9781528708852 - Hand-Book of Calisthenics and Gymnastics - J. Madison Watson
9781528708852 - Hand-Book of Calisthenics and Gymnastics - J. Madison Watson
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Hand-Book of Calisthenics and Gymnastics

A vintage guide to calisthenic exercises for children or students by J. Madison Watson, first published in 1882. Calisthenics is a form of exercise based on the doing of various gross motor movements such as running, standing, grasping, pushing, etc. These movements are usually performed in a rhythmic fashion and require little to no equipment. This volume contains simple, step-by-step instructions for a variety of simple, beneficial exercises and drills complete with helpful illustrations and handy tips for instruction.

£16.99

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Author

J. Madison Watson

Imprint

Macha Press

Categories

Exercise & Workout Books

Fitness & Diet

Gymnastics

Health & Lifestyle

Sports

Sports Training & Coaching

ISBN

9781528708852

Formats Available

Pages

394

Publication Date

24 December 2018

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

“Hand-Book of Calisthenics and Gymnastics” is a vintage guide to calisthenic exercises for children or students by J. Madison Watson, first published in 1882. Calisthenics is a form of exercise based on the doing of various gross motor movements such as running, standing, grasping, pushing, etc. These movements are usually performed in a rhythmic fashion and require little to no equipment. This volume contains simple, step-by-step instructions for a variety of simple, beneficial exercises and drills complete with helpful illustrations and handy tips for instruction. Part I – ‘Vocal Gymnastics’ includes chapters on “Vocal Gymnastics”, “Orthoepy”, “Expression”, “Recitations in Verse”. Part II – ‘Calisthenics’ includes “Introduction”, “General Exercises”. Part III ‘Gymnastics’ includes chapters, “Introduction”, “Wand Exercises”, “Dumb-bell Exercises”, “Indian Club Exercises”, “Ring Exercises”. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.

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