I am transitioning into gym ownership and in the process of getting NASM certification as well as crossfit certification. Any advice as to strategy, venders, etc would be appreciated. I want to ensure having sufficient member numbers within 2 months of opening to cover both the costs of the gym and my salary. I will not have any employees.
Make sure you have a client base established. Business plan is crucial and executing it is even moreso.
It all depends tho on the size of the gym your opening.
You may find this blog post really helpful. It discusses the three key things you should do before taking the plunge and opening your gym doors:
This one discusses how you can best make that transition to owner:
Lastly, check this out for tips on what to consider when choosing your gym software
I hope this helps,