The Gymnastic Free Exercises of P.H. Ling

The Gymnastic Free Exercises of P.H. Ling

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ... designated shoulder-blade, with the fingers upwards. (7.) SUPPOBT BETWEEN THE SHOULDEB-BLADES! The extended flat hand, with the fingers upwards, is placed between the shoulder-blades on the spine. (/3) Placing of the hands on the lower part of the trunk. (1.) Abdomen Suppoeted! The hands placed transversely on the region of the navel. (2.) The Hips Bight (left) Suppoeted! The hand placed transversely on the respective hip-bone and on its upper edge. (3.) The Chine Suppoeted! The hands placed transversely on the chine-bone and lowest lumbar vertebras. 46. Placing of the hands on the upper limbs. (c) Supports on the arms. (1.) The Elbow Backwaeds (fobwabds) SupPoeted! The hand encircles, with the thumb before or behind, the lower part of the upper arm; the little finger being next the joint itself (fig. 29). (2.) The Elbow Inwaeds Suppoeted! The hand encircles the lower part of the upper arm in front, the thumb being next the joint. (3.) Hand-joint Suppoeted! The hand encircles the fore arm near the hand-joint, so that the thumb and fore finger are next the joint (fig. 30). (4.) The Hand-joint Inwabds Suppoeted! so that the little finger is next the hand-joint (fig. 31). (5.) The Hand-joint Upwabds Suppoeted! The hand of the support passes from behind, under the half-forwards bent arms of the pupil, and then, by an upward side movement, takes hold from above of the fore arms, so that the thumb and fore finger are on the hand-joint, the rest of the fingers on the fore arms (fig. 32). (d) Supports on the hand. (1.) Hand Suppoeted! (also, Hands Geasped!) The two pupils grasp each other's hands in such a manner that one flat hand lies in the other flat hand, the thumb of each behind the knuckles of the other's hand, and the rest of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123677874X
  • 9781236778741