Primary Gymnastics

by Niels Bukh

Publisher: Read Books Ltd.

Publication Date: December 09, 2016

ISBN: 9781473347403

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Primary Gymnastics' is a form of gymnastics pioneered in 1915 by Dutch gymnastics instructor and leader of the Danish Olympic Gymnastic Team, Herr Niels Bukh. This style of gymnastics is based on the importance of rhythm and is outlined in this volume after over twenty years of testing and refining. 'Primary Gymnastics' was written by Niels Bukh and translated and adapted by Frank N. Punchard. Contents include: 'Primary Gymnastics or Fundamental Gymnastics', 'Danish (Primary) Gymnastics', 'The Gymnastic Leaders', 'Posture', 'Postural Faults', 'The Stock of Gymnastic Exercises', 'The Effect of Gymnastics', 'The Table or Programme', 'Gymnasium and Apparatus', 'Commanding', 'Teaching', 'Starting Positions', etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition complete with the original text and images.