top of page

Pursuit Tag

Heading 1


Heading 1

  • To not get tagged from behind.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Locomotor​

    • Run​

-Equipment List:

  • Twelve pylons

  • One pool noodle per player


-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Set up pylons to form 3 rectangles (a large one, a medium sized one inside the large one, and a smaller one inside the medium one).

  • Players spread out, equal distance from each other, around the large rectangle


  • Everyone runs outside the outside pylons.

  • When players are tagged from behind, they run inside the lane inside the outside pylon.

  • When players are tagged in the middle lane they move to the inside lane.

  • When players are tagged in the inside lane they move to the outside lane.

  • After a set time limit (2-3 minutes) the player that was tagged the fewest times is the winner.

-Questions & Notes:

  • Variations:

    • Walking Pursuit: Each player must have 1 foot on the ground at all times.

    • Slippery Pursuit: Instead of running and walking, players have to stand on two small pieces of carpet (towels) and shuffle as quickly as possible.

    • Scooter Pursuit: Done in pairs with one partner pushing the other partner who is seated on 2 scooters. The player on the scooters holds a pool-noodle as the object to touch the player in front.

bottom of page