You will need
- - a deck of cards;
- chips or round cracker;
- - musical instrument (if possible).
Develop fingers and muscles of hands. No wonder there is a saying "Sleight of hand and no fraud". To learn how to work with maps you need to constantly train. Fingers should be flexible – this will allow you to demonstrate complex tricks that are based on skillful manipulation of cards. It is important to develop both hands – right or left.
A good way to train stretching fingers to learn to play a musical instrument, e.g. guitar. Another option is to buy a set of poker chips and learn to cut. Not necessary to buy a suitcase, you can limit the three stacks (60 chips). If you have long nails, pre-cut them – they will interfere.
Cutting (cutting chips) is done as follows. Take in hand one stack (20 pieces), slightly lift from the table, the index finger is put at level 5 (or 4) chips, not peeping. Put the stack on the surface and slide up the rest of the chips should have two columns: one of 5 chips, the second of the 15. Not letting go of the hand stack, the index finger slide on the upper chip of the first column and will continue to move the finger at themselves, automatically removing the next batch of chips. Instead of chips you can use a cracker, but in this case, the cutting will not happen as smoothly.
Get a deck of plastic cards of good quality. It is better to choose such that are used in gambling establishments – with their help, you can deliver even the most complex tricks. Allocate more time to working with the deck – learn how to shuffle it in several ways: the weight on the table.
Almost all card tricks are based on the account and a good memory to develop which must be constantly. And it can be done, for example, in the store, and every time in mind summarize the value of purchases to the checkout you already know the exact value. It is important not to round off – this will allow you to develop observation skills which will be useful later in a demonstration of tricks and working with the audience.