Vinnie Jones: Hard and Fast - hands-only CPR 

Watch Vinnie Jones perform hands-only CPR to the beat of Stayin' Alive. CPR is not as hard as you may think. Just call 999 and then push Hard and Fast. This video was produced by the British Heart Foundation

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Transcript of Vinnie Jones: Hard and Fast - hands-only CPR

My name is Vinnie Jones and I'm gonna teach you a lesson you'll never forget.

There are times in life when being tough comes in handy.

Say some geezer collapses in front of you. What do you do?

We need a volunteer that ain't breathing.

Here's one I made earlier.

The British Heart Foundation presents

Vinnie Jones in

Hard & Fast Hands-only CPR. It's not as hard as it looks.

First thing you do is you check him over.

If he ain't responsive or ain't breathing,

- or he's making noises like this... - (wheezes)

..his heart has stopped and he's having a cardiac arrest.

Look lively. First call 999.

Then you do hands-only CPR.

And no kissing. You only kiss your missus on the lips.

Watch. Lock your fingers together. Knuckles up.

Then push down, right on the sovereign.

("Stayin' Alive" by Bee Gees)

Push down five or six centimetres, about two inches in old money.

Push hard and fast, about two times a second,

like to the beat of Stayin' Alive.

Worried you'll hurt him? Better than him kicking the bucket.

Keep this up till the ambulance arrives.

So don't forget. Check him over,

call 999, push hard and fast to Stayin' Alive. It works.

Hands-only CPR.

It ain't as hard as it looks.

If you want to come in handy in an emergency,

why not sign up for one of our heart-start courses?


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