Kinbakushi

Kinbakushi

Japanese rope bondage started with Hojojutsu, which is a military form of torture, humiliation, and restraint. Hojojutsu evolved into Shibari, which is the art of rope bondage for aesthetic purposes. Kinbaku, on the other hand, is more directly connected to sexuality, although it doesn’t always end up with sexual intercourse. In any case, it can be a sensual practice by itself. So, what is Kinbakushi?

A Kinbakushi is a Kinbaku master, someone who dominates the art of bondage for erotic and/or sexual purposes. He has learned a variety of knots, from the basic to the most complex. He understands the power dynamic involved in any bondage practice. Additionally, he knows which safety measures should be taken for the success of a specific scene. As for the emotional aspect of bondage, he understands how sensual and pleasurable Kinbaku can be. He also knows how to develop the intensity of Kinbaku so that it can work for a sexy photograph, and all the way up to an unforgettable sexual encounter.

A Kinbakushi is by no means an abuser. He is an artist who knows that he depends on the bottom as much as they depend on his own technical skills. That’s why he always looks forward to developing a mutually beneficial relationship with the people he works with. Part of the mastery of a Kinbakushi is the wisdom to use his ability in the proper way and without doing harm. That is, unless harm is part of the ingredients of a given scene.

A Kinbakushi is someone who is always learning. He knows that, no matter his knowledge and his skill, there are always new things to learn and new abilities to develop. He is humble enough to learn from anyone who crosses his path. And he knows that he is just as good as his last scene, and that every new enterprise comes with its own demands.

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