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 DVDs include 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 set of our Getting Started DVDs is included with nearly every rope kit we offer.
Not sure what width or length rope is right for you? This should help you determine the differences between the various hemp rope sizes. 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.
Basic One Column Tie for creating rope cuffs and more.
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:
Adapting hog ties for larger, broader, or less flexible folks is made easy by tying in a modular fashion.
Rope allows for restraint in ways that cuffs can't, like this easy Chest-to-Leg technique. Chest-to-leg "shrimp" ties and hog-ties are easily done with any of our intermediate kits:
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 50ft length of 6mm rope.
The versatile body harness can be tied on any body with simple modifications. Tied here using 50ft of 6mm rope (tied using 4mm this makes great stealth-bondage under clothing).