Earlier this year, Osada Steve had the honor of being interviewed by Demon SIX (no relation to Studio SIX) who is not only a prominent figure at Fetlife but also a privileged member of the inner circle of Master K (no relation to Circle K). The interview first appeared in the Kinbaku Group on Fetlife. What [...]

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Earlier this year, Osada Steve had the honor of being interviewed by Demon SIX (no relation to Studio SIX) who is not only a prominent figure at Fetlife but also a privileged member of the inner circle of Master K (no relation to Circle K). The interview first appeared in the Kinbaku Group on Fetlife.

What got you started in Kinbaku?

I have had three rope bondage phases in my life.

So-called Western: From kindergarten to 1997, when I tied every woman I could lay my hands on.

Shibari: From 1998 to 2006, when the late Osada Eikichi Sensei first took me under his wings, and I then continued to train under the late Akechi Denki Sensei for about four years, followed by studies with Nawashi Kanna Sensei.

Kinbaku: Since 2007, when I embarked on learning Shuuchinawa and Newaza techniques under Yukimura Haruki Sensei . It is since phase III that finally all the pieces are coming together, starting to make sense to me.

In my line of work I make a clear distinction between Shibari and Kinbaku. You could say it took me eight years to get a grasp of Shibari, and I’m in my third year of trying to crack the mysteries of Kinbaku.

In any case, were it not for the unique window of opportunity, the fortuitous event that Osada Eikichi Sensei chose to make me his prodigy, I would


Posted: 2009-11-01 06:04:41Author:admin