Rat Race

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-Objective:

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To jog and find a partner at breaks in the activity.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Locomotor

    • Run​

-Equipment List:

  • Four Pylons

-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Set up 4 pylons to create a safe track for players to jog around.

  • Players stand equal distance away from each other around the "track"

-Instructions:

  • Players are positioned outside the pylons.

  • Play some fast-paced music while the players jog around the pylons.

  • When the music stops “rats” move forward (not allowed to move backwards against the flow of the rat-race) to find a partner–they take a break by sitting back-to-back.

  • After 4 seconds, any player without a partner does 5 star-jumps.

  • Music and jogging resumes.

Queestions

-Questions & Notes:

  • Safety consideration:

    • Players may only move in one direction to avoid running into each other.          

  • Instructional tips:

    • The pace of the music will effect the speed of the jog.

Questions or comments? 

Please contact Dr. John Byl at:

     JOHNBYL50@gmail.com

     (905) 923-0938

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