Magic Tricks for the Beginners
Did you ever want to learn magic tricks? Magic tricks are done for shows, kids parties, carnivals, etc and they are always popular.
If you’re just starting out, you will need to learn the basics. There are lots of ways to get the information; from book stores to the internet. You might want to learn the history of magic as well as study the great ones, like Houdini. There are also contempory ones like Penn and Teller and Chris Angel.
The internet has a plethora of info on magic tricks, as well as ideas, props, and videos. You can start with the basic card tricks and move on up to using coins, hats, ropes and other props.
You may even want to go to a magic trick store and explore the possibilities. You might even meet other aspiring magicians who might help you along the way. You can get some of your questions answered.
An important step in your journey will be to practice in front of people. You may want to start in front of someone you feel comfortable with just so you can stay relaxed and focused. Recording it on video is another good way to practice and critique yourself.
Always maitain your composure and always appear self confident. Your audience can always tell if you are unsure of yourself and it will affect you performance. Ask your friends to honestly critique your performance, even if it is on video. This is important. They will be able to notice things in your performance that you cannot.
When starting out, try to master one thing, and do it well. This will help with your confidence. You may even want to carry around cards or coins with you so you can do simple magic tricks all the time and practive in front of people.
On a final note, take your time learning. You may even want to personalize a trick by adding you own little spin on it.
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