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Stretch cut from pinky break
The stretch cut from a pinky break is not difficult at...

Finger Break
Hold the deck in you left hand palm with your pinky agains...

False Cut
Hold the deck by the sides near the ends between the thumb...

The Elmsley Count / Elmsley Pass
This is a sleight-of-hand manuever that can be done ambide...

False Shuffle
A false shuffle at the right time can change a so-so card ...

Stripper Definition
This deck is cut in sort of a subtle 'trianglar' shape. me...

Riffle Shuffle
The deck is divided into two packets, the ends put togethe...

Jog Shuffle
After the spectator has chosen a card. Overhand shuffle so...

Greek Shift
Here we go: Control the card you want to force to the top ...

Faro Shuffle
* The faro, also known as the weave shuffle is a tech...

Swing Cut to Bottom Palm
Goal: While pattering chit-chat you perform a simple swing...

Palming a Card
Hold your right hand palm upwards and on it lay a face up ...

The Hindu Shuffle & Force
The card to be forced is at the bottom of the deck. Hold t...

Biddle Move
# Hold the deck face up in the right hand between the four...

Bottom Charge
Hold as many cards as you are going to change, tip between...

Overhand Shuffle
This shuffle is easier to master.(not that the hindu shuff...

Glide
# Hold the pack face up in the left hand between the first...

Forcing a Card
First, take a look at the top card, A good time to do this...

Invisible Deck
This deck is a trick deck wherein the backs of the cards u...

Turnover False Triple Cut
This False cut has to be done in one smooth rythm. It's mo...

Double Lift
With the pack well squared in the left hand face down, bri...

Double Undercut
Have about half the deck in both hands, have the spectator...

Svengali Definition
This is a really neat deck. Every other card in the deck i...

Greek Shuffle
Here we go: Control the card you want to force to the top ...





Finger Break




Hold the deck in you left hand palm with your pinky against the edge. By lifting off X number of cards off the back edge of the deck with the right thumb you can force the cards to stay separated with your pinky. When you need to lift of those cards or remember the place you can do it without any problems. This move is critical when doing the double-lift and other multiple card maneuvers.






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