Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Put me in coach
This industry is experiencing growth as intensive sports instruction demand surges, with parents sending their children to sports camps and training academies to develop their skills. At the same time, concerns about unhealthy lifestyle and obesity in children provide an additional bolster to the industry. As baby boomers approach retirement, they will grow increasingly concerned about health, too, driving them to seek fitness training... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
The majority of sports coaching facilities provide training to young people for recreational purposes. Therefore, capital costs are low as the facilities and major equipment used in coaching can essentially be hired as they are needed. Low barriers to entry into this segment are responsible for the high proportion of non employers (i.e. businesses with no paid employees) in the industry, at over 80% of establishments.
Firms specializing in providing training to exceptional, amateur and professional athletes have much higher initial costs, and therefore higher barriers to entry. These sports coaches need to possess a range of high-tech equipment such as electronic timing systems and performance monitoring and analysis systems... purchase to read more