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Looking Like A Magician Or A Magic Fan

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Magicians who really love magic generally dress the part.  Dressing the part is fun, and it is helpful in so many ways as well.  Doing magic tricks in normal clothes is ok, but it is better when you are wearing something that says you are a magician.  When it comes to doing full magic shows for the public, wearing something like a top hat or a cape will help you get notice.  Even if you do not plan on during full shows, having magic based gear can still benefit you.

 


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When it comes to being a magician who does full shows, wearing some sort of shirt or magic based apparel will help you.  Suppose you decide to do a magic show for a school, and you perform in normal clothes.  When you walk down the hall, the teachers might think you are a student‘s parent, but if you dress like a magician, you will not have this problem.  When kids see you walking down the hall in a top hat, they will get excited and ask to see tricks.  The most kids see you before the show, the more hyped they will get to see you perform.

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Back in my day, magicians wore tuxedos

Looking like an old school magician is cool too, but not for everyone.  Old school magician always wore suits doing their magic show, along with white gloves.  The tuxedos usually were blank and had a split in the back of the jacket.  The advantage of a wearing tuxedo is that anyone who wears it instantly stands out.  If you walk into a room wearing one, people will know you are some kind of performer.  The negative thing about wearing a tuxedo is that it will get hot during the summer, especially during outdoor shows.

Casual people can benefit from wearing magic based gear as well; by wearing a magic t shirt or a cap, you will get the attention of other magic fans.  When going out to see a movie, put on a tee to show everyone you love magic; when other people who love magic see it, you can make some new friends and even exchange magic tricks.  There is nothing better than gaining new magic tricks to add to your routine and helping others with their routine.

Other magic related items are worth having too such as note cards and stickers.  Note cards are a good way to get the word out about your upcoming shows in style.  Stickers are cool for the kids at your magic show.  The cool thing about stickers is that they are sold in bulk and kids like to share them.  Each time the kid gives a sticker to a friend, they will mention the stickers came from a magic show.

Magicians Have Speaking Skills

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When professional magicians go on stage to do a show, they always talk clearing, and they have the crowd hanging on every word they say. Magicians have confidence and good speaking skills, which this is very important for performers. Having the ability to do stand in front of a room of people and talk about something is a skill that magicians need and non magicians too. When you have the skill to talk clearly without getting nervous, then you are on track to become a professional magician who can do cool and easy magic tricks without any problems, like Lance Burton, check out his speaking skills.

 

During magician shows is fun, but even the professional magicians get nervous. Nerves is something you do not want if you want to be a magician. Lets say you want to do a show for a large group of people. You are pumped up and ready to go out and perform for everyone. You have all your tricks ready and you studied them well. You then go out on stage start to talk to the crowd, but as you look at the many people staring at you, you get nervous. This is not a good thing because this leads to unclear talking, and mess up speaking skills When it comes to doing magic tricks, talking is key. Many tricks have to be setup so that the crowd knows that to expect; if you go out there and stumble over your words, everyone will be confused. This is even worst when you invite someone of stage to be a part of the show. That person will excited to see magic up close, but if your speech is not clear, the trick will not work as you plan. On top of that, nerves will also make your hands shake, with is not a good thing for sleigh of hand tricks. Overall, when it comes to doing magic shows, there is no avoiding nervous, but there is a way to control it and here is how.

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Speaking skills also are helpful before and after the show. Magic shows need crowds, and to get them, you have to be willing to stand up and tell people or hand out cards. When you are doing these things, you cannot just hand out your cards and say, please come to my magic show; you have to sell them on the idea that your show is the best around, and to do this, you need the proper skills. Even after the show is over, you should go out in the crowd and talk to your fans. When your fans see that you have confidence on the stage and off, they will respect your much more.

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Off the hook

Illusionist – Lance Burton

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When it comes to doing cool magic tricks and illusions and sleight of hand magic tricks, nobody does it like illusionist, Lance Burton.  Lance does sleight of hand tricks with beauty and flair; watching him in action is a treat for fans.  Lance is also a fancy performer; from his snappy bow tie to his neat suit, when people saw Lance Burton, they knew his was a magician.

 

Lance started out in magic at a young age; he was just 5 years old.  He was at a magic show at his mother’s factory during a Christmas party, and a man named Harry Collins did a trick on him; he made a coin come out of Lance’s ear.  From that point on, Lance loved magic.  He told many people in his neighborhood about the magic show.  Because of this, one of this neighbors decided to give him a book called Magic Made Easy; Lance learned all ten tricks from that book.  After that, he decided to do tricks for other kids in his neighborhood; he charged each of them a nickel.

