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American Gymnast Opens New Location

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American Gymnast has announced the opening of a brand new location based in Chesapeake, VA. The new office will operate as American Gymnast North and will be managed by Rick Walker, servicing customers throughout Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland.

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2014 American Cup Gymnastics Equipment for Sale

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The 2014 AT&T American Cup will take place March 1, 2014 in Greensboro, NC where you’ll see some of the world’s top gymnasts competing on the very best AAI ELITE line of equipment and mats. Now you can take a piece of the action home with you! Check out our demo price list and contact American Gymnast at 1-877-789-2267 to purchase

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How to Stay Committed to Your Training


In this article, Dr. Patrick Cohn explains how to keep athletes committed to their training. He lays out 3 ways athletes sabotage their own commitment, and how to recognize these sabotages so the athlete can overcome them.

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Frame Bar vs. Quick Flex Bar for the TumblTrak


The Frame Bar and Quick Flex Bar are the most popular accessories to attach to your Tumbl Trak. But, how do you decide which one is best for your gym? The Frame Bar can be attached to any of the Tumbl Trak brand Tumbl Traks, while the Quick Flex Bar can not be attached to the In-ground Tumbl Trak or Porta Trak. Watch our product videos and read further descriptions below for more details on each of these essential Tumbl Trak accessories.

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2013 Gymnastics Gift Guide

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Welcome to your gymnastics gift guide for the 2013 holiday season – brought to you by American Gymnast. This video will give you some great ideas for the perfect gift for your little gymnast this holiday season. We overview 6 different categories of products, showing you our top sellers and significant differences between each of the products that you might be considering. Get the perfect gymnastics gift at

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Remember Artistry? Check It Out!

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Randomly came across this. Cool stuff!  Thanks to Mostepanovafan for the montage - put together back in 2009. Notice, unfortunately, that no recent gymnasts are featured.  Today's routines are skill-skill-skill packed into the same time frame as the more artistic and innovative routines from years past.  I certainly don't mind seeing some of the more difficult skills ...

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Women’s World Team Battle – Some Key Routines For The Fourth Spot

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Most would agree that Simone Biles, Kyla Ross, and McKayla Maroney have all but locked up three of the four available spots on the U.S. women’s world championship team.  The fourth spot – should Martha Karolyi choose to use it – is certainly up for grabs and will be determined at the upcoming World Team ...

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ELITE Kids Gym Equipment – New Colors and Accessories

Elite Kids Gym Equipment

The newly updated ELITE Kids Gym Equipment line is now available online through American Gymnast.  With fresh new fun colors, a whole line of accessories and updated matting, the ELITE Kids line will certainly be one of our top sellers again for the approaching holiday season. This line of equipment works for gyms that need preschool ...

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Victoria Moors Throws Huge Skill at Pan Am Games

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Victoria Moors Floor Routine at 2013 Pan Am Games: We saw the popular Canadian unveil the spectacular laid-out double double earlier this year at the 2013 Canadian Championships – not long after American Mykayla Skinner made waves for throwing the very same gutsy move in the United States.   In this weekend’s Pan American Games, Moors didn’t quite ...

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3 Reasons to Get Gymnastics Equipment in August

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Summer break has flown by and kids all around the country are getting ready for the back-to-school and gym season! As we enter August, I want to give you 3 great reasons it’s time to buy your gymnastics equipment this month from American Gymnast.

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