Articles on technique, safety, hardware etc.
Tue, 26 November 2013
Flow, movement and shibari
Good manners in Japanese bondage
I have drawn constant parallels between dance and shibari. Here is something from ShigonawaBingo, translated by Rida.
The use of '3-point rope contact' enhances the sensation and control that you impart in shibari, extending the language of rope as a tool of communication.
Here we explore shibar master Marai Masato's wrist tie from his Japanese bondage tutoriial 'How to Bind'
Friction is a double-edged sword. A lesson in how unfamiliar kit can catch you out.
Wed, 20 November 2013
Some great resources with fascinating interviews with some of the grand-masters of shibari.
Muga-mushin one of the components that makes Japanese bondage more than 'just shibari' and into kinbaku. Is it the 'Force' that the rope Jedi must study?
Trying to pin down Kinbaku is something westerners will never cease to do. Are we chasing rainbows?
A tutorial video of Nina Russ' rope panties style shibari hip harness for dynamic Japanese bondage suspension
A very clear step by step photographic guide to tying knots, many of which are useful for bondage.
Are carabiners (karabiners) so fragile that they can be weakened by dropping them and they should not be used for suspension bondage after?