American Athletic, Inc. (AAI) is proud to announce that in September 2016, we received FIG approval (and certification) for the Graphite “E” Rail to be used during competition on our [...]
One of the more common questions we receive is how to clean your suede balance beam. The suede on balance beams will obviously collect chalk and dirt over time, which [...]
AAI is now recommending the use of AAI vault boards with fewer springs for Level 4 gymnasts that weigh less than 80 lbs. As few as 3 springs on either [...]
We are often asked "What is the best way to mat my balance beam area?" so we thought it fitting to provide detailed illustrations of some typical setups. Below are [...]
The 8' Junior Balance Beam is meant to mimic a competition beam but on a smaller scale. It's only 8 feet long which is small enough to fit in to any room but long enough for your gymnast to practice their leaps, handstands, jumps, back walkovers etc.
All AAI spin locks were updated to a new smaller handle, providing more room between cables and the spin lock, as well as easier adjustment. See a comparison of the two version and order the new style now from American Gymnast.
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.
What is the difference between the different types of beds you can put on your gymnastics trampoline? Here is a more detailed breakdown of each type of trampoline bed:
The Pommel Buck is a vital training tool for pommel horse, but unfortunately has been missing from the AAI gymnastics equipment line for many years. However, today, we're excited to [...]
Olympic champion, Paul Hamm, is the featured coach in a brand new gymnastics DVD instruction for Floor Exercise and Vault. Titled "Essentials for Floor Exercise and Vault," this is a [...]
We have just added an all-new Pommel Pod Trainer to our product line. Right off, you'll notice the new unique design that gives you the benefit of a taller pedestal-style [...]
The choices of gymnastic beams on the internet can be overwhelming, but this video will explain why you only need to look at 3 different types of balance beams for home use. We will help you decide which gymnastics balance beam is best suited for your gymnast as well as your budget.