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Skillz Challenge

Here are all the badges that are currently available. Certification can either be done by doing the skill in front of your coach or by sending a video of you doing the skill to Glenn

Badge
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Description
5 Juggles Feet OnlyThis is the entrance to the challenge and must be done before any of the other challenges. Once it is completed you can attempt any other badge below

1.       Start juggling from hands or the ground
2.       Your knees should have a slight bend
3.       Your toes are up so the ball curls back
4.       The ball makes contact with your laces
5.       Straighten your knee in a flicking motion


TIP: The ball should not go higher than waist height  
 
10, 20, 30, 50, 100 Juggles Feet Only
1.       Start juggling from hands or the ground
2.       Your knees should have a slight bend
3.       Your toes are up so the ball curls back
4.       The ball makes contact with your laces
5.       Straighten your knee in a flicking motion


TIP: The ball should not go higher than waist height  
10, 30, 50, 100 Juggles Feet Only Alternating1.       Start juggling from hands or the ground
2.       Your knees should have a slight bend
3.       Your toes are up so the ball curls back
4.       The ball makes contact with your laces
5.       Straighten your knee in a flicking motion
6.       Alternate left and right

TIP: The ball should not go higher than waist height  
Junior Scorpion
(Video pending)
1.       Place the ball on your neck

2.       Stand up and let the ball run down your back and legs

3.       When it reaches your heels kick one legs back to launch ball over  your head

4.       Catch the ball

TIP: When placing the ball on your neck lean from your waist, lift your chin and squeeze your shoulder blades together (make chicken wings with your arms)
Junior Milkshake1.       Laces Right
2.       Thigh Right
3.       Head
4.       Thigh Left
5.       Laces Left
6.       Catch the ball

TIP: The first thigh should be powerful to raise the ball

TIP: When using your shoulder pretend like you are shrugging and use the top of your shoulder
½ Flamingo1.       Wedge the ball between the back of your calf and your hamstring
2.       Kick the leg back
3.       Quickly kick your heel up, flicking the ball over your head
4.       Catch the ball
Milkshake1.       Laces Right
2.       Thigh Right
3.       Shoulder Right
4.       Head
5.       Shoulder left
6.       Thigh Left
7.       Laces Left
8.       Catch the ball
Rainbow
1.       Place the ball between the heel of one foot and the inside of the other foot ( your feet make a ‘T’)

2.       Squeeze the ball really tight between your feet (make sure the ball is slightly raised off of the ground when you squeeze it)

3.       While still squeezing tight roll the ball up the back of your calf using the inside foot

4.       Let go of the ball and quickly kick your heel back to strike the ball
5.       Catch the ball

TIP: lean forward with your body when you kick the ball to get more arc

TIP: Point the toe of the heel kicking foot down to get more power
Double Rainbow1.       Place the ball between the heel of one foot and the inside of the other foot ( your feet make a ‘T’)

2.       Squeeze the ball really tight between your feet (make sure the ball is slightly raised off of the ground when you squeeze it)

3.       While still squeezing tight roll the ball up the back of your calf using the inside foot

4.       Let go of the ball and quickly kick your heel back to strike the ball

5.       Catch the ball between your feet without the ball touching the ground

6.       Repeat steps 1-4
7.       Catch the ball
Running Rainbow
(Video pending)
1.       Start dribbling the ball

2.        While dribbling place the ball between the heel of one foot and the inside of the other foot ( your feet make a ‘T’)

3.       Squeeze the ball really tight between your feet (make sure the ball is slightly raised off of the ground when you squeeze it)

