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1) Helps increase Self Confidence
Learning magic tricks was more effective than typical classes designed to improve children’s self-esteem and confidence. I was child who had ears that stuck out and I was constantly picked on. When I was young and I struggled with fitting in. Magic made me feel that I had something that others didn’t have and the feeling of fooling someone older like my parents and teachers were very empowering. Children feel empowered when they are able do something that others cannot. With a magic trick, a shy or introverted child now has special powers. This will help build “self-confidence”. Magic requires many skill sets that will naturally carry ofter to other aspects of life. You will be better at analyzing situations and people. You'll be quick on your feat being able to improvise. You'll be better prepared to face rejection and objections. In addition you'll develop patience, concentration, and courage. You will experience personal enhancement, attract attention, and recieve recognition and praise.
2) Helps to you over come shyness, approach people and socialise
Many magicians were very shy kids when they were young and did not know how to approach people. Once they learned magic, introductions and breaking the ice became much easier. Magic encourages people to interact. While it is not appropriate to start every introduction with a magic trick, it gives one the confidence knowing that at anytime you can make a memorable introduction with a quick trick. I've also gotten free stuff and upgrades. Including saving me lots of time, at the House of Prime Rib one of the most popular restaurants in SF I got seated immediately, when I approached the wait table and they told me the wait was 1.5 hours. I showed them a magic trick and I was seated immediately!
3) Improves Critical Thinking and Presenting Skills
Learning, watching, and performing magic improves critical thinking. Having multiple perspectives for a certain situation is a very beneficial skill. The more magic tricks children watch and learn, the more they will be thinking outside the box and be able to decipher the secret. Others enjoy the art of presenting, the study of perception, or the art of collecting magic. With some of the newest technology, you'll become a modern day James Bond acquiring super powers.
4) Promotes Self Discipline and Persistence
Learning magic tricks requires self-discipline and persistence to practice. Without these skills, a magician will not be successful. Some tricks are easy to learn (a few minutes), while others may take months to perfect. I have spent time learning many challenging tricks and this is only done through patience and perseverance.
5) Bringing joy to others
Magic has the ability to bring out genuine wonder in people, and to bring joy to them. Nothing is more rewarding than brightening people's day and make them smile, especially those who are going through a tough time.
I've been a professional magician since 1999 and I can’t imagine my life without the influence of magic. It has helped shape me into the person I am today, and has allowed me to bring joy to people. Hopefully you and your loved ones can begin to experience the many rewards that magic brings.
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