Erotic spanking is the act of spanking another person for the purpose of sexual arousal or gratification of either or both parties, but with the full concent of the parties involved.
Activities can range from a spontaneous smack on bare buttocks during a sexual activity, to occasional sexual Roleplay, for example Ageplay, or BDSM, the activity may involve the use of a hand or the use of a variety of spanking implements, such as a paddle or cane.
Erotic spankings are commonly combined with other forms of sexual foreplay. The most common type of erotic spanking is administered on the bare buttocks, but can also be combined with bondage, in order to heighten sexual arousal and feelings of helplessness.
Many cultures describe pain as an aphrodisiac. For example, the Kama Sutra, in particular, goes into specific detail on how to properly strike a partner during sex.
Some suggestions for implements that could be used for spanking, one is a bare or gloved hand, which allows the person giving the spanking the satisfaction of feeling what is going on. Many objects cab also be used, and the list is as long as a persons imagination, some traditional objects would include; a paddle, strap, hairbrush, feather duster, belt, canes, riding crops, whips, birches, shoes, rolled-up newspapers, rulers or martinet.