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Hamstring Stretch Seated

STEP I: Platoon, ATTENTION. AT EASE.

1. As normally executed, the Hamstring Stretch (Seated). FOLLOW ME

2. STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX

3. Position of attention, MOVE. AT EASE.

STEP II: Platoon, ATTENTION.

4. The Hamstring Stretch (Seated).

5. I will use the talk through method of instruction to teach you this stretch.

6. The start position is sitting on the ground with legs straight and extended forward, with the feet upright about six inches apart. Put the hands on the ankles or toes.

7. On the command of STRETCH, bend from the hips, keeping the back and the head in a comfortable straight line. Hold this position for 10 to 15 seconds.

8. On the command RELAX, return to the start position.

9. NOTE: A variation for greater stretch: Stretch and pull back on the toes.

10. Do this sequence two or three times.

11. At normal cadence: Position of attention, MOVE. ATTENTION. AT EASE.

STEP III: Platoon, ATTENTION.

12. The Hamstring Stretch (Seated). FOLLOW ME

13. STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX

14. Position of attention, MOVE. AT EASE.

15. What are your questions pertaining to this stretch with or without the talk through method of instruction?