9Round’s Global Fitness Takeover

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The fitness industry is currently worth $100 billion globally. With no signs of growth slowing down in the years to come, the market is heavily saturated for fitness franchises. Yet even as competition intensifies, 9Round, the world’s largest kickboxing-fitness chain, continues to spread across the globe at an accelerated rate.  9Round’s Global Fitness takeover is built on strong foundations of strength and resilience.


9Round’s mission is to make people “stronger in 30 minutes, both physically and mentally,” with its intense kickboxing workouts. It was developed in 2008 by world-champion kickboxer Shannon “The Cannon” Hudson. The 9Round workout emphasizes intensity over time with its 30-minute workout sessions. This  includes a proprietary system of nine challenging stations that give members everything they could ask for in a workout. For instance, functional, interval, cardiovascular, and circuit training regimens. Since the workouts occur on a continuous circuit throughout the day, a major perk of 9Round is the fact that there are no scheduled class times. That is to say, the members can simply show up and jump into their first station of the day when the circuit starts over every three minutes.

Growing brand footprint


Today, there are over 750 9Round locations open and operating throughout 42 states and in 20 countries. This includes Canada, Costa Rica, Australia, Argentina, Guatemala, India, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Ecuador, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States.

International expansion continues to be a top priority for 9Round. In order to achieve their goals, they continue to  rely on  World Franchise Associates for the identification and development of global franchise partners.

In addition to the 20 countries where 9Round is currently open and operating, the brand has finalized deals for future development in Indonesia, Vietnam, Colombia, Panama and Qatar. Next in the works for 9Round’s global franchise expansion efforts are deals with Brazil and South India.


9Round is a prime example of the perfect recipe for rapid yet sustainable growth. Combine the right product with the right scalable systems with the right international partnerships, and global growth will be exponential.

For more information about 9Round’s international franchise opportunities, please visit 9Round Fitness Franchise or call Martin Hancock  at 1-847-277-1870.


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