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The Single Leg Over

The Stretch Drill, Exercise 5, The Single Leg-Over

The PT leader states, Demonstrator, POST. (The demonstrator posts in front of the formation.) I will use the talk through method of instruction. Exercise 5 of The Stretch Drill is The Single Leg-Over.” (The demonstrator responds, “The Single Leg-Over.”)

The PT leader commands, Starting Position, MOVE.” (The demonstrator moves into the starting position.) “The starting position is the supine position with the arms sideward, palms down.”

“The command to begin the stretch is Ready, STRETCH. Turn the body to the right, bend the left knee to 90-degrees, and grasp the outside of the left knee with the right hand pulling and rotating toward the right. Change Position, Ready, STRETCH.” (The demonstrator performs the movements as the PT leader describes them.) “Hold this position for 20 seconds.”

The PT leader commands, Starting Position, MOVE.” (The demonstrator moves into the starting position.)

“The command to stretch the other side of the body is Change Position, Ready, STRETCH. Turn the body to the left, bend the right knee to 90-degrees, and grasp the outside of the right knee with the left hand pulling and rotating toward the left.” (The demonstrator performs the movements as the PT leader describes them.) “Hold this position for 20 seconds.”

The PT leader commands, Starting Position, MOVE.” (The demonstrator moves into the starting position.) Position of Attention, MOVE.” (The demonstrator assumes the position of attention.) The PT leader states, “AT EASE.” (The demonstrator stands at ease.)

The PT leader states “What are your questions pertaining to Exercise 5 of The Stretch Drill, The Single Leg-Over?” Clarify all questions.

The PT leader commands, Demonstrator, ATTENTION.” (The demonstrator assumes the position of attention.) “You will be my assistant instructor. FALL OUT.”


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