Come join SMART Ties on Sunday This class will have something for every skill level. We will cover the basic safety concerns for most rope scenes. We will explore some issues surrounding nerve compression/damage, danger zones, and circulation. As well as other common risks; such as falls, positional hazards, emotional, and medical issues. We'll also take a look at some of the tools available to you and the best practices for using them.
Depending on class pacing after the basics are covered we will go over a few non collapsing knots for different types of rope and potentially some of the current best practices for the management of specific situations.
Rope/Gear: 2x30' or more is ideal. Safety Shears/Cutting Tool
Class Type: Hands On, Tie Along
Class Setup: Mat/Ground Area (no hard point required)
Prerequisite: Single Column Tie (encouraged but not required). Basic understanding of Frictions (encouraged but not required)
Remember to bring:
-A good attitude
-Willingness to learn, share, and be a part of the community
-Rope, if you have some(we do have some to share)
-Comfy clothes(or not)
-Valid, state-issued identification
SMARTies meetings are open to anyone 19 and older and no membership is needed. We aim to be an fun, education-based group focused on teaching, sharing, and exploring the fascinating world of rope, open to ALL levels of experience.
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