D1 Training

D1 was founded by a former collegiate athlete. D1 offers a caliber of training typically reserved for a Division 1 athlete. D1 uses their proprietary training methods to deliver training usually reserved for Division 1 athletes to kids first but also adults!

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D1 Training Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


  • Franchisees are not dependent on adult trailing only. Over 61% of D1's revenue comes from scholastic training. This ensures a D1 facility won't lose their primary customer to the next fitness fad.
  • Recurring revenue streams through memberships and performance training
  • Turn-Key franchise support with workout development, site selection/construction, marketing, training, operations and much more.
  • Endorsed by NASM, National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • Rated a Men's Health top 30 gym
  • NFL Players Association approved training location
  • Official training partner of Spalding
  • Official partner to the Manning Passing Academy
  • Official training partner of Don Joy Sports
  • Over 90 NFL draft picks
  • Over 40 professional athletes as franchisees
  • Over 1,000 scholastic athletes place in Division 1 programs

Company Details

Established: 2001
First Unit Franchised: 2016
Franchised Units: 300 units sold with 120+ owners 

Open Units: 90+

Company Owned Units: 0

Canada Franchises: No
International Franchises: No

Registration Approvals: MI, KY, NE, TX, UT, AL, AK, CO, CONN, DE, GA, ID, KS, LO, MA, MASS, MISS, MIZZ, MON, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NC, OH, OK, ORE, PA, SC, TN, VER, WV, WY, AZ, ARK, ND, CA, VIR, 

Support and Training Offered By D1 Training

Turn-key support solution from signing through running the business

  • Workouts:
    • The Panel of Coaches will write your 5 component workouts.
    • Your facility will never have to write a workout or play lists
      • All playlists have clean language


  • Site Selection/Construction:
    • Site Selection through Fran Site
    • LOI negotiation
    • Lease negotiation


  • Franchisee Training:
    • D1 will help vet and train your general manager
    • Robust online training modules and videos for coaches, owners and general managers
    • A Master Coach will help train and support the franchisees head coach, training coaches, often on-site for the first week of business and train you on auditing your workouts.
    • The National Head of General Managers will train the franchisees general manager, and offer support through opening
    • The Field Support Specialists will provide on-going support


  • Marketing:
    • Annual Promotional Calendar
    • Creative marketing pieces for turn-key marketing campaigns
    • Public Relation Opportunities
    • Turn-key Social media campaign collateral
    • Manuals:
  • Coaching/Training Manual
  • Sales Manual
  • Operations Manual
  • Marketing Manual and Brand Guide
  • Technology:
  • D1 Intranet Portal
  • D1 branded MindBody Business Point of Sales System (analytics/reporting)
  • D1 branded MindBody App for consumers
  • Franchisee General Manager Message Board / Dedicated channel


2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a D1 Training Franchise.

What does a D1 Training Franchise Cost?

D1 Training franchise fees for 2024:

Cash Investment: $250,000
Total Investment: Avg. $235,250-$670,290
Minimum Net Worth: $500,000
Franchise Fee: $59,500, 2nd unit $40,000, 3rd unit 35,000 and 4-10th unit $30,000
Royalty: 7%
Ad: $250 monthly marketing
Average Number of Employees: 6-8
Item 19: Yes
Visa Candidates: No
Passive Ownership: No
Semi-Passive Ownership: Yes
Home Based: No
B2B: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: No
Veteran Discount: Yes - 10% off total franchise fee(s)

Is D1 Training a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. D1 Training is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is D1 Training a Home Based franchise?

No. D1 Training is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do D1 Training Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much D1 Training franchisees make. D1 Training offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is D1 Training a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. D1 Training is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does D1 Training Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. D1 Training franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does D1 Training Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. D1 Training franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is D1 Training Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. D1 Training franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is D1 Training Looking for International franchisees?

No. D1 Training franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see D1 Training's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Sports, Fitness, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


D1 Training Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing D1 Training franchises for sale. We may have D1 Training franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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