Ankles above Head [Level 1]

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Notes and Resources:

On a bed

Lying face up, double column tie ankles with long rope and attach above head with taut line hitch.

On a chair

There's an ingenious trick I learned from Mike West, at Shibaricon many years ago, which is that you can do this in a chair as well -- often even an implausibly-small seeming one, like this:

Don't ever walk away from someone tied like this. They could very easily knock over the chair and/or get into a position where they're hurting their neck. You'll notice in the video, I'm starting to untie her where I cut it at the end; I got her untied and back to a normal sitting position before I stepped 6' away to turn off the camera.

I recommend using a chair with some padding. The one shown in the video was not especially comfortable. They're also, incidentally, terrible chairs for sex; I've broken several of that design.


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    Weltsnkisses | Jun 11th, 2016 2:28pm PDT #

    can you upload this one to your Vimeo account please?

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      Topologist | Jun 11th, 2016 7:55pm PDT #

      Link fixed, thanks.

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      biggestbear | Feb 28th, 2019 7:22am PST #

      do you tie 2 taut tie hitch with both end of the rope coming from the ankles, or just one?

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        knottist | Apr 5th, 2019 4:40pm PDT #

        Late reply, but I would tie one taut line hitch with both tails together, as he does with the half hitches in the video; it’s generally a good idea to keep even tension on both lines in any case.

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