To perform the trick,
you will need a thick rope and a ball.
1. Put a ball
on a table. Stretch a rope out with two hands and
underneath the ball. Say the Magic words:
Move the rope away from the
swiftly and magically balance the ball on it.
3. Rock the ball from side to
bounce it up in the air.
4. Allow the ball to drop on
and as it bounces up, catch it on the rope again.
5. You can also bounce the
ball up and
down on the rope as you are balancing it.
5. Turn the snapper
out from the bottom of the pieces. Practise the snap
throwing the snapper in the air.
6. Then stretch the rope in an
and allow the ball to roll down.
Repeat the routine a few times by lifting one hand
then the other alternatively.
The Secret of Trick:
7. In fact there is a strong
thread attached to the two ends of the rope.
need to use both your thumbs and your index fingers
adjust the correct tension of both the rope and the
It is important to use a very bouncy ball which is
relatively light material. In order to make your act
interesting, you need to have more variations with
balancing and bouncing routines.