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  • It’s been a whole year since my beloved sensei Yukimura Haruki left us. It seems like it was yesterday I’ve been practicing in his dojo. I’ve met this wonderful master on 2012 for the first time when he was giving his first workshop outside Japan. He was invited to Copenhagen on a workshop organized by Yukinaga Max. His style was radically different to everything I’ve seen in shibari up to that moment. I’ve immediately felt in love with his way of doing ropes. That peaceful Japanese master was gently and patiently showing us how shibari could be intense without the...

    Remembering Grand Master Yukimura Haruki sensei

    It’s been a whole year since my beloved sensei Yukimura Haruki left us. It seems like it was yesterday I’ve been practicing in his dojo. I’ve met this wonderful master on 2012 for the first time when he was giving his first workshop outside Japan. He was invited to Copenhagen on a workshop organized by Yukinaga Max. His style was radically different to everything I’ve seen in shibari up to that moment. I’ve immediately felt in love with his way of doing ropes. That peaceful Japanese master was gently and patiently showing us how shibari could be intense without the...

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  • The following interview at Osada-ryu HQ was conducted by SM Sniper shortly after grandmaster Yukimura Haruki had passed away (March 3, 2016).   Translated from Japanese by Harukumo Kumonosu. Sniper: Since the last time we talked, has your kinbaku changed? Osada Steve (OS): Yes, it did. Mainly thanks to Yukimura sensei’s influence.   Sniper: Last time (about 10 years ago) I asked you whether you were a kinbaku master and your answer was: “No, not yet, it will probably take me another three years”. OS: Haha. Well, that was a mistake. After those three years, I realized it would take...

    Osada Steve interview by SM Sniper

    The following interview at Osada-ryu HQ was conducted by SM Sniper shortly after grandmaster Yukimura Haruki had passed away (March 3, 2016).   Translated from Japanese by Harukumo Kumonosu. Sniper: Since the last time we talked, has your kinbaku changed? Osada Steve (OS): Yes, it did. Mainly thanks to Yukimura sensei’s influence.   Sniper: Last time (about 10 years ago) I asked you whether you were a kinbaku master and your answer was: “No, not yet, it will probably take me another three years”. OS: Haha. Well, that was a mistake. After those three years, I realized it would take...

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  • Since long time ago, at the begginings of year 2011, we’ve been promoting some public and free events so that everybody can enjoy ropes in the nature. Several of there picnics were held among many other cities and countries around the world in what got later on popularized as the Woldwide & Simultaneous Bondage Picnics around the World. We’ve decided to refresh its name this year as we start to call them Rope Picnics. This way we intend to give them the real spirit they’ve always had: to share wonderful moments in the nature celebrating with those who share the...

    Rope Picnic January 22nd 2017

    Since long time ago, at the begginings of year 2011, we’ve been promoting some public and free events so that everybody can enjoy ropes in the nature. Several of there picnics were held among many other cities and countries around the world in what got later on popularized as the Woldwide & Simultaneous Bondage Picnics around the World. We’ve decided to refresh its name this year as we start to call them Rope Picnics. This way we intend to give them the real spirit they’ve always had: to share wonderful moments in the nature celebrating with those who share the...

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