Packs a punch: As incomes return and people seek fitness alternatives, demand will grow

Over the five years to 2017, the Boxing Gyms and Clubs industry has benefited from growth in consumer spending power and interest in fitness. Since industry establishments are generally considered a discretionary expense, more consumers have splurged on boxing gym memberships in recent years as disposable income has trended upward. Furthermore, as the macroeconomic climate has flexed its muscles, demand for high-value, ancillary industry services has also grown. As a result, IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue has over the five years to 2022, totaling $1.0 billion. Over the five years to 2022, industry revenue is expected to continue trending upward, as the macroeconomic climate and consumer interest in fitness persist...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 12-17
2.1%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
25,795
Businesses
3,553
Market Share of Companies
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry has experienced an increase in demand from participants looking to get in ideal physical shape
  • Boxing gyms have experienced external competition from other fitness-related and leisure industries
  • Increased consumer spending power and a growing emphasis on fitness will drive demand
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    This industry has a low level of concentration, with the top four companies in this industry accounting for 26.5% of total industry revenue. The larger players in this industry have numerous locations throughout the United States (often franchised), while small players are generally independently owned and operate single locations. The industry is highly fragmented with a large number of nonemploying establishments, which significantly lowers the level of concentration. Many boxing gyms and clubs employ only one person. The percentage of nonemployers is substantial because the industry has low barriers to entry, making it easier to get started in the industry. The average establishment employs only 7.3 workers, though this figure has increased from 6.9 in...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Boxing Gyms & Clubs Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Boxing Gyms & Clubs Industry are

  • Easy access for clients
  • Having skilled trainers
  • Provision of appropriate facilities
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Participation in sports in the Boxing Gyms & Clubs industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Boxing Gyms & Clubs Industry?

    This industry includes facilities that provide instruction on the sport of boxing, the practice of fist fighting with padded gloves within a roped square ring. This industry does not include boxing event promoters or organizers.

    Industry Products
  • Membership fees
  • Private boxing classes
  • Other services
  • Merchandise and apparel
  • Industry Activities
  • Provide boxing training
  • Provide boxing equipment
  • Sell boxing merchandise
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Participation in sports
  • Number of adults aged 20 to 64
  • External competition

  • Current Performance
  • Macroeconomic drivers
  • External competition
  • Demographic and fitness benefits
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Fitness and finances
  • Competition and profitability
  • Table: Boxing Gyms & Clubs Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Boxing Gyms & Clubs Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Athletic & Sporting Goods Manufacturing
  • Gym & Exercise Equipment Manufacturing
  • Plumbers
  • Steam & Air-Conditioning Supply

  • Products & Services
  • Membership fees
  • Private boxing classes
  • Other services
  • Merchandise and apparel
  • Chart: Boxing Gyms & Clubs Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Males aged 18 to 34
  • Females aged 18 to 34
  • Males aged 35 to 54
  • Females aged 35 to 54
  • Males over the age of 55
  • Females over the age of 55
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Boxing Gyms & Clubs Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    Profit WagesPurchasesRent, utilities and depreciationOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Boxing Gyms & Clubs

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Boxing Gyms & Clubs Industry

  • Industry Globalization
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  • Table: 9Round Fitness & KickBoxing - financial performance
  • Table: iLoveKickboxing - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Boxing Gyms & Clubs Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Boxing Gyms & Clubs Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Participation in sports (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Baby Boomer
  • The demographic of Americans born between 1946 and 1964, accounting for a major proportion of the population.
  • Franchise
  • A business that uses a parent firm's established business model and brand.
  • Kickboxing
  • A form of martial arts that focuses on kicking and boxing.
  • Mixed Martial Arts
  • A full-contact combat sport that allows the use of both striking and grappling techniques, including boxing and kickboxing.
  • Welterweight
  • A weight-class division in boxing with boxers weighing between 140 and 147 pounds.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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