Manoeuvres and rescue skills program and rescue with paddleboards and/or rescue boards

TitleManoeuvres and rescue skills program and rescue with paddleboards and/or rescue boards
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsBrandon, DA
Conference NameWorld Conference on Drowning Prevention
Date Published09/2007
PublisherInternational Life Saving Federation
Conference LocationPorto, Portugal
Other Numbers02-16

The development of the formation for the professional Life Guards converge in multiple skills of rescue and aquatic rescue of persons, in the schools of Life Guards, courses, trainings and days on this topic, and I believe firmly and been possible verify that the bogey of knowledge is constantly renewed, every day new skills and methods arise or the existing ones are improved there appear new elements or new ways of using them, and from there it are where we must begin to watching inside our country and reinforce or modify our studying plans.

Although the professional Life Guards in his frame of action must be layers of solving a situation of rescue for his own means, for years and from the beginning of his formation, a wide scale of elements, accessories, articles and clothing specifics for aquatic rescue, with application of help for different situations of rescue or accidents.

We can enumerate as example: paws of frog, torpedo, pipe or strips of rescue, sane with bolls, reels, kayaks, gnomons, boats, longboats to engine, bicycle, longboats, helicopters, sky jet, water motorbikes, stage of surfing, etc.

For that, the constant growth of the rescue and to the advantage of the safety and the prevention of deaths for drowning it takes us to the development of new Manoeuvres and Skills of rescue and rescue with stage of rescue or Rescue Boards, these manoeuvres are more efficient and sure that existing, saying programmes this one based on the function of rescue and prevention in beaches used by the life guards, separating completely the function of the sports rescue that uses other stage, manoeuvres and applied skills the competition and not to that of work.

For the competition training and domain is needed, whereas the program RESCUE-SURFING uses manoeuvres and much simpler and sure skills for with minor training and applicably from a simple surfing up to a professional rescue man.