The Paradigm Shift is Simon’s go-to way of controlling a selection anywhere in the deck. It is one of the smoothest card controls that we have encountered in a long time.
Simon Black is one of the most promising magicians from downtown Chicago. Well versed in both hard-core techniques and performance theories, Simon has the ability to create sleights that are sophisticated in construction and yet, seamless in execution.
The Paradigm Shift is Simon’s go-to way of controlling a selection to anywhere in the deck. It draws inspiration from the work of Bill Goodwin, Edward Hammond, Tony Chang, Paul LePaul and is an independent creation that has similarities in a control by Norman Beck. It is one of the smoothest card controls that we have encountered in a long time. With the Paradigm Shift, Simon solved a lot of the problems that he had with the Classic Pass. This shift is causal, angle proof and extremely deceptive.
In this download, Simon also shares 5 different applications that incorporate the Paradigm Shift. The color change, transposition, CAAN, Red & Black Separation, and Stock Exchange.
To quote Simon himself, “You will use the Paradigm Shift.”