ISI® Elite Training Franchise FAQs
Answers to common questions about the fast-growing boutique fitness franchise
What is ISI® Elite Training?
ISI® Elite Training is a rising star of the $22+ billion boutique fitness industry. Franchising since 2019 after proving out the concept for several years, ISI® has grown swiftly to 70 territories open or in development – and there’s no signs of slowing down. With tremendous unit-level economics, world class support, and the ability to scale up to multi-unit ownership, ISI® is a wise choice for anyone who wants to impact lives, build communities, and join a brand that’s poised for global expansion.
What does ISI® do differently from other boutique fitness brands?
There’s nothing like ISI® in the boutique fitness industry. For starters, our workouts are strength-based training, which is the way professional athletes train. Our workouts are led by nationally certified coaches, as well as being ISI® certified. Because our coaches are highly skilled, they can cater to all fitness levels and encourage members to push them to be the best version of themselves. The product has delivered countless individual transformations, and has built a community that continues to grow.
How much does it cost?
The total investment to open an ISI® Elite Training franchise ranges from $327,400-$687,000. This makes us one of the most affordable opportunities in the boutique fitness franchise industry. The low costs of our model is by design: our facilities require only a small footprint, a minimal buildout, and only a small amount of equipment. This means our franchise owners get to put much-needed resources into growing their businesses.
What is the franchise fee?
1 Territory: $60,000 initial franchise fee. 2 Territories: $100,000 initial franchise fee, 3 Territories: $135,000 initial franchise fee.
What are the financial requirements?
To qualify for business ownership with ISI® Elite Training, you need a net worth of $300,000, liquid capital of $200,000, and a 680+ credit score.
What is the royalty and brand marketing fee?
The royalty fee is 7% of gross sales. The brand marketing fee is 2% of gross sales.
Do you provide training & support?
Yes. ISI® is committed to helping our franchise owners thrive and prosper beginning on day one – literally. We provide a playbook so that our franchise owners can start generating revenue on day one of their business. We provide comprehensive training and ongoing support on every aspect of the business model, including:
- Sales and Marketing
- Social Media
- Hiring and retaining top talent
- Growing and maintaining a membership base
- Building community
- Professional development
Do you help with site selection?
ISI® has a dedicated partnership of real estate professionals to help you choose the perfect location for your business. We use robust demographic and psychographic data to identify the best locations for an ISI® facility in a market, and our real-estate partner will work with you to find the real-estate with the best chance of success. We look for first-rate shopping centers with strong anchors that offer high visibility and traffic. Our facilities are about building community, so we look for locations that are an important part of the communities we enter. Because our model requires a smaller footprint, we have the advantage of securing ideal real-estate at more affordable rates. Our team will be on hand to help you through the process of selecting your site, and will guide you through the build-out and construction process.