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|name= Skating
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|caption= Skating
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|subject= Skating
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|status= Elective
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|created= 1973
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|requirements revision= 2006
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|pamphlet revision= 2008
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|field= Sports
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|quote=This merit badge introduces Scouts to the exciting world of ice skating, roller skating, and in-line skating. In addition to being an enjoyable leisure activity that promotes fitness, there are a variety of athletic careers in skating.
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#[http://www.scouting.org/healthandsafety/gss/gss09.aspx Guide to Safe Scouting: Skating Guidelines]
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:1. Show that you know first aid for injuries or illnesses that may occur while skating, including hypothermia, frostbite, lacerations, abrasions, fractures, sprains and strains, blisters, heat reactions, shock, and cardiac arrest.
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* [http://www.scouting.org/healthandsafety/gss/gss09.aspx Guide to Safe Scouting: Skating Guidelines]
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'''1. First Aid''': [[Hypothermia]] - [[Frostbite]] - [[Lacerations]] - [[Abrasions]] - [[Fractures]] - [[Sprains]] - [[Strains]] - [[Blisters]] - [[Heat Reactions]] - [[Shock]] - [[Cardiac Arrest]]
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'''2. Skills:'''<br><br>
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'''ICE SKATING'''<br>
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'''2a1.''' [http://www.cortlandskating.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=3&Itemid=14 Ice Etiquette Guidelines]<br>
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'''2a2.''' [http://www.hayleyturney.co.uk/index.php/iceskating/ice-skates-boots-blades-and-general-info/ Diagrams of the three basic ice skate types]<br>
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'''2a3.''' [http://www.epinions.com/content_937795716?sb=1 Be Nice to Your Skates]<br>
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'''2d4.''' [http://howtohockey.com/how-to-hockey-stop How to Perform a Hockey Stop]<br><br>
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'''ROLLER SKATING'''<br>
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'''2a2.''' [http://www.nomenclaturo.com/roller-skate-parts-and-terminology.html Roller Skates Parts and Terminology]<br>
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'''2a3.''' [http://www.rollergirl.ca/media/pdf/roller-skate-help.pdf Care and Maintenance of Your Roller Skates]<br>
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'''2b1.''' [http://www.livestrong.com/video/1569-stop-roller-skates/ How to Stop Properly on Roller Skates] Video<br>
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'''2d3.''' [http://youtube.com/watch?v=GdI6x4EiH6o A Proper Mohawk] Video<br>
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'''2e3.''' [http://www.howcast.com/videos/456795-Rollerblading-Basics-How-to-do-a-Step-Over-or-Cross-Over-Turn-on-Rollerblades How to do a Cross Over] Video<br><br>
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'''IN-LINE SKATING'''<br>
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'''2a1.''' [http://web.skatefaq.com:81/ Inline Skating Safety]<br>
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'''2a2.''' [http://inlineottawa.com/content/tips/members/equip_101/ Parts of an Inline Skate]<br>
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'''2a4.''' [http://www.inlineplanet.com/Departments/Maintenance/SkateMaintenance.html How to Take Care of Your Inline Skates] This site also has a wealth of other information for Inline Skating<br>
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'''2c2.''' [http://youtube.com/watch?v=iRCe7w3rZ1M Video: Linked Swizzles]<br>
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'''2c5.''' [http://en.allexperts.com/q/Inline-Skating-Roller-1601/Mohawks.htm How to Do a Mohawk Turn]<br><br>
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* [http://www.expertvillage.com/ ExpertVillage.com Lesson Videos]
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* [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/2986_roller-skate.htm How to Roller Skate]
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* [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/580_rollerblading-beginner.htm How to Rollerblade]
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* [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/139_advanced-ice-skating.htm Ice Skating Tips]
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:::1. Perform a forward shoot-the-duck until you’re nearly stopped. Rise while still on one foot.
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:::1. Skate forward with smooth, linked strokes on two feet for at least 100 feet in both directions around the rink and demonstrate proper techniques for stopping.
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:::2. Skate forward and glide at least 15 feet on one skate, then on the other skate.
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:::2. Skate backward for at least 40 feet on two skates, then for at least 15 feet on one skate.
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:::3. Skate forward in a slalom pattern for at least 40 feet on two skates, then for at least 20 feet on one skate.
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:::4. Skate backward in a slalom pattern for at least 15 feet on two skates.
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:::1. Shuttle skate once around the rink, bending twice along the way without stopping.
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:::2. Perform a widespread eagle.
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:::3. Perform a mohawk.
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:::4. Perform a series of two consecutive spins on skates, OR hop, skip, and jump on skates for at least 10 feet.
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:::4. While skating, dribble a basketball the length of the floor, then return to your starting position, OR push a hockey ball with a stick around the entire rink in both directions.
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''Source: 2007 Boy Scout Requirements (33215)''
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* [http://web.skatefaq.com:81/glossary.html Inline Skating Glossary]
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* [http://web.skatefaq.com:81/ Tutorials, Techniques, and FAQs for Skating]
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[http://youtube.com/watch?v=GdI6x4EiH6o Video: A Proper Mohawk]
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Resources include the Skating merit badge worksheet Adobe Acrobat PDF, links, and cross-references to related badges and awards.  Prev  -  Next  

This is the Skating merit badge for Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, and Venturers.
Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts can earn the Cub Scout Ice Skating and Cub Scout Roller Skating belt loops and pins.


Skating merit badge
Status: Elective
Created: 1973
Discontinued: no
BSA Advancement ID: 103
Requirements revision: 2006
Latest pamphlet revision: 2008

Contents

This merit badge introduces Scouts to the exciting world of ice skating, roller skating, and in-line skating. In addition to being an enjoyable leisure activity that promotes fitness, there are a variety of athletic careers in skating.


