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Bottoming 101 – Rope Modelling for Beginners

1.5 – 2 hours.
Experience required: None

Topics addressed and discussed include:

  • Why rope?
  • Choosing a Top/play partner
  • Limits and negotiation
  • Managing expectations
  • Suspension
  • Rope in the wild (different environments)
  • Injury and risk mitigation
  • Rope etiquette
  • Where to now?
  • Topping as a bottom
  • and an open Q&A/discussion aspect.


Self Suspension for Beginners

2.5 – 3 hours.
Experience required: confidence with single column ties, some modelling experience an advantage

Topics addressed and discussed include:

  • Safety, risk management and mitigation/injuries
  • Stretching/warm up
  • Techniques: frictions, attaching lines, line management
  • Ties for self suspension
  • Hardware