What do I get with a Special Strong franchise?

Click here to download our guide on what you get with a Special Strong franchise and what makes us different than other franchises.

What type of experience is required for your gym franchise?

No prior experience is required. Our franchise is designed for anyone who has a passion for fitness and individuals with disabilities. Through our Special Strong University program, our franchisees will receive over 100 hours of training that consists of both in-person training and on-the-job training. By the end of training, you will be a nationally accredited personal trainer (NCCA) and an adaptive fitness trainer.

Do you have a semi-absentee model?

Yes, we do.  With our approval, the primary owner can run the business as a semi-absentee and hire a full-time general manager to oversee the day to day operations of the business. Ownership of a semi-absentee business affords additional income to diversify current income streams and builds equity; while allowing the owner to keeping a day job.

How do clients pay for your services?

Depending on the state, clients can often use state or county funding to pay for our services.  If those funds are not available, clients pay for our services out of pocket.

How much money can I earn with Special Strong?

Legally, no franchise can answer this question. However, once you fill out a form to request more information, we can disclose our item 19 financial performance representation to show you how other Special Strong outlets have performed.

How long does it take to open my business?

In our home-based franchise model, it only takes 6-12 weeks to open your business.

Is financing available?

Yes, financing is available through a third party.  You can get pre-qualified for financing here.  There are no credit checks for pre-qualifying.