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Thigh Stretch

STEP I: Platoon, ATTENTION. AT EASE.

1. As normally executed, the thigh stretch. .FOLLOW ME

2. STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX

STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX STRECH, RELAX

3. Position of attention, MOVE.

STEP II: Platoon, ATTENTION.

4. The Thigh Stretch.

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

6. The start position is the position of attention.

7. On the command of STRETCH, bend the left leg up toward the buttocks. Grasp the toes of the left foot with the right hand, and pull the heel to the left buttocks. Extend the left arm to the side for balance. Hold this position for 10 to 15 seconds.

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

9. On the command of STRETCH, bend the right leg, grasp the toes of the right foot with the left hand, and pull the heel to the right buttocks. Extend the right arm for balance. Hold this position for 10 to 15 seconds.

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

11. Do this sequence two or three times.

12. NOTE: Variation to this stretch is to lie on the stomach.

13. At normal cadence: Position of attention, MOVE. ATTENTION.

STEP III: Platoon, ATTENTION.

14. The Thigh Stretch. FOLLOW ME

15. STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH,RELAX

16. Position of attention, MOVE. AT EASE.

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