Hacking Perception: Magic Tricks with Coins

A Guide To Improving Dexterity, Boosting Self Confidence, and Creating Unforgettable Experiences for Everyone You Meet.
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  • Lectures 27
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2013 English

Course 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

What are the requirements?

  • Coins
  • Two Hands
  • A Brain
  • Curiosity

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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.

Who is the target audience?

  • People interested in Magic
  • People interested in human behavior
  • Artists
  • Creative Professionals
  • Students
  • Sales person

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: What you are going to learn how to do.
This is a basic introduction to the course.
This is the first effect where a quarter is seen to melt through your pocket.
Two coins- one penny and one dime each held by a different person, mysteriously change places.
Coins move from one hand to the other magically.
Section 2: Introduction to Sleight of Hand
10 pages
Slide show of basic definitions and how to think about sleight of hand.
Your hands are amazing!
Discussion of the different coins that can be used in the effects.
Section 3: Holding Out
Discussion and demonstration of the classic palm.
Discussion and demonstration of the finger palm.
Discussion and demonstration of the thumb palm.
Short discussion on the importance pf practice.
Section 4: Techniques- Steals and Switches
Discussion and demonstration of the utility switch.
Basic Switch
Discussion and demonstration of the friction steal.
Discussion and demonstration of the thumb steal.
Section 5: Basic principles of Sleight-of-Hand
Introduction to the one ahead and one behind principle.
Section 6: The place where magic happens? Your Mind!
Introduction to the psychology of sleight of hand.
Introduction to why consistency and naturalness are important in sleight of hand.
Discussion of how to create more impact by getting others involved.
Introduction to an advanced concept in deception, getting them to create the "lie".
Section 7: Save it for the Show!
The importance of personality.
Discussing Hygiene.
Discussion of motivation within an effect.
Briefly describing why we need to script or outline our words.
Section 8: Putting it all together
The effect is broken down into the steps so you can learn it.
The effect is broken down into the steps so you can learn it.
The Pocket of Mystery! Exposed!!!!
Section 9: Next Steps

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Instructor Biography

Blake Douglass, 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!

Instructor Biography

Jason Wethington, 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!

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