What is the Wii Balance Board?


The Wii Balance Board is a game controller that will have a far-reaching impact for all who use it. It’s innovative, exciting and most importantly fun to use for all.

The Wii Balance Board comes packaged with Wii Fit Plus.It is a wireless device that goes on the fl oor – so someone can stand on it in front of the TV. It senses weight and shifts in balance, both from side to side and front to back.

By standing on the Wii Balance Board during activities, it allows players to follow along to the movements and control the on-screen action.

The Wii Balance Board is a pressure sensitive board and measures your centre of gravity, weight distribution and balance. Measurement of balance and the centre of gravity are used to monitor performance in the games and exercise programme, as well as calculating the BMI and Wii Fit Plus Age of each user.


The Wii Balance Board is a wireless, battery powered
accessory for the W­ii console. For optimal usage and
safety the Wii Bala­nce Board should not be used with
slippery socks but only barefoot.