Archive for April, 2009

Korean Body Guard Martial Arts Association Recognizes Emergency First Response

 

Mark Spiers of PADI Asia Pacific receiving the formal Recognition Certificate from Baek San Kim, Chairman and Founder of the Korean Body Guard Martial Arts Association.

Mark Spiers of PADI Asia Pacific receiving the formal Recognition Certificate from Baek San Kim, Chairman and Founder of the Korean Body Guard Martial Arts Association.

Emergency First Response is delighted to announce official recognition of EFR programs by the Korean Body Guard Martial Arts Association.

Mark Spiers, Manager Sales & Field Services – PADI Asia Pacific, received the formal Recognition Certificate from Baek San Kim, Chairman and Founder of the Korean Body Guard Martial Arts Association on 28 February, 2009.  The presentation took place in front of 150 PADI Members during the 2009 PADI Member Forum at the KUSPO (Korean Underwater Sports) Show in Seoul.

The Body Guard Association in Korea was established in June 1989 and today has 700 affiliated offices in Korea and more than 170,000 members. The association also teaches Marshall Arts including the correct etiquette of a body guard.

Emergency First Response would like to thank Son Mi Miles, PADI Member and EFR Instructor Trainer for her efforts and assistance in gaining this recognition.

 

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U.S. Swimming Organization Approval

Emergency First Response programs continue to gain acceptance by regulatory bodies. Recently the Safety Education Committee of the USA Swimming organization reviewed and approved the Emergency First Response CPR programs for meeting the CPR training requirements for U.S. swim coaches. U.S. Swimming is a 300,000-member service organization that promotes swimming and is the national governing body of competitive swimming within the United States. http://usaswimming.org

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