Manual of Swedish Drill Based on Ling's System ...: For Teachers and Students

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Excelsior Publishing House, 1889 - Gymnastics - 51 pages
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Page 5 - The school drill herein set forth has been adopted to a very considerable extent in the English schools, where it has been found of great utility, not only as a purely physical exercise, but as one promoting cheerfulness, erectness of carriage, and general alertness and promptitude in the school work.
Page 26 - In the running high leap, which is accomplished by taking a short run prior to its execution, the pupils are to spring from the left and right foot alternately, the left being exercised first, a rule which should be strictly enforced.
Page 25 - These are executed without appliances, and form an excellent preparatory course to the leaps over a fixed object. They are made on the spot, without turning the body, or by turning to the...
Page 25 - ... throwing out the arms horizontally sideward whilst executing the leap, (c) throwing out both the arms and legs whilst executing the third movement, thence resuming the original position in the fourth movement.
Page 26 - Directions. — In all leaping exercises the equilibre should be preserved whilst executing the fourth movement, the arms being usually kept in a vertical position slightly at the rear of the legs.
Page 1 - DIRECTOR OF EXERCISES " AT THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND YOUNG MEN'S SOCIETY AND YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION.
Page 12 - When turning to the right, this order is reversed by pivoting on the heel of the right and toes of the left foot, the entire weight of the body resting on these parts whilst pivoting.

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