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Rapid Induction Hypnosis Training

Whether you are looking to use rapid hypnosis for hypnotherapy or for entertainment, this is the ideal course for you to gain experience with instant hypnosis and rapid induction hypnosis techniques. You’ll get a whole day of hands-on practice – you will be hypnotising people FAST!
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Upcoming Rapid Induction Course Dates

Edinburgh, Scotland
Saturday 3 Aug 2024

Easy access from Scotland & Newcastle

Saturday 14 Sept 2024

Central location – national & international hub

Saturday 19 Aug 2023

Perfect for students on UK’s south coast

Coming soon...
Saturday 15 April 2023

Easy access from Midlands-locations 

Saturday 10 June 2023

Easy access from the West Country, Cornwall & Wales
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King's Lynn
Saturday 21 Oct 2023

Ideal location for anyone in the East of England

Please note, we only run a small number of rapid induction courses each year. Our courses are primarily held in London (UK) which allows easy access to both national and international attendees.

Keep scrolling down for more information about the rapid induction training course, or simply click the green button below to secure your place now:

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Learn how pro hypnotists use rapid inductions to get clients and volunteers into hypnosis fast

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Whether you have some experience using hypnosis already or even if you know absolutely nothing about hypnosis, that’s fine, because students of all abilities are welcome to join Rory Z’s rapid hypnosis training course.

Even if you’re a hypnotherapist and never intend to do any stage/street hypnosis, that’s fine too because these instant hypnosis and rapid induction skills are a very useful tool to add to your hypnotherapy repertoire, and they make a great ‘convincer’ when a prospective client asks you to ‘show me something’.

Also, if you are looking to become a stage or street hypnotist, and want to know how to hypnotise people FAST, this is the best place to start!

People from all over the world have attended Rory Z’s rapid induction hypnosis training courses, often flying from Europe, Asia, America and even as far as Australia to learn rapid inductions with Rory in the UK. So, you can rest assured that you are getting some of the very best rapid induction training available today, and anyone is welcome to sign up. We welcome students from all cultures, careers and lifestyles, and of any experience level.

What will I learn on this course?

Check out this short video where Rory breaks down exactly what’s covered on his world famous rapid induction course:

On the rapid induction training course, we start off with a brief introduction to hypnosis, including how and why it works, as well as covering everything you need to know before you learn rapid inductions. Next, you will learn how to ensure that rapid inductions are a good choice for your hypnotic subject using suggestibility tests, an integral skill of the rapid hypnotist. Then, throughout the rest of the day, you’ll learn a range of rapid inductions and how to hypnotise people fast, how to use rapid trance deepening methods, and how to awaken people from hypnosis. The specific rapid hypnosis techniques you’ll learn on the course include:

  • The magnetic fingers suggestibility test
  • The magnetic hands suggestibility test
  • The heavy and light hands suggestibility test
  • The hand lock suggestibility test
  • The magnetic hands rapid induction
  • The 8-word rapid induction (hand drop)
  • The butterfly fingers rapid induction
  • The handshake interrupt rapid induction
  • Various rapid trance deepening techniques

This one-day course is highly practical, so you will be practicing all of the methods taught in class with your fellow students!

A lot of time, experience and research has gone into making this course the very best option for you to learn rapid hypnosis skills, covering more in one day than many trainers could ever expect to cover, whilst keeping the course-content in-depth, fun and highly practical!


You should book a place on our rapid induction training course because you will learn to quickly, confidently and easily hypnotise real people in any place at any time. 

There’s a huge difference between learning rapid inductions from a book or training video, and actually taking part in one of our live rapid induction training courses!

This course is by far the best way to easily and quickly develop your rapid induction hypnosis skills. Training with Rory Z is a fun, easy-learning experience where you’ll benefit from Rory’s years of hypnosis knowledge and a practical, hands-on style of training, as seen here with some group rapid induction practice at one of our events:

This course follows a practical format, so NO, it’s not a boring “lecture” course – you will be getting stuck in and you will be hypnotising people using rapid inductions! So if you don’t want to actually hypnotise real people or practice rapid inductions, don’t book a place on this course!

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Why learn rapid inductions with Rory Z?

Rory Z Fulcher, hypnosis and hypnotherapy trainer at the Rory Z Hypnosis Academy

There are lots of people out there trying to teach rapid hypnosis, and many of them are doing a terrible job of it. Though these so-called “trainers” may sometimes have rapid induction skills, many of them struggle to actually teach said skills to their unfortunate students, and end up just demonstrating how good they are at doing it… That type of course is a total waste of time & money because you’re not paying to watch other people do rapid inductions, you want to sign up to learn to do it yourself!