Skating merit badge requirements

  1. Show that you know first aid for injuries or illnesses that may occur while skating, including hypothermia, frostbite, lacerations, abrasions, fractures, sprains and strains, blisters, heat reactions, shock, and cardiac arrest.
  2. Complete ALL of the requirements for ONE of the following options,
    ICE SKATING
    a. Do the following:
    1. Give general safety and courtesy rules for ice skating. Discuss preparations that must be taken when skating outdoors on natural ice. Explain how to make an ice rescue.
    2. Discuss the parts and functions of the different types of ice skates.
    3. Describe the proper way to carry ice skates.
    4. Describe how to store skates for long periods of time, such as seasonal storage.
    b. Do the following:
    1. Skate forward at least 40 feet and come to a complete stop. Use either a two-footed snowplow stop or a one-footed snowplow stop.
    2. After skating forward, glide forward on two feet, then on one foot, first right and then left.
    3. Starting from a T position, stroke forward around the test area, avoiding the use of toe picks if wearing figure skates,
    c. Do the following:
    1. Glide backward on two feet for at least two times the skater's height.
    2. Skate backward for at least 20 feet on two skates.
    3. After gaining forward speed, glide forward on two feet, making a turn of 180 degrees around a cone, first to the right and then to the left.
    d. Do the following:
    1. Perform a forward shoot-the-duck until you're nearly stopped. Rise while still on one foot.
    2. Perform forward crossovers in a figure eight pattern.
    3. Take part in a relay race.
    4. Perform a hockey stop.
    ROLLER SKATING
    a. Do the following:
    1. Give general safety and etiquette rules for roller skating.
    2. Discuss the parts and functions of the roller skate.
    3. Describe five essential steps to good skate care.
    b. Do the following:
    1. Skate forward with smooth, linked strokes on two feet for at least 100 feet in both directions around the rink and demonstrate proper techniques for stopping.
    2. Skate forward and glide at least 15 feet on one skate, then on the other skate.
    c. Do the following:
    1. Perform the crosscut.
    2. Skate backward for at least 40 feet on two skates, then for at least 15 feet on one skate.
    3. Skate forward in a slalom pattern for at least 40 feet on two skates, then for at least 20 feet on one skate.
    4. Skate backward in a slalom pattern for at least 15 feet on two skates.
    d. Do the following:
    1. Shuttle skate once around the rink, bending twice along the way without stopping.
    2. Perform a widespread eagle.
    3. Perform a mohawk.
    4. Perform a series of two consecutive spins on skates, OR hop, skip, and jump on skates for at least 10 feet.
    e. Do the following:
    1. Race on a speed track, demonstrating proper technique in starting, cornering, passing, and pacing.
    2. Perform the limbo under a pole placed at least chest-high OR shoot-the-duck under a waist-high pole and rise while still on one foot.
    3. Perform the stepover.
    4. While skating, dribble a basketball the length of the floor, then return to your starting position, OR push a hockey ball with a stick around the entire rink in both directions.
    IN-LINE SKATING
    a. Do the following:
    1. Give general and in-line skating safety rules and etiquette.
    2. Describe the parts and functions of the in-line skate.
    3. Describe the required and recommended safety equipment.
    4. Describe four essential steps to good skate care.
    b. Do the following:
    1. Skate forward with smooth, linked strokes on two feet for at least 100 feet.
    2. Skate forward and glide at least 15 feet on one skate, then on the other skate.
    3. Stop on command on flat pavement using the heel brake.
    c.Do the following:
    1. Perform the forward crossover.
    2. Perform a series of forward, linked swizzles for at least 40 feet.
    3. Skate backward for at least 40 feet in a series of linked, backward swizzles.
    4. From a strong pace, perform a lunge turn around an object predetermined by your counselor.
    5. Perform a mohawk.
    d. Do the following:
    1. Perform a series of at least four one-footed downhill slaloms on pavement with a gentle slope.
    2. Describe how to pass a pedestrian or another skater from behind.
    3. Describe at least three ways to avoid an unforeseen obstacle while skating.
    4. Describe two ways to get on and off a curb, and demonstrate at least one of these methods.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Boy Scout Requirements, 2014 Edition (BSA Supply No. 33216 - SKU# 619576)

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Notes

Worksheet A FREE workbook for Skating is available here! Adobe Acrobat PDF
with the maps, charts, links, diagrams, and checklists you need!
Or click here to print just the Skating requirements.
meritbadge.org has PDF and DOC versions of
Boy Scout merit badge workbooks,
Webelos workbooks, and Cub Scout workbooks.
  1. Guide to Safe Scouting: Skating Guidelines
  2. Skating is a rare merit badge!


Requirement resources

1. First Aid: Hypothermia - Frostbite - Lacerations - Abrasions - Fractures - Sprains - Strains - Blisters - Heat Reactions - Shock - Cardiac Arrest

2. Skills:

ICE SKATING
2a1. Ice Etiquette Guidelines
2a2. Diagrams of the three basic ice skate types
2a3. Be Nice to Your Skates
2d4. How to Perform a Hockey Stop

ROLLER SKATING
2a2. Roller Skates Parts and Terminology
2a3. Care and Maintenance of Your Roller Skates
2b1. How to Stop Properly on Roller Skates Video
2d3. A Proper Mohawk Video
2e3. How to do a Cross Over Video

IN-LINE SKATING
2a1. Inline Skating Safety
2a2. Parts of an Inline Skate
2a4. How to Take Care of Your Inline Skates This site also has a wealth of other information for Inline Skating
2c2. Video: Linked Swizzles
2c5. How to Do a Mohawk Turn


Related awards

Sports-related awards


See also

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Varsity Scout portal
Venturing portal
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