Overview Pickleball is a rapidly growing sport. More and more investors/business owners have been looking to get in on the action. If you have open court space available or even have some additional space that could be transformed into additional court space, you need to consider how starting a pickleball business could impact your community. […]
Best Practices: Lessons and Rentals
Read more to learn the best practices that should be put in place regarding lessons and rentals. These expert tips range from ways to increase revenue to ways to protect from no-shows.
If you’re an instructor looking to start your own coaching business, you’re probably wondering where to start. What do you need to get your business up and running? How do you deal with all the business aspects that can be frustrating and complicated? Read more down below for a guide on how to start out […]
Rentals are a major source of income for most of our sports facilities. They’re also a nice complement to the services that require more energy to run, such as classes and camps. However simple rentals may seem, though, they’re also more likely than any other service to ruin your profit margins. Use these best practices […]
This was the activity in my cages one Saturday morning this past winter: A few classes, rentals, and lessons – not bad – but even on a busy day, the cages are rarely booked solid. Most sports academies end up with some last-minute openings that could be filled by rentals, even when they’ve done plenty of marketing. Use […]
Private lessons are a huge moneymaker for most of our sports facilities. But that means bad habits in lesson scheduling can drain significant money from your business – losses that you may have never even noticed. Here are the most common bad habits I’ve noticed when it comes to hosting private lessons at sports facilities. Mistake #1 – Letting instructors schedule […]
Most sports facilities offer private, one-on-one training, whether it’s in the form of sports-specific lessons for kids, speed training for serious athletes, or personal training for adults trying to get in shape. However, the way these lessons are regulated and paid for varies a lot from facility to facility. Your own practices probably depend on your business size […]