Today we’ll be exploring a collection of professional level magic tricks, and breaking them down into two distinct categories. You’re going to learn some of the best professional tricks, resources, and gimmicks that will provide you will all the ingredients needed to transform you into a truly amazing magician – they are that good! First things first…
What are professional magic tricks?
I personally feel a little bit worried when I see just how much magic is out there. Why? Because I love magic! And I am an impulsive buyer, the two do not go well together.
That’s why I am very selective when it comes to buying tricks and gimmicks, I have a strict criteria that I follow to make sure I’m confidant these tools and tricks meet the high standards required for professional performance.
What sets the truly exceptional magicians apart (like myself) is our ability to discern and utilize the top 1% of gimmicks and props, along with mastering the top 5% of magic tricks. This elite selection forms a robust foundation, allowing magicians to significantly expand their creative horizons, refine their craft, and deliver performances that astonish and delight.
For instance, the classic ‘Cups and Balls’ trick—accessible to any magician—possesses an incredible depth of potential that, in the hands of a skilled artist, can be transformed into a mesmerizing professional-level performance. This principle applies across the board; selecting the right magic tricks and props is about seeking those with the greatest capacity for innovation, depth/skill, and power of sheer impact on spectators!
Another example, is in our classic magic book collection we have around 368 classic magic books with an index ripe with 4429 effects! We knew any magician who bought this could very well be overwhelmed (as well as struggle with digesting 20th Century magic literature) so we handpicked the top 138 and made a video collection for magicians to learn (more on this later)!
5 Professional Level Magic Gimmicks
Including, Switch One, the holy grail of card effects?
1: Switch One by Christian Grace – When it comes to the holy grail of card effects, there are a lot of contenders. (and we’d love to hear your opinions!) Personally, we love a good old ACAAN but Christian Grace’s ‘Switch One’ might just be a contender. Here’s what it looks like: You display a folded card under an inverted wine glass. You ask someone to name a color, a suit, and a value, to generate a truly random selection. The card under the glass is revealed to be this exact card. Pretty insane right? Click HERE to watch, Switch One being done!
2: The Quantum Bender – This is amazing (but very expensive). Easily the most powerful tool for coin bending out there, allowing magicians to seemingly bend a coin in a spectator’s hand. It’s a deeply personal and impactful trick that can be woven into various narratives and presentations. So much potential here! Click HERE to view The Quantum Bender on Penguin Magic!
3: The Gecko Pro System by Jim Rosenbaum – The Gecko is an innovative device that allows for vanishing objects, transformations, and more, right in front of the spectator’s eyes. Its utility is only limited by the magician’s creativity! Click HERE to view Gecko Pro on Vanishing Inc.
4: SvenPad® – The SvenPad are special pages for mentalism, allowing for seemingly impossible predictions and mind reading. Its quality ensures reliability, while its concept allows for a wide range of routines and personal touches. Click HERE to view on Vanishing Inc.
5: Tarantula II by Yigal Mesika – This is an electronic device designed for levitations and animations. Its updated design offers reliability and control, providing a platform for stunning visual effects that can be customized to the performer’s style! Click HERE to view on Vanishing Inc.
BONUS – Professional Magic Props! The Cups and Balls Set – This classic trick, with its simple premise of balls disappearing and reappearing under cups, is a testament to the magician’s skill and creativity. The routine can be adapted in countless ways, incorporating sleight of hand, storytelling, and audience interaction, making it a timeless piece for magicians to personalize and perfect! I love it, while it’s not a gimmick I think it is perhaps, the most professional level magic prop on the market. Click HERE to learn the Cups and Balls Routine!
BONUS 2 – Where Can I Learn From Professional Magicians – Danny Goldsmith is one of the worlds best coin magicians and he has a website with products all about coin magic! He’s amazing, and a really great teacher. There is also a magic membership called Magic Mastery, run by pro magician Steven Bridges that has a community full of amazing magicians with unique stories and adventures in magic (and much more)! Click HERE to view Danny’s Magic, and HERE to view Magic Mastery!
Professional Level Magic Tricks
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If you asked any magician—whether a seasoned professional, top-class children’s magician or a member of the magic circle—THIS question…
“Where are the REAL secrets?”
They would most likely give you THIS answer…
They’re in the books.
We couldn’t agree more.
In fact, two years ago this very week we launched our ‘classic magic book collection’ project where you could pick up 368 of these books.
That project sold in the thousands—but ever since we created it we’ve been acutely aware of one big problem….
For a lot of people these books are difficult to read, and so bulky it’s hard to find the really good stuff.
Our friend Danny Goldsmith (considered by many the world’s best coin magician) recently lamented to us that he learns better from video and struggles with classics such as Bobo—that would otherwise undoubtedly hold so much power for him.
That among many other reasons is why we’ve created this project.
This project is a VIDEO collection of 138 of the BEST tricks from our library of 368 classic magic books.
First, we spent hours upon hours pouring over these books, sifting through the material, and finding the very best ‘hidden gems’.
And there were a LOT of them.
In fact, while creating this project we quite literally found the method for one the best selling magic tricks of 2023 in a single throwaway paragraph written by Theodore Annemann.
(this is no exaggeration, check out trick 39 of this project upon purchase to see the proof!)
Next, we spent nearly two weeks practically living in our studio, filming high quality videos going over each of these tricks and making them as EASY to understand as possible.
Our goal was to do ALL the hard work for you.
We’ve taken these tricks, added our own modernizations, touches, alternate handlings and most importantly brought them into the modern age in the form of video.
We’ve also made sure the original excerpts are right below the video because reading and watching can create an even better experience!
This was a mammoth task.
This project has taken 2 years to be fully realized.
As Black Friday and ‘crunch time’ approached, we even had to carve out 2 weeks of our schedule to create a ‘magic bootcamp’ where we did nothing but read, film, edit, learn and produce.
(spending regular 12, 13 and even 20 hour days immersed in this stuff)
Imagine knowing more about magic than you ever have.
Imagine being able to sit down with magicians such as Hugard, Annemann, Vernon, Erdnase, Cardini, Hunter and others, knowing you could have kept up with them.
(and perhaps show them a few things of your own!)
That’s how we felt at the ‘peak’ of this project, while we were so immersed in their work. It’s a feeling we tried to capture in the product.
This project is about reaching into the past and bringing the best of that era of magic into the modern day.
We’ve talked to magic circle members, top magicians and clients about it for a while now.
But we’re finally sharing it with you…