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  • Teaching Ideas and Resources
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Opportunities / Jobs

  1. City of Winnipeg Instructor-Lifeguard http://winnipeg.ca/resumeol/peoplesoft/job_req.asp?req=113480
  2. City of Winnipeg Aquatic Instructor  http://winnipeg.ca/resumeol/peoplesoft/job_req.asp?req=113633
  3. City of Winnipeg Recreation Technicians (Wading Pools and similar summer jobs)    Summer 2016 Recreation Technicians
  4. Lifesaving Society, Manitoba Branch “Find a Job” http://lifesaving.mb.ca/member-services/find-a-job/
  5. Lifesaving Society, Saskatchewan Branch “Job Opportunities” http://www.lifesavingsociety.sk.ca/job-opportunities
  6. Lifesaving Society, Ontario Branch “Find a Job” http://www.lifesavingsociety.com/find-a-job.aspx
  7. Beach Patrol (Birds Hill Park)  РCriti-Care EMS  http://www.criticareems.com/
  8. Beach Patrol РEmergency Rescue Response Services  (Grand Beach and Winnipeg Beach)  http://www.errs.org/

 

Teaching Ideas and Resources

  1. Red Cross Water Safety Instructors and First Aid Instructors should also visit www.instructornetwork.ca to find course resources.
  2. Lifesaving Society Instructors in Manitoba should sign up for access to  the Toolkit at www.lifesaving.mb.ca/toolkit/ .
  3. Cold Water and Hypothermia topics – Dr Gordon Giesbrecht
    Surviving the Ice Part 1
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gOW8ZaYqHA
    Surviving the Ice Part 2
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyBVWrqvkEg
    Surviving the Ice Part 3
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PAwzPgRYOI
    – Cold Water Boot Camp
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZtAM5ZTn4k
  4. Stayin Alive Hypothermia Information
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kDbMtZ85wU
  5. US Navy SEALs Combat Swim (Combat Sidestroke) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lUHudMN1TU
  6. It’s often been said that you can do CPR to the beat of the song Staying Alive by the Bee Gees. There are other songs. Here is the Top 10 CPR Song Chart:
    1. Staying Alive РBee Gees  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_izvAbhExY
    2. Another One Bites the Dust РQueen (however, not an overly positive message when doing CPR)   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rY0WxgSXdEE
    3. I Will Survive  РGloria Gaynor  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tth-8wA3PdY
    4. Gentleman РPsy  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASO_zypdnsQ
    5. Spirit in the Sky РNorman Greenbaum (original); Doctors and the Medics (cover)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9X2fdGEWOhA
    6. Achy Breaky Heart РBilly Ray Cyrus  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byQIPdHMpjc
    7. Back to Life – Soul II Soul https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7spia6eTjU
    8. My Poker Face РLady Gaga  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bESGLojNYSo
    9. Rock Your Body РJustin Timberlake  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSVHoHyErBQ
    10. Breaking the Habit – Linkin Park https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2H4l9RpkwM

 

 

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