Francisco Amorós

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Amorós, Francisco

 

Born 1767; died 1848. Spanish military figure and teacher; initiator and organizer of physical education in France and Spain.

Author of many articles on gymnastics, Amorós founded a military gymnastics school in Madrid. After Napoleon’s defeat he moved to France (1814), where he taught gymnastics. In 1819 he organized the Normal Gymnastic Civil and Military School. In 1830 he published A Guide to Physical, Gymnastic, and Moral Education. The system of gymnastics devised by Amorós became known as the “natural-applied” system. After the participation of his gymnasts in the July Bourgeois Revolution of 1830, Amorós was removed from his position as leader of the army’s physical education and from the school which he founded (1832), whereupon he opened a gymnastics hall in Paris with his own resources.

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El trabajo de Negrelli, titulado "La concepcion de cuerpo en la obra de Francisco Amoros", comenzo por llamar la atencion sobre el olvido y la actualidad de la obra de Franciso Amoros y algunos de sus conceptos mas fundamentales; en particular, comentando parrafos de Manual de Educacion Fisica, Gimnastica y Moral, acerco interpretaciones posibles sobre las relaciones entre cuerpo, movimiento y moral, invitandonos a recorrer su obra.
Captain Francisco Amoros, who bears a passing resemblance to Captain Birdseye, lays on a three course fisherman's meal, with wines and liqueurs, for parties up to 12 at roughly pounds 50 per person per day.
Captain Francisco Amoros, who bears a passing resemblance to Captain Birdseye, lays on a three-course fisherman's meal, with wines and liqueurs, for parties up to 12 at roughly pounds 50 per person per day.
At PuertoPollensa, weboarded the CaboNegro, a 35-year-old sturdy wooden motor boat which has been around the world twice.Captain Francisco Amoros lays on a three course fisher-man's meal, with wines and liqueurs, for parties up to 12 at roughly pounds 50 per person per day.
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