Blob Tag

blobtagAll the players are inside the grid. All but three have a soccer ball at their feet. The three without a ball form a ‘blob’ by holding hands. The blob moves freely in the grid and tries to kick any player’s ball out of the grid. If a player’s ball leaves the grid he/she joins the blob.

Once a chain has six or more players, have it break apart into two smaller chains (of three people each). The last player dribbling is the winner.

COACHING POINTS

“Stay away from the blob”– that’s the purpose of the game.

“Don’t get trapped” — move into space away from the blob.

“Keep control of the ball” — don’t kick it too far away.

“Work together” — the blob must work as a team. They must stay together when kicking balls out of the grid.

VARIATIONS

Change the size of the grid. Bigger grid makes it easier for dribblers.

Have blobs break into two players per blob. (Harder for dribblers).