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Groin Stretch Seated Straddle

STEP I: Platoon, ATTENTION. AT EASE.

1. As normally executed, the Groin Stretch (seated straddle). FOLLOW ME

2. STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX,

STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX

3. Position of attention, MOVE. AT EASE.

STEP II: Platoon, ATTENTION.

4. The Groin Stretch (seated straddle).

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 the legs straight and spread as far apart as possible.

7. On the command of STRETCH, bend forward at the hips, keep the head up, and reach toward the feet. Hold this position for 10 to 15 seconds.

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

9. NOTE: A variation of this stretch is to stretch to one side while trying to touch the toes. Next, stretch to the other side.

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 Groin Stretch (seated straddle). FOLLOW ME

13. STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX STRETCH, RELAX

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


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