 

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Watch me make this watermelon disappear

Harry Collin, who has a full time illusionist, noticed Lance Burton’s love of magic, and decide to mentor Lance during his teenage years.  Lance Burton became a great magician as a teen due to his help.  The mentoring paid off, because in 1977,  Lance entered a magic contest, and he won first prize.  A few years later, he was given a reward called the Gold Metal Of Excellence from a group called the Brotherhood Of Magicians.  Once he turned 20, he moved to southern California, and before long, he was on TV.  He appeared on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, and he did a routine there.   Johnny Carson must have seen sometime special about Lance Burton as he watched him during his rehearsal backstage, because he let him do a 12 minute unprecedented routine.  He returned to the show 10 more times while Carson was hosting, and 10 more times during Jay Leno’s hosting run.  He also done some tricks on the Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson.

Illusionist, Lance Burton does his magic tricks and illusions in unique ways, so young magicians can learn a lot from watching his shows.  Hand magic is not easy, because if you make one mistake, the trick is ruined.  To be the best magician at sleight of hand magic, you have to practice and then practice some more, generally in front of a mirror.  If you can do sleigh of hand magic tricks successful for your family members, then you can do them successful in front of a crowd.  Just remember to stay calm and relaxed, and do not be nervous, because you cannot do hand magic tricks with shaky hands.  The best way to calm your nerves is to get to know the crowd, tell some jokes; once you feel as if the audience members are your friend, you are ready to perform.

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How To Be A Magician And Be Successful

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When a magician does a great magic show, there were important things that made the show a success. If you want to know how to be a magician, each key factor is needed, and some of them cannot be purchased; they have to be learned. When the performer has all the elements, the overall show will be fantastic, and the crowd will leave wanting more.

 

The most important thing that a magician needs is trick variety, because when a magician does nothing but one type of trick, the crowd will get bored. When it comes to doing tricks, certain individuals generally like certain types of tricks. Card tricks are great for grownups because they understand the cards, but younger kids may have a difficult time following along. Kids like tricks where something magically appears or disappears after the magician does something cool. Because of this, you need a mix of card tricks and kid friendly tricks, along with cool tricks for all ages. You also need enough tricks so you can do more than one show and no one sees the same trick twice.  There are other things you need to know about as well, tons of things, which is why you need the ebook Become A Successful Magician For Fun Or Profit.  This book will teach you how to be a magician in more detail, plus you get a bonus book full of cool tricks.  Click the books to find out what information you will get in the each ebook.

One factor that some beginners magicians lack, but is greatly needed, is a sense of humor, especially if the magic show is going to be for just kids. A good joke will keep kids laughing, because when they are laughing, they will less likely boo you. Kids are tough critics, so if a magician is bad or boring, they will let the performer know. If possible, try telling jokes based on the tricks you are doing. For example, if you are doing a magic trick that uses an orange, tell a quick joke about an orange.  There are many joke books around, but the joke book in the link below has enough jokes for your magic show.  Besides humor, a magician needs to know how to handle cards, here is a video to help out.

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Can I please come to your magic show?

Another thing that is important is stage presence. You cannot just jump on the stage and do tricks, you have to perform. A magician has to be able to setup the trick by talking or telling a story. When this is done correctly, the tricks will be much more interesting. Looking around and talking loudly and clearly is also important. If you do not pronounce a word right or you explain the trick wrong, your trick will not be as impressive. It is also helps to react to the crowd. Do not just do your tricks and then move on to the next one; ask questions and get to know your crowd. Overall, just go out and act as you naturally do, and the crowd will love you even more.

The Magicians Magician – David Copperfield

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Whenever magic shows came on television, David Copperfield was usually the main attraction or part of the show.  He is a very successful magician that has many world records, which is why he is the magicians magician.  He also has won Emmy awards, and Forbes has listed him as the most successfully magician in history, so young magicians can learn a lot from him.  Any David Copperfield magic show was always a success.  David Copperfield is best known for his story telling during his magic acts and his comedy.

 

If you are a fan of magic you have to see David Copperfield Illusion.  The link is below.

 

David Copperfield – Illusion

 

David Copperfield is not this great magician’s real name, his actual name is David Seth Kotkin.  The magicians of today like to use stage names too.  He started doing magic in his neighborhood because he was a shy boy.  He continued to do magic at age 12 to get dates.  As a teenager, he started to teach magic classes at New York University.  During his teenage years, he found a love for theater; he always sneaked in Broadway shows.  He really liked the musicals act on Broadway a lot.  At age 18, David got the lead role in a play called The Magic Man while enrolled at Fordham University.  While at the university, he started to used the stage name David Copperfield from the book which has the same name.  The David Copperfield magic show has been successful even since.

