The Stop Trick

To perform the stop trick the chosen card is returned to the deck and controlled to the BOTTOM, the right thumb taking a break at the rear. Now commence the fancy deal action into the left hand as explained, until the command "STOP", then the BOTTOM card of the right hand packet is dropped onto the top of the cards in the left hand, the action being completely covered by the pivot action of the next card in the right hand. This sums up the action, there are however several methods of now disclosing the card as follows:-

Method (a) As "STOP" is called by spectator ensure that a single card pivots out to position (Fig.2) (to cover the drop), this card is used to tip the top card of the left packet FACE UP to reveal the chosen card.

Method (b) When "STOP" is called, make the drop then complete the fancy deal action with the pivotted card dropping this card on TOP of the chosen card, then DOUBLE LIFT to show chosen card.

Method (c) As in method (b) but SECOND DEAL chosen card onto the table.

There are of course other ways of disclosing the chosen card, but I trust the foregoing has given you food for thought.

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Fundamentals of Magick

Fundamentals of Magick

Magick is the art and practice of moving natural energies to effect needed or wanted change. Magick is natural, there is absolutely nothing supernatural about it. What is taught here are various techniques of magick for beginners. Magick is natural and simple and the techniques to develop abilities should be simple and natural as well. What is taught on this site is not only the basics of magick, but the basics of many things.

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