UNITED STATES ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT
GYMNASTIC CLUBS - USAIGC
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT
GYMNASTIC CLUBS – IAIGC
7 International (IAIGC) Countries
WE HAVE TAKEN OUR CLUB OWNERS COMPETITIVE PROGRAM AROUND THE WORLD!
ONE SET OF VOTED UPON COMPETITIVE RULES
History: AUGUST 2001 Paul Spadaro becomes the new (non-paid) President of the USAIGC. The USAIGC had a major Debt, a Small Club Membership and an Outdated Competition Program. The first rule of business for the NEW USAIGC was a Major Overhaul of its organization and a New Competitive Direction. Within the first year the "Old" USAIGC becomes the "New" USAIGC with New Ideas, New Goals and a New Direction! The USAIGC was redefinedand restructured with a New Business Model, New Goals and Objectives for our Club Members, their Businesses and their Gymnastic Club. An Intelligent Competitive Program and Business Model has been created. The USAIGC's Primary Purpose is to support its Gymnastic Club Owners, Coaches and Gymnasts in today’s Competitive Business World.
Immediate Action Taken:
1. Restrictive Compulsory Competitive Program was eliminated.
2. An Optional Only "College Bound" Competitive Program was adopted. This change provided our Gymnasts and Coaches with a large variety of optional skills to train. Our two highest Competitive Levels use the modified NCAA Competitive Rules.
3. Training Times were delinated for each competitive level.The USAIGC believes that no child must give up their childhood for any sport. USAIGC wants to Build LEADERS who are well rounded and prepared for todays world.
4. The USAIGC Membership was given a "VOICE" with AN OPEN VOTE on all Rules & Policies brought forth by our Member Clubs every two years. This change eliminated the need for any State and Regional Chairs, Committees or Boards! WE THE USAIGC & IAIGC MEMBERSHIP CONTROL ARE DESTINY. The USAIGC/IAIGC President & Technical Director have No VOTE, unless a recommendation is against the founding principles of our Association or there is a tie in a voting recommendation.
INDEPENDENT IS IN OUR NAME & INDEPENDENT IS WHAT WE ARE ALL ABOUT.
Our Reorganization gave our Club Members INDEPENDENCE and Opened the door for our International Association of Independent Gymnastic Clubs (IAIGC) to be formed and allowed Countries/Club Owners from around the World to join our International Family. The IAIGC - International Association of Independent Gymnastic Clubs is part of the USAIGC.
THE USAIGC HOSTS THE ONLY INTERNATIONAL GYMNASTIC CLUB WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP. USAIGC & IAIGC Gymnasts can compete in any International Competition around the world with the same set of Competitive Rules. The USAIGC supports our International Club Members with Coaches Clinics and Rule and Policy Clinics. The IAIGC: International Association of International Gymnastics Clubs is an equal part of our International Club Owners Competitive Program.
In 2018 India Saudi Arabia & India and plan to host a IAIGC Clinic with Mary our Technical Director & Tony Retrousi, our Education Director. I will attend to to answer any questions about our International Competitive Program. Also in 2018 GERMANY has joined and competes in the UK. We look forward to seeing Germany in this years World Championship.
WE ARE ALL EQUAL: All USAIGC & IAIGC Clubs have an open vote, a VOICE in OUR Competitive Program.
USAIGC & IAIGC Club Owners control their destiny. THE USAIGC/IAIGC is now relevant once again.
The USAIGC is no longer a poor copy of our National Governing Body (USAG). We ARE AN International Optional Only Club Owners Association.
USAIGC/IAIGC Competitions are currently held in: Bermuda, South Africa and the UK.
Other IAIGC Countries are planning to host International Competitions in the future.
Our Culminating Competition is our USAIGC/IAIGC World Championship held at the end of our Competitive season!
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SITES
2019 & 2021 NASHVILLE, TENNESSE - OpryLand - Marriott HOTEL
2020 & 2022 ORLANDO, FLORIDA _ Hyatt Regency Grand Cyprus, Orlando, FloridaWE ARE AN INTERNATIONAL FAMILY!
USAIGC/IAIGC Yearly Club Member Benefits:
-Includes the Clubs’ entire Staff (18 years & Older).We have No Individual Membership Fees.
-Each Employee 18 years and over must have a Background Check on file with USAIGC.
-Free: Competition Sanctions.
-FREE: Coaches & Officials Worldwide Rules & Policy Clinics & a USAIGC - IAIGC Free Rules and Policy Book for those
attending our Free Rules & Policy Clinics.
-Free Club listing on our International Club Directory Page.
-Use of our Intellectual Properties (PDF Files) LOGO'S
-National/International Competitions OPEN to EVERY USAIGC & IAIGC Club Member on all Competitive Levels
-World Championship every year in the USA.
-We have begun USAIGC-IAIGC Tumbling Program (BOYS & GIRLS) with competition at our World Championship
Our Competitive Program provides an environment that fosters and nurtures the attributes of a sound mind,
sound body leading to successful, healthy and well-rounded gymnasts. Our Competitive Program is built on long-term skill development with the intentional slowing down of our gymnast's learning curve providing them the necessary time to develop and perfect gymnastic skills in a safe, logical, progressive manner within our recommended training hours per level. Over-training is the number one reason gymnasts leave our sport.
Our Competitive Program provides our Gymnasts with ample time for school responsibilities, family activities and an outside life with friends. Life is about experiences and the USAIGC/IAIGC provides a positive well-balanced Competitive Experience for ALL of its USAIGC & IAIGC Gymnasts.
Our Competitive Options Prevent Gymnast's “Frustration” of being stuck in a competitive level:
-Skill Level determines their Competitive entry level.
-Mobility between Competitive levels is decided by their Coach, not a score.
-Their Progression of Competitive Levels does not have to be in progressive order.
-Our Gymnasts may compete on two Consecutive Competitive Levels as an All-Around Gymnast and/or an
Individual Event Specialist on their next level up, or on their primary level with a maximum of 6 events in a
-The USAIGC/IAIGC Provides Five Competitive Platforms: All Around, Individual Event, Team, High School,
The USAIGC/IAIGC hosted is first Tumbling Competition at our 2019 World Championship Open for both Boys & bGirls (two seperate competitions). Club Warrior Programs are growing.
ONE MANDATORY CLUB REQUIREMENT: EVERY Club must maintain a 100% Mandatory Background Check on ALL Staff Employees 18years and older.
THE USAIGC/IAIGC IS A CHOICE. WE INVITE YOU TO JOIN OUR INTERNATIONAL CLUB OWNERS PROGRAM! CONTROL YOUR DESTINY.
Paul Spadaro - President USAIGC/IAIGC