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Image from page 32 of "Pyramid building .." (1909)

Identifier: pyramidbuilding00crom

Title: Pyramid building ..

Year: 1909 (1900s)

Authors: Cromie, William J. (William James), 1877-

Subjects: Gymnastics

Publisher: New York, American sports Pub. Co.

Contributing Library: The Library of Congress

Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation



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Figure No. to. This is an excellent pyramid for boys, as itlooks good, is easy of execution, and is not dangerous. Theboys facing each other can help those on the hands either bystarting from knees or by holding feet. It is not so hard tohold as a hand balance as it is between this and a front leaningrest. Eight or ten boys can form the circle; finish by the topboy jumping down in center; those on hands front roll, thosestanding back roll and center neck spring. SPALDINGS ATHLETIC LIBRARY.


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Figure No. it. A number of these in a row or formed in acircle look well. Bottom men may start from kneeling position. 16 SPALDINGS ATHLETIC LIBRARY. r -* ^^;^3^^ ^^HL tF^- ^ ^^^^ Figure No. 12. All pyramid building, if possible, should bedone to counting, clapping hands, whistles, etc. For instance:All men facing front, and at count i, men kneel, 2 center manraise other to shoulder, 3 step on hips of those kneeling, 4two men step on shoulders and center grasp ankles, 5 headstands, hold about a minute, 6 push away head stands, 7 sidemen step down, 8 center man down, 9 center bend front andrelease man from shoulders, 10 kneeling men to standingposition, and 11 all face front at attention. These should beperformed snappy and with energy. SPALDINGS ATHLETIC LIBRARY.



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