Gymnast

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Gymnast :
Guides should not enter for this badge unless they have been taught by a trained gymnast.
(A) Under 16 Years :
(i) Have a good upright carriage and walk and run well.
(ii) Perform to command a table of free standing exercises.
(iii) Be able to jump 1 metre high in good style.
(iv) Be able to walk along the narrow side of balancing from on bar, both forward and backward with good posture.
(v) Do three of the following in good style :

(a) Climb a rope at least 4 meters.
(b) Somersault through and between two ropes.
(c) Hand stand against a wall.
(d) Reverse hanging on wall bars or improvised apparatus.
(e) Sideways travelling on bar.
(vi) Do three of the following in good style :
(a) Cartwheel on right and left hand.
(b) Through vault (i.e. squat).
(c) Leap frog over high back.
(d) Wolf or Jack-in-the Box.
(e) Bunny vault over box or two forms.

(B) Over 16 Years :
(i) Have a good upright carriage and walk and run well.
(ii) Be attending gymnastic classes at school or some other approved physical training at lest once a week.
(iii) Perform at table of free standing exercises approved by the examiner.
(iv) Perform a table of the following in good style on the narrow side of a balancing from of bar.
(a) Walk forward throwing and catching a ball at every step.
(b) walk sideways without support.
(c) Stand on form, lift arms and right leg side-ways, replace, step forward and repeat, raising the other leg.
(d) Walk with knees full bent and stretch every third
step.
(v) Perform one of the following groups :
(a) Climb a rope at least 5 meters. Travel sideways on bar or wall bars both ways. Or Travel backwards or bar.
(b) handstand unsupported. OR Under or over somersault on a bar or improvised apparatus. Or
Reverse hanging vertically between two ropes.

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