2021
Written by Dani DaOrtiz
Work of Dani DaOrtiz
153 pages (Hardcover), published by GrupoKaps
Illustrated with photographs
Language: English
38 entries
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Dani DaOrtiz Introduction
  • Foreword to the English edition (p. 15)
  • Preface to the English edition (p. 17)
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Miguel Ángel Gea Foreword to the English edition
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Dani DaOrtiz Preface to the English edition
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Dani DaOrtiz Chapter One. Attitude & concepts
  • Attitude (p. 23)
  • Some Concepts We Will Work With (p. 27)
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Dani DaOrtiz Attitude
  • Attitude
    • Every person is a world unto himself
    • Internalizing
    • The spectator is not your enemy, avoid intellectual conflicts (p. 24)
    • Feel it, believe in it
    • Carelessness
    • Creating the feeling of freedom through your attitude
    • The importance of actions
    • Direct and indirect influence (p. 25)
    • Do not lie
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Dani DaOrtiz Some Concepts We Will Work With
  • Some Concepts We Will Work With
    • The trick begins after the force, not before
    • The magician’s advantage
    • The human brain cannot process two pieces of information at the same time
    • Read the expressions of your audience
    • The golden sentences and golden questions (p. 28)
    • What the spectator questions
    • Avoid the feeling of revision
    • Subliminal roads
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Dani DaOrtiz Chapter Two. Psychological Forcing and the Psychology of Forcing "Theory, subtleties, strategies and general study"
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Dani DaOrtiz Classic Force. Cards are spread in the hands much detail on the Classic Force, including the technical explanation, as well as psychological and verbal touches to enhance it
  • Classic procedure
  • My contributions. Some psychological remarks regarding the classic force
    • Breaking the rhythm
    • Subliminally indicating the card (breaking the rhythm) (p. 34)
    • Openly handing the force card (part one)
    • Openly handing the force card (part two) (p. 36)
  • Holding the deck face up (Tamariz, DaOrtiz) ( p. 37)
  • Getting the force card ready (p. 39)
    • Weave shuffle setup (for magicians)
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Juan Tamariz, Dani DaOrtiz Holding the deck face up (Tamariz, DaOrtiz) face-up Classic Force of any card in shuffled deck, desired card is located and set for the force “in real time”
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Dani DaOrtiz Weave shuffle setup (for magicians) setting break above force card via in-the-hands-weave shuffle
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Dani DaOrtiz The Seventh Card and Its Psychological Nuances
  • In the hands of the magician
  • In the hands of the spectator
  • On the table (p. 42)
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Dani DaOrtiz In the hands of the magician dealing stop force of seventh card, performer deals, psychological details
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Dani DaOrtiz In the hands of the spectator dealing stop force of seventh card, spectator deals, psychological details
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Dani DaOrtiz On the table deck spread on table, top cards pushed over one at a time, spectator forced to stop on seventh card
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Dani DaOrtiz Miscellaneous Forces and Some Psychological Remarks miscellaneous forces of a card (or cards) based on spectator saying stop during deal, spelling out names, or thinking of card in spread
  • PPT (person, place, or thing)
  • The magical blow (as a psychological mistake)
  • Stop anytime (pretending to misunderstand) (p. 46)
  • Using a high/low card setup for two spectators (p. 47)
  • Creating a force number with absolute freedom (p. 49)
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Dani DaOrtiz PPT (person, place, or thing) spectator thinks of anything (PPT) and deals a card for each letter of its name, always arrives at force card
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Dani DaOrtiz The magical blow (as a psychological mistake) force card is made to turn up cleanly at the end of spelling any long name
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Dani DaOrtiz Stop anytime (pretending to misunderstand) spectator deals through shuffled deck face up and stops on force card, any card from shuffled deck can be forced (no setup), can still arrive at force card even if spectator stops a few cards away
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Dani DaOrtiz Using a high/low card setup for two spectators one spectator asked to think of low card and other to think of high card, from random point in deck a few cards are shown to each spectator, both cards are forced
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Dani DaOrtiz Creating a force number with absolute freedom deck is dealt and spectator stops at a few cards, at each stop he is given choice of surrounding cards, stopped-at cards’ values are forced, good for five cards (can be less or more), includes what to do if a card is passed
