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Finger exercises can benefit you no matter who you are or what you do. I do specific finger exercises that not only strengthen my fingers tremendously but also make them very nimble and fast. I use them to make me a better concert pianist, magician, artist, sculptor, and martial artist to name a few.
Check out this quick video to see finger dexterity in action with some close up magic done in between my performances on concert tour where I combine piano, magic, martial arts, and storytelling in a big theatrical show.
Many of you know me only for my super strength training concepts of CoreForce Energy, in doing to finger push-ups ala Bruce Lee in a fully extended plank position. But, many of you might not know of my magic and performing background.
BTW, the magic in this video is done with a real deck of cards in the two finger push-ups that I do are not done with any tricks of any kind. Promise.
Those two finger push-ups are done with just raw mental and physical power that I can easily coach you how to do in CoreForce Energy where I show you exactly how to fuse mind and body together seamlessly like nothing you've seen before.
On the video on this page, there’s one move that I worked on six years to get it to the point so you can’t see it(hopefully!) even in full daylight and has fooled a lot of well known magicians around the world. Just that one move alone that happens in an instant I practiced thousands of times every week.
I was fascinated and love real sleight of hand early on as a kid. So started the practicing of serious close-up magic when I was seven years old.
Eventually, I began working as Master Magician in several prestigious hotels on the East Coast. For many years, performing close-up magic paid the entirety of the high rents and living costs in New York. This was all during the time when I was practicing 8 to 13 hours a day on the piano pursuing a career of a concert pianist.
Throughout many years of my life I've always practiced both piano and magic furiously for many hours a day. This is in addition to practicing martial arts and grappling where finger strength is detrimental.
Directly because of the finger exercises that I do even with all these things combined, I never developed the much dreaded and debilitating carpal tunnel syndrome that so many of my colleagues did while doing only a fraction of the work I put in.
There were many years of very brutally hard practice, hardships, and disappointments. But, eventually it all paid off when I was finally was able to achieve some amazing breakthroughs in a short amount of time.
The dark clouds finally parted and my performing career as a concert pianist was finally launched. It began shortly after I was blessed to have won first place in the international competition called Artists International Young Musicians Competition that put me into Carnegie Hall. That, along with a few more gold medals in other competitions, led to extensive concert touring internationally that continues to this day.
Eventually I combined both loves of playing the piano and doing magic and created an award-winning theatrical show that you can see some video clips of the show here.
Can You Too Prevent Carpal Tunnel?
I never suffered from debilitating carpal tunnel like so many of my colleagues did only did even with all the many hours of practice on the piano and doing close up magic,. There's a direct reason for that…
That's because through the years, I also incorporated many unique finger exercises into my daily routines that tremendously helped me me evade the dreaded carpal tunnel syndrome that sidelines so many.
You can find out more abou my dynamic finger exercises course, Finger Gymnastics, e
It takes real serious practice over many years and thousands of repetitions every day to do close-up magic with a real deck of cards with no gimmicks of any kind. A couple of the moves you will see in the video, I continually practice daily 500 plus times just to keep in shape.
To Your Strength and Mastery,
P.S. If you want fantastic finger exercises to increase your finger strength and finger dexterity while protecting your hands from the dreaded carpal tunnel, check out Finger Gymnastics. It contains a huge array of the very unique finger exercises that I continue to do daily especially on concert tour throughout the world to keep my hands in top shape so I can deliver the best performances I'm capable of.