Magic and Misdirection

Magic and Misdirection

Monty Witt


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Misdirection in it's simplest sense is diverting an audience members attention away from the secret action. Any magician can improve their magic and overall effectiveness by learning the principles of misdirection. What you will learn ... ... why magicians use misdirection. ... when to use misdirection. ... the principles of misdirection. ... the different types of misdirection used by magicians. ... how to use misdirection with different types of magic. ... the correct timing for misdirection. ... why misdirection works. Misdirection is a form of deception in which the attention of an audience is focused on one thing in order to distract its attention from another. Managing the audience's attention is the aim of all magicians. Misdirection is uses by magicians to manipulate the audience's perceptions. This leads them to draw false conclusions. Misdirection is about making sure that your spectators do not see things you do not want them to see.