Top 10 categories of magic tricks

  1. Production: The magician produces something from nothing
  2. Vanish: The magician makes something disappear
  3. Levitation: The magician defies gravity by making something float in the air freely.
  4. Suspension: The magician makes an object float in the air with the aid of another object
  5. Transformation: The magician transforms something from one state into another
  6. Transportation: The magician causes something to move from one place to another
  7. Transposition: The magician causes two objects exchange places.
  8. Restoration: The magician destroys an object then restores it to its original state.
  9. Penetration: The magician makes a solid object pass through another solid object.
  10. Escape: The magician is placed in a restraining device like handcuffs and magician escapes to safety.

                              – Amit Kalantri (Magician and Mentalist)

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