325 Group Contests for the Army, Navy, and School

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Macmillan, 1918 - Athletics - 96 pages
 

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Page 64 - go," the rear end man lies on his back and still retains the grasp of the man in front. Each man as he lies down should keep his legs close against the body of the man in front, while the man going backward should run with the legs well apart. When all men in the file are down, as in B, the man at the rear of the line (who headed the file) arises and the others successively (position "A") and run forward, holding hands, to the objective goal line. The same hand should be grasped, either all right...
Page 89 - A book of common-sense exercises for the entire family, founded on the author's wide experience as a teacher of physical culture, and as consultant of large numbers of people who sought health and fitness, or sought to keep it. There are concise presentations of. the effects on health of eating, drinking, bathing, rest, sleep, and fatigue. The book is for men, women, and children ; it is practical and dependable, it is entertainingly written, well illustrated, and presents a sane program. " One of...
Page 62 - ... with feet apart. Each player extends his left hand backward between his legs, and grasps with his right hand the left hand of the player in front of him. At the command "Go" the line moves backward, the rear player lying on his back, still retaining the hand grasp of the player in front. Each player as he lies down should keep his legs close against the body of the one in front, while the players going backward should run with the legs well apart. When all players in the file are lying on their...
Page 5 - Figure 5 — (E). 43. The same with feet outside of hands. 44. Alternate 42 and 43. 45. Run forward on hands and feet as in (F) Figure 5. 46. Run backward as in (F) Figure 5 — (Crab race). The distance of the races in B, E and F should be short, as they are quite difficult.
Page 24 - SHUTTLE RELAY. (P.) In the shuttle races, the contestants in each team or file are divided into two equal squads with a given distance between each team. For convenience, the team on one side is called A and the other B. At the command to start, the player at the head of each file in squad A runs and tags the first player in squad B and then goes to rear of B. As soon as the first one in squad B is tagged, he...

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