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Martial Arts Activity Badge

How to earn your badge

  1. Regularly take part in a martial arts activity for at least three
    months. Show how you’ve improved over that time. Your martial arts activity should be recognised by your nation’s sports council.
  2. Discuss with a leader the skills needed and the rules to be observed.
  3. Take part in one exhibition or competition.


Top tips

Martial Arts activities include aikido, judo ju jitsu, karate, kendo, sombo, taewondo, tang soo do and wrestling. Here are the different sports councils for each nation:

Sport England sportengland.org.uk

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


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