Toe Tap

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For pairs of players to compete against each other and try to tap the opponents toes more often than having their own toes tapped.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Locomotor

    • Dodge​

  • Manipulative Send​

    • Strike

-Equipment List:

  • One half-noodle (full-length noodles cut in half length) per player.

-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Each player gets a partner and they stand facing each other.

  • Each player gets a pool noodle.


  • Each player stands facing each other, and each holds a pool noodle.

  • Each player then tries to tap the foot of the other player with their pool noodle. Each successful tap is worth one point.

  • Play till one person gets five taps and is the winner.

  • Play again or select different opponents.


-Questions & Notes:

  • Questions for understanding:

    • What is the best tactic to defend yourself from getting tapped?

    • What is the best tactic to tap your opponent?

    • Is it better to go on the offensive, defensive, or some kind of combination of the two?

    • What might the above say about leadership?

Questions or comments? 

Please contact Dr. John Byl at:

     (905) 923-0938

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