shuffles
370 Turning Overhand Shuffle
375 9. ONE-HAND SHUFFLES
379 Standard One-Hand Riffle Shuffle
382 Turning One-Hand Riffle Shuffle
384 One-Hand Table Riffle Shuffle
387 One-Hand Overhand Shuffle
390 Pincer Grip Shuffle
394 Shuffle Miscellany

395 Chapter 10 - Deck Flips, Twirls and Spins
399 Thumb Twirl
402 Corner Twirl
407 Corner Thumb Twirl
410 Palm Twirl
413 Finger Twirl
417 Quick Deck Spin
419 Deck Twist
423 Flash Toss
426 Regrip Flip
428 Flip Back
430 Deck Flip
431 Helicopter Deck Spin
433 Twisting Deck Flip
434 Arm Roll

437 Chapter 11 - Table Flourshes
441 Two-Hand Twirl Deal
443 One-Hand Twirl Deal
446 Two-Hand Roll Deal
447 One-Hand Roll Deal
448 Multiple Deal
452 Basic Ribbon Spread and Turnover
454 Split Spread
457 Double Spread
459 Upright Spread
461 Meshing Spread
463 Table Fans
466 T Cut
468 One-Hand Square Cut
470 Two-Hand Square Cut
473 Running Square Cut
478 Fall Cut
482 Rolling Cut
484 Flap Cut
487 Wing Cut
489 Chaos Cut
493 Cross Cut
498 Pyramid Cut
503 Deck Bounce
506 Pad Roll
507 Deck Put-Downs
509 Deck Pick-Ups
513 Table Flourish Miscellany

515 Chapter 12 - Throwing and Juggling
519 Throwing For Distance
520 Throwing For Accuracy
522 Boomerang Card
525 Helicopter Card
526 Snap Throw
527 Long Thumb Propulsion
529 Short Thumb Propulsion
530 Pinkie Propulsion
531 Index Finger Propulsion
532 Card Twirl
534 Thumb Wrap
536 One-Finger Spins
540 Juggling
542 Brushing
544 Ultra-Miscellany

545 Selected Bibliography


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