Premier Martial Arts

Premier Martial Arts is one of the nation's leading investment opportunities in the attractive martial arts segment. We're led by industry experts and martial artists Barry Van Over and Myles Baker, who have spent two decades developing high-performance systems to help more than 100 independent martial arts schools grow from struggling businesses to stable and successful enterprises.

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Premier Martial Arts


Premier Martial Arts Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


  • Small footprint of 1,200 - 1,600 square feet
  • Minimal staff of one or two instructors per location
  • Low overhead
  • Primary hours are Monday to Thursday with minimal weekend hours
  • Documented systems and processes for every aspect of the business

Company Details

Established: 2004
First Unit Franchised: 2018
Franchised Units: 635+ / Franchise Units Open: 235+

Company Owned Units: 5

States Registered In: MI

Canada Franchises: Yes

International Franchises: Yes

Support and Training Offered By Premier Martial Arts

Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Co-Operative Advertising: Yes
Training: Two full weeks of business and classroom in Knoxville on site and ongoing access to our online training platforms - The best training and support in the industry- Weekly video management meetings, Quarterly live events for franchisee training along with regular training at the home office- Support in lead generation, marketing, classroom instruction, billing, etc. A very strong Franchisee network that shares their successes and offers support to everyone as well, including an owners Facebook Page.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Premier Martial Arts Franchise.

What does a Premier Martial Arts Franchise Cost?

Premier Martial Arts franchise fees for 2024:

Cash Investment: 108,476 to 318,237 (average is 205,301)
Liquid Capital Required: 225,000
Minimum Net Worth: $450,000

Franchise Fee: 2 Units minimum: $89,500
Royalty: 7%
Ad: 1%
Average Number of Employees: 1-2
Item 19: Yes
Visa Candidates: No
Passive Ownership: Yes
Home Based: No
B2B: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: No
Veteran Discount: Yes

Is Premier Martial Arts a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Premier Martial Arts 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 Premier Martial Arts a Home Based franchise?

No. Premier Martial Arts is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Premier Martial Arts Franchise Owners Make?

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

Is Premier Martial Arts a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. Premier Martial Arts is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does Premier Martial Arts Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Premier Martial Arts franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Premier Martial Arts Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

No. Premier Martial Arts franchise does not work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Premier Martial Arts Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Premier Martial Arts franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Premier Martial Arts Looking for International franchisees?

No. Premier Martial Arts franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Premier Martial Arts'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

Child Related, Fitness, Sports, 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


Premier Martial Arts Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Premier Martial Arts franchises for sale. We may have Premier Martial Arts 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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About our rankings: The IFPG uses its internal data collected from our membership portal to identify which franchises had the most activity in the past week. This ranking system is not based on franchise sales, franchisee success rates or number of units open. Our ranking system should not be used to make a decision on which franchise to buy it was solely created for internal purposes and for our IFPG Members.