|Liquid Capital Required:||$30,000|
|Net Worth Required:||$150,000|
|Total Investment:||$99,675 - $143,075|
|Financing:||Via 3rd party|
|Incorporated Name:||9Round Fitness|
|Home Office:||Simpsonville, SC|
|Awards:||Ranked in Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500 six years in a row; Ranked in Forbes Magazine's America's Most Promising Companies; Ranked in Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5000 list three years in a row – America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies|
About 9Round Fitness
9 Round Fitness is a 30-minute workout program that revolves around the art of kickboxing, with nine different workout stations formulated by professional fighters and with an ever changing set of exercises that is altered daily to provide fresh, intense challenges to loyal club members who are excited by doing something different at several of the stations each day, as assigned by their scheduled appointment.
This innovative approach combined with a lower overhead system than many gyms and other competitors in the health and fitness sector makes 9 Round an ideal franchise for entrepreneurs, whether you are interested in a direct hands-on approach or not.
Values & History
Opening in 2008, the unique business model wowed our customers looking for something new that would allow even the busiest people to get a quick 30-minute workout that was intense, and interesting every day. The company was ready for its first franchise expansion only a year later. 9 Round Fitness is one of the most successful franchises and has expanded globally at a break-neck pace.
One of the core values of the business is to provide new and innovative exercises to our customers, constantly mixing and matching so they use different workout stations in creative ways to get a different experience almost every time they walk through the door. That's one of the true keys to the business, but you as a franchisee don't have to worry. We provide new exercises directly to you from the home office.
All you have to do is plug your customers into our scheduling system and the rest will take care of itself.
We have already opened over 800 9 Round Fitness locations internationally, and we're just getting started. That is an average of 80 locations a year since we started franchising, making us one of the most successful fitness programs available.
One of the reasons is because when you look around and examine opportunities, there are few that are as inexpensive and easy to get started with than ours. In the last ten years, more people are interested in health and fitness than ever before.
You can look at the trends. From offices spending millions of dollars on ergonomic furniture, to nutrition and dieting at a high, to more health information about conditions like obesity and overall health issues than ever before. Most people have to work and getting to a normal gym and trying to figure out what to do to get a quality workout can be confusing. That's where we come in.
No need to sign up for classes, our clients get everything from a personalized schedule to a 9 Round trainer who can teach them how to perform every exercise at a high level. Our 30-minute workouts fit into everybody's day no matter what else they have planned.
Purchasing a 9Round Fitness Franchise
We know some franchisees are interested in being hands-on while others intend to be either a silent or financial partner while hiring a manager to handle the day-to-day affairs of the business. Rather than pigeon-hole a capable franchisee into one model or the other, instead we have two ownership models available.
The Owner-Operator Model – If you are interested in being involved directly with your 9 Round Fitness location then this business model is geared for you and revolves around you making all of the day-to-day decisions and being actively involved at your 9 Round Fitness location daily.
The Semi-Absentee Model – If you are interested in investing in a 9 Round Fitness location but have other daily activities and plan to allow someone else to manage the club itself, this is the business mold that you can select. If you need help selecting a manager we can help with that.
Whichever model you choose to own, one of the great benefits of our franchise is that it is a turnkey business. Once real estate is selected and the franchise is built, the system we have in place makes it extremely easy. The typical 9 Round Fitness only requires 1,200-1,500 square feet and a staff of only 3-5 employees at any given time.
Your clients know they are coming in, doing their specific workout for 30 minutes, and then leaving, meaning that your nine stations will be filled with energetic and excited customers who will be thrilled to receive special instruction and a new set of exercises to try each day, and since we have a special P.O.S. system that plugs all club members in and provides them with their schedule and exercise routines for the day, all you have to do is keep it friendly and keep it moving.
You won't find an easier or more successful system, which is why we continue to expand so rapidly. Owners and clients alike love the simplicity yet diversity of our workout program.
Ideal Candidate & Qualifications
It doesn't matter if you want to be hands-on or not, if you have a love of health and fitness, want to help people enjoy their busy lives more, and have some business acumen, we want to talk to you.
One of our core values is called KAIZEN which is defined as a drive for excellence and continuing to improve. We look for candidates with a strong sense of KAIZEN and a willingness to go the extra mile to learn our system and implement it to keep our brand name strong at every location.
Training & Support
We will give you everything from an in-house business coach, and training for our systems, processes, and exercises. We have comprehensive marketing support available both online and in the physical world, which includes pre-opening buzz to draw attention to the grand opening.
You'll be using our own branded equipment, so your customers know they are getting the real 9 Round experience. We provide our entire system including access to our PULSE heart rate technology to increase club members' involvement with our system.
We'll also train your trainers, providing them with the support and confidence they need to oversee the clientele's needs at a high level.
As a franchisee, you'll be invited to our annual world convention where you will be able to network with fellow owners and executives from the company to share information and keep the good vibes flowing.