Pro Martial Arts Franchise

Pro Martial Arts Franchise


Benefits of PMA

  • Semi-Absentee model
  • Turn-key development
  • very low labor
  • Minimum staffing requirements
  • high repeat %


Company Overview

Pro Martial Arts Franchise Opportunities (Click Here)Founded by Ed Samane, the PRO MARTIAL ARTS franchise program is the business person's franchise. Grandmaster Samane has developed systems and methods for establishing, operating and promoting successful karate school businesses that provide instruction and training in martial arts techniques, physical fitness techniques and character-building education.

Grandmaster Samane recognized early on that the karate school business provided a niche within the fitness industry and was ripe for innovation. Backed by more than 18 years of industry and entrepreneurial experience, I have developed a unique and innovative business model that shifts the paradigm of martial arts instruction and allows people to work in the enjoyable and fast-growing fitness industry as independent business owners.

Grandmaster Samane

  • Pro Martial Arts Franchise Opportunities (Click Here)Began martial arts training at 11am at a local YMCA.
  • Became 1st degree black belt in Tang Soo Do in 3 years.
  • Trained directly under Tang Soo Do pioneer Grandmaster Ho Sik Pak to obtain a 7th degree black belt
  • Trained under Hapkido Supreme Grandmaster Jihan Jae to obtain an 8th degree black belt.
  • Tournament competitor at regional, national & international levels
  • Specializes in one on one instruction to business leaders in the Philadelphia region.
  • Strongly believes that martial arts can help to develop health, confidence and a positive mental attitude.
  • You have perfected the Karate Studio Business model designed for the business person not Karate Black Belts.


General Information

Established: 1998 (started franchising in 2008)

Total Units: 21 awarded (8 open) Company Owned Units: 0

Type (Ex: B2B/Homebased/Service): Retail, Semi-Absentee model, Multi-unit

Please List Any States/Countries You Are Not Registered or Not Available In: Registered in all 50 US states.

Territory Breakdown: Each location will have a 5 mile radius as their Area of ​​Protection.

financial requirements


Franchise Fee: $49,000 – studio single; $80,000 – two studios; $100,000 – three studies


Total Liquidity: $150,000


Minimum Net Worth: $250,000


All In Investment: $150,000


Recommended Operating Capital: $30,000


Included in Investment Range (Y/N): Y


Royalty: 7.5%


Ad Fee: 1%

Term of License (Years): 15

Candidate Information

Ideal Candidate (Who are you Looking For)


An individual wanting to own a sports-related and/or fitness-related business, work with adults and children and become more involved in the community, PRO MARTIAL ARTS is a fast-paced, exciting sports/fitness business concept with cutting-edge programs comprised of true karate workouts. PRO MARTIAL ARTS offer quality training in the Grandmaster Samane methods to people of all age groups, genders and skill levels. This is not a bix box gym!
  • Motivated, goal-oriented individuals
  • Desire to succeed and make a difference in their communities
  • Management background a plus
  • Interested in multi-unit opportunities


Functions of the Owner / Daily Tasks

Pro Martial Arts Franchise Opportunities (Click Here)The owner of PMA can either be semi-absentee or decide to be involved. The franchisee can be responsible for sales, marketing, opening and closing duties depending on how much they want to be involved.

·        very flexible

·        Mostly evening business (Classes typically run from 4:00 – 8:00pm weekdays and on Saturday morning)

·        Days free for admin, marketing, seminars, promotions and community involvement

·        Additional fitness classes can be offered during the day at owner's discretion. (Seniors Tai Chi, Women's Yoga, Fitness Kickboxing)


Competitive Advantage of the Product/Service

  • Semi-Absentee franchise
  • Predator Prevention program to protect children
  • Small staffing model
  • Personal growth and character development
  • Respect and achievement measurements
  • Turn-key real estate program
  • growing fitness industry
  • Solid marketing plan for franchisees.

Franchisor Training and Support

  • 6 days training at Berwyn Facility including, Martial arts and Day to Day tasks.
  • Operations and Marketing ongoing support.
  • Computer information systems for POS & reporting.
  • Turnkey real estate program.
  • Community outreach.
  • SALES techniques, Marketing program.
  • Support staff with experience running franchise units.
  • Leadership with franchising, staffing and entrepreneurial experience.
  • Long term commitment and vision of becoming a leading international brand.



PRO MARTIAL ARTS has a strong marketing blueprint that combines grass roots advertising, networking and cross-promotion with community outreach.

Target Market Area

FloridaSouth CarolinaTennesseeArizonaKentucky
GeorgiaTexasOhioWashington DCIowa
North CarolinaWashingtonWisconsinUtahKansas
New MexicoOregonMinnesotaOklahomaAlabama
New HampshireConnecticutMissouriNevadaNew York


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