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How To Play Tetherball

 

How to play the game of tether ball

 

Tetherball on pole how to play

 

What you need to play

Tetherball pole and tether ball.  2 players



Object of the game

  To wind the string all the way around the pole in the direction you are hitting it.



Set up the game

 Two players stand across from each other about 5 - 6 feet from the pole.  Players choose which direction they want to hit the tether ball - they must choose separate directions. 

 

 

 

How to Play Tetherball

 

 The first player serves by throwing the ball in one direction making the string wrap around the pole.

The opposite player hits the ball back going in the opposite direction.

Players continue to hit the ball back and forth trying to make the ball hit the pole going their direction.

When the ball hits the pole the player who was hitting the ball gets a point. 

 

 

Variations

 Players must yell out a category before they hit the ball. Some fun categories are: Colors (players must yell out a different color each time the ball is hit), girls / boys names, fruits, countries etc.

If they miss calling out a subject or call one that has already been said the other player gets a free hit.

 

 

 

 

 

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