Physical Fitness Award

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{{Otheruses|''This is the '''Physical Fitness Award''' which can be earned at all levels in Scouting.<br>Boy Scouts can also earn the [[Personal Fitness]] merit badge.<br>Webelos Scouts can also earn the [[Fitness]] activity badge.<br>Webelos Scouts & Cub Scouts can also earn the [[Cub Scout Physical Fitness]] belt loop & pin.''}}
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|caption = This patch is worn as a [[temporary emblem]]<br>on the right pocket of the [[uniform]]
|caption = This patch is worn as a [[temporary emblem]]<br>on the right pocket of the [[uniform]]
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The '''Physical Fitness Award''' is part of a BSA program of emphasis for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers, and Leaders.
The '''Physical Fitness Award''' is part of a BSA program of emphasis for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers, and Leaders.
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==Requirement resources==
==Requirement resources==
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'''1''': BSA [[Annual Health and Medical Record]] has replaced the Class 1, Class 2, and Class 3 Physicals
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'''1'''. BSA [[Annual Health and Medical Record]] has replaced the Class 1, Class 2, and Class 3 Physicals<br>
'''2'''. Presentation resources:<br>
'''2'''. Presentation resources:<br>
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*[http://www.scouting.org/Media/Publications/PhysicalFitness.aspx Boy Scouts of America: To Be Physically Fit]
 
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Revision as of 11:58, April 1, 2012

Physical Fitness Award has been discontinued. (See Discontinued awards.)
Boy Scouts can earn the Personal Fitness merit badge.
Webelos Scouts can earn the Fitness activity badge.
Webelos Scouts & Cub Scouts can earn the Cub Scout Physical Fitness belt loop & pin.
Physical Fitness Award

This patch is worn as a temporary emblem
on the right pocket of the uniform
Created:2002 — (NOTE: Discontinued)
Level:Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers,
Varsity Scouts, Scouters

The Physical Fitness Award is part of a BSA program of emphasis for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers, and Leaders.

Contents


Physical Fitness Award requirements

  1. Complete a cardiovascular fitness evaluation/consultation with your personal health care provider. (This can be done as part of the examination required by any council-approved class 3 medical evaluation.)
  2. Using the BSA references listed after the seven major components, give a presentation to a BSA or other community youth group (at least eight youth participants) on cardiovascular fitness, diet, the health benefits of regular aerobic exercise, exercise recommendation for the Scout-age group, and healthy lifestyles.
  3. Review the BSA guidelines for the Athletics and other physical activity or personal fitness-oriented merit badge and explain steps you have taken to follow each of the guidelines for the fitness goals. Explain precautions to be taken for a physical fitness activity in each of the following: woods, fields, facilities, and waterfront.
  4. Explain to your mentor the symptoms of dehydration and hypothermia. Explain the special considerations for preventing dehydration and hypothermia.
  5. Properly outfit for physical activities with proper equipment, clothing, and footwear. Know your own capabilities and limitations. Illustrate how you would prepare for the physical fitness goals included in the award program.
  6. With supervision from your mentor or other qualified persons, set up a fitness goal-oriented plan using the seven major components of fitness.
  7. Demonstrate your ability to improve your strength, posture, endurance, agility, speed, accuracy, and balance with your own goal-oriented fitness plan.

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Requirement resources

1. BSA Annual Health and Medical Record has replaced the Class 1, Class 2, and Class 3 Physicals
2. Presentation resources:

Related awards

Sports-related awards

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