The University of Mysore in association with Karnataka Swimming Association, the Department of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, University of Mysore, conducted the Swimming Life Guard Certification for students and the interested aspirants at the University Swimming Pool on Tuesday.
More than 25 participants took the tests to qualify themselves as certified Life Guards. A pre-test was conducted to test the ability of the participants before the certification.
The Life Guard Certification includes CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) and First Aid Training, which will be conducted at a later stage for those who qualify in the pre-test.
The certificate is valid for three years and it should be renewed thereafter by appearing for the fitness test again.
TD Vijayaraghavan, Vice President, Swimming Federation of India, Sindhya, Secretary Karnataka Swimming Association, MP Nabhjiraj, member of Karnataka Swimming Association, T Puttaswamy, swimming coach, University of Mysore, Sundaresh S, swimming coach – Team India and Madhi Alagan, Associate Professor, College of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, University of Mysore, were present during conduct of the tests.”