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16 counts—Begin ARM AND FOOT ARM EXERCISE arms are raised Arms folded backward—Place Arms for thrusting—Place Arms forward—Down Arms forward—Place arms in position Arms outward—Down Arms sideward Arms upward—Place Arms—Down Begin Bend trunk sideward Carl Betz close heels counts)—and Cross-step-position forward Double front arm FOOT EXERCISE forward left forward—and front arm circle fundamental position Gymnastics HAND EXERCISE hands are placed Hands on hips Hands on hips—Place Hands over shoulders hands turned heels are closed left foot left heel left knee LESSON I2 longe-reverse forward oblique position outward—and outward—Begin Palms turned place—Rest position backward position forward position outward position sideward position upward position—Stand Raise arms raise both heels raise heels Raise right reverse order right and left right foot shoulders—arms Side arm circle simultaneously Starting position step-position sideward right straight straighten arms downward straighten arms outward Thrust arms times—Begin trunk is raised trunk sideward right Turn trunk sideward turned downward
Page 18 - Stillness of person and steadiness of features are signal marks of good breeding.— Vulgar persons can't sit still, or, at least, they must work their limbs or features.
Page 168 - ... your head look down, RELAX! IF YOU DON'T RELAX I'LL PUT YOU ON A CHARGE! Squad, squad - SHUN ! As you were, I want you to do it together. Squad - SHUN! As you were. Squad - SHUN! STAND AT EASE! To make a Right Turn : keeping both knees straight, turn through ninety degrees to the right swivelling on the heel of the right foot and the toe of the left raising the toe of the right and the heel of the left in doing so. Keeping the weight of the body on the right foot, on completion of this movement...
Page 86 - IT does not lie within the scope of this work to give a detailed history of the life of this remarkable man.
Page 3 - ... will be a tradition of the past. The State owes it to its citizens and itself to provide not only for the mental but in equal measure for the physical education of its children, that by unfolding the natural and symmetrical beauty of the human body, it may be made " fit and capable in every phase of moral life to obey and carry out the will of its supreme master, the mind.
Page 96 - The right foot is moved backward, the right toe is opposite the left heel;, the inner edge of the right foot and the outer edge of the left foot form an angle of about 90 degrees.
Page 175 - ... of the same year he was appointed superintendent of physical culture by the board of education. He has been very successful in his work, and has placed physical education on a firm basis in Kansas City. Prof. Bety has published a manual of free gymnastics, which is used in the schools. The exercises are identical with those of the German system, although the arrangement is changed to suit different conditions. Prof. Bety has kindly written the following letter, explaining his method of work :...
Page 3 - Physical culture aims to unfold the natural and symmetrical beauty of the human body, making it fit and capable in every phase of moral life to carry out the will of the supreme master— the mind. CARL BETZ.
Page 16 - Command of CAUTION, of EXPLANATION, of EXECUTION and of DISCONTINUATION. 1. The Command of Caution is always given first, and is spoken loudly and sharply.
Page 86 - The air is expelled from the lungs by the relaxation of the diaphragm and the chest muscles.