The Shuffle Palm Delayed Action Palm The Count Cop Count Cop For A Number of Cards Count Cop For Small Packets Count Cop and Transfer Ace Assembly Variation Count Cop Exchange The One Hand Action Palm The Clip Steal Turn Up Palm Misdirection Palm The Cull Palm Cull Palm Replacement Pressure Fan Palm One Hand Palm As Action Palm Riffle Shuffle Palm Square Up Drop Palm Drop Cut Palm The Table Edge Palm Pivot Bottom Steal Brush Palm The Drop Cover The Wrist Turn Delayed One Hand Palm The Turn Over The Rise and Riffle The Turn and Gesture The Square Up The Top Card Return The Delayed Replacement The Shuffle Replacement Revolving Replacement Holding Out Easy Palm Transfer The Fake Transfer
Back around 1939, when numbered among our magical friends were Bill Roulis, Bill Bellinger and Hank Nowoc, we started toying with the idea of palming cards while the cards were in the action of being shuffled. Then in 1945 this idea was introduced to the cardi-cians via a booklet called Offhe Top,
Since that time we have pursued this idea further and further. We have developed several methods that were kept a secret and were divulged to only a very fewintimates.
With the plethora of books, the best of effects, the best of methods, divulged by the best of men, we feel it is time we joined the rank and file and did likewise.
We feel there is no better way to start this chapter than to quote from Off the Top where the original Action Palms appeared. "Most methods of palming are accomplished while the pack is at rest and already squared up. Then in a follow-up squaring of the pack the card or cards are palmed."
The palms that follow are made either during a shuffle, fanning, turning a card, counting, etc. With each palm we will try to give its practical application. This more than anything else should impress the student with the principles of the Action Palm.
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