Physical Training Manual; For Use in the Public Schools, Normal Schools and Gymnasia

Physical Training Manual; For Use in the Public Schools, Normal Schools and Gymnasia

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ... two light, movable boxes (or books or slates on end) on the floor, and across these a stick. The class stands in position. The pupils, by sections, start to run around the room, jumping over the stick with left, right, or both feet, returning to their desks. This may also be done hopping on one foot. 4. The above may be played by having the class jump over a jumpingrope, held by two children. 5. A. The class, in a good standing position, raises left or right foot backward, holding it with the hand on the same side. Standing on the ball of the other foot, they hop in place--in time to the counting of the teacher. Later they hop, without holding the foot, a fixed number of times on each foot, changing quickly. B. With imaginary rope, and raising both feet backward at once, alighting on the balls of the feet, while they are jumping in place. C. Raising the left and right foot backward (flexing the leg), alternately, while they are running in place. 6. Place a number of erasers, ten or twelve, on the floor, parallel and about one foot apart. Each child in turn passes to the erasers, hops over them on one foot without lowering the other, and returns to his desk. The game may be a "contest," the successful ones remaining in the game, the last one up being the winner. 7. The above may be played by having the first child place the erasers on the floor in position, without lowering the other foot. The second child will hop over one, pick it up, then over the next and pick it up, until he has them all, keeping the foot raised. 8. All stand in position, facing the side of the room. At the first signal, each places one hand on the edge of his desk and the other on the edge of the desk behind. At the second signal they jump over the seat, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123687885X
  • 9781236878854