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Image from page 237 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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ront. [See Cut 46). Seventh Position, L.H.—This position is the same as theposition of_Attention, except that the left arm is bent at theelbow, the hand and club being under the right shoulder; theclub perpendicular, handle up, the left arm horizontal andpointing to the front. Eighth Position, R.H.—This position is the same as theposition of Attention, except that the right arm is slightlybent at the elbow and in front of the body in a diagonaldirection to the left, the hand as high as the face ; the clubhorizontal. {See Cut ^7). Eighth Position, L.H.—This position is the same as theposition of Attention, e.x^cept that the left arm is slightlybent at the elbow and in front of the body in a diagonaldirpction to the right, the hand as high as the face ; the clubhorizontal. 224 PHYSICAL CULTURE. GROUP I.Assemble. See Modes of Formation, Part I. First Position, R.H.Salute. > See First Series, Calisthenics. Caution.—Th, Maxim Circles and Uppir Ellipses fi0)ii theSecond Position.

 

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Cut 41. Exercise 1.—R.H.Second Position, R.H. r Bring the club towards the right, down and) to the left, keeping the arm straight until it is GYMNASTICS. 225 One, ^ in front, when it is slightly bent at the elbow,and the club and arm continuing the circle iscarried on to the left, up and to the right, thearm gradually straightening as it passes thebody until the circle is complete and the armand club are at the place they started from. L {See 1, 1, Cut U)- [ On the word Change, given as the club iscompleting the circle, bring the right arm infront to the left, the elbow being only slightlybent and the club perpendicular, the handleChange. < sliding through the hand about two or threeinches ; instantaneously raise the left hand andgrasp the handle below the right, and drop llieright arm to the side, coming to the position \given at the head of the next exercise. Exercise 1.—L.H.Second Position, L.H. Bring the club towards the left, down and tothe right, keeping the arm straight

 

 

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