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Shuffle Tag Warm Up

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Shuffle along lines and try not get tagged by an IT

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Locomotor

  • Shuffle

-Equipment List:

  • One pool noodle per IT (maybe one IT per 10 players)


-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • One out of 10 players is given a half-length pool noodle--these are the ITs.

  • The rest of the players are in a scattered position around the playing area, standing on a line on the gym floor.


  • On the leader's signal to begin the ITs try to tag other players with a pool noodle.

  • All players must shuffle sideways along lines on the gym floor.

  • If a player is tagged they do juming jacks at the position they are tagged at--no players can go past these tagged players.

  • Players that are tagged can be freed by another player approaching them and the two players to a high ten jump--clapping both of their hands agianst the other player's hands.

-Questions & Notes:

  • What strategies might be most effective to help ITs capture every player?

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