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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$125K - $252K
Units as of 2021
65 19.8% over 3 years

Company Overview

CKO Kickboxing founder Joseph Andreula first started offering kickboxing fitness classes in Hoboken, New Jersey, under the name Take It To The Max in 1997. He opened several more locations throughout New Jersey and New York before beginning to franchise in 2007. Each location offers classes in which members work out by punching and kicking a hanging heavy bag.

About CKO Kickboxing

Founded
1997
Leadership
Joseph Andreula, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2007 (14 years)
# of employees at HQ
10
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Canada

# of Units
65 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
900 Madison St., #2
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a CKO Kickboxing franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$35,000
Initial Investment
$125,000 - $252,000
Net Worth Requirement
$110,000 - $130,000
Cash Requirement
$65,000 - $85,000
Royalty Fee
7%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
CKO Kickboxing has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
33 hours
Classroom Training
35 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Ranked #82

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Updated: February 8th, 2021