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"I laughed out-loud during the trailer, and the smile never left my face. Now I just need to convince you to teach me the secret... I hope there's a secret.”  – Maxwell Murphy, co-founder of Penguin Magic

THE EFFECT: Breaking Point is an effect which allows you to dislocate your finger and then bend it in impossible ways. The routine consists of 3 parts:

1. Dislocating the finger - making it pop out of the socket
2. Bending the finger (multiple versions)
3. Popping the finger back in place 

"This is a great effect! The cracking of the finger is pure eye and ear candy." - Joe Rindfleisch, the creator of Fracture

The effect has been tested for several years and never fails to amaze people. Usually people don’t believe in magic, but sometimes with this effect when I've told my spectators that it’s NOT real... they don't believe me! This is an effect your spectators WILL remember and gives you the reputation of being able to do more than just magic tricks.

"Hahahah, I love it!!! So good!"- Adam Wilber, creator of Decibel, Pyro
 
KEY POINTS:
Impromptu
No gimmicks
Easy
Safe
Doesn't need flexible fingers
Finger is fully examinable :)
 
“Johannes's Breaking Point is an effective routine based on interesting techniques - I really like it!" - Will Houstoun, magic historian, creator of Freak

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No props, No angles, No setup - Just pure astonishment Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 9th, 2016
I just started learning this effect, and for starters, it took me just 10 minutes to master the bone cracking sound. Now I'm practicing the entire routine and can't wait to present it!

Johannes is an excellent instructor and he's been doing this effect for years. He takes you slowly and clearly through all the moves, knows all the the right moves and patter, and he adds performance tips to insure that you'll really amaze and impact your audience.

The best part of this routine is that if you have two hands, you can take the effect anywhere and perform it instantly at any time. There's no setup, and there are absolutely NO bad angles!

I also had a couple of questions, emailed Johannes for advice and received the help I needed in just a few hours! He also provides a Bonus instructional video that's going to take me to an even higher level.

I can't wait till I polish my performance and start stunning my audience!

Thank you Johannes!!
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This is great!!! Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 4th, 2016
I bought this based solely on the description. I did not even watch the trailer. It just sounded like a cool trick. I love this. It really does sound and look like you have dislocated your middle finger; however it does not "feel" like you have as it doesn't hurt (I know that is not what the ad copy meant, but just in case someone does...). Also, I learned this routine after watching the video once. It is very easy to learn. Of course, it will still require some practice, but you will still understand the mechanics of Breaking Point very quickly. I would also add that the spectators' reactions in the trailer are genuine.

My presentation for this is talking about how (supposedly) Houdini had to dislocate his shoulders to escape from a straight jacket, and likewise in order for me to do sleight of hand I need to dislocate my finger.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 3rd, 2016
Some people have been giving this a hard time criticizing the video quality and how the trick isn't shown much just the reactions and some
People even commented on his hair..... who cares. This is A GREAT EFFECT and you can walk up to anyone and immediately have it to show them and even start a conversation that leads to more magic. He genuinely cares about this effect and wants who he's teaching to care the same way. He gives a full one on one view just him in the tutorial then explains each phase. And there may or may not be something a little extra he teaches you. I turned to someone next to me and asked if he had a faint heart or was squeamish and then like 8 others tuned it I performed the trick and watched their faces cringe and then launched into the ring thing. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
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Great stuff and looks realistic Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on March 23rd, 2017
Before to buy it I contacted Penguin to make sure it could be done with any type of fingers. I drilled it and rewatched the video over and over and got it down. I fooled my wife and my son (magician). I performed it for real people and the reactions are completly different than with any other type of tricks. Nothing in the preview is edited or exagerated. It's to the point.

Love the explanation video from Johannes. It's a complete worker. You can carry it with you even if you're naked! I always carry my hands with me. You can use them for the rest of this lifetime! Loved it. May the magic stay with you! Crepmaster ;)
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 8th, 2016
I am not a fan of body magic at all. Breaking point is an excellent trick. I work in the emergency medical field and the joint pop sound has blown by my co workers. The unnatural bending of the finger looks awesome and has great angles. This is a great anytime anywhere miracle.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on January 12th, 2017
I think it was just as advertised. A relatively simple and effective trick using no props, except for you.
Magic to take with you where ever you go.
Thanks.
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Excellent, a bit incomplete -- but overall 9*/5* Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 26th, 2017
Excellent -- love the approach to teaching, including covering of details, the bonus material, and the lifetime internet support. For this, I would give it ten stars out of five!

Contrary to the opinion that a "3 minute" video would have sufficed for most magicians, I can appreciate the value of the details presented -- precisely because I have spent many years on magic. It would take one a great deal of thought and many performances to identify and address various nuances of performing Breaking Point -- but the teaching has addressed these nuances.

One star is taken away because the material is incomplete in three respects:

1) I could grasp the thinking behind the marketing video only after reading Johannes explanation at the magic café forum -- would be good to have that explanation in the product's blurb and in the video.

2) I had to create a .xspf playlist of bookmarks to be able to jump to different parts of the main and bonus videos. Would be good if such a file was part of the product.

3) Parts of the video have background music. Thankfully, the important parts do not have background music. Would have liked to get a version without background music.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 21st, 2017
I had to write a review after someone said it was a long winded flufffilled video.Johannes did a fantastic job of covering everything very well and in no way tried to do fill ins for the video.I was extremely impressed and will buy something from him again gladly!!!
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 20th, 2017
This effect is insane and sickening... I love it!!!

It is a whole routine that when performed with all phases has left my audiences cringing. You never need to do anything painful to yourself and is taught really well. He even offers private emailing sessions to ensure you get the effect perfect.

I've had to adapt the first part to suit me but once I over came that I even had my wife (who learnt the effect with me) cringing...

I can't believe the price... what I would also recommend is learning in front and polishing your acting skills.
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loved it !! Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 19th, 2017
I absolutely loved this trick! i was a little worried about paying 10 dollars, but after I watching the video I was thoroughly pleased with my purchase. Johannes does a very good job teaching how to do the effect as well as little subtleties that really help to sell it! all in all a really awesome trick and I would highly recommend purchasing it!
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