Scouts-L Mail Archive for May of 1999: Re: Personal fitness???
Re: Personal fitness???
Mon, 3 May 1999 14:42:22 -0400
Neal Musto wrote:
>> My sense is to ask him to do the tests to the best of his abilities,
set up a program, execute it and have him show improvement after the
I agree, provided he executes his program for three months and shows
improvement over that time (and passes the rest of the new requirements).
Although I don't care for the old requirements, if the scout insists on
using them, he must use ALL of them, not just the ones that he likes or can
If he truly can't qualify at the 50th percentile, you must tell him that.
He can then decide to use the new requirements (which were changed for just
this sort of situation) or he can decide not to pursue this merit badge.