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Ta Da

 

David Copperfield did not get this first television debut until 1977; he generally was not looking to be on television.  He was discovered by Joseph Cates who was a producer of Broadway shows and television specials.  He choose Copperfield to be the host of a show called The Magic Of ABC.  Copperfield went on to do more magic specials called The Magic Of David Copperfield, which aired on CBS between 1978 and 1998.   Copperfield did 20 magic specials overall between 1977 and 2007. The magicians of today do lots shows like Copperfield, however, he has set the bar high for magicians who want to pass him.  During his awesome career, he his made appearances in movies such as Terror Train, but most fans like to see Copperfield doing magic.

Copperfield’s most stand out performances are on his Illusion DVD; it is a must own for anyone who is a fan of magic or you never seen a David Copperfield magic show.  This DVD includes many magic tricks from his shows throughout the years; magic fans need to have this in their collection.

Copperfield has done many tricks; some of his most famous tricks was vanishing The State Of Liberty, flying, and walking through the Great Wall Of China.  When Copperfield did these tricks on television, they were usually done at the end of the show.

 

Besides magic shows, Copperfield has other magic related merchandise for his fans too, such as DVDs and books.  Out of all the magicians merchandise around today, Copperfield’s work is worth seeing.  The DVD called Illusion, as mentions earlier, has some great magic acts on it, and fan will really love it.  His book is a good read as well because it contains stories about magic acts told by David Copperfield.

The Magicians Of ABC – David Copperfield

Fun Ways To Use Magic Like David Copperfield

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Magic Tricks are fun to do because using cool tricks is a great way to make friends and an awesome way to impress the ones you already have.  Beginning with magic is not very hard, because there are lots of easy magic tricks that anyone can do, so you will be going tricks like a David Copperfield in no time.

 

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To do magic like Copperfield, the tricks have to be mind blowing, but you can start doing magic card tricks.  Card tricks always have a wow factor, and  many that are really easy as well.  After you are comfortable doing card tricks, more to the props tricks, and test them out on your crowd.  The best people to test your skills on is your family, but keep in mind that they might want to know how you did your tricks, but it is up to you if you want to tell them the secrets or not.  If you decide to do the tricks more than once, your crowd will start to look for the secrets to your tricks, so do not repeat the same tricks often.

Now, I know basic tricks are cool, but you want to learn how to do those incredible tricks too.  You wanna do tricks so awesome that others will drop their mouths.  At Last Learn The Top Secrets Professional Magicians Do Not Want You To Know – Period!

A stunning new course has just appeared on the internet that promises to reveal the top secrets professional magicians do not want you to know.

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“I have been a pro Illusionist for over 30 years, this eBook should not be allowed it gives too much away, it’s about the best value book ever for a person to learn from, the writer will never get into the Magic Circle after publishing this!”

The course is the Mind Blowing Magic Collection and it slays audiences. All the effects I learned from it were easy to learn and got killer reactions!

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I think it’s still available, but not for long so check it out at:

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(I grabbed a copy myself recently and the effects taught made me grin from ear to ear, this is powerful stuff.)

One of the best thing about this particular course is that you can get a free trick if you go to the page.  Although the trick is good, the full course is better.  The amount of tricks in the Mind Blowing Magic Tricks course is fantastic, and the wow factor is so amazing that David Copperfield himself would be amazed.  David Copperfield loves doing tricks that blows the audiences minds and you can too.  Check him out.

Once you have a few tricks that you know how to do, you should consider putting on a magic show for the neighborhood.  If you choose to do a show, you have to look like a magician and act like one too.  Start off with something basic, like a top hat and maybe a cool jacket, then you can add on as you learn more tricks.  When doing your show, remember to have a cool final trick that will leave your crowd guessing, and they will want to see you perform again the next time you do a show. A David Copperfield magic show always ends his shows with a great magic trick, and you should have not problem finding one too by using the tricks in Mind Blowing Magic course.

Another cool way mind blowing magic is fun is when you show the tricks at parties.  Cards tricks are the best tricks to do in public because cards can easily fit in your pocket.  Here is another cool thing about card tricks, some tricks do not require any prep work, so you can just go to someone’s home, ask for a deck of cards, and do an awesome trick.

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I'm gonna make this cheese disappear

Overall, magic is cool no matter if you just want to learn a few tricks to amaze your friends, if you want to put on a magic show for fun, or you want make a few dollars.

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