Magic sets aren’t just for kids, but choosing one for your magic-enthused adult friends can be a challenge if you’re not sure exactly what you’re looking for. How embarrassing would it be to get your pal a gift only to realize after they’ve opened it that it’s totally not age-appropriate? We’re pleased to tell you, magic sets for adults, do exist, and they’re pretty amazing if we may say so ourselves.
What about if you yourself want to dabble in the fun?
Since most magic sets on the shelves of your local hobby shop are designed to encourage kids to get involved with the practice, they generally only require a rudimentary understanding of what magic is, and therefore, are not going to amaze and wow anyone older than an adolescent. That can be discouraging to even the most patient of learners since if you’re not challenging your own mind, you’re likely to get bored and fall off the magic bandwagon. That’s why doing ample research is imperative if your aim is to encourage your friends with aspirations of becoming the next Criss Angel or David Blaine, or to get yourself off on the right foot.
To help with the struggle, we’ve compiled a list of magic sets for adults that are currently available and just waiting for the next Houdini to get their hands on them.
Evolushin Magic Set by Shin Lim
The Evolushin Magic Set is very different to pretty much all other magic sets on the market. Most magic sets highlight the “toys” in the magic set and not the performance of the magician what will present them. That’s where Shin Lim has developed a magic kit focused on the older beginner magician, which works to make YOU the star of the show!
The magic kit is loaded full of SECRET TOOLS that will make you look like you have spent years learning difficult sleight of hand. As a magic set for adults, it’s our first choice. because the magic kit teaches tricks that are professional level! Each trick has been handpicked to bring you the MAXIMUM response from your audience!
It’s just like getting a lesson from Shin Lim directly. Shin goes over all details of each trick so you will not only know the SECRETS but how to preform them properly.
BONUS! In the Evolushin Magic Set Shin Lim will be teaching 2 close-up acts! This way you will have plenty of magic to perform and will be able to create your own versions of these great tricks!
Grandpa Magic Book
The Grandpa Magic Book Isn’t a traditional boxed magic set for adults, But rather a book PACKED full of magic adults can do with just everyday items, such as pencils, spoons, and paperclips. From a professional magician and New York Times bestselling author Allan Zola Kronzek, it’s 116 tricks, illusions, and brainteasers that any adult will love to lean and perform.
It’s not limited to Grandparents.. Any adult will have fun with this, either entertaining their kids, or having fun doing magic with their friends and work collegues. From the old pull-a-coin-from-behind-a-kid’s-ear trick and “removing your thumb” to card tricks, stunts for the dinner table, and verbal puzzles that surprise and delight, there’s something for everyone. Step-by-step illustrations make them easy to learn. The Grandpa Magic book has become a bestseller with magicians.
Sleight of Hand for Beginners
Learning new tricks brings forth the question, what other skills can you master? If all-inclusive magic sets for adults are less on your radar and you want to try something else, dabbling in the original techniques is a great way to get started.
If you’ve ever watched Penn & Teller, I’m willing to bet you have an interest in sleight of hand, and mastering the techniques used by the pro’s is a great tool to add to your ever-expanding trick belt.
Sleight of hand isn’t something that you’ll be able to master in a day, and taking the time to learn the basics will set you up for success.
In a complete and compact 4-DVD set, this Sleight of Hand Beginner Training Course is a great way to get your feet wet and master the fundamentals. The course includes key skills instructions on things like Double Lifts, Alternative Counts and the Elmsley Count and includes free training support for all of its users.
By dividing the core skills into month-long tutorials, the Sleight of Hand Beginner Training Course proves itself to be a viable asset to any and all deceptive magic enthusiasts. In addition to the online support, you’ll receive regular coaching to help you stay on track with the course that can also help speed up your training so that you can show off your new skills before your friends even know you’ve been practicing.
So what exactly are you waiting for?
Whether you just want to master sleight of hand so that you can mimic your favourite illusionist’s performances or you want to dig deep and add new tricks to your database, the aforementioned magic sets for adults and course are a surefire way to help you learn some new skills, have some fun, and achieve your goals.