Sports - Badminton
Badminton Loop and Pin
Tiger, Wolfs, Bears and Webelos Scouts may complete these requirements in a family, den, pack, school, or community environment.
Tiger Cubs must work with their parents or adult partners. Parents and partners do not earn loops or pins.
Requirements for the Badminton Belt Loop
Explain the rules of badminton to your leader or adult partner.
Spend at least 30 minutes practicing badminton skills.
Participate in a badminton game.
Requirements for the Badminton Pin
Earn the Badminton belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:
Compete in a pack or community badminton tournament.
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.
Demonstrate skill in the following grip techniques: forehand and backhand.
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.
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.
Accurately lay out a badminton court, including net and lines.
Play five games of badminton.
Participate in a badminton skills development clinic.
Play at least three games during which you make your own foul calls effectively to your leader's satisfaction.
Badminton Online Resources
Badminton Central - contains comprehensive Badminton information.
Dr. Piuzant Kassabian - badminton player
Steps to Follow:
Download and Print Worksheet at bottom of page
Scout completes Worksheet
Turn completed Worksheet into your Den Leader
Den Leader may have questions for your Scout
Den Leader will enter completion date into Tracking Software
Scout will be awarded Loop a/o Pin at the next Pack Meeting
Limit of Two Loops and Two Pins per Month