With the smooth flow of trends people have come with new hobbies and leisure time activities; these activities allow them to socialize as well as utilize their time properly. Swimming has become a recent vogue and style statement these days, especially in summers; it allows people to spend some worthy time in the water which ultimately refreshes their mood, preparing them to face new challenges of life. Swimming enriches human brain and body with health creating a harmony amongst them; people tend to learn swimming of all kinds such as butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle, and individual medley. Certain rules are set throughout the learning processes which are to be followed strictly, and lifeguards are always present all around the swimming pools in order to provide safety to the people inside the pools, they usually make abrupt movements in case of any emergency and need. Lifeguards are known to be the well-built swimmers instructed by the AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) first aid, they usually rescue the swimmers in case of any emergency i.e. someone is drowning while swimming or needs help while carrying movements, through variety of tools and equipment available for rescue. AED offers Lifeguard training course in order to provide knowledge and training regarding swimming to the people who want to pursue their career as lifeguards.
Responsibilities of a Lifeguard:
Lifeguard training course is responsible for teaching the following to the lifeguards:
- Knowledge, information and learning about the lifeguard;
- How to inoculate your skills and tools into the swimmers;
Inclusions in the Lifeguard Course:
Lifeguards look the emergencies or victims through the following categories:
- Passive drowning victims:
Swimmers who become inactive inside the pool are said to be passive drowning victims, in this case lifeguards rescue the victims immediately
- Active drowning victims:
Swimmers who start sinking in the water are said to be active drowning victims, in this case lifeguards rescue the victims immediately.
- Distressed swimmers:
Swimmers who are facing problems while swimming are said to be distressed swimmers, in this case lifeguards assist them properly.
- Normal swimmers:
Lifeguards are taught that the swimmers who can swim in proper way are the normal swimmers who require no assistance.