Sports Scout Interest Badge

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Badge requirements[edit]

Sportsman Interest Badge
  1. Represent your school and/or your sports club in one team sport for two full seasons i.e. winter and/or summer sports. Examples of team sports:
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cricket
    • Hockey
    • Ice Hockey
    • Lifesaving
    • Polo/polo-cross
    • Rugby
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Surf
    • Volleyball
    • Water Polo
  2. Participate in one other sport (not counted for 1 above) reasonably well as a team member or in an individual sport for at least two full seasons ie winter and/or summer.
    In other words you must be proficient in at least 2 sports of your choice for at least two full seasons. (At least one sport must be a team sport.)
    Examples of individual sports:
    • Archery
    • Athletics
    • Badminton
    • Bowls
    • Canoeing
    • Cross-country
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Golf
    • Gymnastics
    • Horse riding
    • Judo/Karate
    • Jukskei
    • Rally navigation
    • Roller/ice skating
    • Sailing
    • Sculling
    • Shooting
    • Skiing
    • Squash
    • Swimming
    • Table Tennis
    • Tennis
    • Water-skiing
    1. Be familiar with the skills and techniques in each of your chosen sports.
    2. Show that you know the rules and how to score.
    3. Discuss the equipment used and how to care for it.
    4. Discuss the safety rules and what injuries could occur and how to prevent them.
  3. Explain what sportsmanship is and why it is important. Give several examples of good sportsmanship in sports. Relate at least one of these to everyday citizenship off the sports field.
  4. Referee a match or act as an umpire.
  5. Make a set of training rules for the sports you have chosen. Explain why these training rules are important. Follow the rules. Design exercises for these sports and keep a record of how you do in these sports for one season. Show how you have improved.

Requirements in PDF[edit]

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