How-To Videos

The Twisted Monk is dedicated to providing welcoming, friendly, and practical information and educational material. Our Getting Started videos cover a variety of basic ties to provide you with a myriad of possibilities. We are proud to provide not only great rope but also bright, clear, and easy to follow instructions. 

Our Getting Started DVD includes a few additional videos not listed here, and makes a great quick-reference to supplement instructional books or workshops.

As our gift to you, a free copy of our Getting Started DVD is included with nearly every rope kit we offer.

The Two Column Tie may be the most versatile tie around. For more information on the ties used in this video, check out the these books. If you are new to bondage, try one of our great starting out kits:

The Single Limb Cuff in this video was done in a single 10 foot piece of 8mm. We offer 4mm, 6mm and 8mm rope in various lengths across eight fantastic colors.

The Basic Chest Harness supports the chest and creates and ideal anchor point.

Simple rope handling techniques to help keep your rope kit neat and tidy.

Not sure what width or length rope is right for you? This should help you determine the differences between the various hemp rope sizes.

This simple yet effective Basic Hair Tie technique uses 4mm hemp rope and pairs perfectly with our world-renowned steel hooks.


Basic One Column Tie for creating rope cuffs and more.

An easy and effective hogtie achieved by combining chest harness, single column, and two column ties. Hog ties (and the following chest-to-leg "shrimp" tie) are easily done with any of our intermediate kits:

Rope allows for restraint in ways that cuffs can't, like this easy Chest-to-Leg technique.

Body Harnesses (sometimes called a Karada or Tortise Shell tie) create convenient securing points for other ties and are also handy for wearing rope under everyday clothing. Demonstrated here using a 50 foot length of 6mm rope.

Interested in more information? Check out our selection of books or our many other products.