Manual of gymnastic exercises for the use of schools and at home / by Gustav Techow

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MANUAL OF GYMNASTIC EXERCISES. 5
TO JAMES BALFOUR, ESQ., 9
CONTENTS. 11
INTRODUCTION. 15
First Part. 19
FREE STANDING EXERCISES. 21
A.—FORMATION. 22
B.—POSITIONS. 23
C.—EXERCISES OF THE HEAD. 27
D.—EXERCISES OF THE ARMS AND HANDS. 28
E.—EXERCISES OF THE TRUNK OF THE BODY. 33
F.—EXERCISES OF THE LOWER EXTREMITIES. 36
G.—GENERAL DIRECTIONS. 39
TABLE OF WORDS OF COMMAND FOR FREE STANDING EXERCISES. 44
CHAPTER II. THE DUMB-BELLS. 49
A.—FORMATION. 50
B.—EXERCISE BY ONE ARM. 50
C.—THE SAWYER. 51
D.—EXERCISE OF BOTH ARMS. (Fig. 19.) 52
E.—FREE EXERCISES, 52
CHAPTER III. RUNNING. 54
II.—DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WALKING AND RUNNING. 54
III.—COURSE FOR PRACTICE. 55
IY. —SPEED. 56
V.—POSITION AND ACTION. 56
VI.—EVOLUTIONS. 57
VII.—GENERAL DIRECTIONS. 59
CHAPTER IV. JUMPING. 61
II.—POSITION AND ACTION. 61
III.—JUMPING DEPTH. 62
IV.—JUMPING HEIGHT. 63
V.—JUMPING WIDTH. 64
VI.—GENERAL DIRECTIONS. 65
Second Part. 67
CHAPTER I. VAULTING AND POLE LEAPING. 69
II.—THE STANDING VAULT. 69
III.—THE RUNNING VAULT. 70
IV.—EXILES. 70
V.—POLE LEAPING. 70
CHAPTER II. THE HORSE. 72
FIRST SERIES OF EXERCISES. 72
SECOND SERIES OF EXERCISES 75
THIRD SERIES OF EXERCISES 77
BUCK. 82
RULES. 82
CHAPTER III. CLIMBING. 84
CLIMBING WITH HANDS AND FEET. 84
CLIMBING BY THE HANDS ALONE. 88
RULES. 89
CHAPTER IV. THE HORIZONTAL LADDER, THE BRIDGE LADDER, AND THE LADDER PLANK. 91
B.—EXERCISES ON THE HORIZONTAL LADDER. 92
C.—EXERCISES ON THE BRIDGE LADDER. 94
D.-EXERCISES ON THE LADDER PLANK. 95
CHAPTER V. THE PAIR OF RINGS. 96
FIRST SERIES. 96
SECOND SERIES. 98
THIRD SERIES 99
REMARKS. 101
CHAPTER VI. THE HORIZONTAL BAR. 102
FIRST SERIES OF EXERCISES. 102
SECOND SERIES 107
THIRD SERIES. 111
REMARKS. 116
CHAPTER VII. THE TRAPEZE. 118
FIRST SERIES OF EXERCISES. 118
SECOND SERIES. 120
THIRD SERIES. 122
CHAPTER VIII. THE PARALLEL BARS. 123
FIRST SERIES. 123
SECOND SERIES. 127
THIRD SERIES. 132
FOURTH SERIES. 136
RULES. 138
BALANCING 140
CHAPTER IX. BALANCING AND ESCALADING. 140
ESCALADING 141
Third Part. 143
CHAPTER I. MEDICAL GYMNASTICS. 145
CHAPTER II. GYMNASTICS AT HOME. 150
CHAPTER III. GYMNASTICS FOE LADIES. 155
CHAPTER IV. DIETETIC OF EXERCISE. 158
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