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Hip and Back Stretch Seated

Step I: Platoon, ATTENTION. AT EASE.

1. As normally executed, the Hip and Back Stretch (seated). .FOLLOW ME

2. STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX, (CHANGE),

STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX

3. Position of attention, MOVE.

Step II: Platoon, ATTENTION.

4. The Hip and Back Stretch (seated).

5. I will use the talk through method of instruction to teach you this stretch. 2. The Chest Stretch.

6. The start position is sitting on the ground with the right leg forward and straight. Cross the left leg over the right while sitting erect. Keep the heels of both feet in contact with the ground.

7. On the command of STRETCH, slowly rotate the upper body to the left and look over the left shoulder. Reach across the left leg with the right arm, and push the left leg to your right. Use the left hand for support by placing it on the ground. Hold this position for 10 to 15 seconds.

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

9. On the command CHANGE, keep the left leg forward and straight. Cross the right leg over the left while sitting erect. Keep the heels of both feet in contact with the ground.

10. On the second command of STRETCH, slowly rotate the upper body to the right and look over the right shoulder. Reach across the right leg with the left arm, and push the right leg to your left. Use the right hand for support by placing it on the ground. Hold this position for 10 to 15 seconds.

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

9. Do this sequence two or three times.

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

STEP III: Platoon, ATTENTION.

11. The Hip and Back Stretch (seated). FOLLOW ME

12. STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX, (CHANGE),

STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX

13. Position of attention, MOVE. AT EASE.

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