Hand-book of Calisthenics and Gymnastics: A Complete Drill-book for Schools, Families, and Gymnasiums. With Music to Accompany the Exercises ...
Schermerhorn, Bancroft & Company, 1864 - 388 pages
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Hand-Book of Calisthenics and Gymnastics - A Complete Drill-Book for Schools ...
J. Madison Watson
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45 degrees ALTERNATE angle of 45 Arm and Hand bells bending body carried CHANGE charges chest circles class of movements clubs combined commencing position corresponding described differs direction directly dotted arms eight elbows elevated Employ executed exercise extended eyes face feet Fifth finally First-Position force forward four Fourth front give given hands head heels held immediately inner instructor will command knee left arm left foot left leg length lower mand manner March mark ments motions move muscles Music passing placed posi position of Fig possible rear recover the commencing remaining represented right arm right foot right hand right leg Second Movements Second Position Second Series Series shoulders side sidewise simultaneously sound standing student will take syllable take the position taken Third third command Third Position thou thumbs tion toes trunk turning usually Variety vertical voice wand
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