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Axel Hecklau: Classic Linking Rings in Depth, Mondays 10a, Aug 16 - Sep 6, 2021 (4 Week Class)

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Zoom Class Details:
Class Dates: 8/16, 8/23, 8/30, 9/6
Day: Mondays
Time: 10a (PST) / 1p (EST)
Duration: 1 HOUR
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Classic linking rings in depth
A class by Vice-Worldchampion Parlour Magic Axel Hecklau.

There are many books and videos about the linking rings. But they describe the moves only. To get a deep understanding for this gem it is necessary to think about many theoretical aspects as well.

These thoughts are crucial if you like to develop and understand a successful routine.
In this Masterclass we will discuss and analyze different routines and get a deep view on this still actual classic in magic.

On top of that you will learn the silent links and unlinks developed by Axel Hecklau and why "silent" increases the effect dramatically.

You will also learn Axels full 7 Ring routine.

Push this universal piece of magic to the next level.

Content of this class:

Theory

  • The raison d'être of the linking rings
  • Pros and cons
  • The prop (materials, sound, proportions…)
  • Meaning
  • Routining
  • Structure
  • Dramaturgy
  • Rhythm
  • Performing-Styles (comedy / elegant / astonishing)
  • The role of the spectator
  • Silence, pauses, timing
  • Analysis of known routines
  • Analysis of the 7 ring routine by Axel Hecklau

Practice

  • Developing a sense for the prop
  • Basic handlings, displays, counting, linking / unlinking
  • Handling of the K**ring
  • Figures / displays
  • Innovative silent moves by Axel Hecklau
  • Full 7 Ring-Routine by Axel Hecklau

You will need a classic linking ring set 8"-12" (10" is perfect)

Supplies needed for class:

You will need a classic linking ring set 8-12" (10" is perfect)

Class Policies

It is mandatory that all students have a working video camera and leave it on for the duration of each class.

These sessions are not to be recorded. Please do not use Zoom’s recording feature, or third-party recording software to store these classes for later viewing.

Registration can be cancelled or changed until 5 days prior to the class start date. If you are purchasing classes as a gift, it is your responsibility to inform us of the recipient’s name during checkout or by emailing support@penguinmagic.com. Late cancellations, transfers, name changes cannot be accommodated after the cancellation/change cutoff date.

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Incredible moves, attention to detail, and psychology! Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on September 20th, 2021
If you've ever thought about performing the linking rings as a stunningly beautiful effect, or struggled with the moves and means to accomplish it, this is the place to learn. I hung onto nearly every word in this course and will use every idea put forth here in real situations. The philosophy behind his dramatic structure was enough for the price alone, but his moves are really a marvel. I'm sure that if I'd been more experienced with the rings, I could've gained even more from this class. Axel is an excellent instructor and went above and beyond to familiarize us with the props, history, and techniques involved with the Linking rings. He covered many questions about techniques in general that did not even pertain to his specific performance. The beauty of this course, is the ability of having such an excellent instructor correct you, and offer advice on your handling in real time!
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on August 16th, 2021
Off to a great start! This was a very informative and instructive class. Choice of rings, handling just a single ring (our first homework!) to multiple rings, the 3-D appearance of a ring and much more.
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