Cub Scout Badminton

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Badminton
Belt Loop and Pin
Badminton Sports Belt Loop
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Badminton Sports Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)

The Cub Scout Badminton belt loop and pin are a part of the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program. Tiger Cub, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts may earn this award in a Family, Den, Pack, school, or community setting. Tiger Cubs must be always accompanied by their Adult partner.


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Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

1. Explain the rules of badminton to your leader or adult partner.
2. Spend at least 30 minutes practicing badminton skills.
3. Participate in a badminton game.

Sports Pin Requirements

Earn the Badminton belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:

1. Compete in a pack or community badminton tournament.
2. Demonstrate your knowledge of the use and care of the equipment needed to play badminton: shuttlecock (shuttle or bird), racket, court, net, and comfortable clothes and shoes.
3. Demonstrate skill in the following grip techniques: forehand and backhand.
4. Spend at least 60 minutes practicing to develop skills for shots and strokes (clear, drive, drop, and smash). Keep track of your time on a chart.
5. Demonstrate skill in the following: hit the shuttle using forehand or backhand; hit the shuttle, alternating forehand and backhand; hit the shuttle against the wall with a forehand or backhand; hit the shuttle against the wall, alternating forehand and backhand.
6. Accurately lay out a badminton court, including net and lines.
7. Play five games of badminton.
8. Participate in a badminton skills development clinic.
9. Play at least three games during which you make your own foul calls effectively to your leader's satisfaction.

Notes

  1. Earning the Cub Scout Badminton Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout is an option for requirement 3 of the Webelos Sportsman Activity Badge.
  2. Details on earning a Cub Scout Sports or Academic pin or belt loop multiple times

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