One of the unique things about log rolling is that it can be done in shallow water, so even non-swimmers can participate. A shallow, inflatable pool provides a low-barrier way to get students to try it - they only get wet up to their knees and they don’t even need their swimsuits!
“The biggest thing for me being in the water is seeing other folks earn that sense of accomplishment, even if it’s just a split second they add on their time, their eyes light up and they smile. That’s what gets me to do it,” Brill said.
You've got your Key Logs at the pool or lake and ready to roll, you've trained your staff...now what?! As an aquatics director for over 16 years I know this is a busy time, and planning out an entirely new program is daunting. So using the "Keep It Simple..." philosophy here are some next steps to get your log rolling program well...Rolling!
The yellow Trainers are a newly developed device to slow and stabilize the Key Log. They provide resistance and limit the speed at which the Key Log spins. They give beginners just enough time to catch their balance and learn faster.