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Pro Martial Arts Franchise Corp.

2014 Franchise 500
#405
At a Glance

Products & Services: Martial-arts instruction, fitness

Number of Locations: 37

Total Investment: $132.9K - $168.3K

Founded: 2000

Began Franchising: 2008

About Pro Martial Arts Franchise Corp.

Founded by Ed Samane in 2000, Pro Martial Arts began franchising in 2008. In addition to martial arts and fitness classes for children and adults, franchises offer programs to teach kids about bullying prevention and predator prevention.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2013 31 2 0 4
2012 13 0 0 1
2011 10 0 0 0
2010 7 0 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $132,855 - $168,325
Franchise Fee: $49,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 7.5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 20 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $250,000
Liquid Cash Available: $100,000
Operations
75% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (50% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
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How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 1 week.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: PR, social media

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #405 (2014),