Elementary and middle school age children have to be someplace safe after school. CrossFit centers are starting to see that need and offering a solution. CrossFit is not easy. It’s brutal training, but the owners do not allow kids to join the after-school program UNLESS they do the training.

That is how the Transported After-School Martial Arts (TASMA) program works as well. It’s not babysitting. It’s pure martial arts. The only difference is the kids come to your school five days a week, so their skill level increases more rapidly than a monthly, two-classes a week student.

Like CrossFit, TASMA not a franchise. It’s a licensing program much like Empower Kickboxing or COBRA-Defense. The flexibility of a licensing program allows them to offer options like an after-school program.

Martial arts schools are perfectly positioned to offer an after-school program. The key is in running like a strict martial arts program rather than a YMCA.

CrossFit Rush in Canada is charging $16.50 per day ($330) per month for their CrossFit After-School Program.

The typical after-school martial arts student is worth $79 – $299 per WEEK. That’s $316 – $1,196 per month. If you’re interested in creating that kind of income while helping your community by providing a great after-school option for families, find out more at AfterSchoolKing.com


John Graden
John Graden

John Graden is widely credited with leading the martial arts school business into the modern age. He is the founder of the first successful professional association and trade journal. MA Success editor John Corcoran first called him a “visionary” in 1995. Martial Arts World magazine dubbed him, The Teacher of Teachers. Mr. Graden’s leadership was recognized in many mainstream media outlets including a cover story on the Wall Street Journal, documentaries on A&E Network, and as a guest on the Dr. Oz Show and many others.

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