Everyone stands in a circle facing inward with feet spread more than shoulder width apart. Outside of foot should touch outside of neighbor’s foot. Legs must be kept straight during gameplay.
Between your legs is your goal to protect. You can use your hands to bat the ball away from your goal and into another scout’s goal. You can not hold or throw the ball.
If the ball goes between your legs, you must put one hand behind your back and now only use one hand for guarding your goal.
If the ball goes between your legs again, you are out of the game and the circle adjusts to fill in your gap.
Play until there are only 2 scouts left or have them play directly across from each other.