9Round Fitness

What Does a 9Round Fitness Franchise Cost?

Cash Required:$30,000
Net Worth Required:$150,000
Total Investment:$99,675 - $143,075

Franchisor Details

Total Units:800+
Year Founded:2008
Franchising Since:2009
Home Office: Simpsonville, SC
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

It’s Your Time

Own A 9Round Fitness Franchise

At 9Round, we offer a kickboxing-themed fitness program that incorporates functional, interval, cardiovascular, and circuit training regimens. The programs consist of a proprietary system of nine challenging workout stations developed by a professional fighter. And, our business models are as easy to follow as our workouts.

With nearly 800 locations open and operating around the world, 9Round is one of the fastest growing fitness franchises in the world. 9Round is designed to help turn passionate people into business owners. Our turn-key business model provides systems and support for important pieces of running the business, including assistance with real estate selection, pre-opening and ongoing marketing, branded equipment, point of sale software, and a location-specific website built for attracting leads. Avenues of direct support include dedicated franchise business coaches for onboarding and ongoing support, initial and regional training sessions, email communication several times per month, and an annual convention. Become part of our award-winning franchise!

What Is 9Round?

  • Full-Body Workout in 30 Minutes
    The benefits of a kickboxing workout, without the getting hit part, in just 30 minutes.
  • Workouts Change Daily
    Members never get bored with professionally programmed workouts that change every day and deliver the intensity members need to get a quality workout every time
  • No Class Times
    No need to sign up for classes. Because of the circuit format, 9Round workouts are on your schedule.
  • Trainer Included
    Personalized guidance and motivation from energetic trainers.

9Round’s Two Ownership Models


Own and operate your own 9Round club in a hands-on fashion. This model is perfect for you if you are a passionate entrepreneur who is ready to wake up and do what you love—making people stronger while working toward your business goals.

Semi-Absentee OwnerBecome a 9Round owner while maintaining your current job or occupation. This model is built around a close partnership between owner and manager to create a successful club experience for members and return on investment for both owner and manager.

In Your Corner, Every Step Of The Way

Whether you’re an owner-operator or a semi-absentee owner, our Franchise Business Coaches assist you as you get up and running and support you as your club matures.

Training & Onboarding Support

  • Choose Your Location: Our robust real estate department will assist as you select your club location.
  • Pre-Opening Online Training: Introductory online courses help you prepare for our in-person new owner Training Camp.
  • Branded Equipment: Each opening package includes 9Round's tried-and-true, quality equipment.
  • In-House Onboarding Coach: We help you through the entire build-out process, including computerized layouts, build-out manuals, and more.
  • Immersive In-Person Training Camp: Four day Training Camp at 9Round World HQ to equip you with knowledge of our systems and processes.
  • Pre-Sell Marketing: 9Round marketing campaigns create buzz around your new gym and help drive potential members to your club before you even open.

Dedicated Ongoing Support

  • Marketing Support
    Use our pre-developed tools and campaigns to help you grow. These include email and text marketing platforms, seasonal marketing and social media campaigns.
  • Daily Workouts & Fitness Challenges
    Fresh daily workouts from the 9Round Home Office are delivered straight to your inbox to ensure quality workouts that will keep your members excited, engaged and beating goals.
  • Technology
    Get 9Round's powerful PULSE heart rate technology to increase engagement among your members.
  • Turn-Key P.O.S. System
    Utilize 9Round's simple yet powerful platform to manage your members and track your franchise location’s performance.
  • In-House Franchise Business Coach
    Dedicated support to guide you as you run your club.
  • Ongoing Online Training
    Designed to teach you and your team all of 9Round’s systems and processes.
  • Regional Training Sessions
    Help your trainers master their skills and hone their knowledge to better serve your members.
  • Annual World Convention
    Collaborate with other franchise owners, attend educational seminars and learn about 9Round's latest and greatest at our annual world convention.

Our Business Model

The 9Round fitness franchise is a specialized fitness center dedicated to serving clients who want a unique, fun, and proven workout. Our turn-key system offers a blueprint for running your 9Round club.

  • Low Overhead: Convenient circuit model only requires 1,200-1,500 sq. ft.
  • Low Cost of Entry: Total average owner investment = $99,675-$143,075.
  • Low Labor Burden: Typically, clubs operate with 3-5 employees.
  • Unique Concept: The 30-minute circuit training concept, paired with our kickboxing-themed programming, allows members to have a fun and effective work out, even with a busy schedule.

You’re Ready For This

9Round is designed to turn passionate people into business owners. It's your turn. Become part of one of the fastest growing fitness franchises in the world.

To be successful, our franchisees must embody the company's four core values: love fitness, love people, love the brand, and KAIZEN (a commitment to continuous improvement). We're looking for franchisees that have keen business sense, excellent customer service skills, energy and enthusiasm, and the motivation to excel. Our ideal owner will pair our systems and support with smart business practices and hard work, to operate a successful location.

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