Sleight of hand, known as presdigitaon ("quick ngers")is the set of techniques used by a magician to manipulateobjects such as cards and coins secretly.
Sleight of hand is not a separate branch of magic, ratherone of the means used by a magician to produce aneect. Advanced sleight of hand requires months or yearsof pracce before it can be performed prociently in frontof spectators. Sleight of hand is mostly employed in close
up magic, but it can also be used in stage magic. There arehundreds of dierent sleights at the performer's disposal,but they can generally be classied into groups such asswitches, changes, and others.
This guide hopes to teach you enough to trick your friendsand family.But be careful,with great power comes great responsibility...