Author Archives: Don Houlton

Lexi Funk Signs with the University of Michigan

IGI Senior gymnast Lexi Funk today signed her NCAA National Letter of Intent to attend and compete gymnastics for the University of Michigan (click here for the University of Michigan release). “I am super excited to be officially signed as … Continue reading

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Veterans Day at IGI

IGI gymnasts take a minute out of their practice to thank coach Matt Rakow for his service to our country in the United States Army. Thank You to all for their service to the USA!!!

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Halloween at IGI!!!

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IGI Hosts USA Gymnastics Training Camp

IGI hosted the Region 5 USA Gymnastics Forward Progress Training Camp this last weekend. This camp featured 115 Level 8-9-10 Gymnasts, as well as Coaches and Judges from Illinois, Michigan and Ohio.

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World Champion Simone Biles Visits IGI!!!

Two time World Champion gymnast Simone Biles visited IGI!!! Simone, and two of her teammates came in to train for the Secret Classic here in Chicago. Here are just a few of Simone’s career highlights: 2015 U.S. all-around, vault & balance … Continue reading

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The EDGE Symposium

IGI is very excited to be hosting The EDGE Symposium. EDGE – Elite Developmental Gymnastics Education, is a special coaches education opportunity with Tammy Biggs and Todd Gardiner. This coaching symposium will feature valuable information about TOP’S and Elite Development. Click … Continue reading

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A Night to Shine with Nastia Liukin

2008 Olympic Gymnastics Champion Nastia Liukin, who is now also a NBC Commentator, NYU student, and will be a contestant on the 2015 season of Dancing with the Stars, will be coming to IGI on Friday, April 10th for a two … Continue reading

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