Generally I am not one to get too much into the pain aspects of play and I certainly would not consider myself to be a sadist. There is a time and a place for that, it just is not my thing. I really enjoy using punishment on a sub or pup as negative reinforcement to their actions. My preference is to get inside a sub’s head and mess with him psychologically. Inflicting pain just for the sake of pain does not interest me.
When a sub is into pain I will oblige but only within both the sub’s and my own limits. Of course, I am going to do this in my own way. One way I have done this is by putting a sub in a position and giving them a task that I know they will fail at. 61, in the first picture below, is backwards in the standing stocks. The position is comfortable at first but after awhile a sub will become uncomfortable in it. He was also given a bamboo cane to hold in his mouth. The picture is from after he dropped the bamboo the first time. I did not get too crazy with the bamboo, but the picture does not accurately portray his discomfort from being kept in that position as long as he was