Joan Arpe- teaches ISR in Jupiter & Palm Beach Gardens
Infant Swimming Resource is the safest provider of Self-Rescue™ swimming lessons for children 6 months to 6 years of age. Going beyond traditional swim instruction, ISR teaches children how to survive in the water.
For more than 50 years, Infant Swimming Resource (ISR) has been teaching children critical Self-Rescue™ skills -- giving children the competence and confidence to safely enjoy the water. ISR’s technique teaches babies from 6 months to 6 years of age how to save themselves if they were to end up in the water alone.
With ISR, your child’s safety is our first priority. Each lesson is uniquely tailored to your child’s needs based on comprehensive assessment and continual monitoring of your child’s health and skill attainment. Because, every child learns at his or her own pace, your child will be gently guided through each skill level.
A child 6-12 months learns:
§ To hold their breath underwater
§ To roll onto their back
§ To float unassisted, rest and breathe until help arrives
§ To perform these Self-Rescue skills first in a swim diaper and then while fully clothed
A child 1-6 years learns:
§ To hold their breath underwater
§ Swim with their head down
§ Roll onto their back to float, rest and breathe
§ Roll back over to resume swimming until they reach the side of the pool, crawl out or be rescued by an adult
§ To perform these Self-Rescue skills first in a swim diaper/bathing suit and then while fully clothed
Older children 6+ years learn to:
all of the above to create a solid foundation. once they have learned the self rescue skills then they can learn all 4 strokes
plus if you spend time at the beach and around the ocean ISR students can learn to snorkel and some even go on to win surf contests.
ISR has safely delivered over 8 million lessons teaching water Self-Rescue skills to more than
300,000 infants and toddlers and has educated parents and medical experts nationwide on water safety techniques and proven instruction methods.
To date, ISR has 800+ documented cases of children using ISR techniques to save themselves from drowning.
Your child is not the only one who will learn during lessons. Infant Swimming Resource’s program includes comprehensive parent education on aquatic safety and drowning prevention.
ISR Instructors are the most highly trained and qualified instructors in any swimming program in the country and must undergo strict re-certification testing annually. Each instructor is academically trained and tested in areas such as child psychology, physiology, anatomy and behavioral science to provide the safest lesson possible for your child. In addition, each instructor spends a minimum of 60 hours hands on, supervised in-water training working with actual students before being considered for certification.
Please visit our national website for even more information at www.infantswim.com to find an instructor in America or one of our international instructors. We now have ISR in over 20 countries around the world.
If youre looking for a traveling ISR instructor please visit my daughter Marina's website www.celebrityISR.com
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