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SERC Coaches, Competitors and Technical Officials Guide April 12, 2016 The purpose of this document is to provide coaches, competitors, judges and technical officials with a broad understanding of the principles of judging the Simulated Emergency Response Competition (SERC) event as well as the stru…
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A number of updates were posted in the Sports Rules Section of the website (http://www.ilsf.org/life
Sports Rules Updates | International Life Saving Federation
Today 23 years ago the Fédération Internationale de Sauvetage Aquatique (FIS) and World Life Savin
Today 23 years ago the Fédération Internationale de Sauvetage Aquatique (FIS) and World Life Saving (WLS) were merged into a single, worldwide lifesaving organisation known as the International Life Saving Federation (ILS).
On the same day FIS and WLS agreed on a draft ILS Constitution and draft Bye-Laws and elected an interim Board of Directors tasked to set up the final merger between FIS and WLS under the Presidency of Kevin Weldon, AM (Australia - Surf).
The International Life Saving Federation was finally constituted on Saturday 3 September 1994 in Cardiff (United Kingdom).
Video - Less than 200 days to go before the festivities start! One of the competition highlights wil
Less than 200 days to go before the festivities start! One of the competition highlights will be the Ocean(wo)man finals for National Teams and Interclub on the 11th and 14th of September! Are you there yet? http://registration.lifesaving2016.com/
The World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2017 will be held in Vancouver, Canada. https://www.fac
World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2017
Come together with the world’s drowning experts in research, education and action to reduce the global drowning burden.
Surf Life Saving New Zealand
Great work from the off-duty junior lifeguards at Trust Waikato Hot Water Beach Lifeguard Service Inc who sprung into action last night when they saw four people caught in a rip...
Surf Life Saving Australia
The danger of rip currents - articulated here by News.com.au Please be careful. Swim between the red & yellow flags at a patrolled beach where a Lifesaver can see you
The ILS Board of Directors is seeking bids to host the 2019 ILS World Conference on Drowning Prevent
WCDP Bid Documents | International Life Saving Federation
Please find attached the Invitation to bid for the rights to host the 2019 World Conference on Drowning Prevention (WCDP). In the Bid Notice letter you find general information on the event, the Bid Timing and an overview of 4 appendices that are part of the Bidding documents.
ILS is proud to announce the appointment of Dr Matthew Sills as the Dr Ian Mackie Fellow for the nex
ILS is proud to announce the appointment of Dr Matthew Sills as the Dr Ian Mackie Fellow for the next four years. Congratulations!
In the 2015 update of the ILS Competition Manual, the ILS Sport Commission separated content that ad
Rules & Regulations | International Life Saving Federation
In the 2015 update of the ILS Competition Manual, the ILS Sport Commission separated content that addresses the Lifesaving World Championships specifically from content that addresses the rules, procedures and standards for lifesaving sport competition generally.
The Drowning Prevention Strategies, a framework to reduce drowning deaths in the aquatic environment
ILS Drowning Prevention Strategies | International Life Saving Federation
The ILS Drowning Prevention Strategies (2015) have been added to the website. This third edition of Drowning Prevention Strategies, A framework to reduce drowning deaths in the aquatic environment for nations/regions engaged in lifesaving, reviews strategies that have been introduced within member f…
The 'International Lifesaving Caps of the World' is a unique register featuring competition caps fro
International Lifesaving Caps of the World | International Life Saving Federation
The 'International Lifesaving Caps of the World' is a unique register featuring competition caps from all full member countries of International Lifesaving. This is the first and only international register of its kind. The register highlights the ‘national’ cap for each full member country and list…
ILS members can save 15%!o(MISSING)n a new book, The Science of Beach Lifeguarding, edited by Profes
The Science of Beach Lifeguarding - New book | International Life Saving Federation
ILS members can save 15%!o(MISSING)n a new book, The Science of Beach Lifeguarding, edited by Professor of Human & Applied Physiology, Mike Tipton, and Director of Rescue Marine Services Ltd, Adam Wooler. The book is an accessible and informative reference underpinned by the best current research. Divided in…
ERC - European Resuscitation Council
We are proud to present the ERC Guidelines 2015: http://www.cprguidelines.eu/ #ERCguidelines
Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7MckCsBpxY
Video - Royal Life Saving Society - Australia has put together a video infographic to highlight the
Royal Life Saving Society - Australia has put together a video infographic to highlight the key findings of the Royal Life Saving National Drowning Report 2015. Please share with family and friends and help make your community free from drowning #RLSDrowningReport2015 https://youtu.be/tZwRyrvX4CQ
For the 10th time the Danish Swimming Federation (https://www.facebook.com/svoem.dk) is hosting the
TrygFonden Christiansborg Rundt - Copenhagen Swim
Deltage i TrygFonden Christiansborg Rundt som individuel svømmer eller Krüger Stafetten for firmahold, familiehold, klubhold mv.
