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The Art of Flogging - A BDSM video tutorial DVD on safety and techniques for the use of Floggers, Dragon Tails and Impact Play.
The Art of Flogging - A BDSM video tutorial DVD on safety and techniques for the use of Floggers, Dragon Tails and Impact Play.
The Art of Flogging - A BDSM video tutorial DVD on safety and techniques for the use of Floggers, Dragon Tails and Impact Play.
81 backers pledged £2,870 to help bring this project to life.

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The Art of Flogging

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With the release of movies such as "50 Shades of Grey" and "The Secretary", I have noticed a large number of newcomers to the BDSM scene over the past few years, many of whom are still finding their feet and exploring this marvellous world. The use of a flogger is usually among the first steps after discovering this alternative lifestyle and with "The Art of Flogging" DVD project, our aim is to bring the basics of practice and safety to these newcomers, and to enthusiasts all over the world, while still being able to teach advanced techniques to those who are experienced in the practice of impact play.

A complete comprehensive resource for any flogging enthusiast, our DVD will be packed with tutorials and instructional videos. Here are some of the things we plan on including:

  • Beginner instructionals.
  • Practice techniques.
  • Safety tutorials.
  • Warm up techniques.
  • Sensation play with floggers.
  • Rest techniques.
  • Flogger maintenance.
  • Advanced techniques: Carouselling, Ricochet Flogging, 4-point and 6-point Florentine flogging.
  • After-care advice.
  • And much more!

My Background

I am the owner of Kabunza Craftwerks and have been a lifestyle practitioner of BDSM for many years. I have been in the media as a mentor in various BDSM arts and I frequent the majority of the south of England teaching workshops and demonstrations as well as doing performances of these arts. While I practice many forms of BDSM, I am mostly known for my expertise in impact play.

Where will the money go?

With having passionate people working on this project, at £1500 we are looking at the bare minimum of funding. Of course, the more we raise, the better a DVD we will be able to produce. But with that £1500 backing we will be able to pay for:

  • Video recording equipment, lighting etc.
  • Editing and sound.
  • The required software and personnel.
  • Studio space rental.
  • Our first production of DVDs.

Rewards!

We are offering numerous rewards for those who give us their hearty support! From a copy of the DVD when it is complete to a huge set of custom designed BDSM impact toys, we will be working our socks off to bring you some amazing goodies.

Plus, all of our rewards will include free postage worldwide!

One of the special things which we are releasing for this Kickstarter is the limited edition Kabunza Minipoi "Black Hawk" replica flogger. These floggers will not be available to purchase and will be made purely for those people who have selected to donate £50 or more.

Aemilia Hawk's original "Black Hawk" poi floggers
Aemilia Hawk's original "Black Hawk" poi floggers

Why Kickstarter?

People have been asking me to make tutorial videos for quite some time. I decided that if I were to do something along these lines, then I should approach doing it as I would approach building a set of Kabunza floggers; I should aim for making something 'exceptional', and making decent tutorials is no cheap endeavour. They require time, space and professionals, which in the end not only greatly increases the quality of the finished product but also requires a significant chunk of money. A friend of mine suggested Kickstarter as a means to achieve this goal and after some research and thought on the matter, here we are!

How can you help?

The first answer is: make a pledge! We urge you to get involved. Even a small pledge helps to get us that much closer to our goal!

Secondly, let everyone know about our Kickstarter project and the DVD! In order to achieve our goal we really need to reach out into our communities and spheres of influence to get the word out there. You can post on Fetlife, Twitter, Facebook, and even email this Kickstarter link to those you think would like to know about the project. Every person you tell about "The Art of Flogging" is a huge help.

Thank you for your support!

Videography by The Kink Domain. Music by www.bensound.com. Photography by Anon101 & Kabunza Craftwerks.

Risks and challenges

We are confident in our skills and that we can create the DVD. We believe we have accounted for everything.
We will be updating the status of what is going on with the project periodically. Our aim will be to let people know about any changes as they happen and to give everyone a constant stream of info on the schedule and progress we are making.

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    A digital copy of the DVD.

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    A physical copy of DVD and a special "thank you" will go into our DVD credits.
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    A signed copy of the DVD and a special "thank you" will go into our DVD credits.
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    A single minipoi "Black Hawk" flogger replica (A miniature version of the floogers used by Aemilia Hawk) made especially for the promotion of this kickstarter, a signed copy of the DVD and a special "thank you" will go into our DVD credits.
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    A matching pair of minipoi "Black Hawk" flogger replicas (miniature versions of the floogers used by Aemilia Hawk) made especially for the promotion of this kickstarter, a signed copy of the DVD and a special "thank you" will go into our DVD credits.
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    Sponsorship:
    This option is for any businesses wishing to affiliate themselves in the backing of this project.
    We will mention your business as a sponsor of this project in the credits of the DVD along with the address of your website.

    We may also give sponsors the opportunity to show some of their items in the video's of the DVD.

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    Pledge £500 or more About $651

    You will have the opportunity to visit Aemilia Hawk for a day at the Kabunza workshop. She will give you private lessons and tuition in using impact play toys and one-on-one design consultation for your very own unique set of bespoke luxury floggers.

    Tea and scones included!

    You will also receive a matching pair of minipoi "Black Hawk" flogger replicas (miniature versions of the floggers used by Aemilia Hawk) made especially for the promotion of this kickstarter, a signed copy of the DVD and a very special "thank you" will go into our DVD credits.
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    Pledge £1,000 or more About $1,302

    You will have the opportunity to visit Aemilia Hawk for a day at the Kabunza workshop. She will give you private lessons and tuition in using impact play toys and one-on-one design consultation for your very own complete unique set of bespoke luxury Kabunza impact play toys. Including:
    A pair of Poi floggers
    A pair of Nunchaku floggers
    A pair of Dragon Tails
    A pair of Hyperlight floggers
    And a pair of Straight-handled floggers!

    We will also include a set of matching collar and cuffs.

    Tea and scones as well!

    You will also receive a matching pair of minipoi "Black Hawk" flogger replicas (miniature versions of the floggers used by Aemilia Hawk) made especially for the promotion of this kickstarter, a signed copy of the DVD and a very special "thank you" will go into our DVD credits.
    (We do not mind placing an alias or Fetlife handle if anyone wishes to remain anonymous and this reward is completely optional).

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