Welcome to the Cups & Balls group. I invite you to become a member and share in the wonderful discussions from some of the best cup workers in the field. This is the best place to discuss the wonderful art of the Cups & Balls!
Latest Activity: Jan 29
This will be the place for videos of cups and balls. One of the best ways to become inspired with the cups is to watch professionals work their magic. So feel free to upload your cup handling skillz!…Continue
Started by Justin. Last reply by Kurt Moore Larson Jan 29.
Do you know about the Benson Bowl? Do you want to know about the Benson Bowl? Some of the greatest magicians have used the Benson Bowl in their routines; Don Alan and Roy Benson just come too mind.…Continue
Started by Justin. Last reply by Tod Waller Oct 20, 2012.
Does anyone know anywhere I can find a book or routine for these.I bought some and the directions are not run off right so I can't follow them.I know you do them on a rug on the floor but I really…Continue
Started by Phil Tawa. Last reply by Russell B. Carsey Jul 25, 2011.
Inquiring minds would like to know why the cups and balls is sometimes viewed as the oldest and most loved effect in the history of magic. So please tell us why you love those strange cups and tiny…Continue
Started by Justin. Last reply by Tom Stevens Dec 6, 2008.
So you have heard the term "busking" circling around your local magic shop, but your not quite sure what it is. Let me take a moment and break it down for you, with a little help from…Continue
Started by Justin Sep 28, 2008.
Hi all you cups & balls fans! If you have questions about the cups, for example what kind of cups should I pick up or what routine should I start practicing, then this is the place. I invite you…Continue
Started by Justin. Last reply by purist Sep 28, 2008.
There is one thing that magicians love about the cups and balls, sometimes even more then performing with them; they love to show off their cup collection. This will be the place to upload your…Continue
Started by Justin. Last reply by Tom Fenton Sep 27, 2008.
I've often been asked how to go about collecting cups. The simple answer is:1) Buy a set of cups.2) Repeat step 1.But that's not what most people really want to hear. So, let me dispel a few myths…Continue
Started by Bill Palmer. Last reply by Bill Palmer Sep 26, 2008.
One of the reasons that most of us feel that the cups and balls must be a trick that stretches into prehistory is that the implements for performing it have been with us since the first time a human…Continue
Started by Bill Palmer. Last reply by Justin Sep 24, 2008.
First of all, let me introduce myself. I'm the curator of the Cups and Balls Museum -- the world's largest collection of cups and balls, and related effects, including the shell game and the chop…Continue
Started by Bill Palmer. Last reply by Bill Palmer Sep 22, 2008.