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 »

Event Start Chart: How to Set Up an Event that Boosts Leads, Retention, and Revenue [Infographic]

Are you looking for ways to fill your classrooms with new, eager-to-learn white belts? To re-ignite engagement with your current students? Consider running the following events listed on the event infographic below.    Events are a win-win-win situation when using our event infographic tips.   When done right, events can bring in a steady stream… Read More »

Driving Online Sales with Member Portal Marketplace

It shouldn’t come as any surprise: online shopping is surging. COVID-19 lockdowns made many of the in-person shopping methods we all used for years an impossibility.   With people spending more time online, making more online purchases, it’s now rare to find a day where an Amazon or DoorDash delivery doesn’t make an appearance at… Read More »

15 Email Templates to Boost Fitness Sales

Email marketing can make or break your fitness membership sales process. Great emails increase membership sales while bad emails will send your hard-earned leads into the hands of a competitor. Getting it right means responding quickly, writing intriguing subject lines, and personalizing messages to your leads’ wants and needs. These 15 fitness email templates respond… Read More »



How to Overcome Obstacles to Achieve Your Business Goal

Whether you’re striving to reach a high-growth target or achieve any meaningful business goal for your martial arts school or fitness business, you’re bound to be faced with obstacles along the way that will put your success at risk. The attitude you have, and the actions you take during these critical moments, will ultimately determine… Read More »



7 Ways to Master Operational Efficiency During the Pandemic (& Get More Time Back for Teaching)

You want to focus on teaching.   Your passion.   The reason you opened your martial arts school or fitness gym in the first place.   But it keeps happening. Again. And again.   Scheduling. Billing. Marketing. Lead follow-up. They take you off course. Out of the classroom. Off the mat. Away from doing what you love.   But you can’t neglect them. These tasks must be taken care… Read More »



Anti-Bullying Education & Martial Arts: Ideas & Activities for National Bullying Prevention Month & Beyond

Looking for inspiration for anti-bullying-themed events and your martial arts lessons? Here’s a list of ideas and activities to use during National Bullying Prevention Month and beyond: Participate in Unity Day Wednesday, October 21, 2020 PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center created a nationwide event called Unity Day. On this day, everyone is encouraged to wear… Read More »



Elevating the Member Experience & Online Sales through Member Portal Enhancements

Think back to Fall of 2019, and…Woah, the way you do business certainly has changed!   Offerings that were previously taboo to the martial arts industry like virtual classes through Zoom, online parent-instructor enrollment conferences, virtual belt testing — they’re now all part of your day-to-day. What else has changed over the past year? Consumer… Read More »



5 Ways to Proactively Prevent Late Member Payments

You’re familiar with members not paying on time. And even familiar with non-payments. And, like most small business owners, you’re all-too familiar with that no-good feeling — that sinking feeling you get in the pit of your stomach when you have to ask a member for payment. The issue’s even more compounded these days with… Read More »