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    Fade by Chris Mayhew

    Hey Guys!

    I have been practicing fade by chris mayhew and need some help on the handling. His method on switching the cards has my hands confused. I keep getting a unwanted break during the move and cant close the deck. The most i can say without revealing the move. Any suggestions?


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    Hi, I have a similar problem with the move he teaches.... What I do is I start the routine holding the deck wiht both hands so the move is easier to execute and the hand that is not in the mechanics grip will be used to point and misdirect and support the hand that IS in mechanics grip.

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    Thumb break or forefinger?

    I'm guessing it's a matter or practice. Just try to figure out why you're getting the break and adjust that movement.
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    Its a forefinger/ fleshy part of the bottom of the thumb where the corner of the deck sticks into break. I also am having a hard time rolling my thumb.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coolpiggy63 View Post
    Its a forefinger/ fleshy part of the bottom of the thumb where the corner of the deck sticks into break. I also am having a hard time rolling my thumb.
    Also with this im having a hard time closing the deck after executing the move and dont know what to do with my available fingers.... i feel like im having too much of a hard time with a simple move haha :P

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    There's no such thing as "having too hard a time". A lot of times when something seems very simple there's a lot of nuance involved.

    I think you just need to keep practicing and trying to figure out what it is that's making these things happen. At a guess, I'd think you're pressing up or down on the card going back into the deck, which is causing the break to form.
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