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Hippo Butt Tug

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To pull your competitor past your line.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Locomotor

    • Pull​

-Equipment List:

  • None


-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Have 2 parallel lines approximately 5 yards (meters) apart.

  • In between these lines have the contestants stand back-to-back.

  • Their butts are in contact and players hold each other hand between their legs.


  • Explain that on the signal to start the participants pull their opponent past their line.

-Questions & Notes:

  • Variation

    • Hippo Team Butt Tug​

      • Have players line up in a zipper fashion with their backs towards each other.​

      • Players hold left hand to left hand and right hand to right hand between their legs with the players behind them.

      • On the signal to begin each team tries to pull the other team past their line.

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