Are you a fitness lover with a burning desire to start your own boutique gym?
The 2019 State of the UK Fitness Industry Report reveals that the UK health and fitness industry is healthier and more lucrative than ever before, with more gyms, more members and a greater market value. The total UK gym membership has broken the 10 million mark and the industry is now worth more than £5 billion. In the UK, 1 in every 7 people is a member of a gym.
However much of a gym lover you maybe, you may feel understandably daunted at the prospect of starting and running your own gym, despite these extremely positive statistics. The prospect of finding a premises, managing the build-out, choosing the right equipment, creating your brand, promoting your business and attracting members may petrify you. You may also believe you don’t have the fitness expertise required to be able to provide personal training and create fitness programmes.
If you’re interested in starting your own fitness facility, but don’t want to go it alone, AFA member, 9 Round, could be the ideal solution.
What is 9 Round?
9 Round is a fitness franchise that provides you with everything you need to start and run your own, boutique kickboxing studio. This includes their unique training programme, consisting of a kickboxing-themed, 30-minute, full body workout a convenient circuit format for members and nine different stations with a new workout every day.
9 Round’s goal is to enable their franchise owners to make people stronger and fitter through a breakthrough, high-intensity workout. With a simple business model, no expensive equipment and competitive entry cost, 9 Round offers you dedicated support and expert guidance, ensuring you have all the support and tools you need to operate your business successfully.
You’ll receive site acquisition advice, pre-opening training, support for your grand opening and guidance for your business’s continued growth, ensuring you’re accompanied on every step of your journey as a 9 Round franchise owner.
The total investment range required for a 9 Round franchise is £150,000-£215,000 and this includes your initial franchise fee, lease deposit, build out / site improvements, professional fees and Go Fast Kit / miscellaneous supplies.
9Round is a rapidly-growing franchise network and, in 2018, was ranked #197 in Entrepreneur Magazine’s prestigious global franchise ranking.
What does the franchise package include?
The 9 Round initial franchise investment starts at £15,000 per licence, which provides you with their Market Accelerator Programme of three licences (total cost: £45,000). Individual licences cost £20,000 per licence.
The Market Accelerator Programme therefore saves you £15,000 and is designed to kick-start your business. All costs are subject to VAT.
The package is extremely comprehensive and includes the following:
- Business guidance on selecting your site, pre-opening training and grand opening support, including fully integrated marketing campaigns
- Facility management support, including décor, design, graphics, colour scheme, fixtures and furnishings
- Operations Manual to ensure you’re managing your studio efficiently
- Fitness programming tools to enable you to train your members
- Personal training revenue optimisation and challenge operations advice
- State-of-the-art equipment, including punch and kick bags, heart rate technology and functional training kit.
Do you have what it takes to be the latest 9 Round champion?
9 Round’s mission is to deliver results through the most rewarding fitness experience in the world. If you’re a strong, service-orientated person who has a passion for changing lives and the energy to elevate others, 9 Round would love to hear from you!
To find out more about this exciting franchise opportunity, please contact Matt Fowler at 9Round’s Head Office:
Tel: 0208 065 0271