The Rope Ladder
Source: The Book Of Sports
The climber must keep the body stretched out, and upright, so as to
prevent the steps, which are loose, from being bent forward.
The oblique rope must be climbed with the back turned towards the
ground, the legs crossed and thrown over, so that the rope passes under
the calf, and thus he must work himself up by raising his hands one
above the other alternately.
The exercises on the ladder are:--1. To ascend and descend rapidly. 2.
To ascend and descend with one hand. 3. Without using the hand. 4.
Passing another person on the ladder, or swinging to the back to let
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