Rory Z is one of the very best rapid induction trainers in the world, and through his years of experience performing and teaching hypnosis, Rory’s rapid induction course has been developed (and is constantly improved) so that it is now second to none. The rapid induction methods taught are refined, simple and above all; they work. During the course, rapid inductions are taught in a way that is easy to understand and easy to practice, whether you’re intellectual or not, whether you’re critical, hands-on, analytical, practical, a total layman or even a seasoned therapist. The way that Rory Z teaches has been designed specifically so that everyone attending the course will learn these skills, and you will learn them as easily and effortlessly as possible!

But please don’t just take our word for it. Here’s what some of our past-students thought about the course:

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Reviews from our past students

Robert AnthonyRory Z Rapid Induction Course Graduate
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"I have done 3 of Rory’s courses now and I must say I am always learning something new. His workshops are theoretical but mostly practical. I have been on other hypnosis workshops where it is all theory. With Rory you learn and practice by way of a demonstration and questions to determine your understanding of what he has demonstrated. I have always come away confident to use the techniques learnt and there is also a day of laughter to relax those who are a bit nervous. Fun times."
JimRory Z Rapid Induction Course Graduate
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"Thank you for a fun and informative day at the Rapid Inductions workshop. I really like your informal knowledgeable style and it makes it really easy to pick up the skills and start using them. I even hypnotised a friend last night who didn’t believe me you can learn the skills in just one day! Result! You rock!"
BerniceRory Z Rapid Induction Course Graduate
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"Thanks for a great day of training, simplifying and demystifying rapid inductions. It has given me a much better understanding of what I’m doing, as well as how and why, so I’m feeling confident and ready to get stuck in. Your genuine desire to share the techniques in a straightforward, interesting way is obvious, when there are so many other trainers out there who seem intent on making matters more complex and intimidating than they should be!"
Lee HollandRory Z Rapid Induction Course Graduate
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"Rory did a great job teaching such a diverse group. I came hoping to regain my confidence as a Hypnotherapist, which I was beginning to lose (along with my faith in people). JOB DONE! Thank you so much, the hypnotherapy world NEEDS guys like you."
Andy CoyleRory Z Rapid Induction Course Graduate
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"Just a quick note to thank you for what was an amazing day last Saturday. Not only did I learn masses, the practical experience has given me so much confidence. It was the confidence boost I needed and I am extremely grateful. A powerful day thank you!"
John MilnerRory Z Rapid Induction Course Graduate
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"I attended the rapid course on Saturday and wanted to say what an amazing day. Your a great presenter. I bought the Hypnosis 101 DVD earlier and its a great DVD but no substitute for learning and practicing in person. Im looking forward to this being the start of my hypno journey. Once more, an awesome day, thank you!"
YannisRory Z Rapid Induction Course Graduate
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"Hi Rory, I loved last Fridays workshop. You are a great presenter and hypnotist. Although I have watched and studied most of the methods elsewhere it was another thing practicing them with my fellow hypnotists to be. Thanks so much!"
David FinchRory Z Rapid Induction Course Graduate
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"I must admit it was a long way for me to come (South Wales) and I was thinking “will it be worth it?” Well there is only one answer, YES. Having been a hypnotherapist for 3 years and trained using scripts and progressive relaxation, I was fascinated to learn a different way.

Rory is a great trainer and you get to use your new skills very quickly on the day. It is not a theory based day, you will be working with others straight away, again building your confidence. It’s also great fun! My rating would be 5 stars - ☆☆☆☆☆
Giles GeesonRory Z Rapid Induction Course Graduate
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"Thanks Rory - a really good, high energy workshop. A very enjoyable day!"
Trevor ThairsRory Z Rapid Induction Course Graduate
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"It was great to meet you on Saturday in London. I have read lots of books and watched the DVD’s but nothing prepared me for your hands on approach. As a complete novice and never been hypnotised or hypnotised others your course was a breath of fresh air. The ‘Hands On’ & ‘Do It’ approach was just what I needed. You gave the perfect balance between explanation and practice. Thanks again."
SimonRory Z Rapid Induction Course Graduate
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"Thank you for the course in London (cracking venue by the way - keep that up, makes so much more impact than a smelly Holiday Inn!)

