This is an easy beginners trick for the zippo lighter
Step 1: Hold the Zippo Upside Down With the Hinge to the Left and Flick Your Wrist
Don't have a lose grip on your zippo or it will fly out of your hand.
Step 2: Light the Zippo With the Hand You Are Not Using
Step 3: Flick Your Wrist With Force But Not Enough for It to Come Out of Your Hand
Step 4: If It Has Closed You Are Obviously Finished and You Can Feel Accomplished