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Fore-Up, Squat

STEP I: Platoon, ATTENTION. AT EASE.

1. The Fore-Up, Squat is a four count exercise done at a moderate cadence.

2. At normal cadence, this exercise will look as follows.

3. The Fore-Up, Squat.

4. Start position, MOVE.

5. In Cadence, EXERCISE.

6. 1-2-3-1, 1-2-3-2, 1-2-3-HALT.

7. Position of attention, MOVE.

STEP II: Platoon, ATTENTION.

8. The Fore-Up, Squat.

9. I will explain the start position to you.

10. On the command of execution MOVE of Start position, MOVE, execute as previously taught, except the feet are approximately shoulder width apart.

11. Start position, MOVE.

12. By-the-numbers.

13. On count one, swing the arms upward and forward to an overhead position. Ready, ONE.

14. On count two, swing the arms down to shoulder level, and assume a half knee bend position. Ready, TWO.

15. On count three, repeat the action of count one. Ready, THREE.

16. On count four, return to the start position. Ready, FOUR.

17. Without the numbers. Position of attention, MOVE. AT EASE.

STEP III: Platoon, ATTENTION.

18. At Normal Cadence.

19. The Fore-Up, Squat.

20. Start position, MOVE.

21. In Cadence, EXERCISE.

22. 1-2-3-1, 1-2-3-2, 1-2-3-3, 1-2-3-4, 1-2-3-HALT.

23. Position of attention, MOVE. AT EASE.

24. What are your questions pertaining to this exercise with or without the by-the-numbers method of instruction?