SCHOOL OF THE SOLDIER
To March By The Flank
Being in march: 1. By the right (left) flank, 2. MARCH.
The command march must be given when the right foot is on the ground as
shown in No. 1. Then advance and plant the left foot and turn on the
toes to right as shown in No. 2, ...
Being at a halt or mark time: 1. Right (left) step, 2. MARCH.
Carry and plant the right foot 15 inches to the right; bring the left
foot beside it and continue the movement in the cadence of quick time.
The side step is used for...
Steps And Marchings
All steps and marchings executed from a halt, except right step, begin
with the left foot.
The length of the full step in quick time is 30 inches, measured from
heel to heel, and the cadence is at the rate of 120 steps per minute....
To the flank: 1. Right (left), 2. FACE.
Raise slightly the left heel and right toe; face to the right, turning
on the right heel, assisted by a slight pressure on the ball of the left
foot; place the left foot by the side of the...
To Mark Time
Being in march: 1. Mark time, 2. MARCH. At the command march, given as
either foot strikes the ground, advance and plant the other foot; bring
up the foot in rear and continue the cadence by alternately raising each
foot about 2 inc...
Being at a halt, the commands are: FALL OUT; REST; AT EASE; and 1.
Parade, 2. REST.
At the command fall out, the men may leave the ranks, but are required
to remain in the immediate vicinity. They resume their former places, at
School Of The Soldier
Based on the Infantry Drill Regulations
Success in battle is the ultimate object of all military training; hence
the excellence of an organization is judged by its field efficiency.
Your instruction will be progressive in charac...
Being at a halt, to march forward in quick time: 1. Forward, 2. MARCH.
At the command forward, shift the weight of the body to the right leg,
left knee straight.
At the command march, move the left foot smartly straight forward ...
To arrest the march in quick or double time: 1. Squad, 2. HALT.
At the command halt, given as either foot strikes the ground, plant the
other foot as in marching; raise and place the first foot by the side of
the other. If in doub...
Involving practically every important muscle in the body.
From first position spring to second position; instantly return to first
position and continue.
Be light on your feet. Alight on your toes. Begin with a limited number