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ROPE BONDAGE TUTORIAL VIDEOS

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ABOUT ROPE & ROPE HANDLING

Rope & testing rope

Several kinds of rope, and how to test the suitability of rope for bondage use (harper)

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Rope diameter

harper talks about this ever-popular question...

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Rope length

The subject that never goes away! harper discusses his thoughts about it

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Rope ends

harper discusses whippings, overhand knots, and thistle knots

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The Thistle Knot

How to tie the best knot for rope ends (harper)

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De-kinking rope

Getting kinks out, folding for storage, and heat-shrink ends for synthetic rope (harper)

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Storing rope

How to put your rope away for a while without setting permanent kinks into it (harper)

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Joining ropes

harper show all the ways of joining doubled ropes end-to-end in Japanese bondage

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Storing rope (2)

This video takes over where the first one left off, and shows the figure-eight method in full

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The Gravity Boot Tie

A good tie for inverted suspensions from the ankle(s) (harper)

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ABOUT TIES, TECHNIQUES, & KNOTS

Parallel-wrists ties

Both single-rope and doubled-rope methods (harper)

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Crossed-wrists ties

Several variations demonstrated here (harper)

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Reef and Surgeons’ knots

The weaknesses of the reef (square) knot, and a better alternative (harper)

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The Boola-Boola

How to tie the standard Japanese non-tightening cuff AND get it right (harper)

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Videos by Johny the Rigger showing several ways to tie the Boola-Boola correctly

Half-hitch method, left palm

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Half-hitch method, right palm

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Twist method, left palm

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Twist method, right palm

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2-rope takate-kote

A one-take video showing the process from start to finish (harper)

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3-rope takate-kote

harper’s first “less-than-perfect but better-than-nothing” how-to guide to the 3RTK

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Japanese hogtie

harper develops the 2-rope TK into a japanese-style hogtie

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Neobari arm tie

An arm tie with some influences from east and west (harper)

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ROPE BONDAGE TUTORIAL PHOTOSETS

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2-rope takate-kote

A set of photos to accompany the video of the same name

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2-rope takate-kote

A .zip file of this set at bigger sizes for downloading

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Free-form takate-kote

This is a much more free-flowing semi-improvised approach to the TK

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Free-form takate-kote

A .zip file of the images at 800px across

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Parallel-wrists ties

A very small set of photos to go with the video

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Parallel-wrists ties

A .zip file of the images at 800px across

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Crossed-wrists ties

Some photos to go with the corresponding video

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Crossed-wrists ties

A .zip file of the images at 800px across

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Neobari arm tie

A slideshow to illustrate the video. NB here the wrist and elbow parts are separate!

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Neobari arm tie

A .zip file of the images at 800px across

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OTHER BONDAGE TUTORIAL MATERIAL

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Storing rope

A how-to for the figure-eight method of storing shibari-size rope, in a .pdf (Acrobat) file

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