The Personal Trainer’s Guide to Owning a Fitness Franchise

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About The Course

Nearly 2 out of 3 non-franchised businesses close within the first 6 years of their existence due to failure, bankruptcy, etc.
-Small Business Administration

Less than 5% of franchised businesses closed in a 25-year study.
-U.S. Department of Commerce

Many certified trainers dream of owning their own health and fitness business. One potentially effective way of owning your own business is through a franchise. Because of many factors including; a proven business model, brand awareness, an advertising co-op and ongoing training and support, among others, purchasing a franchise can be an excellent investment for you. But, like any investment, purchasing a franchise is not a guarantee of success. To help you evaluate whether owning a franchise is right for you, Gold Team Marketing Systems, Inc., an international fitness consultancy firm, has prepared this Continuing Education course for the health care provider and fitness professional. It will help you:

  • How to operate a successful facility
  • How to get financing for your fitness facility
  • Understand your obligations as a potential franchise owner,
  • How to shop for franchise opportunities,
  • How to ask the right questions before you invest,
  • How to be successful in the health and fitness business
  • Locate sources of potential business financing
  • And much much more!

Course Outline:

Franchise Statistics

Chapter 1: What is a franchise? And why would you want one?

Chapter 2: Franchise Costs ? The Big 3

Chapter 3: 5 Franchisor Quality Controls

Chapter 4: Franchise Terminations and Renewals

Chapter 5: Before Selecting a Franchise System

Chapter 6: 8 ?Absolutes? in Selecting a Franchise

Chapter 7: Speaking With a Potential Franchisor

Chapter 8: Investigating the Uniform Franchise Offering Circular (UFOC)

Chapter 9: Financing: How to Get the Money You Need

Chapter 10: Why Do Some Franchises Fail?

Chapter 11: 5 Questions You Must Ask (and get an answer to) About MONEY

Chapter 12: Additional Sources of Information

Chapter 13: A Brief Description of 46 Fitness Franchise Opportunities*

Important Definitions

Audio Course: "How to Operate A Successful Fitness Facility", Interview with Rick Sikorski, owner and founder of the Fitness Together Franchise Corporation, 29 minutes

*$129 Valuable Free Bonus : STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL detailed comparison of 46 health and fitness franchises, including; franchise costs, franchise fees, total investments, net worth and cash liquidity requirements, training & support and more.

45-page text in digital PDF format. Audio program is 29 min:10 seconds. Features online enrollment, online exam and instant grading as well as automatic certificate generation upon completion of course.


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