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Week 1, Jan 8

1a

1b

2a-e

First and Second Class requirements

400 yard continuous swim

understanding water rescue

Week 2, Jan 15

3

4

12a-b

8

 

demonstrate “reaching” rescues

demonstrate “throwing” rescues

surface dives

explain the importance of lead-and-wait

Week 3, Jan 22

10

 

9a-c

block and escape

Rear and front head-hold escapes

conscious rescues

Jan 29

Feb 5

Super Bowl Sunday No Class

Week 4, Feb 12

11a-c

15

unconscious rescues

First Aid

Week 5, Feb 19

7a-d

6

15

rescue tube rescues

list and explain no contact swimming rescues

First Aid

Feb 26   Class Canceled
Week 6, Mar 5

13a-b

7e

14a-c

CPR

remove street clothes in 20 sec.

spinal injuries

Week 7, Mar 11  

Written test

In water review

Week 8, Mar 18   In water test

Requirement 5 homework on boat rescues

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