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Street Sports Activity Badge

These badge requirements were updated on 26 January 2018. The previous badge requirements can still be used until 31 January 2019, to allow for transition where necessary.


How to earn your badge

  1. Regularly take part in a street sport activity such as rollerskating, skateboarding, BMX, Parkour or any other street sport you agree with your leadership team. Show how you’ve improved over a period of at least three months.
  2. Demonstrate skills in your chosen sport to your Unit and undertake a street sport together.
  3. Explain the safety procedures and rules in your chosen sport, and how to abide by them, including where to undertake street sports safely and responsibly.
  4. Show how to care for your equipment and explain what you should look out for when it’s nearing the end of its life.


Previous badge requirements

These requirements will be discontinued on 31 January 2019.

How to earn your badge

You should be aiming to work towards this badge over a period of 6 to 12 months.

  1. Regularly take part in a street sport activity such as rollerskating,  skateboarding,  BMX or any other street sport you agree with your leadership team. Show how you’ve improved over time.
  2. Demonstrate skills in your chosen sport to a group of young people and encourage them to try it out.
  3. Talk to your examiner or instructor about the safety rules and how to use the skills you’ve learned responsibly.
  4. Take part in at least two competitions or demonstrations.  Talk about your performance with the examiner or instructor and take on board ways you can improve.
  5. Show how to care for your equipment and explain what you should look out for when it’s nearing the end of its life.

 

Flexibility

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.

 

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