How to earn your badge
Young people can earn this badge by taking part in aikido, judo, ju-jitsu, karate, kendo, sombo, taekwondo, tang soo do or wrestling.
Here are the national sports councils, where you can find more recognised martial arts:
Sport England sportengland.org
Sport Scotland sportscotland.org.uk
Sport Wales sportwales.org.uk
Sport Northern Ireland sportni.net
Each young person who participates in the Programme, including badges and awards, should face a similar degree of challenge, and requirements can be adapted according to each young person’s abilities. For more information and practical tips see our guidance on flexibility