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The Valley Kids

  1. 1. The Valley Kids Speech 151 Winter 2009
  2. 2. Get Fit or Get Lost The game where it pays to LOSE (2-8 players or 2-4 teams) Ages 12 to 53
  3. 3. Objective To be the first to finish your workout and “Hit the Showers”!
  4. 4. Game Box Contents Game Board Workout Deck 8 Game Pieces 1 Jump Rope 1 Pair of Inflatable Dumbbells (water-filled) 1-minute Timer (sand hourglass) 1 six-sided Die “ Play at your own risk” warning/disclaimer
  5. 5. Getting Started <ul><ul><li>Game can be played player against player or team against team. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose your game piece; put all game pieces on the Gym Entrance (Start) square. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Roll dice to see who goes first (highest roll); play continues to the left. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. The Workout Deck <ul><ul><li>Contains cards that tell you what “workout” is for your turn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If playing as a team, all team members must complete the “workout” before the timer runs out. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each card contains a workout for Beginners, Intermediates, and Experts (i.e. # of reps for exercise would be increased for each level) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some cards help journey to fitness (such as “Lost 5 Pounds Toward Your Goal Weight, go ahead 1 space”) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some cards may set players back (“Ate 3 Cheeseburgers, go back 3 spaces”) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Beware the dreaded “Injury Cards” (lose a turn or worse, e.g. “Torn ACL, return to Gym Entrance”) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. The Workout Card Jumping Jacks * Beginner: 20 in a minute * Intermediate: 40 in a minute * Expert: 60 in a minute
  8. 8. The Injury Cards Injury You didn’t stretch properly before you reached for the newspaper and pulled a muscle. Go back 3 spaces. Injury During an aggressive game of Scrabble, you tore your rotator cuff. Go back to “Gym Entrance”.
  9. 9. The Workouts <ul><ul><li>Jumping Rope </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sit-ups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Push-ups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jumping Jacks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sprints </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Squats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biceps Curls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Triceps Curls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stretching and More… </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Rules of the Game <ul><ul><li>All players start at the Gym Entrance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The first player to go draws a Workout Card and reads the exercise aloud (the “Warm-Up” exercise is done at the Beginner level on the card). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Timer starts and player does the exercise on the card before time runs out. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If completed in time, player rolls dice and moves that many spaces. Play then continues to the left. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If player is successful on the first try, can opt to go down any of the 3 paths (Beginner, Intermediate, Expert). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If Warm-Up exercise not successfully completed, on their next successful Workout, they automatically have to go down the Beginner Path. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Water Breaks <ul><ul><li>Players must stop at each Water Break space, even if the roll would take them past one. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On their next turn, the Workout should be done at the “Beginner” level. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If successfully completed, the player can then choose which path to proceed along to the next Water Break. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If not successfully completed on first try, player must automatically go down the Beginner path upon successful completion of Workout. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Winning the Game To win Get Fit or Get Lost , the player must reach the end of the board and successfully complete one final exercise before he or she can “Hit the Showers”.
  13. 13. Selling Points America is getting flabby and doesn’t get enough exercise, this game taps into the current Fitness Craze and combines entertainment with exercise. Inexpensive board game to develop and package Making Exercise Fun Portable & Mobile - Play it anytime, anywhere Playing the game on a regular basis will help you lose weight It’s kid friendly and mother approved Suitable for all fitness levels and ages (up to 53) Eco-Friendly packaging made in the USA
  14. 14. The Valley Kids knocked this project out of the park!