European Surf Life Saving Championships 2015 South Wales
Athletes from all across Europe will come together to battle it out to be crowned the 2015 European Surf Life Saving Champions
International Life Saving Federation (ILS) President Mr Graham Ford is pleased to announce that the
International Life Saving Federation (ILS) President Mr Graham Ford is pleased to announce that the World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2015 is to be co-sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO).
WCDP2015 is to be held in Penang, Malaysia from 4-6 November 2015. This will be the first time that the global drowning prevention community will meet since the publication by WHO of the Global report on drowning: preventing a leading killer in November 2014.
Invitation to bid for the rights to host the 2020 Lifesaving World Championships
The ILS Board of Directors invites the Full Member organisations of ILS or Host Cities/Groups/Agencies/Organisations, preferably in cooperation with an ILS Full Member, to submit a Bid Lodgement to host the 2020 Lifesaving World Championships, abbreviated “Rescue 2020”.
Cyprus International Certificates
The ILS Rescue Commission has approved the Cyprus Life Saving Federation's application for accreditation of awards. The equivalency table is posted at http://www.ilsf.org/content/equivalency-tables.
To all Referees and Technical Officials: The ILS Sport Commission is calling for applications from suitable qualified and experienced Referees/ Technical Officials who wish to be considered to officiate at the various Lifesaving World Championships to be in Eindhoven (pool) and Noordwijk-aan-Zee (ocean and beach) in the Netherlands in September 2016. Details are set out in the attached documentation. Before any appointments are made, endorsement will be obtained from the applicants Federation. Applications should be sent to ILS Sport Commission, to arrive not later than the by 1st September, 2015 by: E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Mail: The Secretary: ILS Sport Commission, P O Box 572, Underberg 3257, South Africa Fax: +27 (0)31 312 5612, Attention: Jelle Meintsma
The ILS Sport Commission has appointed the following persons to the positions of Chief Referee and Deputy Chief Referee fr the 2016 Lifesavui g World Championships to be held in Noordwijk-aan-Zee (Ocean events) and Eindhoven (Pool events) form 1st to 18 Sptember, 2016. National Team Pool: Jerry Polesel (Chief) and Anni Gardiner and Birgit Gotker (Deputies); InterClub Pool: Elaine Lewis (Chief) and Jo Teagle and Don van Keimpema (Deputies); Masters Pool: Roz Greg (Chief and Stephanie Andrews and Clare McGrath (Deputies); National and InterClub SERC: Perry Smith (Chief) and Albert Blokland and Roz Grey (Deputies). National Teams Ocean: Arno Eberle (Chief) and John Brennan and Elu Sanguino (Deputies); InterClub Ocean: John Brennan (Chief) and Rebecca Boyd and Kevin Litzow (Deputies); Masters Ocean: Peter Connell (Chief) and Arno Eberle and Allen Pembroke (Deputies); Surf Boat: Tony Haven (Chief) and Craig Williams (Deputy) and IRB: Wim Nuyens (Chief) and Mal Flew and Tony Haven (Deputies). Congratulations to them all.
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A report from Radio-Canada on day one of the 2015 Canadian Lifeguard Emergency Response Championship
Le sauvetage sportif, une compétition hors de l'ordinaire à Gatineau | ICI.Radio-Canada.ca
VIDÉO- Cent cinquante personnes participent au Championnat canadien de sauvetage sportif ce week-end à Gatineau.
Video - Enjoy this beautiful summary of the 11th South American Championships and the 2nd Argentine
Enjoy this beautiful summary of the 11th South American Championships and the 2nd Argentine Lifesaving Sports Championships, carried out in the city of Rosario, Argentina. (https://www.facebook.com/events/198320160338653/) (http://www.epsa.org.ar/novedad/259/sudamericano_de_salvamento_acuatico_deportivo_2015)
A delegation of the International Life Saving Federation (ILS) visited the location for the Lifesavi
Internationale Lifesaving Federatie bezoekt Noordwijks strand voor WK Lifesaving 2016
Dinsdag 26 mei is een delegatie van de Internationale Life Saving Federation (ILS) in Noordwijk geweest om de locatie voor het WK Lifesaving 2016 te bezoeken. Afgevaardigden uit onder andere Australië en België waren zeer te spreken over de mogelijkheden op en rond het strand aan de Koningin Wilhemi…
World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2015
World Conference on Drowning Prevention