Proper training off the water can lead to injury prevention on the water. Here are some of the top pieces of waterski or wakeboard strength training equipment to make sure you are your best on the water, including improving strength conditioning and balance.
This is an indoor wakeboarding/waterskiing balance training device that is shaped similar to a skateboard. It is a great way to cross train off the water and improve performance on the water.
With the one-foot carriage, water-skiers have a way to practice the weight shifts and lateral movements associated with slalom skiing and to help develop strength in each leg independently without getting wet. This product is primarily marketing to snow skiers, however, water-skiers can benefit from it as well.
This board, similar to a skateboard, will sharpen and enhance your waterskiing/wakeboarding balance skills.
Trampoline training can improve your wakeboarding training. It's a great way to practice tricks (especially inverts and spins) before trying them on the water.
A rowing machine is one of the best pieces of workout equipment for water-skiers. It works a large amount of the muscles needed for skiing, including the back, arms, and legs.
Formal instruction is definitely better than trying to learn things on your own. No matter what your waterskiing level is, there is a school to match your needs. Most teach slalom, trick, barefoot, wakeboard, kneeboard, and jump.
Develop muscle tone, strength, and your body's core stabilization with inflatable exercise balls. These are safe for all fitness levels. Use them for abs training, yoga, and Pilates as well at home, or take it to the office for a noontime workout.
Easily portable, highly versatile way to add resistance training to your workout. Suitable for a variety of toning exercises, body types, and fitness levels. For the upper body workouts of beginners or advanced. Offered in various resistance levels.