Articles


Articles on technique, safety, hardware etc.


Which direction to tie a gote/takate-kote?

Tue, 9 July 2013

Is there a right and wrong direction to tie a box-tie?

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Do we even know what a takate kote is?

Tue, 9 July 2013

A discussion on the meaning of the term 'takate-kote'

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An example of the value of critique

Tue, 9 July 2013

There's learning shibari the hard way and from the feedback of others

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The Wonder of Untying

Tue, 9 July 2013

Untying is half the fun, don't overlook it

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A question of balance

Tue, 9 July 2013

Why you always need to be aware of the load and balance point.

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Why tension is all

Thu, 11 July 2013

How tension affects loading in suspension ties

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Proof that untying is as important as tying?

Thu, 11 July 2013

EEG patterns shows interesting support for the idea that tying and untying are equally important

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Working with a weight or strength imbalance

Thu, 11 July 2013

How to tie a heavier or larger partner

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A step by step guide to tying knots

Thu, 11 July 2013

An animated online how to tie knots guide

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Akechi Denki defines what shibari is to him

Thu, 11 July 2013

A very interesting interview by Osada Steve where the great man himself, Akechi Denki, states what kinbaku was to him

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