He also told how he invented the wobble board
"by accident" in 1959.
fun: Rolf at Birmingham Symphony Hall with Washwood Heath Primary School pupils.
Which singer's famous wobble board
is to feature on the soundtrack of a Nicole Kidman movie?
Judging by his high-speed rendition of the William Tell Overture on the disc, Rolf was as handy with a Stylophone as he was with a wobble board
Eight years ago, McKechnie invented what's now the Reebok Core Board when he was looking for a way to improve upon the traditional wobble board
A wobble board
which simulates the instability of your baby's little legs when he first learns to walk
HE HAD the Christmas number one in 1969 with Two Little Boys, invented the wobble board
, and wowed Glastonbury with his rendition of Stairway to Heaven.
They might involve standing on one leg with my eyes shut trying to repeat the times table or throwing bean bags while walking in a straight line and watching the bags or standing on a wobble board
with my eyes closed.
The play area, which features an adventure trail with monkey bars, stepping stones, and a wobble board
, was funded by the rugby charity Wooden Spoon.
And his wobble board
as a spineless Leader of the Opposition.
The part of the brain implicated in making skills automatic - the cerebellum, rather than the frontal lobes of the thinking brain - can be stimulated through simple exercises like balancing on a wobble board
or throwing a bean bag from one hand to the other while looking at it in flight.
So how had he been influenced by the down under maestro of the wobble board
and the didgeridoo.
Gary and I stood either side of Rolf, holding his wobble board
Rolf popularised the wobble board
and recommends using tempered hardboard if you are going to make your own.
The exercises include standing on a wobble board
and throwing a bean bag from one hand to the other.