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How To Do Double Lift?
The Double Lift which is commonly known as Double turnover is the most basic trick made by any expert magician. It is one of the initial moves to play cards.
What Is Actually Double Lift?
It is actually nimbleness of fingers which is attempted by skilled illusionists. Magicians actually pick up two cards at a time, but it seems as he has raised only one card and show the top card to the viewers who are actually the second card.
Materials Required For Double Lift
A deck of cards only
How To Become Expert To Do Double Lift?
Everybody can become expert to do double lift, but some simple techniques are required which are explained below;
- First of all arrange the deck of cards appropriately.
- Place your little finger under first two cards.
- Push cards slightly with your thumb so that it becomes easy for you to lift cards.
- Now lift first two cards in such a way that it appears that you have elevated only one card.
- Now show the top card to the viewers who are actually the second card.
- Place these cards back on deck.
- Now lift the card which is actually the first card.
- Obviously, it will be different from the card which you had shown first.
So by this uncomplicated and easy trick, you can surprise your viewers who are actually unaware of it.
The video is given below so that it becomes easy for you guys to understand the steps given above.You can easily see that the technique is only to lift two cards at once just to misguide the people.
Types Of Double Lift
Mentioned below are the types, or you can say the different ways to do double lift which have the fewer chances of to be caught by the audience.
1.Push Off Double Lift
It is the double lift which is explained before in the video.It seems more natural and unpredictable to the audience as its difficult for them to judge.The main thing is the way to lift the two cards at a time to dodge the audience. But it requires a lot of practice.A person must have a practice of few months before performing in front of an audience.
If a person is not suitably trained the break in the cards may be pointed out by the audience, or he may be failed to do double lift properly.
If properly trained there is a little chance of error or two cards may be misaligned.
2. Basic Double Lift
It’s a fundamental step to practice double lift for those people who are interested in becoming its expert but they have never practiced it before.But it doesn’t look so much natural as compared to other types.No matter how much you are its expert but there is a great chance to be doubted by the people even if they don’t know its basics or tricks.
3. The Double Turnover
It somewhat seems natural and is also a good technique for initiators of double lift.It just involves to turn over the two cards on the deck of cards rather than lifting them up and then place them back to their positions as before.This technique is little bit preferred by experts.
4. 2-Card Pushover
It’s a safe method among all four types in the sense that it becomes difficult for the people to judge the scam attempted by the magician.This method is same as a double turnover.It is the most natural of all types.
Which One Is The Best Method?
2-Card Pushover and Double lift are the two approaches which are commonly used by the most of the experts.But between these two methods, 2-Card Pushover is the best method considered.It works best under high stress and is less susceptible to errors.