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Dani DaOrtiz Working with Small Groups of Cards
  • Issuing the order before stating your intent
  • One of four (on the table) (p. 52)
  • One of three when turning cards face up (the magician never touches the cards) (p. 54)
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Dani DaOrtiz Issuing the order before stating your intent forcing one card of four face-down cards, not sure-fire
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Dani DaOrtiz One of four (on the table) one of four cards laid out on table is forced based on spectator naming one, two, three or four
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Dani DaOrtiz One of three when turning cards face up (the magician never touches the cards) one of three face-down cards is forced
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Dani DaOrtiz Verbal Forces. Forcing numbers, cards, or positions details on psychological forces of numbers, values, suits and specific cards
  • Numerical estimation by a spectator
    • Number 18 (p. 56)
    • Making number two more likely to be selected
  • Spectator’s estimations of the deck (p. 57)
  • Verbally forcing a card (first system) (p. 58)
  • Verbally forcing a card (second system)
  • Verbally forcing a card (third system)
  • Going for a suit (p. 59)
    • Going for hearts
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Dani DaOrtiz Numerical estimation by a spectator how to verbally force most numbers, low and high, and how to always arrive at the desired number
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Dani DaOrtiz Number 18 verbally force the number 18
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Dani DaOrtiz Making number two more likely to be selected verbally force the number 2, brief trick application of force
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Dani DaOrtiz Verbally forcing a card (first system) specific card is forced from an imaginary deck of cards, cards named by performer
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Dani DaOrtiz Verbally forcing a card (second system) similar to first system (above) but only value is forced, not suit, allowing more overall sense of freedom
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Dani DaOrtiz Verbally forcing a card (third system) from shuffled deck, a few cards are shown and named aloud for spectators to note, one of them is a force
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Dani DaOrtiz Going for a suit some points on verbally forcing any suit
  • Going for hearts (additional info on forcing hearts, or diamonds)
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Dani DaOrtiz Magician’s Choice. Some ideas detailed information on the psychology, verbal strategies and nuances of equivoque and general forcing procedures and creating the illusion of freedom
  • The importance of the question
  • The spectator acts early
  • Keeping the real purpose in the background
  • Using ambiguity to normalize (p. 62)
  • Forcing choices
    • Building sentences
    • Offering two choices while highlighting one of them (Would you rather…) (p. 63)
    • One option of many
    • Sentence logic (p. 64)
    • Question in the background
    • Direct request ending with ambiguity
  • Forcing via expectations (p. 65)
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Dani DaOrtiz Deceiving Via Visual Perception strategies to visually (and verbally) deceive audience to feel things are not under control, some force applications
  • Visual subtext
  • Visual disorder force (on the table) (p. 68)
  • You, me, and him (p. 70)
  • HLG force (Homage to Lennart Green force) (p. 71)
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Dani DaOrtiz Visual disorder force (on the table) packets are cut from deck and dropped on table until spectator says stop, spectator takes top card of tabled pile which is a force
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Dani DaOrtiz You, me, and him two spectators and performer each decide on a number, cards are dealt from top corresponding to all three numbers, card arrived at is forced
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Dani DaOrtiz HLG force (Homage to Lennart Green force) deck is messily mixed on table (washed), some face up and face down, spectator touches a face-down card, it is forced, relies on psychology and a casual switch if necessary
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Dani DaOrtiz Forcing from a Fan as You Spread the Cards for the Spectator “Think-A-Card” spread force, card from middle is forced and then controlled, card’s identity can be predetermined, many touches that make it work, psychology, how to handle when it misses
  • Control or force
  • Starting situation
  • Spreading the cards (p. 78)
  • Getting to the selection
  • Controlling the card (p. 79)
  • Initial position for the force
  • How does it work… (p. 80)
    • A. Increasing urgency (p. 81)
      • The speed of the selection
      • The specific order
    • B. Apparent nonchalance
      • The surprised technique
  • The importance of a thought-of card…
  • Facing mistakes (p. 82)
  • Cards and cards...
  • Conclusion... (p. 83)
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Data entered by Yehuda Rauch.