Swimming Simplified (Google eBook)

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Hicks-Judd Company, printers, 1920 - Swimming - 167 pages
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Contents

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Page 155 - Newcomb may be played on a volleyball court with any large ball, by teams varying from 2 to 20 persons on a side. The object of the game is to throw the ball over the net (the top of which should be 7 feet from the ground at the center) in such a way as to prevent the opposing team from catching it. The ball is put in play at the net by being tossed between two members of the opposing teams. Each of them jumps to reach the ball, trying to tap it toward his own team.
Page 155 - If the ball hits the floor in the opponents' territory, it is a score for the side throwing it. Each side has a captain who should station the players about the floor so as to leave no part unprotected.
Page 155 - To do this he stands with one foot on the rear line of the court, tosses the ball up and then bats it upward and toward the net. The other players watch the ball and if one of them can help the ball over by batting it he may do so, but no player can bat it twice in succession. If the ball goes over the net without touching it must be batted back by the opponents. The ball is in play as long as it is batted back and forth across the net ; as soon as one side fails to return it, whether by letting...
Page 153 - ... sides and may play in the shallow or deep water end of the pool. The object of the game is for one side to take the ball away from the other. Fox and Ducks. Choose a player to be the fox, another to be the mother duck. The other players are little ducks which form in a line behind the mother duck, each one holding the waist of the one in front of him. The fox attempts to catch the last duck. The line led by the mother duck turns in various ways to protect the last little duck from being caught...
Page 154 - ... within. Outside group has a volley or an outdoor baseball with which they try to hit the one's (players) within. As soon as one is hit he must immediately join the circle and help hit the others. When all have been tagged in this way, groups change places and repeat. The two players who were last to be hit in the two games are captains to choose up for the next time. Third Man Played much like "Three Deep.
Page 155 - If the side that served loses a point, they lose the right to serve, the ball going to the opponents. If the other side loses (serving side winning) it counts one score for the serving side. Only the serving side can make scores ; the other side tries to win the point and thus earn the right to serve. Fifteen scores make a game, unless it is fourteen all ; in that case one side must get two more scores than the other to win.
Page 7 - I read it three or four times, and the more I read it, the more I felt the need to reread it and the more it pleased me, and in it I found more maxims.
Page 153 - Third Frog in the Puddle. Players form in a double circle, couples facing each other in the shallow end of the pool, then choose one of the players to be "it," and one to be chased. The one that is to be chased may walk or swim around or between the players, and is free from being tagged when he stands between the two players of any couple, and then the one who is "it" must attempt to tag the one towards whom the chased player turned his back.
Page 155 - ... umpire is to call the score, the score keeper is to write it down as it is called, and the time keeper should call time at the end of half the time set for play. When the umpire calls " Play " one player of the side having the ball throws it over the net with the object of making it strike the floor in the opponents
Page 140 - ... other apparatus, a pressure method is best, and that such a method is most efficient with the patient in the prone position and with the pressure applied vertically over the lowest ribs. In this way not only is the thorax compressed, but also the abdomen, against the ground. The pressure on the abdomen forces the viscera against the diaphragm, which is thereby itself moved upward, driving air out of the lungs.

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