I really enjoyed the day and how practical it was. I got everything that I wanted to gain from it and learned a few extra things along the way! Loved your fresh, swearing approach! 🙂 Cheers!"
JeffreyRory Z Rapid Induction Course Graduate
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"Everything in your book does work, I just needed someone to practice on. I was successful with almost everyone today. The musical chairs at the end was inspired. Thanks for a great day out."
T. LongRory Z Rapid Induction Course Graduate
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"Just to say I had a blast today mate…great to meet with you and I look forward to reading both your books and getting practising…already I am feeling really confident with the techniques learned and that is due to your teaching style…very effective! Thanks again mate and I will see you again soon."
JaneRory Z Rapid Induction Course Graduate
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"Thank you so much for a very enjoyable day yesterday on your Rapid Inductions course. I have taken away lots of new knowledge which is most certainly going to help me achieve even more!"
TomRory Z Rapid Induction Course Graduate
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"Thank you for a great course yesterday I throughly enjoyed it and learnt a lot. I started reading your hypnotherapy book on the way home on the train and its very refreshing and honest compared to other books I have read and courses attended."
P. BanksRory Z Rapid Induction Course Graduate
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"Thank you very much for a brilliant day, the way you come across and the very modern approach to learning hypnosis, I feel I can move on a lot quicker now."
Michael BeesonRory Z Rapid Induction Course Graduate
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"I just wanted to say a massive thanks for the great rapid hypnosis course you gave in London on Saturday. I found it really fascinating to put everything I have read in your book to practice and actually feel hypnosis myself."
Teya GravesRory Z Rapid Induction Course Graduate
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"What I enjoyed most in Rory’s class is jumping in and doing it over and over and over, not being allowed the time to get scared and run away, and actually doing it. It felt so good!"

Book Your Place

Rory would love to see you at an upcoming rapid induction training course. When booking, please make sure you select the correct course location/date.

IMPORTANT: Course confirmation, location and instructions will be emailed to your payment e-mail address as standard – if you would like the details emailed to a different email address, please contact Rory directly after you book in order to request this.

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Edinburgh, Scotland
Saturday 3 Aug 2024
9:30am - 5pm
Was £250 / Now £145

Venue is a 15-20-min walk from Haymarket & Waverley Train Stations

London, Embankment
Saturday 14 Sept 2024
9:30am - 5pm
Was £250 / Now £145

Venue is a 2-min walk from Embankment Tube Station

Saturday 19 August 2023
9:30am - 5pm
Was £250 / Now £145

Venue is a 15-min walk from Southampton Central Train Station

Saturday 15 April 2023
9:30am - 5pm
Was £250 / Now £145

Venue is a 1-min walk from Leeds Train Station

Saturday 10 June 2023
9:30am - 5pm
Was £250 / Now £145

Venue is a 15-min walk from Bristol’s Temple Meads Train Station

King's Lynn
9:30am - 5pm
Was £250 / Now £145

Venue is a 15-20-min walk from King’s Lynn Train Station

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Can't make the dates above?

If you really can’t make any of the available course dates, or if you’d prefer a more personal training solution, Rory offers bespoke 1-to-1 rapid induction training, which means you can learn rapid inductions with Rory all to yourself, and the training is tailored specifically to your needs and strengths. Click the button below for full details of 1-to-1 rapid induction training with Rory Z.

Rapid Induction FAQs

Want to learn more about rapid inductions before you sign up to the course?

Check out our FAQs below

Hypnosis trainers are often asked, ‘what is a hypnotic induction?’

The hypnotic induction is the beginning of the hypnosis process, where a hypnotist or hypnotherapist takes a client into a state of hypnosis. There are many different types of hypnotic induction techniques that can be employed in order to hypnotise a subject or client.

Some hypnotic inductions are known as ‘progressive inductions’, as they progress through various stages and often take between five minutes and twenty minutes to complete (sometimes even longer). Other types of hypnotic induction rely on different processes, such as ‘rapid inductions’, and often take much less time to generate the state of hypnosis.

Interestingly, regardless of the choice of hypnotic induction, whether a progressive induction or a rapid induction, the same ‘state’ of hypnosis is generated. As you may have already read in our hypnosis myths blog, all hypnosis is actually a self-generated state. This means that a hypnotist will use hypnotic inductions to guide people into hypnosis, but the hypnotic state itself is created by the person being hypnotised.

