7 Steps to Building a Strong, Strategic New Year Business Plan for Your Martial Arts School

You feel it, too? The new year lurking … hovering over your shoulder … whispering in your ear … “Psstt… hey … when are you going to make a plan for me?” You know you need to start, but how can you possibly find the time when you have a million and one things to… Read More »

9 Fall Events & Activities to Boost Enrollment & Retention in Your Martial Arts School

Are you looking for ways to build connection in your martial arts school? To bring new students through your door? Good news! You can accomplish BOTH objectives by running special events, activities, and offers. And, what better time to do so than the Fall — a season filled with special holidays and themes to leverage… Read More »



11 Ways to Revitalize Your Business Operations This Spring

With nearly three months in the rearview mirror, you likely have a good grasp of what’s working for your business this year — and what’s not. And…at this point…you know what goals have been accomplished 🙌, and which goals are on the back burner…collecting dust 😕. While no business should wait until the start of… Read More »



Are These 5 Registration Barriers Costing Your Business Event Sign-Ups?

As kids here in the northeast celebrated their 100th day of school, I was quickly reminded that I need to start planning for the summer camps my son will attend. Last year, camps seemed to sell out overnight! In early April, I found myself trying to cobble together weeks at different camps to keep my… Read More »



Running a Successful Martial Arts Summer Camp: Your Frequently-Asked Questions on Set-Up, Pricing, & Marketing

It may be 25 degrees here in the Philly suburbs today, but, in just a few short months, sunshine and warmth will fill the air, BBQ grills will be dusted off, swimming pools will open, and school will be out. That means now — mid-Feb into March — is THE TIME to be promoting your… Read More »



Give Your Martial Arts Business Some Lovin’ with This Valentine’s Day Card Campaign

Looking for an easy, inexpensive way to spread the word about your school — and bring in new, excited white belts? Say hello 🖐 to the Valentine’s Day Card Campaign. Distributing Valentine’s Day cards that double as a voucher for a free month of martial arts lessons is an extremely effective way to make your students,… Read More »



2021 Year in Review: New Software Features, Client-Exclusive Programs & Funding Enhancements

It’s over. Done. 2021 is officially in the books. Looking back, we’re incredibly proud of the new releases and programs we launched. Looking ahead, we can’t wait to see our clients’ faces light up for all that’s in store as we continue to make enhancements to our software and services in 2022.  But, before we… Read More »



1 Easy Trick to Increase Your Gym Membership Selling Skills

How well do you know your sales team? Does it handle telephone inquiries properly? How is it doing with their tours? Are trials converting to new members? If you answered any of these questions without referencing a number or percentage, you’re missing out on one of the easiest ways to increase gym membership selling skills.… Read More »



COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination: FAQs and Tracking Recommendations for Martial Arts Schools & Gyms

San Franciso. New York. New Orleans. It’s only a matter of time before more U.S. cities follow suit in requiring members to show proof of COVID-19 vaccinations to enter fitness facilities. To help you put a process in place — and put your mind at ease — we’ve gathered our most commonly-asked questions related to… Read More »



Master the Back-to-School Season with These 11 Tips

This year, more than ever, people in your community are ready to get back to a routine of in-school learning and after-school sports and activities. And, who could blame them? Some children haven’t set foot in a school building for 17 months! This evident eagerness makes THIS back-to-school season THE prime opportunity for you to grow your martial… Read More »