Skater Badge
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Outcomes

Cubs develop basic ice and/or in-line skating knowledge and skills.1


Requirements

To earn the Skater Badge, complete the following:

  1. Know and discuss the safety rules for skating. For ice skating, include ice safety. For roller skating and in-fine skating, include street safety and use of protective gear such as helmet, pads and gloves. (Red Star A5)
  2. Show how to care for your skating equipment.
  3. Demonstrate how to start and stop on a given signal. Then demonstrate any five of the following moves:
    • (a) Skate forward with arms free or behind body
    • (b) Skate backward
    • (c) Make turns to left and right, cutting corners
    • (d) Skate in a curve counter-clockwise
    • (e) Glide on one skate for three metres
    • (f) Forward and back edges on alternate feet on curves not less than five metres
    • (g) Forward cross cuts, clockwise and counter clockwise, on a circle three metres in diameter
    • (h) Back cross cuts, clockwise and counter clockwise, on a circle three metres in diameter
    • (i) Two jumps with clean and controlled landings
    • (j) A simple spin on two feet

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