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Posted by on Jun 8, 2015 in Games for Large Groups | 0 comments

Rep Race Tag

Rep Race Tag

Tag game for large groups that incorporates running and repping, and is great for challenging your advanced clients…

Players: 4+

Equipment: None (just cones or markers) (Boot Camp Equipment Guide)

Game: Set up 10 cones about 10 yds apart in a straight line going away from the group.  Pick 1-3 people to be taggers.  Everyone else will be trying to advance through the cones to the end.  Players advance through the cones by doing a number of reps of a given exercise (ie: push-ups) based on their ability level, and then running to the next cone and continuing on.  Anytime someone is tagged by a tagger they must run back to the beginning and start again (or you can have them move back to previous cone – depends on group size).  The taggers cannot just tag freely; they must perform 5 jump burpees before each tag.  So basically it is a race against time.  If someone makes it to the last cone and touches it, the taggers lose and everyone else wins.  This helps create great team spirit.


Starting the round.

I usually do rounds of about 5 minutes, with a different cone exercise each round and different taggers.  Also, the players are allowed to run away and avoid taggers but they always have to come back to the proper cone to continue on where they left off (assuming they weren’t tagged and sent back to beginning).



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