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NOTE: This application is for the Rope 301 Course to be held Fall 2023 in Richmond, VA. The application deadline is August 13, 2023.

Before applying, please review the Rope 301 course overview to ensure it will be a good fit for your interests and experience level. Pay careful attention to the prerequisites and be confident that you meet them before applying.

Class sessions will be held from 10am to 1pm on the following dates: 9/10, 9/17, 10/1, 10/15, 11/5, and 11/19. Participants will be expected to attend all class sessions.

Classes are held in a small private studio just north of Richmond, VA.

If you have any questions about the application process or encounter any difficulties with the application or the site, please send us an email:


The name you prefer we use in person and through email.
Ex: he/him, she/her, they/them, etc.
WE WILL CONTACT YOU ABOUT YOUR APPLICATION AND MAY HAVE FOLLOW-UP QUESTIONS! We will also send information about classes to this email address. Please use an address where it’s APPROPRIATE for you to receive those types of emails AND and an address that you REGULARLY CHECK!
We don’t want your address! Just your general location 🙂 This answer will have no impact on your acceptance. We use this information to gain a sense of the local rope community within which students will be working.
The role you typically take in rope.
If you’d like to share a social media account that reflects your interest in or pursuit of rope bondage, please do so here.


If you have attended other Rope Study classes or if Bound_Light and/or MaiitsohYazhi already knows you fairly well through other social circumstances, choose “Yes.” If not, or if you’re unsure, choose “No.” Your answer determines whether or not we will ask you for references.


Someone with whom you can practice rope at least once a week?


You are agreeing that you meet the prerequisites for this course. See this link for details. You also agree that you are willing to meet with instructors to demonstrate your readiness if necessary.
Class Sessions will be held from 10am to 1pm on 9/10, 9/17, 10/1, 10/15, 11/5, and 11/19.
Please briefly describe your experience with rope bondage and/or rope bondage education so far. How would you characterize your interests and experience? How have you been learning about and practicing rope bondage so far? What types of events, classes, or private instruction have you already had, if any?
Please briefly explain why you want to take this course, what you hope to learn from this course, any specific goals you have, and what you plan to do with your learning.
Please note that your answer to this question will have NO IMPACT on your acceptance into the courses.


Please review the Rope Study Expectations before submitting your application. No really … please actually read them carefully first!