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Your hands should be completely relaxed at end of the move. Now let's assume that the coin is at the base of the fingers on your right hand. As you roll over to toss it, don't let it go. By merely closing the third finger a little more than the others, you will find that you can grip the coin more easily at the base of the fingers. But in the rhythm of the coin going across, your left hand closes (as before). Close the third finger a little more vision, will think they see the coin than the...

Mum Sam members only

Http www.magicsam.com Richard Blowers, National Administrator P. O. Box 510260 Phone (314) 846-5659 St. Louis, MO 63151-0260 USA A final note about magic magazines Please take a look at as many of these magic magazines as you can, and seriously consider subscribing - especially if you don't live near a magic club or shop. You will benefit from the very latest news in magic, as well as continuously obtain numerous helpful ideas and tips that you can put to good use from top magicians. Bearing in...

Buying From Your Local Magic Store

Over the years, we have met and spoken at length to many magic dealers. Interestingly, the same topics seem to come up over and over, with regard to amateur magicians who clearly don't know how to get the most from their dealer. Here are some of the common issues that arise. 1. The majority of amateur magicians first words to a dealer when visiting a shop are normally, What's new If you think about it, these are silly questions. Why Firstly, the new effects aren't necessarily the best, and...

What type of Magic Should You Learn and Perform

At this point, let's address an issue that often comes up with new magicians. They commonly ask what type of magic they should perform - should it be close-up, stage, illusions, childrens parties, or something else The answer is, there is no answer Ultimately, it's up to you. Let's consider an important factor from Paul however, that may influence your decision. Paul is often asked about this subject in discussions with amateur magicians who can't decide where to go with magic. Remember what he...

Cord Transformed

On the video, you see the trick start with the performer already holding the cord between his fingers. Paul suggests that it would be a good idea to have a close up case or bag. Take out one piece of string from the bag, and with the other hand take out another piece of string, then as you dip back in to get the magic wand, simply leave the two individual pieces of string behind, and take out the gimmicked string. That way, you reinforce the idea that the audience really do see two pieces of...

Genii

Available from many magic stores or http www.geniimagazine.com 4200 Wisconsin Ave. NW Suite 106-384 Washington, DC, 20016 Phone (202) 319-9418 Fax (202) 319-9723 E-mail genii geniimagazine.com Linking Ring (IBM Members only) http www.magician.org ibmlrm.htm International Brotherhood of Magicians 11155 South Towne Square, Suite C St. Louis, MO 63123-7813 Phone (314) 845-9200 Fax (314) 845-9220 Email office magician.org Club 71 Repro Magic PO Box 21998, London SW3 2WQ, England Phone +44 (0) 20...

Other Magic Suppliers

We acknowledge that there are a number of international readers of this course, and have therefore researched additional magic suppliers all over the globe that provide good service. Most of these companies have been in business for many years and have fine reputations. This reference guide should not be reproduced or given to anyone else. Should you have bad experiences with any of these companies, let us know, and we will firstly verify the facts, and if necessary remove them from the list....