Is It Possible to Coin Snatch in the Freezing Cold
This might be the only way to succeed ...
It's the finger dexterity part of the problem that we're concerned with.
Standing out in the freezing cold is NOT the time to practice coin snatching:
- You’ll have a harder time moving fast in the cold.
- Your participant might be too jittery from the cold.
- The cold seems to exaggerate telegraphing motions.
- The demonstration doesn’t seem as effective if your success can be partially attributed to your participant’s lack of feeling in his or her hands.
What If You HAVE TO Coin Snatch in the Cold?
- palm the hidden coin and feel the sensitivity in your hand to maintain that grip
- be able to release the hidden coin, AS you grab the participant's coin
- "pop" their hand with the correct force of your freezing cold fingers
- have the participant close their hand fast enough to trap the coin that you are secretly leaving in their hand
That last one is a BIGGY.
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