Cub Scout Softball

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


Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

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

Sports Pin Requirements

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

1. Compete in a pack or community softball tournament.
2. Demonstrate skill in the following throwing techniques: overhand, sidearm, underhand, and the relay throw.
3. Demonstrate skill in the following catching techniques: fielding a ground ball, fielding a pop-up, catching a line drive.
4. Demonstrate correct pitching techniques and practice for three half-hour sessions.
5. Demonstrate correct hitting techniques, including bunting. Practice for three half-hour sessions.
6. Explain the rules of base running and demonstrate skill in the following sliding techniques: the straight-in slide, the hook slide, and the headfirst slide.
7. Learn and demonstrate base coaching signals.
8. Learn about one defensive position (shortstop, catcher, etc.) and practice at that position for three half-hour sessions.
9. Attend a high school, college, or community softball game.


Webelos Scouts that earn the Softball Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout also satisfy part of requirement 4 for the Sportsman Activity Badge.

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