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Fore-Up, Behind Back


1. The Fore-Up, Behind Back is a four count exercise done a moderate cadence.

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

3. The Fore-Up, Behind Back.

4. In Cadence, EXERCISE.

5. 1-2-3-1, 1-2-3-2, 1-2-3-HALT.

6. Position of attention, MOVE.


7. The Fore-Up, Behind Back

8. I will explain the start position to you.

9. On the command of execution MOVE of Start position, MOVE, execute as previously taught.

10. Start position, MOVE.

11. By-the numbers.

12. On count one, swing the arms forward and upward to an overhead position. You will exhale during this count. Ready, ONE.

13. On count two, lower the rifle to back of shoulder. You will inhale during this count. Ready, TWO.

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

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

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


17. At Normal Cadence.

18. The Fore-Up, Behind Back.

19. Start position, MOVE.

20. In Cadence, EXERCISE.

21. 1-2-3-1, 1-2-3-2, 1-2-3-3, 1-2-3-4, 1-2-3-HALT.

22. Position of attention, MOVE. AT EASE.

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

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