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The Rear Lunge

The Stretch Drill, Exercise 2, The Rear Lunge

The Stretch Drill, Exercise 2, The Rear Lunge

The PT leader states, "Demonstrator, POST. (The demonstrator posts in front of the formation.) I will use the talk through method of instruction. Exercise 2 of The Stretch Drill is The Rear Lunge." (The demonstrator responds, "The Rear Lunge.")

The PT leader commands, "Starting Position, MOVE." (The demonstrator moves into the starting position.) "The starting position is the straddle stance with hands on hips."

"The command to begin the stretch is Ready, STRETCH. Take an exaggerated step backward with the left leg, touching down with the ball of the foot while continuously allowing the body to lower. Ensure the knee of the forward leg does not extend over the toes. The rear leg is straight not locked while the back remains in a generally straight line." (The demonstrator performs the movements as the PT leader describes them.) "Hold this position for 20 seconds."

The PT leader commands, "Starting Position, MOVE." (The demonstrator moves into the starting position.)

"The command to stretch the other side of the body is Change Position, Ready, STRETCH. Take an exaggerated step backward with the right leg, touching down with the ball of the foot while continuously allowing the body to lower. Ensure the knee of the forward leg does not extend over the toes. The rear leg is straight not locked while the back remains in a generally straight line. Change Position, Ready, STRETCH." (The demonstrator performs the movements as the PT leader describes them.) "Hold this position for 20 seconds."

The PT leader commands, "Starting Position, MOVE." (The demonstrator moves into the starting position.) "Position of Attention, MOVE." (The demonstrator assumes the position of attention.) The PT leader states, "AT EASE." (The demonstrator stands at ease.)

The PT leader states "What are your questions pertaining to Exercise 2 of The Stretch Drill, The Rear Lunge?" Clarify all questions.

The PT leader commands, "Demonstrator, ATTENTION." (The demonstrator assumes the position of attention.) "You will be my assistant instructor. FALL OUT."