Martin A. Nash's Infinity & Beyond
Martin A. Nash, who was one the most popular performers to appear at the Magic Castle's Close-Up showroom, is also considered one of the most entertaining magicians with a deck of cards. But entertainment is only half the story. Martin also created some great magic and techniques.
The two techniques he was most proud of were his Infinity Control and his Tabled Faro Shuffle. He often gave private lessons teaching these techniques and swore his students to secrecy. After keeping the true workings of the techniques and routines secret for many years he agreed to release them on two video tapes that were high priced at the time. Now both videos are combined into one DVD that can truly enhance your card magic.
Infinity Control: This is a very easy method of controlling cards that can be used with a borrowed deck. In addition to the techniques and variations, Martin also performs and teaches the following routines using the Infinity Control: One Card Pullout, Spectator Cuts To Card, Trapped, Infinity Force, and Backfire.
Tabled Faro Shuffle: This is a relatively easy method that simulates a riffle shuffle. In addition to the techniques and variations, Martin also performs and teaches the following routines using it: Celestial Aces, Marked Aces, World's Fastest Runup, and The Sting.
Bonus Routines: In addition to the above priceless secrets Martin also teaches his, Estimation Aces, New Deck Routine Sequence, and One-Handed Master Ace Cutting.
Additional techniques taught within routines include: Fan Prediction #2, Soft Shuffle, False Cut, Nash Multiple Shift, Up And Down Shuffle, Delayed-Action Center Deal, and much more.
A Meir Yedid Magic product. Hosted by Jeff Hobson. Original release date: VHS: 1999, DVD: 2004 and February 2011. Running time: Approximately 90 minutes.
Special DVD Features:
- Instant access to performances, explanations and techniques
- DVD trailers
- Product Previews
- Dolby Digital sound
- Encoded for worldwide viewing
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Customer reviews for Martin A. Nash's Infinity & Beyond
This is a great video. I purchased this for the Infinity Control. He teaches some basic effects (which most will yawn at) but if you watch carefully and put on your thinking cap you’ll get a lot out of the first section. Martin promises you can get the tabled faro in 30 minutes. I was within 98% accuracy in that 30 minutes. 98% means there were two or three misses in a shuffle. When I first started, I was getting clumps and large misses, and then somehow, something clicked and things started working a lot better. The next phase of practice will be longer than 30 minutes but when you hit a perfect weave it’s like landing triple 7 on the slot machine. Oh, one last thing; listen to the sound when Nash shuffles the deck...a thing of beauty and the key to tabled faros.