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Balance Training Precautions And Care

As with all balance training devices the risk of injury exists. Si Boards are for individuals who are healthy enough to maintain balance. Learning how to ride a Si Board will fatigue your legs and make it difficult to balance. Follow these safety precautions to reduce your risk of injury. Ride at your own risk.


  • Wear safety equipment including a helmet, elbow pads and knee pads especially if attempting tricks.
  • Children and beginner should always be supervised and have a spotter for added safety.
  • A spotter stands in front of the rider with his/her hands out front for support. A spotter can also hold on to the rider’s hips from behind while the rider holds on to a stable surface or counter top. Spot using a wide and staggered stance for stability.
  • Ride with shoes that provide traction and are free of dirt, sand, water and other substances that may reduce your traction. If riding barefoot, keep your feet and the board top dry.
  • Do not ride while intoxicated or under the influence of other substances.
  • Si Boards are intended for use on carpet, rubber matting, non-slip surfaces, grass or turf. Riding on concrete or rough surfaces will scratch the board and rail.
  • Riding on smooth tile surfaces will not provide traction for starting and stopping with safety. We suggest interlocking foam squares, a rubber mat or carpet for added safety.
  • Riding on a hard surface increases the difficulty and speed of the ball compared to soft carpet.
  • Ride in an open area without obstacles on the floor. Remove objects that may cause injuries such as tables, chairs, toys and any other items.
  • Do not throw and catch objects while riding unless you are spotted, have control of the board and can start and stop safely.
  • The solid mass of Si Board balls could cause injury if throwing or bouncing.

Care And Maintenance:

Follow these guidelines to maintain your Si Board in proper condition and start with a safe ride every time.

  • Check your board, rail and ball for damage.
  • Items with cracks, splits, broken rails, loose hardware or rails should not be ridden.
  • Check the urethane rail for secure attachment to the board.
  • All screws should be countersunk in the board top and all nuts should be secured inside the rail.
  • If a screw is loose, tighten it with a Phillips head screwdriver.
  • Store your Si-Board inside and out of the elements, such as rain, extreme heat and cold and sunlight exposure.
  • Do not store your board in contact with oils or solvents.