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We are experiencing technical issues with our emergency phone line. In the event of an emergency, please contact 01443 508676.

We are experiencing technical issues with our emergency phone line. In the event of an emergency, please contact 01443 508676.

Snowsports Staged Activity Badge

Snowsports Staged Activity Badge

Snowsports badge

How to earn your badge:

  1. Identify different types of snowsports.
  2. Name three places you could safely take part in snowsport activities.
  3. Take part in a warm-up activity to prepare you for a snowsport activity such as skiing or snowboarding.

    This should be an appropriate warm-up for your upper, middle and lower body.

  4. Dress properly for your chosen activity.

    Show you know the importance of helmets and how to put one on correctly.

  5. Take part in a taster session that covers:
    1. Naming equipment used
    2. How to get in and out of your skis or snowboard
    3. Balancing on your skis or snowboard
    4. Moving around on your skis or snowboard including;
      • Moving in a straight line
      • Controlling your speed
      • Stopping

Tips

  • You can meet most of these requirements without leaving the warmth of your meeting place. It's great to do them as part of a practical activity (on either a natural or artificial slope) if you can, though.

May 2024.

Requirements can be adapted to suit each young persons abilities. See our guidance on flexibility.

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