Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1924 POR - Skater Badge


A Guide must be able to do the following on ice: 

Skate forwards and backwards unaided.

Do inside and outside edges, left and right.

Do the "Dutch Roll".

1925 Girl Guide Badges and How to Win Them 8th edition - Skater Badge

Skate forwards and backwards unaided.
Do inside and outside edges, left and right.
Do the "Dutch Roll."
1927 (July) - Hints on Girl Guide Badges - 10th edition - Signaller Badge

A Guide must be able to do the following on ice:
Skate forwards and backwards unaided.
Do inside and outside edges, left and right.
Do the "Dutch Roll."
1929 (July) - Hints on Girl Guide Badges 12th edition - Skater

A Guide must be able to do the following on ice:
Skate forwards and backwards unaided.
Do inside and outside edges, left and right.
Do the "Dutch Roll."

1930 POR - Skater Badge


A Guide must be able to do the following on ice: 

Skate forwards and backwards unaided.

Do inside and outside edges, left and right.

Do the "Dutch Roll".

1931 POR - Skater Badge


Skate on ice: 

1)  A forward outside 8.

2) Inside forward edges in the field on alternate feet, the curves to be not less than 10ft.

3) Back outside edges in the field on each foot (not necessarily on alternative feet), the curves to be not less than 10 ft.

1932 POR - Skater Badge


Skate on ice: 

1)  A forward outside 8.

2) Inside forward edges in the field on alternate feet, the curves to be not less than 10ft.

3) Back outside edges in the field on each foot (not necessarily on alternative feet), the curves to be not less than 10 ft.

1933 Hints on Girl Guide Badges - 15th Edition - Skater Badge

Skate on ice:
1) A forward outside eight.
2) Inside forward edges in the field, on alternate feet, the curves to be not less than 10 ft. in length.
3) Back outside edges in the field on each foot (not necessarily on alternate feet), the curves to be not less than 10 ft.

1935 POR - Skater Badge


Skate on ice: 

1)  A forward outside 8.

2) Inside forward edges in the field on alternate feet, the curves to be not less than 10ft.

3) Back outside edges in the field on each foot (not necessarily on alternative feet), the curves to be not less than 10 ft.

1938 POR - Skater Badge


Skate on ice: 

1)  A forward outside 8.

2) Inside forward edges in the field on alternate feet, the curves to be not less than 10ft.

3) Back outside edges in the field on each foot (not necessarily on alternative feet), the curves to be not less than 10 ft.

1939 POR - Skater Badge


Skate on ice: 

1)  A forward outside 8.

2) Inside forward edges in the field on alternate feet, the curves to be not less than 10ft.

3) Back outside edges in the field on each foot (not necessarily on alternative feet), the curves to be not less than 10 ft.

1943 POR - Skater Badge


Skate on ice:

1) A forward outside 8.

2) Inside forward edges in the field on alternate feet, the curves to be not less than 10 ft.

3) Back outside edges in the field on each foot (not necessarily on alternate feet), the curves to be not less than 10 ft.

1947 POR - Skater Badge


Skate on ice:

1) A forward outside 8.

2) Inside forward edges in the field on alternate feet, the curves to be not less than 10 ft.

3) Back outside edges in the field on each foot (not necessarily on alternate feet), the curves to be not less than 10 ft.

1950 POR - Skater Badge


Skate on ice:

1) A forward outside 8.

2) Inside forward edges in the field on alternate feet, the curves to be not less than 10 ft.

3) Back outside edges in the field on each foot (not necessarily on alternate feet), the curves to be not less than 10 ft.

1953 POR - Skater Badge


Skate on ice or on rollers.

1) A forward outside 8.

2) inside forward curves 'in field' on each foot alternately, the curves not to be less than 10 ft.

3) Back outside 'in field' on each foot (not necessarily on each foot alternately), the curves not to be less than 10 ft.

1957 POR - Skater Badge


To be skated on ice or rollers.

1) Eight: Right forward outside; Left forward outside.

2) Eight: Right forward inside; Left forward inside.

3) Eight: Right backward outside; Left backward outside.

4) Change of Edge: 

a) Right forward outside to inside; Left forward inside to outside.

b) Left forward outside to inside; Right forward inside to outside.

Note: Each figure is to be started from rest and repeated three times consecutively.

5) Know what precautions to take when skating on open ice, and how to deal with accidents caused by breaking ice.

Note: A holder of a Bronze Medal for Compulsory Figures (Ice and Rollers) of the National Skating Association of Great Britain qualifies for the badge provided that she passes clause 5.

1960 POR - Skater Badge


To be skated on ice or rollers.

1) Eight: Right forward outside; Left forward outside.

2) Eight: Right forward inside; Left forward inside.

3) Eight: Right backward outside; Left backward outside.

