We give you the best tips and tricks to optimise your fitness business whether you're new to the game, an industry legend or just a passionate enthusiast.

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How To Grow A Martial Arts School

Find out what you need to know to grow your martial arts school and maintain your business, with time to spare for what you love – teaching martial arts.

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8 Numbers To Track For Your Fitness Business

We list some essential business statistics you should keep track of to monitor the health of your fitness business, and grow it.

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How Much Does It Cost To Run A Dojo?

A dojo is a place to learn martial arts, like karate, judo, taekwondo, or aikido. Here are the facts on how much it costs to run a martial arts business.

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The importance of trackable, repeatable sales processes

See how Clubworx can help boost your sales results through prospect management

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How to (easily) run a live streaming fitness class

Although online fitness classes aren’t new (they’ve been around for a few years now), they've boomed because of COVID-19.

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Time to Reconnect Reflect & Relaunch as Covid-19 Restrictions Ease

News of restrictions easing has given gym goers worldwide a reason to rejoice and gym owners, some much needed relief. You’ve managed to keep your fitness business afloat through the Covid-19 storm with your online classes and constant engagement with customers

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Round One MMA gyms vs Covid-19 - FIGHT!

The growing popularity of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) thanks to its place in mainstream media has made Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) the third most popular sport in the world right behind soccer and basketball. The Covid-19 pandemic has done little to dampen the spirit

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Live Streaming Fitness Classes

The Covid-19 outbreak has completely altered lifestyles, from the way we study, work and party to even the way we exercise. Due to social distancing and other restrictions in place, most gyms and fitness studios have had to close their doors, forcing customers to find ways to still stay fit

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How to Harness the Power of Social Media Influencers to Promote Your Fitness Business

Whether it’s motivating millions of people to start exercising every day or creating communities for like-minded athletes and fitness enthusiasts, social media...

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Software Can’t FIX Your Business

It’s not just a catchy headline, it’s true. If your business is broken, software alone will not fix it. Software only works when it's supporting great business processes.

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How to Make the Most of Your Gym Business Analytics

If you’re running your gym without accessing and utilising analytics, you’re running your business blind.

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3 Ways to Easily Track Attendance with Clubworx

Tracking attendance with Clubworx gym software has never been easier.

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How Much Time Are You Really Wasting? Probably more than you think...

Time management is an important skill that any business owner must possess, but unfortunately this skill is often overlooked.



New Integration: Effortless member payments via Direct Debit with Clubworx through Gocardless

Clubworx has recently released an exciting integration with one of the world's most popular payment platforms - GoCardless!

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7 Essential Resources for Martial Arts Schools

Every martial arts school needs a good set of resources to fall back on for help, guidance, advice and to ensure they keep improving and always stay up-to-date with new trends in the industry

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9 Teaching Tips for Martial Arts Instructors

If you’ve achieved your black belt and mastered the proper techniques required in martial arts, you may have considered making the transition from a student to a martial arts teacher.

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Fitness Marketing Strategies to Promote Your Fitness Business

If you have started up your own fitness or personal training business, then you will already know that there’s a lot to get your head around: understanding clients, knowing what to provide to them, learning new things, and teaching them forward to your clients.

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Automate These 5 Processes to Grow Your Martial Arts Business

At some point in the life of your martial arts business, you’ll probably struggle with at least one of these common problems:

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6 Member Retention Strategies You Need Today To Grow Your Gym

Do you know that the highest rates of member retention are in tennis clubs? Even more specifically, member retention is notably high in tennis clubs that offer a fixed time for practice and allow members to play with the same people every week. It leads us to the first strategy for member retention at your gym:

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How to Build a Successful Martial Arts Business (part 1)

So you want to start a Martial Arts business? Learning a martial art takes willpower, discipline and persistence. Guess what! Those are the exact things you need to succeed in a business too. So running a dojo should be a cakewalk for an accomplished martial artist, right? Sadly, success as a martial artist does not