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The Shuttle Sprint

The Military Movement Drill, Exercise 3, The Shuttle Sprint

The PT leader states, "Demonstrator, POST. (The demonstrator posts in front of the formation.) I will use the talk through method of instruction. Exercise 3 of The Military Movement Drill is The Shuttle Sprint." (The demonstrator responds, "The Shuttle Sprint.")

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 exercise is Ready, GO. Run quickly to the 25-yard mark. Turn clockwise while planting the left foot and bending and squatting to touch the ground with the left hand. Run quickly back to the starting line and plant the right foot, turn counter-clockwise and touch the ground with the right hand. Run back to the 25-yard mark accelerating to near maximum speed.

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 3 of The Military Movement Drill, The Shuttle Sprint?" Clarify all questions.

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