Hacking Perception: Magic Tricks with Coins
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Hacking Perception: Magic Tricks with Coins

A Guide To Improving Dexterity, Boosting Self Confidence, and Creating Unforgettable Experiences for Everyone You Meet.
4.1 (7 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
273 students enrolled
Last updated 3/2013
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of this course you will have the ability to entertain any group at a moments notice with nothing more than pocket change.
  • You will have a new skill that immediately sets you apart from others.
  • You will gain self-confidence.
  • You will be able to bring fun, joy, and wonder to all who you encounter.
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Requirements
  • Coins
  • Two Hands
  • A Brain
  • Curiosity
Description

Why Take This Magic Tricks with Coins Course?

Learning magic isn't just about tricks and secrets, although there are plenty, there is so much more!

In this Magic Tricks with Coins course, you will learn how to: 

  • How to do magic tricks coins
  • Entertain Any Group
  • Develop Your Creativity 
  • Add a Unique Angle to Your Presentations & Meetings
  • Improve Your Level of Confidence 

Along the way you'll learn how to incorporate the skills magicians use to create moments of wonder and astonishment in every situation. Magic is a universal language that speaks to anyone, anywhere, at anytime, and always leaves a lasting impression. 

Grab Some Change and Sign Up for Magic Tricks with Coins now and learn how to do killer coin magic!

Check out our Card Magic Course: Hacking Perception: Easy Card Tricks and Cool Card Tricks.

Learn more about us! Visit us at Magicdood.com

Who is the target audience?
  • People interested in Magic
  • People interested in human behavior
  • Artists
  • Creative Professionals
  • Students
  • Sales person
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Curriculum For This Course
27 Lectures
01:15:16
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What you are going to learn how to do.
4 Lectures 06:17
This is a basic introduction to the course.
Preview 00:57

This is the first effect where a quarter is seen to melt through your pocket.
Preview 01:05

Two coins- one penny and one dime each held by a different person, mysteriously change places.
Preview 01:29

Coins move from one hand to the other magically.
Preview 02:46
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Introduction to Sleight of Hand
3 Lectures 04:06
Slide show of basic definitions and how to think about sleight of hand.
What is Sleight-of-Hand anyway?
10 pages


Discussion of the different coins that can be used in the effects.
Preview 02:43
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Holding Out
4 Lectures 12:28
Discussion and demonstration of the classic palm.
Classic
05:30

Discussion and demonstration of the finger palm.
Finger
02:47

Discussion and demonstration of the thumb palm.
Thumb
02:34

Short discussion on the importance pf practice.
Practice, Practice, Practice!
01:37
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Techniques- Steals and Switches
4 Lectures 07:50
Discussion and demonstration of the utility switch.
Utility Switch
01:51

Basic Switch
02:48

Discussion and demonstration of the friction steal.
Friction Steal
01:31

Discussion and demonstration of the thumb steal.
Thumb Steal
01:40
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Basic principles of Sleight-of-Hand
1 Lecture 01:28
Introduction to the one ahead and one behind principle.
One-Ahead ~ One Behind
01:28
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The place where magic happens? Your Mind!
4 Lectures 07:15
Introduction to the psychology of sleight of hand.
Introducing Miss Direction!
02:35

Introduction to why consistency and naturalness are important in sleight of hand.
Consistency, Consisetncy, Consistency...
01:24

Discussion of how to create more impact by getting others involved.
Get them involved!
01:36

Introduction to an advanced concept in deception, getting them to create the "lie".
Let the audience tell the lie.
01:40
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Save it for the Show!
4 Lectures 06:31
The importance of personality.
First things first, Be Yourself and be nice!
02:33

Discussing Hygiene.
Going Out? Wear Clean Underwear.
01:24

Discussion of motivation within an effect.
Why? Why? Why?
01:17

Briefly describing why we need to script or outline our words.
Scripting: ...words...important...
01:17
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Putting it all together
3 Lectures 19:21
The effect is broken down into the steps so you can learn it.
3 & 3 - Revealed!
07:36

The effect is broken down into the steps so you can learn it.
Copper Silver- I totally show you how it works!
07:48

The Pocket of Mystery! Exposed!!!!
03:57
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Next Steps
0 Lectures 00:00
About the Instructor
Blake Douglass
4.1 Average rating
7 Reviews
273 Students
1 Course
Professional Magician/Performer

Blake Douglass started performing magic at the age of 14 years old. Since then Blake has performed in Las Vegas, The Magic Castle, and The Smithsonian. Some of Blake's cliental include, The St.Louis Rams, Make-A-Wish Foundation, and U.S. Bank. Blake also takes an active role in the magic community. His contributions to close-up sleight of hand can be found in many prestigious magic publications. Blake takes his love of magic and performance, and couples it with his love of teaching and inspiring to help children and adults alike experience the wonder of magic. 

Blake and life-long friend Jay Wethington are the founders of Magicdood.com  where they offer ongoing training in the magical arts to any students willing to learn!

Jason Wethington
4.1 Average rating
7 Reviews
273 Students
1 Course
Magic Maker/ Storyteller/ Dream Architect

For almost two decades Jason Wethington has performed professionally as a corporate magician, speaker, comedian and creative consultant. He has appeared on national and international television, consulted for theater, film and television productions, spoken for universities, corporations and professional organizations. He has presented thousands of shows, delighting millions of people with his engaging personality and mind-blowing magic.

  1. Performed nearly 18,000 shows over 12 years at Walt Disney World
  2. Has appeared as an official magician for the NBA’s Orlando Magic.
  3. Has performed multiple times at the world famous Magic Castle
  4. Over 40 international television appearances with Curiosidades

Jason offers ongoing training in the magical arts to any students willing to learn!