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Bondage Techniques for Beginners

Bondage Techniques for Beginners

Venturing into bondage play can look many different ways. While it’s typically right to assume that for some, bondage play will involve some sort of restraint, there are many different ways to explore kink.

The stereotypical fuzzy handcuffs are just one of many types of accessories that can be used to bind a partner’s wrists or ankles. And they don’t only have to bind to each other — restraints can be used to spread arms and legs away from each other to give you full access to your partner’s body. Restraints can also be used to position a partner in a bent-over position with wrists secured to their ankles, leaving their backside exposed for spanking, tickling or penetration.

The possibilities are practically limitless when it comes to the kind of stimulation that can be explored through bondage. We’ve gathered some of our best tips to help get your imagination going.

 

Bondage Technique No.1:
It’s all in the wrist (cuffs)

Wrist cuffs are the most natural place to start with bondage play. This essential bondage accessory can be used to bind a partner’s wrists together either in front or behind of the body to really make them submit to their domme’s desires. By giving up control of the use of their hands, a handcuffed submissive is perfect for exploring power play.

Classic cuff styles like Lux Fetish’s Unisex Leatherette Cuffs that are attached by a chain are designed for first-timers, and make exploring restraints fun and unintimidating. The Lux Fetish Love Cuffs are equipped with a clip that can clip the cuffs to each other as well as other accessories with an O ring.

Cuffs can also be used to attach a partner to furniture or even to the wall itself. The Sexy Suction Cuffs are perfect for shower play, while the Closet Cuffs easily tether over a door for kinky fun while standing up. With unobstructed access to a partner’s full body, you’re free to tickle, tease and torture them to the point of orgasm.

 

Bondage Technique No.2:
Full-body bondage

Wrist and ankle cuffs are just the start of the fun that’s possible with bondage play. Restraint play can be intensified with restraint systems such as the 5-Piece Hogtie Set that provides a four-way set of cuffs for simultaneous wrist and ankle restraint that takes dominant and submissive play to exciting new levels.

An Adjustable Neck & Wristraint Set makes it possible to attach the wrists to the front side of the body with a strap lined with D-rings that sits against the chest and stomach to which the cuffs can be clipped onto. A Collar Cuff & Leash Set can be used to also keep the hands where they can be seen, by attaching them to the neck.

Bondage Rope can also open up the doors to the exploration of bondage rope play and the art of Shibari.

 

Bondage Technique No.3:
Spread the lust

As we mentioned above, bondage restraint systems can be used for full-body play. Bedspreader Kits not only include an under-the-bed restraint system that will turn your mattress into your own personal dungeon, but they also can with additional accessories for intense sensory experiences.

With sets that include up to 20 items, such as with Lux Fetish’s Everything You Need Bondage in a Box Set, you can dive deep into exploring the pleasure of incorporating all five senses into your intimate play.

 

 

Bondage Technique No.4:
All tied up

For an even wilder experience, bondage rope can be used to bind a partner in a variety of positions. With rope offering up to 33 feet in length, a submissive can be bound from head to toe. Bondage Rope can also be tied into intricate knots, which is also known as Shibari.


If cuffs or rope are too rough for your taste, bondage tape sticks to itself and easily can be transformed into cuffs while also offering the versatility of rope in that it can be used for restraint all over the body.


Bondage Technique No.5:
Step up the sensation

Once you’ve gotten your partner bound and ready to play, sensation play is another must-try for those that are curious about bondage. With the hands out of the way and unable to interfere with the action, even the most sensual touch can feel like torture. Items such as feather ticklers can turn flirty teasing into a tantalizing experience.

Sensation play can also be achieved with other kinds of sensations such as the pinch of a nipple clamp or clip, as well as the sensation of a Wartenberg Wheel against the skin.



With the addition of a blindfold, you can play with your sense of taste by treating your partner to a sensual taste test. Without your sense of sight, you can also introduce temperature play by gliding an ice cube against your blindfolded partner’s body for a sexy tingling surprise.

The possibilities are endless when you release your inhibitions and explore the pleasures of kink. Along with these beginners’ tips, it’s important to always discuss your kinky plans with your partner before the fun starts. Once you’ve gotten your partner’s consent, then it’s off to the races!

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