AAI Signs Olympian Laurie Hernandez as AAI Brand Ambassador

AAI Signs Olympian Laurie Hernandez as AAI Brand Ambassador

JEFFERSON, IA – May 2019 — American Athletic, Inc. (AAI), the leading U.S. manufacturer of gymnastics apparatus in all categories, has signed a multi-year endorsement deal with Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez and Coaches Hao Quan & Jenny Liang. “I was ecstatic when I was offered the partnership with AAI,” said Hernandez. “Every child doing gymnastics … Continued

Marginal Gains. Easier Done than Said!

Marginal Gains. Easier Done than Said!

I know what you’re thinking.  The title is backwards.  The proper saying is “easier said than done”, meaning that most people have great ideas and intentions in conversation but when it comes to implementation, that’s another story.  Gym club owners are no different than other entrepreneurs and business people.  We all get so wrapped up … Continued

2019 AAI Award

2019 AAI Award

Sarah Finnegan of LSU FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Fort Worth, TX – April 18, 2019 – American Athletic, Inc. (AAI) proudly presented the AAI Award to the most outstanding collegiate senior female gymnast in the country. AAI has been awarding this honor for over the last 30+ years and it has become considered the Heisman Trophy … Continued

AAI launches Evo-Black

AAI launches Evo-Black

It’s HERE! AAI’s EVO-Black Product line. The next evolution in gymnastics equipment. You have already seen our EVO-Boards—the latest innovation and technology concepts all rolled up into AAI® EVO-Black™ Competition Line! Click here to view our latest EVO-Black Products!

Staying on Purpose

Staying on Purpose

It’s been said that to a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail. And in the absence of a hammer, very often the heaviest tool becomes a hammer. Sometimes in the gym we make the same mistakes. We need to make an obstacle course and a pommel horse makes a fine obstacle. We … Continued

Federally Mandated Gym Inspection

Federally Mandated Gym Inspection

Notice: January 1, 2019 — Federally Mandated Gym Inspection On January 1st, 2019 the Sports Facility Safety Act will go into effect which will mandate certified inspection of all participant sports facilities to record with their state government department of health a facility safety inspection report.  To date 16 states have the inspection reports available on … Continued

G2N Product Release

G2N Product Release

AAI proudly introduces the G2N™ product line where gymnastics meets Ninja with Jonathan Horton as the lead spokesman. JEFFERSON, IA – April 2018 — American Athletic, Inc. (AAI), the leading U.S. manufacturer of gymnastics equipment in all categories, is happy to have two-time Olympian and American Ninja Warrior Jonathan Horton back with the AAI team to promote … Continued

Uneven Bar Cables. Uptight or Flexible?

Uneven Bar Cables. Uptight or Flexible?

Perhaps the fastest piece of equipment to wear out in your gym is your cable tighteners on your uneven bar cables.  If you find yourself frequently replacing the rollers in your cable tighteners….. GOOD!  You are taking the right steps to save wear and tear on other parts of your bars. First let’s look at … Continued

Gym Care: Clutter to Clarity

Gym Care: Clutter to Clarity

With the new year comes resolutions, organization, goal setting.  Most of us kick off the new year saying we’re going to do more of this and less of that so we can accomplish more and realize more of our goals.    I believe that all gym owners share the goal of making their gyms safer.  I … Continued

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