||A method for holding a stack of coins with one
finger. This isnt a trick, just a way to hold a stack of coins when
doing some of the tricks involving the balancing multiple coins.
||Hold the right hand out palm up with the fingers straight.
Hold a coin flatwise between the left thumb and index finger.
- Press one edge of the coin against the middle of the first
of the right index finger.
- Curl the index finger
in and grab the opposite edge of the coin with the middle of the first phalanx.
Remove the left hand.
- You should now be holding the coin edgewise between the
and the third phalanx of the right index
||This grip can be done with any of the fingers or thumb.
You can hold multiple coins in a stack with this hold.
It is used in many of the balance and coin walk moves when multiple
coins need to be manipulated in various ways.
It is related to the Finger Palm
coin palming technique but I have moved the grip closer to the tip of
the finger to give better access to the thumb for removing coins from the
|Curl Grip Display
|The Curl Grip can be used
as an interesting display with several coins during a routine.
The image was taken from the Cobra Balance
move and was used as part of the closing of the move but isnt quite
|Curl Grip Walk
two coins you can perform a walking type move by moving them between
the fingers in various ways.
Try adding more coins and moving them into
and out of stacks and so on. For example start with four coins held in a Curl Grip with the middle finger. One at a time move the three bottom coins to the other three fingers until you finish with the Curl Grip Display. Then reverse the moves to get back to the start.