For more information about what a hypnotic induction is, check out our blog on the topic.

Rapid induction hypnosis techniques are used by hypnotists and hypnotherapists in order to hypnotise people fast, usually in less than one minute, and often in just a couple of seconds! This is a far cry from the five to twenty minutes needed to hypnotise with ‘standard’ hypnotic inductions.

Unlike standard progressive hypnotic inductions, where a subject just will sit with their eyes closed and listen to the hypnotist or hypnotherapist talk to them, the majority of rapid induction techniques are physical in nature. The subject has to physically move and follow instructions in order to engage with the rapid induction hypnosis process. Many rapid inductions also require that the hypnotist physically interacts with the client, such as gently tugging their arm during the ‘butterfly fingers’ rapid induction, or shaking their hand, with the ‘handshake interrupt’ rapid induction.

Rapid induction hypnosis techniques can be known by many different names, such as;

  • Rapid inductions
  • Instant inductions
  • Rapid hypnosis
  • Instant hypnosis
  • Speed inductions
  • Speed hypnosis
  • Quick inductions
  • Fast inductions

However, regardless of the label, all instant and rapid hypnotic inductions are designed to hypnotise people FAST, in seconds, not minutes!

To learn more about rapid inductions before joining our rapid induction training course, check out Rory’s popular ‘Instant Hypnosis and Rapid Inductions Guidebook‘ available in both paperback and Kindle on Amazon.

All rapid inductions fit into three different categories. You have:

  • Shock rapid inductions
  • Confusion rapid inductions
  • Pattern-interrupt rapid inductions

With shock inductions the hypnotist aims to create a state of shock or surprise in their subject. A confusion induction ‘does what it says’, confusing the subject, and a pattern-interrupt induction creates a similar state of shock or confusion by interrupting a subconsciously accepted pattern, such as a handshake. These momentary shocked or confused states can then be ‘hijacked’ by the hypnotist or hypnotherapist in order to quickly create a state of hypnosis.

After performing the shock and confusion elements of a rapid induction, the hypnotist will then give quick and direct suggestions for the subject to enter the hypnotic state. As the subject is consciously preoccupied (by feeling surprised or confused), they easily accept the suggestion to instantly drop into a deep state of hypnosis.

The main purpose of a rapid induction in hypnosis is to hypnotise people quickly, in just a few seconds. Not only can this save time during a hypnotherapy session, hypnosis show or street hypnosis demonstration, but it also works to meet expectations. Some people expect to be hypnotised fast, and for the hypnotist or hypnotherapist to tell them to “sleep”. Because of this, it’s integral that any hypnotist or hypnotherapist has a good knowledge of rapid inductions, so that these expectations can be met. 

Also, for the stage or street hypnotist, rapid inductions add entertainment and ‘theatre’ to what could be a dull process. It is much more visually interesting to use a rapid induction in front of an audience, than to use a long-winded progressive induction! So, not only are rapid inductions really effective, they’re also fun to watch!

Many people we’ve hypnotised say that rapid inductions feel different to standard progressive hypnotic inductions. Rapid inductions are often reported as feeling more profound, or feeling as though you’re entering a deeper state of hypnosis more quickly. With shock rapid inductions especially, people report a feeling of exhilaration and excitement (due to the natural ‘shock response’), before quickly moving into a deeply relaxed hypnotic state.

Interestingly, some people find that being hypnotised with a rapid induction feels very similar to being hypnotised in the more traditional manner. This is often true where people are less ‘suggestible’ or have a lower natural level of ‘hypnotisability’.

If you haven’t been hypnotised before and you’d like to experience hypnosis for yourself, check out this free experiential hypnosis video.

As with any hypnosis process, rapid inductions work better the more suggestible somebody is, and the more engaged they are in the hypnosis or hypnotherapy process. Expectation is also a huge factor, and if someone expects a rapid induction to work, it’s much more likely to do so!

Unfortunately, rapid inductions are not ‘magical methods’ that can make anyone go into hypnosis, in fact, professional hypnotists and hypnotherapists skilled in rapid inductions will frequently revert back to using slower, more progressive inductions with people who are low-suggestibility and low-hypnotisability. This is because a slower, more gradual hypnotic induction will often work much better for a person who is not easily able to go into a medium, deep or somnambulistic hypnotic state. Those people with naturally lower suggestibility can learn to become more responsive hypnotic subjects over time with repeated practice and hypnotic suggestion.