4) Change of Edge: 

a) Right forward outside to inside; Left forward inside to outside.

b) Left forward outside to inside; Right forward inside to outside.

Note: Each figure is to be started from rest and repeated three times consecutively.

5) Know what precautions to take when skating on open ice, and how to deal with accidents caused by breaking ice.

Note: A holder of a Bronze Medal for Compulsory Figures (Ice or Rollers) of the National Skating Association of Great Britain qualifies for the badge provided that she passes clause 5.

1961 (July) POR - Skater Badge


To be skated on ice or rollers.

1) Eight: Right forward outside; Left forward outside.

2) Eight: Right forward inside; Left forward inside.

3) Eight: Right backward outside; Left backward outside.

4) Change of Edge: 

a) Right forward outside to inside; Left forward inside to outside.

b) Left forward outside to inside; Right forward inside to outside.

Note: Each figure is to be started from rest and repeated three times consecutively.

5) Know what precautions to take when skating on open ice, and how to deal with accidents caused by breaking ice.

Note: A holder of a Bronze Medal for Compulsory Figures (Ice or Rollers) of the National Skating Association of Great Britain qualifies for the badge provided that she passes clause 5.

1964 (March) POR - Skater Badge


To be skated on ice or rollers.

1) Eight: Right forward outside; Left forward outside.

2) Eight: Right forward inside; Left forward inside.

3) Eight: Right backward outside; Left backward outside.

4) Change of Edge: 

a) Right forward outside to inside; Left forward inside to outside.

b) Left forward outside to inside; Right forward inside to outside.

Note: Each figure is to be started from rest and repeated three times consecutively.

5) Know what precautions to take when skating on open ice, and how to deal with accidents caused by breaking ice.

Note: A holder of a Bronze Medal for Compulsory Figures (Ice or Rollers) of the National Skating Association of Great Britain qualifies for the badge provided that she passes clause 5.

1965 (July) POR - Skater Badge


To be skated on ice or rollers.

1) Eight: Right forward outside; Left forward outside.

2) Eight: Right forward inside; Left forward inside.

3) Eight: Right backward outside; Left backward outside.

4) Change of Edge: 

a) Right forward outside to inside; Left forward inside to outside.

b) Left forward outside to inside; Right forward inside to outside.

Note: Each figure is to be started from rest and repeated three times consecutively.

5) Know what precautions to take when skating on open ice, and how to deal with accidents caused by breaking ice.

Note: A holder of a Bronze Medal for Compulsory Figures (Ice or Rollers) of the National Skating Association of Great Britain qualifies for the badge provided that the candidate passes clause 5.

1968 Guide Handbook - Skater Badge


To be skated on ice or rollers.

1) Eight: Right forward outside; Left forward outside.

2) Eight: Right forward inside; Left forward inside.

3) Eight: Right backward outside; Left backward outside.

4) Change of Edge:

a) Right forward outside to inside; Left forward inside to outside.

b) Left forward outside to inside; Right forward inside to outside.

Note: Each figure is to be started from rest and repeated three times consecutively.

5) Know what precautions to take when skating on open ice, and how to deal with accidents caused by breaking ice.

Note: If you hold the Bronze Medal for Compulsory Figures (Ice or Rollers) of the National Skating Association of Great Britain you qualify for the badge provided that you pass clause 5.

1973 Guide Handbook - Skater Badge


To be skated on ice or rollers.

1) Eight: Right forward outside; Left forward outside.

2) Eight: Right forward inside; Loft forward inside.

3) Eight: Right backward outside; Left backward outside.

4) Change of Edge:

a) Right forward outside to inside; Left forward inside to outside.

b) Left forward outside to inside; Right forward inside to outside.

Note: Each figure is to be started from rest and repeated three times consecutively.

5) Know what precautions to take when skating on open ice, and how to deal with accidents caused by breaking ice.

Note: If you hold the Bronze Medal for Compulsory Figures (Ice or Rollers) of the National Skating Association of Great Britain you qualify for the badge provided that you pass clause 5.

1978 Guide Interest Badge Amendments - Skater Badge


1) Pass Grades 1 to 6 of the Elementary Tests in Ice or Roller Skating.

2) a) Ice

Pass Grades 7 to 9 in Ice Dancing or Free Skating or Pair Skating.

or

b) Roller

Pass Grades 7 to 9 in Roller Figure Skating or Roller Dancing or Roller Pair Skating.

You can obtain a copy of these tests by writing to National Skating Association of Great Britain, Charterhouse, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6AT and sending them a stamped, addressed envelope measuring at least 23cm x 10cm.

1978 Guide Handbook - Skater Badge


1) Pass Grades 1 to 6 of the Elementary Tests in Ice or Roller Skating.

2) a) Ice

Pass Grades 7 to 9 in Ice Dancing or Free Skating or Pair Skating

or

b) Roller

Pass the Preliminary Test in Roller Figure Skating.

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