Magicians may be surprised to hear that movements in Martial art, like every sleight, begin with a quarter turn. That inconspicuous 45-degree angle creates a circle: in the case of martial art it protects you; in the case of magic it creates an invisible hole in the fabric of reality.
In the words of Sun Tzu, author of The Art of War, "all warfare depends on deception."
To illustrate, look no further than our magical and martial hero, Ryan Hayashi.
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