Toe Tag
A game that is great exercise and develops athletic skills

Instructions:

  1. Everyone is "it" at the same time.
  2. Runners tag each other by stepping lightly on their toes.
  3. Once tagged, players are out until there is a single winner.
  4. Players are also out if they go out of bounds.

Performance Points:

  • The game is best with five or more players.
  • Stomping is not allowed!
  • The best way to avoid being tagged is to keep the feet moving quickly.
  • Keeping the playing space small will encourage short, quick, and agile movements.

Training Specifics:

Duration / Reps: The game is usually over quickly, so it can be played a few times

When: Anytime, but ideal for keeping kids active and motivated during the last 10 minutes of practice

You Need: Cones, or other boundary markers

Benefits:

  • Great exercise
  • Develops skills such as agility and coordination, which are important for overall athleticism and injury prevention