However, with that said, the vast majority of people respond really well to rapid induction hypnosis methods – probably over 95% of people, in fact. It’s only a small fraction of the population who are better served with more traditional hypnotic induction methods. One of the most reliable ways to check whether somebody is a good candidate for a rapid induction is to use a hypnotic suggestibility test. That’s why Rory teaches suggestibility testing on all of our rapid induction training courses. For more information about suggestibility tests, check out our blog on the importance of hypnotic suggestibility testing.

When performed correctly, rapid inductions are perfectly safe and comfortable to experience. However, if performed incorrectly, there is the potential for injury. This is why it is vitally important to get the best possible rapid induction training before you begin using rapid hypnosis techniques.

Rapid inductions can appear very dramatic, and, in some cases, they can even look ‘violent’. However, the physical engagement employed by the skilled rapid hypnotist with the person being hypnotised, though quick, is actually surprisingly gentle. What makes many rapid inductions appear dramatic and violent is the reaction of the person being hypnotised. People will often quickly slump forwards after a rapid induction has been performed, and it is this ‘quick physical relaxation’ that gives the feeling of drama. However, when performed safely and correctly, a rapid induction is just as comfortable for the subject as more traditional methods of hypnotising – if not more!

As mentioned above, when someone is not taught how to perform rapid inductions safely, there can be a heightened risk of injury. We have heard of many poorly-trained hypnotists and hypnotherapists who have hurt their subjects and clients during badly-executed rapid inductions. This is why, at the Rory Z Hypnosis Academy, we teach the safety element before you learn any rapid induction methods, and each rapid induction that you will learn on our course is preceded with induction-specific safety instructions too!

There are many different types of rapid induction, as you will have learned if you’ve already read the Instant Hypnosis and Rapid Inductions Guidebook, which contains over 17+ different types of rapid induction. In practice, only a couple of rapid inductions are needed, so it can be good to do a little research, practice a range of rapid inductions, then choose three or four that you like, and are comfortable integrating into your own hypnosis process. 

Four of the most popularly used rapid inductions are;

  • The magnetic hands rapid induction
  • The hand drop (8-word) rapid induction
  • The butterfly fingers (confusion arm pull) rapid induction
  • The handshake interrupt rapid induction

These four inductions are taught on our rapid induction training courses, as they are the ‘go-to’ rapid induction choices for the majority of hypnotists and hypnotherapists around the world, and are a fantastic addition to any hypnotic toolbox!

One of the simplest rapid inductions to learn is the ‘arm pull’ or ‘arm tug’ induction. Before you use this induction, you must check that the person you’re hypnotising doesn’t have any arm, shoulder, back or neck issues. If they do have one of these issues, do not proceed.

To hypnotise someone using the arm pull induction, firstly, get consent to hypnotise them. Next, you simply take their arm, above the wrist (on their forearm, not their hand), and move their arm around a little, suggesting they can relax it. At this stage, you can give them something to look at, such as looking into your eyes. Finally, you gently but quickly tug their arm whilst suggesting that they “sleep”. 

With the ‘arm tug’ portion of the induction, do not yank their arm, you only need to pull it a couple of centimetres/inches, and gently. This will create enough of a shock so that when you give the sleep suggestion, they will follow it and go into hypnosis. After which, you can immediately deepen the state of hypnosis and continue with your session.

That is all you need to know in order to perform the arm pull rapid induction – hey, we said it was simple! If you’d like to learn about the other types of rapid induction, you can join Rory on an upcoming rapid induction training course, or check out his rapid induction book on Amazon.

Anyone can learn to use rapid inductions and you don’t need any previous hypnosis or hypnotherapy experience to do so. The most important thing to develop whilst learning rapid inductions, alongside the practical skills and theory you will learn, is the confidence and belief that rapid inductions will work when you use them. When you are confident in your abilities to hypnotise people using rapid inductions, this confidence will be conveyed to the people you’re hypnotising, and they will go into hypnosis.

Rory Z has taught rapid inductions to people from all walks of life, all with varying levels of experience, from professional hypnotherapists and international stage hypnotists through to absolute beginners with zero hypnosis experience. Something that everyone shares during our rapid induction courses, is a huge boost in confidence whilst learning and practicing rapid inductions. Rory not only teaches you how to hypnotise fast, but how to believe in your abilities as a confident hypnotist!

