9Round
#112 Franchise 500| Kickboxing fitness circuit-training centers

About
Founded

2008

Franchising Since

2009 (10 Years)

Corporate Address

847 N.E. Main St.
Simpsonville, SC 29681

CEO

Shannon Hudson

Parent Company

9Round Franchising LLC

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$99,675 - $143,075

Net-worth Requirement

$150,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$30,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000 - $30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

9Round has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

15% off first-unit franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

National Media

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

20 hours

Classroom Training:

23 hours

Additional Training:

Online & regional training

Number of Employees Required to Run:

3 - 5

9Round is ranked #112 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
9Round was founded in 2007 by professional kickboxer Shannon Hudson, who won the IKF Light Middleweight Champion of the World title in 2011. 9Round gyms use boxing and kickboxing fitness training methods in a 30-minute circuit-training format. Customers move between 9 different workout stations while supervised by a personal trainer. Hudson began franchising the concept in 2009.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $99,675 High - $143,075
Units
+32.7%+176 UNITS (1 Year) +194.2%+472 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: August 27th, 2019