95 entries in Cards / Sleights / Palming / Tips for Misdirection, Cover & Angles
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Enlever la carte Classic top palm
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 109
Unknown The Regular Palm
1897 New Era Card Tricks 29
Unknown Handing Pack for Shuffling with palmed cards
1902 The Modern Conjurer 44
S. W. Erdnase To Maintain the Bottom Palm While Dealing delaying its use
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 93
S. W. Erdnase Holding Out for the Cut
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 110
S. W. Erdnase Replacing Palm When Cutting two for top, one for bottom
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 113
Charles Bertram The Palm - A New and Perfectly Deceptive Method "immeasurably superior to any other", handing deck to be shuffled with right hand
1904 Modern Card Manipulation 23
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Bent Card Subtlety
1910 Kartenkünste 32
Victor Farelli Common Faults
  • Curling the Forefinger
  • Stiffness of the Arm
  • Spreading the Thumb
1933 Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 53
Nate Leipzig The Longitudinal Grip how to hold the deck with card in classic palm
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part One 54
Jean Hugard The Palm in Action holding out, positions, tips for both hands
1940 Expert Card Technique 179
Nate Leipzig The "Slap" Aces holding fan while palming
1940 Expert Card Technique 246
Lee Noble Click card vanishes and appears in cigarette case
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 167) 670
Paul LePaul A Useful Acquitment spreading the deck with palmed card
Also published here 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 67
Dr. Jacob Daley Applied Misdirection for the side steal
1950 Expert Card Technique 473
Edward Marlo The Drop Cover
1956 Action Palm 41
Edward Marlo Bits of Misdirection for a variety of different Palming Techniques
1956 Action Palm 39
Edward Marlo Holding Out tips
1956 Action Palm 50
Edward Marlo The Wrist Turn
1956 Action Palm 42
Dai Vernon Card Against Body Subtlety
1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 75
Edward Marlo On "Holding Out" tips
1959 Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 117
James Steranko The Push Off Spread holding out a lateral palmed card during in-the-hands spread
1960 Steranko on Cards 30
Dai Vernon Tips for Palming
1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 37
Edward Marlo Overhand Shuffle Gesture to hide palmed cards
1961 Card to Wallet 19
Cliff Green Tip on the Palming of Cards thumb position
1961 Professional Card Magic 30
Charlie Miller How Not to Palm a Card common mistakes pointed out:
1. Forgetful Freddie
2. The Little Finger Fault
3. Where's the Audience?
4. The Corpse in the Closet
5. Placement
6. The Duck-Bill Thumb
1961 An Evening with Charlie Miller 67
Unknown Cough Cover reason to get hand away from deck
1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 106
Harry Lorayne Afterthoughts about palming cards
1977 The Magic Book 74
Dai Vernon Card Against Body Subtlety
1979 CardMagic 152
Edward Marlo A Palming Tip handling deck with palmed cards
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 86
Gene Maze Unit Grip and Rest Positions
1980 The Gene Maze Card Book 10
Dan MacMillan The Pen-tastic Move writing with card palmed
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 22
Ross Bertram With a Card in the Tenkai Position what to do while holding out
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 144
Ross Bertram Angles about angles of Tenkai Palm
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 171
Ross Bertram The Way of All Flesh palming tip
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 248
Edward Marlo Spread Finger Classic Palm Hold Out
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 247
Edward Marlo Misdirection Brushing
Related to 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 310
Martin A. Nash Disarming Hide-Out fanning deck while cards are in Gambler's Cop
1984 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 48
Edward Marlo Overhand Shuffle Gesture claimed with 1961 date
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 162
Martin A. Nash Disarming Hide-Out fanning deck while cards are in Gambler's Cop
Jan. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 1) 873
Dick Koornwinder Cut Cover tip for removing the left hand after a bottom palm
1984 Diverting Kreations 3
Frederick Braue FB Palmaid gimmick on leg height with sticky substance to leave card there during spectator's shuffling (1936)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 11
Frederick Braue On Palming how to get used to it and what to do if caught
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 9
John C. Wagner Thoughts on the Gambler's Cop
1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 29
Dai Vernon After the Bottom Palm tips for removing the left hand from the deck
1987 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 63
Dai Vernon On the Top Palm
1987 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 57
Larry Jennings Tip on Gambler's Cop for better angles
1988 The Cardwright 88
Unknown Gambler's Hold Out Position rest position with classic palmed cards
1988 The Cardwright 102
Larry Jennings Gambler's Cop Display management for cop, showing apparently empty hand
1988 The Cardwright 156
Bruce Cervon Chair Holdout sitting on cards
1990 Ultra Cervon 69
Unknown Open Finger While Classic Palming for manipulation
1991 Carneycopia 39
Unknown Overhand Shuffle Gesture
1991 Roger Klause: In Concert 165
Vanni Bossi The "Open Fingers" Hold of a Secretly Palmed Card on Table Edge table edge position for classic palm (1980)
Also published here 1991 Escorial 1991 — The Erdnase Year 13
Vanni Bossi Position of the Hand Palming a Card, Resting on Table Top tip on palming
1991 Escorial 1991 — The Erdnase Year 14
Frederick Braue Palm Delay Subtlety turning top card over immediately after palm
1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 19
Arturo de Ascanio Psicologia del Empalme I. Importancia del Empalme. Sus Dificultades.
