Control with Corey Burkhart

Master the Control archetype with one of the best players in the world!

Do you like defensive strategies in Magic: The Gathering? Do you enjoy making your opponent's life miserable with your counterspells and card drawing spells? Look no further! In this course, Control Master Corey Burkhart will teach you how to destroy all your opponent's dreams and hopes of winning the game.

In this course you will learn:

  • How to build a Control deck.
  • How to play all the Control styles in Magic (Tap out Control, Board Control, Blue Control, Combo Control).
  • Sideboard strategy for Control decks.
  • How to play Control in different formats (Limited, Standard, Modern, Pioneer, Legacy).

This course contains 39 video lessons, decklists, and quizzes to test your knowledge!

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Course Curriculum


Why join Spikes Academy?

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Are Spike's Academy courses for me?

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Control with Corey Burkhart

Master the Control archetype with one of the best players in the world!


Your Coach:

Corey Burkhart joined the MTG competitive scene after being a professional player of the "World of Warcraft TCG" circuit. He has seven Grand Prix top eight finishes, including a win at GP Providence 2017 with Andrew Baeckstrom and Martin Jůza as teammates. He is a well known master of the Grixis Control strategy in Modern. His best result at the Pro Tour is a 13th-place finish at PT Rivals of Ixalan in 2018, playing his trademark Grixis control deck. He also has a 22nd-place finish at PT Battle for Zendikar in 2015.

Other Accomplishments:

  • Mtg main expertise: Modern Grixis Control
  • Players Tour Phoenix winner 2020
  • Grand Prix Top8s : 8 (1 win)

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