Can I teach my kid ISR?

Can I teach my kid ISR?

Are swimming lessons for infants and young children safe? YES! ISR’s Self-Rescue™ program is dedicated to safety and maintaining numerous safety proto- cols to promote safe lessons.

What is ISR training?

ISR involves a child waiting in the water to be rescued whereas traditional swim lessons allow the child to jump, turn, and swim to save themselves. ISR is taught in short periods for 4 to 6 weeks and then they end.

Why are ISR lessons only 10 minutes?

ISR has implemented the 10 minute maximum lesson length to ensure the safety of the student. Vasoconstriction checks and the condition of the abdomen dictate the end of the lesson not the clock (parents always notice that Ms. Robin NEVER wears a watch).

Do ISR lessons work?

Research related to drowning is extremely limited, and the American Academy of Pediatrics says that while formal swimming lessons (not specifically ISR) for children ages 1-4 can reduce the overall risk of childhood drowning by 88 percent, there isn’t good evidence to support the use of one type of swimming lessons …

What age is best for ISR?

Generally speaking, children ages 6 months to 1 year learn the ISR Self-Rescue® skill of rolling onto their backs to float, rest and breathe. They learn to maintain this position until help arrives.

What is ISR fee?

All daily operations, activities, and investments are funded from tuition fees with the sole purpose of providing an excellent education for our students. ISR is 100% financed by tuition fees – no funds from public budgets are involved. …

Why is ISR controversial?

ISR has been a cause for controversy. The American Academy of Pediatrics says “there is currently no evidence that infant swim programs for babies under 1 year old lower their drowning risk.” “Swim safety, I can’t put a price on that,” mother Jessica McPhee said. “It’s their lives.”

Does ISR cause trauma?

The programs are designed to “drown-proof” children, but many experts doubt these claims. What’s more, there is evidence suggesting that the tactics used in ISR may create traumatic associations. As a result, older children may develop negative thoughts or fears about the water or swimming.

How long is ISR refresher course?

Refresher lessons are a follow up course after the initial lesson series is completed and your child has been out of lessons for longer than 2 months. Refreshers are 1-4 weeks of Monday-Friday based on your child’s needs.