Some hypnotists and hypnotherapists don’t use rapid inductions (or haven’t started to yet), and this is usually because rapid inductions weren’t taught during their training. Not all hypnosis and hypnotherapy trainers have the ability to use rapid inductions successfully, let alone teach them. Unfortunately, students on those courses suffer because they are not taught to use a range of inductions, and often have to stick to long-winded progressive inductions, or worse, rely on ‘hypnosis scripts’ to hypnotise people!

Some stage hypnotists choose to use quick progressive inductions (usually with rapid deepening elements), instead of rapid inductions. This choice of induction often relates to the logistics of performing a hypnosis show, and managing a group of volunteers going into hypnosis. It is much easier to hypnotise 12 people at the same time, than to use 12 separate rapid inductions, one after another. However, in contrast, some stage hypnotists do use rapid inductions with all of their volunteers. It really comes down to volunteer-management and the preference of the stage hypnotist!

There are some hypnotherapy trainers and schools who choose not to teach rapid inductions on their courses, simply because rapid inductions are associated with stage and street hypnosis. These individuals often have an (outdated) belief that hypnosis should only be used for therapy purposes, and that entertainment hypnosis “gives hypnotherapy a bad name”. In reality, as hypnotherapy training is not particularly well-regulated worldwide, it’s likely that poorly trained hypnotherapists give hypnotherapy a much worse “name” than any influence stage hypnosis or rapid inductions have on the public perception of hypnotherapists.

At the Rory Z Hypnosis Academy, we believe that whether you’re a hypnotist or a hypnotherapist, you should be provided with all the tools that you need in order to perform hypnosis and hypnotherapy effectively, regardless of whether those tools and techniques are used elsewhere. Our focus is on teaching practical skills, supportive theory, and delivering a high quality of training, and by teaching hypnotherapists and stage hypnotists to work both safely and effectively, the entire hypnosis industry benefits as a result! So, if you’re a hypnotherapist and you’re not sure about learning rapid inductions, feel free to contact Rory for a chat, he’d be more than happy to help point you in the right direction so that you can move forwards with the hypnotic induction skills you need to succeed!

Rapid induction therapy is quite simply the use of rapid hypnotic inductions alongside standard hypnotherapy and NLP techniques. In fact, any hypnotherapy session could be called a rapid induction therapy session if you chose to hypnotise your client with a rapid induction – though most hypnotherapists trained in rapid inductions would just call it a hypnotherapy session! If you’d like to learn rapid inductions and hypnotherapy in order to deliver your own rapid induction therapy sessions, check out our hypnotherapy training options for more information. Otherwise, if you’d like to start learning rapid inductions right away, check out Rory’s hypnotherapy guidebook on Amazon or join us on an upcoming rapid induction course!

‘Instant hypnosis’ is most certainly real. However, it is just another name given to the ‘rapid hypnosis’ process. Many different terms are used to describe these techniques, with rapid hypnosis being the most popular choice, and instant hypnosis coming a close second. In fact, this is why Rory’s book is called ‘The Instant Hypnosis and Rapid Inductions Guidebook.

If you’re looking for the fastest possible way to hypnotise someone, instant and rapid inductions are the answer, regardless of how you label them. For example, we call our ‘arm pull’ induction a rapid induction, when, in practice, it can generate a state of hypnosis in just a couple of seconds. There aren’t many inductions out there that are faster. So, at the end of the day, don’t worry too much about the semantics. If you’d like to learn how to hypnotise fast, even instantly, then you’re in the right place!

As mentioned in the FAQ above, instant hypnosis and rapid inductions are much the same. However, if you truly wish to hypnotise somebody in ‘an instant’ (depending on how you definte the term ‘instant’), then the hypnotic induction process needs to be refined to be as fast as it can possibly be, whilst still being effective. To call this process an instant induction, we think, would require it to be two seconds or less!

On our courses, Rory will frequently hypnotise people in two-seconds, using various rapid inductions, such as the arm pull induction, the hand drop induction and the handshake interrupt induction. All of these inductions can be performed quickly (instantly), or can be padded out and made longer, depending on the situation and the person being hypnotised. Other rapid inductions don’t lend themselves as well to a sub-two-second induction time, such as the magnetic hands induction, where a subject’s hands come together at their own pace. However, regardless of whether a rapid induction takes two seconds or ten, fast is fast!

If you’d like to practice using instant and rapid inductions, join us at the next rapid induction training course, where you’ll get the opportunity to see just how quickly you can hypnotise!

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