World Champion Simone Biles Visits IGI!!!

Simone HSTwo 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 beam champion and floor exercise silver medalist
  • Three-time U.S. all-around champion (2013-15)
  • 2015 AT&T American Cup champion
  • USOC Athlete of the Month for October 2014
  • 2014 Women’s Sports Foundation’s individual Sportswoman of the Year
  • First woman to win four gold medals at a single World Championships (2014) since the Soviet Union’s Ludmilla Tourischeva in 1974.
  • Has won nine world medals (six gold, two silver, one bronze), which is tied for second most all time with Nastia Liukin and Shannon Miller (Alicia Sacramone has 10)
  • Her six World gold medals is the most ever by an American woman
  • 2014 World team, all-around, balance beam & floor exercise champion and vault silver medalist
  • 2014 U.S. all-around, floor exercise & vault champion and balance beam silver medalist
  • 2013 World all-around & floor exercise champion, vault silver medalist and balance beam bronze medalist
  • 2013 U.S. all-around champion and vault, uneven bars, balance beam & floor exercise silver medalist
  • 2013 AT&T American Cup silver medalist
Simone Biles and her Teammates with IGI Gymnasts!!!

Simone Biles and her Teammates with IGI Gymnasts!!!

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The EDGE Symposium

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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 Here for more information!!!

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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 hour event titled “A Night to Shine”.
Although the venue is at IGI Gymnastics, this event is meant for girls of all ages, athletes and non-athletes…anyone that is on their own journey to SHINE.A Night to Shine with Nastia Liukin
A Night to Shine with Nastia Liukin (pdf)

A Night to Shine with Nastia Liukin
Location: IGI Gymnastics  145 Plaza Dr. Westmont, IL
Date: April 10th
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
$125 per person includes a photo opp and dinner.
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Chicago Style Camp Pre-Registration Now Open

Todd Gardiner

Todd Gardiner

Pre-Registration is now open for Todd Gardiner’s 
2015 “Chicago Style” Gymnastics Camp
Monday, June 15th  — Thursday, June 18th

Special Guest will be USA National Team Coach – Tammy Biggs!!!

In addition to Todd & Tammy, our staff is comprised of highly skilled coaches from clubs and  colleges, as well as our very own IGI coaching staff. Camp is for all levels from beginner to elite, and ages 6-18 years.

Go to the Camp page for complete information!!!

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Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Thanksgiving 2014IGI’s optional team had their annual ‘Team IGI Thanksgiving Dinner’ after a good cardio practice Tuesday night! With so many kids they had to us two room! Being thankful for so many things the team wishes everyone a Happy Thanksgiving and God Bless!

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Makenzie Sedlacek at USA Elite Camp

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USA Gymnastics – Elite Developmental Camp

IGI Gymnast Makenzie Sedlacek just returned from USA Gymnastics – Elite Developmental Camp, held at the National Training Center in Texas November 17-21. The camp featured 45 of the top Junior Elite gymnasts in the U.S. Congratulations Makenzie!!!

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IGI Hosts Forward Progress

ForwardProgressOn November 7, 8 & 9 IGI hosted the 2014 Region 5 Forward Progress Gymnastics Camp, which brought in some of the regions top level gymnast with 117 athletes, IGI had 24 girls participating!

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