9Round 2013 FDD – Franchise Information, Costs and Fees
Type of Business
The franchise offered is for the operation of a boxing and kick boxing center that provides a customized physical fitness training program, which includes a proprietary system of challenging work out stations. The franchise will offer memberships for professional assistance that will coach clients towards a healthy lifestyle complimented with motivational support and a step-by-step boxing or kick boxing fitness program that incorporates functional, interval and cardiovascular regimens.
We are a South Carolina limited liability company formed on December 15, 2008. We currently do business only under our corporate name and under the trade name “9ROUND”. Our principal business address is 1099 E. Butler Road #109I, Greenville, South Carolina 29607. Our agents for service of process are disclosed in Exhibit A to this Disclosure Document. We have been offering franchises described in this Disclosure Document since April 2009. We have never offered franchises in any other line of business; however, our minority owner, Snap Fitness, Inc., and its indirect subsidiary, Kosama Franchising, LLC, have franchised the operation of fitness centers since March 2004 and January 2012, respectively. We have no controlling parent company. None of our affiliates (by “affiliate,” we mean an entity that we control, that controls us, or that we are under common control with) has ever offered franchises in any line of business, and none of our affiliates provide products or services to our franchisees.
The total investment necessary to begin operation of a 9Round™ Franchise ranges from $52,700 to $70,800. This includes $18,000 that must be paid to the franchisor or an affiliate.