The Magic Café
Username:
Password:
[ Lost Password ]
  [ Forgot Username ]
The Magic Cafe Forum Index » » Nothing up my sleeve... » » Sore Thumbnail Bed Practicing Fingertip Muscle Pass? (0 Likes) Printer Friendly Version

KenRyan
View Profile
Elite user
464 Posts

Profile of KenRyan
I have been wanting to learn Kainoa Harbottle's fingertip muscle pass for awhile but wasn't sure I was doing it right, even though I have his Cointopia. So I found a thread on TMC from a few months ago about his video on just that! So I got it last night and started practicing it a lot. Today my thumbnail bed is all sore - kinda like when you accidentally ben a fingernail back. I wondered if this was normal? Or if it meant I was somehow doing it wrong?

Any tips?

Thanks!

Ken
Nightcrawler
View Profile
New user
80 Posts

Profile of Nightcrawler
Ken,

yes, the same happened to me, when I extensively practiced the Fingertip Muscle Pass. Meanwhile I practice it now and then or use it in performances and I don't have this problem anymore.
In other words: The pain will stop after a while. But down practice too much as long as you have a sore thumbnail bed.

Nightcrawler
KenRyan
View Profile
Elite user
464 Posts

Profile of KenRyan
Thanks Nightcrawler!

Ken
SmileAndNod
View Profile
Veteran user
315 Posts

Profile of SmileAndNod
My advice to anyone working on this move is this. Don't listen to Kainoa*. I think he teaches it wrong which only leads to people causing themselves pain and frustration. He says to push down as hard as you can until your thumb is turning white. Don't do it that way. Start with gentle pushes until you build up strength.

* - on this one small thing.
The Magic Cafe Forum Index » » Nothing up my sleeve... » » Sore Thumbnail Bed Practicing Fingertip Muscle Pass? (0 Likes)
[ Top of Page ]
All content & postings Copyright © 2001-2020 Steve Brooks. All Rights Reserved.
This page was created in 0.09 seconds requiring 5 database queries.
The views and comments expressed on The Magic Café
are not necessarily those of The Magic Café, Steve Brooks, or Steve Brooks Magic.
> Privacy Statement <

ROTFL Billions and billions served! ROTFL