Tossing

By | February 24, 2019

Tossing is a deprecated improv structure because it is dangerous.

Synonyms

Falling. Heave Ho.

Introduction

This is a trust game that requires careful listening skills and quick reactions. It is potentially dangerous so everyone must pay close attention. Let’s start milling about the room.

Description

Eight players form 2 lines, facing each other, and mesh their forearms together, to form a platform to ’launch’ another player up in the air and catch him again.

Gimmicks

Watch how the frequency of falling increases with the familiarity of the group amongst themselves.

Variations

  • Heave Ho.
  • Falling

Credits

Northwestern Combined Neurologic and Neck Trauma Services

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *