Cub Scout Gymnastics

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


Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

1. Explain the six events of men's gymnastics: floor exercise, pommel horse, still rings, vaulting / side horse, parallel bars, and horizontal bar.
2. Participate in three of the six events using the proper equipment.
3. Explain the safety rules you should follow to learn gymnastics.

Sports Pin Requirements

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

1. Write a report on the history of gymnastics.
2. Take gymnastics lessons.
3. Attend a gymnastics meet.
4. Practice and demonstrate five floor exercise skills.
5. Practice and demonstrate two skills used on the pommel horse.
6. Demonstrate two skills on the still rings.
7. Demonstrate two skills using parallel bars.
8. Demonstrate two skills using the horizontal bar.
9. Demonstrate a vault using the side horse.
10. Develop a regular routine of physical and mental conditioning.
11. Learn about three U.S. gymnasts who have won medals in the Olympics.


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

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