Course: Rescue swimming

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Course title Rescue swimming
Course code KTS/ZPL
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Tlustý Tomáš, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction lesson - information about credit requirements. Determine the level of swimming. 2. Special swimming drill need for water rescue, applied rescue swimming. 3. Assisted a tired swimmer on front or back, stride jump. 4. Water rescue. Techniques of dragging. 5. Water rescue. Falls into the water. 6. Techniques of grab and straighten. 7. Revision lesson. 8. Techniques of take out of the water. 9. Use of rescue tube and rescue buoy in the water rescue. 10. Techniques of self-defence. 11. Fixation in the case of spine injury. 12. Revision lesson. 13. Swimming with basic equipment ABC.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Skills training
Learning outcomes
The content of water rescue swimming is educanion on the level of water lifeguard. Used and rescue swimming, water rescuetechnique and tactic; use of water lifesaving equipment.
The aim of rescue swimming is lecturing on the level of life guard. Applied and rescue swimming, technique and tactic of water rescue; use of rescue equipment.
Elementary swimming skills

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

200m possible carires, Tows and Carries, water rescue simulation - specific exercise. Active participation in lesson and attendance at least 80 %.
Recommended literature
  • Bělohlávek, J., & Hofer, Z. (1992). Abeceda záchrany "D". Praha: VZS ČČK.
  • Čechovská, I., & Miler, T. (2001). Plavání. Praha: Grada.
  • Karger, P., & Kaufman, J. (1995). Záchranář - první pomoc. Praha: VZS ČČK.
  • Karger, P., Kaufman, J., & Miller, T. (1997). Záchranář-metodické listy. Praha: VZS ČČK.
  • Miler, T. et al. (2016). Prevence, bezpečnost a záchrana u vody: bazény, koupaliště a aquaparky. Praha: Ondřej Falešník - FALON.
  • Miler, T. (1999). Záchranář-bezpečnost a záchrana u vody. Praha: VZS ČČK.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training of physical education for secondary schools (single-subject) (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer