Saturday, August 9, 2008

The Great Thought In Learning Magic Tricks

Got to believe in magic, well we really should sometimes. I think that with its early emergence from the early Houdini days to today’s David Blaine’s. Magic have really gained so much acknowledgment throughout that it really makes the entertainment biz a sold out every time. Right now there are a lot of people who wants to learn more about the magic tricks that the great magicians do, it is not really rocket science if you want to approach it in a relatively serious manner. There are actually methods for it that I believe that if you keep it in mind and try to follow the ropes on it, you’ll see how much impact it can really give you in the long run. People who tend to know more and more things that people tries to keep their minds into, mind over matter? Could be, but there are actually things that can be known to it.

If you are looking for a place in which you can find some major resources about magic tricks, well the library has a lot of resources, but a magic shop is often the defacto hot spot for any budding performer. Although going to the library is rather an old school approach in learning magic tricks. Reputable magic shops are staffed with experienced prestidigitators that can help your child learn how to do magic. Although knowing magic shops are all there you should watch out for any magic dealer who will sell an expensive magic prop without considering the skill of the performer. When purchasing magic, my recommendation is to invest in books before the more innovative DVDs. Books have a lot of material that can be referred to time and time again. DVDs are good too however, the latest trend in magic is to release one trick per DVD. You want to ensure you get the most magic for your investment.

It is always known that the DVD will also show how the effect will be presented as well as the often called as the secret. Both books and DVDs are useful learning tools. I prefer these to the standard tricks you find in the glass booths, but those are fun too, I must tell you. Magic shops will sometime host magic nights where local magicians get together and have some sort of a jam session demonstrating their latest magical pursuit. More to a fact that people should try to always recommend using books as reference into learning about magic tricks, the basic tricks that can be learned into books are also vital to jumpstart your learning curve in magic tricks.

Most magic organizations are welcoming of new members and are willing to share the secrets of their trade. However, the student must be willing to learn and practice rather than expect all the secrets to be revealed. Magic conventions are another excellent way to meet other magicians, see different magic acts, meet different magic vendors, and purchase new magic. Most conventions are held in a hotel where magicians provide lectures, advice, perform parlor sized shows, and even perform full scale theater shows. Every night magicians gather in the lobby and session with each other. Learning magic tricks is always a good new skill to have. Things that can always be learned in books and others can always be a good addition to your knowledge.

Jron Magcale

By: Jron Magcale


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