The Balducci Levitation is simple magic trick that can be performed almost anywhere and anythime. If you would like to learn how to perform Balducci Levitation, like David Blaine does in his "Street Magic TV Show", you should read this tutorial. Be aware that this magic trick is a highly restrictive and angle sensitive trick. You should practice your angles over and over to get used to them. One bad angle or position and the illusion is blown!
The Balducci Levitation - Secret Behind It
All you have to do is pretend to float off of the ground, while you tippee toe on just one foot (the foot further away from audiences view). Believe it, or not, this looks great!! The small audience can´t see your supporting foot, because it´s hidden by three things: your pants, the angle of the trick and your closest shoe (which hides their view of the foot being used to levitate you).
You might want only rise 3 or 5 inches off of the ground, but it´s all in the presentation! You will want to slowly rise off of the ground, wait just one or two second and then drop fast. Stay up too long, and they will probably figure it out. Image below shows you what the Balducci Levitation looks like during performance. The position on the left is the start of the illusion. Position on the right shows the climax of the levitation. Here's an animated gif that shows you the effect.
After you've figured out this magic trick, proceed to "10 Tips To Perform Perfect Balducci Levitation".
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