Cub Scout Sports:
Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts may
complete requirements in a family, den, pack, school, or community
environment. Tiger Cubs must work with their parents or adult partners.
Parents and partners do not earn loops or pins.
Requirements for the Tennis Sports Belt Loop
- Explain the rules of tennis to your leader or adult partner.
- Spend at least 30 minutes practicing tennis skills.
- Participate in a tennis game.
Requirements for the Tennis Sports Pin
Earn the Tennis belt loop, and complete five of the following
- Compete in a pack or community tennis tournament
- Demonstrate your knowledge of the use and care of the equipment
needed to play tennis (rackets, balls, shoes, clothing, and court).
- Practice for 30 minutes developing forehand techniques through
forehand bump-ups with a bounce, partner bump-ups with a target,
forehand alley rally, forehand alley rally over a "net,"
drop-hit forehand bumps, drop-hit catch in pairs, and toss-hit catch
- Practice developing serving skills for 30 minutes.
- Explain to your leader or adult partner how to score in tennis.
- Accurately draw, label, and explain a tennis court layout.
- Play five games of tennis using U.S. Tennis Association rules.
- Participate in a tennis skills development clinic.
- Attend a high school, college, or professional tennis meet.
- Present to your den or family a report on the history of tennis.
General Sports Requirements
Following are the requirements for earning the Sports belts loops and
|Belt loops and pins are earned only by Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and
Webelos Scouts (not adults).
|The archery and BB-gun shooting belt loops and pins must be earned
under BSA range-trained supervision. The BB-gun shooting loop and
pin must be earned at a BSA facility range.
|Requirements may be adjusted to accommodate the special needs of
Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts with disabilities.
|Webelos Scouts may earn a belt loop or pin a second time to
qualify for Webelos activity badges.
|Boys may earn belt loops more than once; however, leaders should
encourage boys to try different requirements and earn the pin. Packs
should have a clear policy in place about whether the pack or the
boy's family is responsible for the cost of awards earned more than
Cub-Safe Tennis Resources for Kids
|ATP Tour - pictures, video,
and bio's of players. Includes tournament calendar and news.
|Australian Open 1997 -
players, scores, statistics and a daily report.
|Corel WTA Tour - get
the latest update on women's tennis.
|Junior Tennis World -
tennis anyone? Check out the national tournaments, rankings, and
- rankings, tournament coverage and schedules.
|Tennis Magazine Online -
packed with the latest information about tournaments, training and
- resource for news, rules, columns, images, and sites.
|Tennis Country - tips,
news and results from the tennis community.
|U.S. Professional Tennis
Association - official tournaments, news, and information.
|United States Tennis Association (USTA)
- a not-for-profit, volunteer based organization which serves as the
national governing body for tennis in America.
Post Tennis - get current news, tournament results, and player
|Wimbledon - Official Site
- everything you ever want to know about Wimbledon is all right
here. Enter a story competition, take a trivia quiz or participate
in a daily poll.|