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The Single Leg Push Up

Conditioning Drill 3, Exercise 5, The Single-leg Push-up

"Demonstrator, POST. I will use the by-the-numbers method of instruction. Exercise 5 of Conditioning Drill 3 is the Single-leg Push-up." (Demonstrator responds, "The single-leg Push-up.") "This is a four-count exercise that is always performed at a MODERATE cadence. The Starting Position is front leaning rest position. Starting position, MOVE." (Demonstrator moves into the starting position.)

"On the command of execution, EXERCISE of In cadence, EXERCISE, this being count one, bend the elbows, lowering the body until the upper arms are parallel with the ground and stay close to the trunk while simultaneously raising the left leg until it is 8-10 inches off the ground. By-the-numbers," (demonstrator responds, "By-the-numbers"), "In cadence." (Demonstrator responds "In cadence.") "EXERCISE." (Demonstrator performs count one.)

"On count two, return to the starting position. Ready, TWO." (Demonstrator performs count two.)

"On count three, repeat count one but to the opposite side. Ready, THREE." (Demonstrator performs count three.)

"On count four, return to the starting position and sound off with the number of repetitions performed. Ready, FOUR." (Demonstrator performs count four and states, "ONE.")

"Position of attention, MOVE." (Demonstrator assumes the position of attention.)

"I will lead the demonstrator through three repetitions at a MODERATE cadence. The commands and movements are as follows: The Single-leg Push-up." (Demonstrator responds, "The Single-leg Push-up.") "Starting position, MOVE." (Demonstrator moves into the starting position.) "Without-the-numbers" (demonstrator responds, "Without-the-numbers.") "In cadence, (demonstrator responds, "In cadence.") " EXERCISE, One, Two, Three." (Demonstrator states, "ONE.") The PT leader will raise the inflection of his voice while counting out the movements of the third repetition and the demonstrator states, HALT upon returning to the starting position.

"Position of attention, MOVE."(Demonstrator assumes the position of attention.) "AT EASE." (Demonstrator stands at ease.)

"What are your questions pertaining to Exercise 5 of Conditioning Drill 3, The Single-leg Push-up when executed in cadence or by-the-numbers?" (Clarify all questions.)

"Demonstrator, ATTENTION. You will be my assistant instructor. FALL OUT."