Building strength through obstacles and taking away barriers is core to The Warrior Factory brand. The Warrior Factory offers our customers a variety of programs in our Obstacle ParksTM that include open gym times, structured classes as well as special events and parties for all ages. This translates into a wide variety of revenue sources for our franchise owners in their local business.
Owners will have access to our support, mentorship and guidance as they grow and develop The Warrior Factory in their area. This is a ground floor opportunity for aspiring business owners who want to be able to grow within an exciting new industry of indoor Obstacle Parks.
HOW THE WARRIOR FACTORY WORKS
We have designed The Warrior Factory to work in any area of the country, anywhere there are kids ages 3 and up. We are ideal for teenagers and adults seeking strength and endurance training for a variety of reasons. The main being that it's just as fun! We also serve companies seeking options for an offsite event, meeting or team building - we are the ideal, out of the box solution.
With a membership model that encourages repeat and regular training visits, we make use of every inch of our indoor Obstacle Park footprint. Situated in retail settings in any suburban or urban environment with between 7,000 and 10,000 square feet and a minimum of 18’ clear ceilings in at least 50% of the space.
We offer packages for Open Gym Sessions, Day Passes, Weekly Classes and special events that allow The Warrior Factory Owners to serve the nearby and regional public – including school district partnerships – owners will have access to a large territory, typically encompassing 400,000 “every day” people. This is in addition to being able to attract aspiring ninjas throughout the region as well.
What is the ongoing royalty?
6.5% of gross revenues, paid weekly
Do we need a license or specialized training?Yes, each location will need to meet local licensing requirements and have a certified personal trainer on site.
What is the marketing and advertising requirement?
1% of gross revenues, paid weekly to the franchisor, plus your local marketing budget.
What is the support offered to open and operate The Warrior Factory?
We offer pre-opening training in Rochester, NY for 80 hours over the course of 2 weeks. On-going we offer support in areas of operations, marketing, Obstacle Park feature equipment and brand development, financial reviews/counseling and brand KPIs for benchmarking in each location. Each location will have a feature page on TheWarriorFactory.com website with information about the local Obstacle Park, owners and team.
How do I find trained instructors?
We have a pre-qualified group of instructors and can help you with other recruiting programs, tips of the trade and best practices for finding certified fitness trainers. We also provide you with a comprehensive training manual to help local team members understand and be able to deliver on our customer service protocols and standards.
What is the term of the agreement and is it renewable?
We offer a 10-year term which is renewable in 10-year increments
Do you provide financing?
Yes, we will make introductions to lenders who are familiar with The Warrior Factory, our FDD and the initial investment requirements. That said, we do not have financial assistance programs that are funded through The Warrior Factory Franchising, LLC.
Do the owners have to be experienced in the Obstacle ParkTM industry or need to be a certified trainer?
No. While we prefer owners who have direct experience in the personal fitness industry, familiarity with the Obstacle ParkTM concept or American Ninja Warrior is an essential requirement. Ideally, we are looking for franchise owners who understand marketing, customer service and how to develop a successful business. If you do not have a direct background in this emerging industry but meet our other qualifications, you will be required to hire team members who are certified personal trainers as well as a general manager to run the daily operations.
Do you have locations targeted for opening or provide real estate assistance?
No. This is wide open territory! We will help each individual owner to select the best locations in each new market. We have real estate assistance available to you to help evaluate and find retail space that meets our 7,000 to 10,000 square foot retail requirements
Do you offer multi-unit and development agreements?
Yes. Multi-unit owners or investment owners will just need to hire team members who are certified personal trainers as well as a general manager to run the daily operations.