II. La Cobertura del Empalme
1. El Pre-Empalme
2. El Momento del Empalme
3. La Retirada de la Mano libre
A) El efecto "tubo"
B) Ley del movimiento prioritario
4. Conservación de la Carta empalmada
A) Naturalidad
a) Naturalidad estática
b) Naturalidad dinámica
B) Diversión
a) Diversión mental
b) Diversión fisica
C) Soltura despistante, utilización inocua
a) Soltura despistante
b) Utilización inocua
D) Cadencia
5. Deposito o Devolución de la Carta empalmada
III. Conclusión
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 48
Charles Aste Jr., Unknown Undercover Cop cop position and transition at table edge
Related to 1992 Card Finesse II 88
Unknown Double Palm Throw-Off gestures when both hands are palming cards
1992 Card Finesse II 103
Gary Kurtz Performing a One Hand Top Palm
1992 Leading with your Head 12
Michael Close After the Palm what to do after bottom palm
1993 Workers Number 3 50
Michael Close How to Avoid "Framing"
1993 Workers Number 3 56
Various, Roberto Giobbi Concealing Palmed Cards in the Hand a good collection of natural covers
1996 Card College — Volume 2 277
Paul LePaul A Useful Acquitment palmed cards loaded into center during in-the-hands spread
1997 Notes 13
Ellis Stanyon Masking the "Palm" with the Balance of the Pack No. 19, choreography for palm
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 249
Ellis Stanyon How to Make the "Ruffle" No. 1, one- or two-handed riffle, also for covering sleights or straightening palmed cards
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 291
Ellis Stanyon The "Ruffle," How to Make it No. 29, riffling one or two handed, also for straightening out cards after bridge or palming
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 17
Ellis Stanyon Chapter 15: Various Methods of Palming Cards comments on palming
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 237
Ellis Stanyon Cover for Palm moving left hand away, motivation riffle or squaring
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 240
Ellis Stanyon Palming in Connection with Pulling Up the Sleeves - Production from Left Elbow No. 14
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 247
Ellis Stanyon Palming when Crossing Hands - Production from Left Knee No. 15
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 247
Barry Price Now what? palming without tell
2000 Palming: For The Terrified 19
Wesley James The Mime Shuffle "A Palm Cover Action", claimed by Wesley James, see also p. 10
2000 Ambitious Undertaking 15
John Carney Timing and Management where to hold hands and other palming tips
2002 The Book of Secrets 58
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Bent Card Subtlety
2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 40
Wesley James The Simulated Shuffle - A Palm Cover claimed by Wesley James
2004 Enchantments 188
Arturo de Ascanio The Psychology of Palming
  • The Importance of Palming and Its Difficulties
  • Covering the Palm
  • The Pre-Palm
  • The Palm Proper
  • Withdrawal of the Free Hand
  • The Tube Effect
  • Law of Primary Motion
  • Holding Out
  • Naturalness
  • Static Naturalness
  • Dynamic Naturalness
  • Misdirection
  • Disarming Looseness-Innocent Use of the Hand
  • Timing
  • The Replacement
  • Conclusion
Also published here 2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 77
Paul LePaul A Useful Acquitment spreading deck with palmed card between the hands
2010 Reinventing the Real 52
Eric Evans Subterfuge and Artifice commentary on the classic palm
2012 53 Friends 3
James Steranko, Guy Hollingworth The Lateral Palm position, angles, covers
2015 Renovations 6
Ricky Smith Learning Palming
Also published here 2015 Nothing as it Seems 17
Roberto Giobbi Classic Palm Hold how to hold the deck with card palmed
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Jan 4) 6
Camilo Vázquez, Roberto Giobbi Management for the Palm for one-handed palm
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue June 29) 187
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi The Vernon Top Palm
  • Gestures and Poses
  • Position of the Deck and Cover
Inspired by 2016 Standup Card Magic 75
Alexander Hansford Thoughts on the Tenkai Palm
2016 Sprezzatura 4
Vanni Bossi A Rested Palm table edge position for classic palm
Also published here 2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 74
Ricky Smith Learning Palming
Also published here 2017 Threeve 7
Mike Pisciotta On Practicing Palming Cards
2017 The Workshop — The Notes of Mike Pisciotta 21
Denis Behr Managing the Palm on holding out while the spectators are shuffling
2018 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 55
Bruce Cervon Chair Holdout sitting on cards
2018 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 57
Benjamin Earl Holding-Out
  • Palming from the Top
  • Palming from the Bottom
2018 Roleplayer 20
Benjamin Earl Technical Points about Palming rest positions, covers
2019 The Shift #2 39
Steve Forte Holding Out - The Process with switching and clean-up examples
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 536
Steve Forte going south holding out the palmed card or storing it under table
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 541
Steve Forte interlocked fingers clean-up hold-out position for palming a deck
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 553
Steve Forte Thumb Clips off the deck, hold-out at table edge
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 577