It is the first step, the foundation, the corner stone upon which almost every other sleight is built: The Ability to Hold Out.
Originally found on "Complete Intro to Coin Magic" DVD
Michael has been teaching magic for 30 years. Mentored by The Professor, Dai Vernon, Michael began lecturing worldwide back in the early 80's. Since then he has been honored with six magician of the year awards from the Academy of Magical Arts and has been featured on The Tonight Show and David Letterman. His "Easy to Master Card Miracles" are the best-selling magic videos in the world.
Introduction to Coin Magic Lesson 1