4.       While still squeezing tight roll the ball up the back of your calf using the inside foot

5.       Let go of the ball and quickly kick your heel back to strike the ball

6.       Catch the ball
Flamingo
(Video pending)

1.       Bounce the ball and catch it between the back of your calf and your hamstring

2.       Kick the leg back

3.       Quickly kick your heel up, flicking the ball over your head

4.       Catch the ball
Armadillo
(Video pending)
1.       Bounce/throw the ball

2.       Catch the ball between your chin and your thigh

3.       While keeping the ball wedged complete a summersault

4.       Juggle the ball

5.       Catch the ball
Reverse Juggling1.       Using the bottom of your foot push the ball into the ground
2.       Let bounce once
3.       Push the ball down onto the ground with the other foot
Reverse BoxReverse box 
1.       Using the bottom of your foot push the ball into the ground
2.       Let bounce once
3.       Using the front of your knee push the ball into the ground
4.       Let bounce once
5.       Using the front of your knee push the ball into the ground
6.       Let bounce once
7.       Using the bottom of your foot push the ball into the ground
8.       Let bounce once
9.       Using the bottom of your foot push the ball into the ground
10.   Let bounce once
11.   Using the front of your knee push the ball into the ground
12.   Let bounce once
13.   Using the front of your knee push the ball into the ground
14.   Let bounce once
15.   Using the bottom of your foot push the ball into the ground
16.   Let bounce once
17.   Using the bottom of your foot push the ball into the ground
18.   Catch the ball
Box1.       Laces right
2.       Thigh right
3.       Thigh left
4.       Laces left
5.       Laces right
6.       Thigh right
7.       Thigh left
8.       Laces left
9.       Catch the ball
Equalizer 5, 10 Repetitions1.     Using your laces
2.     Juggle 2 times on your weaker foot
3.     Alternate
4.     Juggle one time on your strong foot
5.    3 juggles = 1 repetition
Doubles 5, 10 Repetitions1.       Using your laces
2.       Juggle twice on your strong foot
3.       Alternate
4.       Juggle twice on your weaker foot
5.    4 juggles = 1 repetition
Cradle 1.       Place the ball on your laces
2.       Lift your heel off the ground
3.       Balance the ball there for 3 seconds
4.       Pop the ball up and catch it on the laces of your other foot
5.       Balance the ball for 3 seconds

TIP: pull your big toe up towards your shin and try to wedge the ball between your toe and your shin
Around the World
(Video pending)
1.       Balance the ball on your laces
2.       Pop the ball up
3.       Move your foot around the ball in a counter-clockwise direction
4.       Juggle once
5.       Catch the ball
10, 20
Seated Juggles
1.       Seated with hands behind to support
2.       Juggle the ball with feet only
1/2 Pipe1.       Thigh right
2.       Laces right
3.       Laces left
4.       Thigh left
5.       Laces left
6.       Laces right
7.       Thigh right
8.       Catch the ball
Headers 
Header
1.       Pop the ball up using your forehead X5

TIP: Look up at the sky when heading multiple times in a row
Pick Up Master 1.       Complete 5 pick ups successfully in a row

2. Choose from any of the pick ups listed below
Piece of Cake ( #1 on the video)1.       Using the bottom of your foot drag the ball backwards
2.       Scoop the ball up by lifting your toes under the ball
3.       Juggle once
4.       Catch the ball
Cake ( #2 on the video)1.       Using the bottom of your foot drag the ball backwards
2.       Scoop the ball up with the opposite foot by lifting your toes under the ball
3.       Juggle once
4.       Catch the ball
Chop ( #3 on the video)1.       Place the ball in between your feet
2.       Quickly bring your feet together and lift your toes underneath the ball
3.       Juggle once
4.       Catch the ball
Twist ( #4 on the video)1.       Squeeze the ball between the inside of your feet
2.       Drag the ball up and around to the back of the calf of 1 leg
3.       Let go and quickly twist forward
4.       Juggle once
5.       Catch the ball
Slam ( #5 on the video)1.       Squeeze the ball between the inside of your feet

2.       Drag the ball up and around to the back of the calf of 1 leg

3.       Using your laces slam teh ball into the ground

4.       On the bounce juggle once

5.       Catch the ball
Side Slam ( #6 on the video)1.       Squeeze the ball between the inside of your feet

2.       Drag the ball up the side of the calf on 1 leg

3.       Using the side of your foot slam the ball into the ground

4.       On the bounce juggle once

5.       Catch the ball
Pendulum ( #7 on the video)1.       Place your toes under the ball

2.       Swing the opposite leg forward then back

3.       On the way back pop the ball up by jumping and lifting the ball 

4.       Smack the ball down using teh bottom of the swinging leg

5.       Juggle