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Image from page 132 of "Physical culture: first book of exercises in drill, calisthenics, and gymnastics" (1891)

Identifier: physicalcul91west00houg

Title: Physical culture: first book of exercises in drill, calisthenics, and gymnastics

Year: 1891 (1890s)

Authors: Houghton, E. B

Subjects: Physical education and training Calisthenics Gymnastics Gymnasiums

Publisher: Toronto : Warwick & sons

Contributing Library: The University of Western Ontario, Western Archives

Digitizing Sponsor: Ontario Council of University Libraries and Member Libraries



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oth feet, scarcely 118 PHYSICAL CULTURE. leaving the ground, and alight on the fore-part of the feet, andas the body and arms instantly come forward and bend over,spring from both feet, etc. Exercise 4. Position of Attention. This exercise will be performed in the same manner asExercise 4, Group X., only read Ilight for Left whereverit occurs and vice versa. Dismiss. \ See S. 51, Squad Drill. GROUP XII. Assemhlp. \ See Group I. \ See Preliminary Group. Stand atEase. Exercise 1.Position ot Attention. One. \ The same as in Exercice 2, Group VII, Two. \ The same as in Exercise 2, Group VII. Three. \ Walk on the hands to the front. Four. \ The same as Three, Exercise 2, Group VII. CALISTHENrCS. 119 One.Ttrt).Thre,. Exercise 2. Position o •• Attention. The sanif as in Exercise 3, Group A^Il.The same as in Exercise 3, Group VII.Walk on the hands to the rear. I Allow the feet to overbalance and spring fromFoicr, • the hands to the feet, coming to the position off Attention. Exercise 3.


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Cut ]■). Positioii of •• Attention.—Standing witli the back to thewall, distant 24 inches, more or less, according to the size of thepupil, from it. r l One. Turn the backs of the huuds to the front. 120 PHYSICAL CULTURE. Txoo. Three. vOui . Five. Six. Right.— Turn.Dismiss. f / Smartly throw the arms up in front bendingJ the elbows and bringing the hands above andj a little behind the head, backs of the hands^ down, and fingers pointing to the rear. Bend over backwards bringing the hands tothe wall. {See Cut 19.) Keep on bending until the hands which havebeen moving down the wall come to the ground. The jiupil should at first only bend a shortdistance, and then return to the upright,graduallybending farther as he gets more practice, untilfinally he is able with ease to bend until hisVhands come to the ground. Bringing the hands from the ground to thewall, and moving them up, bring the body up,the hands above the head and against the wall. 1 Spring from the hands and bring th



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