Own your own BODYTEC® EMS training franchise

Are you a people's person with an affinity for sport and fitness? Do you enjoy a hands-on approach?


BODYTEC® has franchise opportunities for entrepreneurs in this fast-growing EMS sector of the fitness industry. With low start-up costs and a proven track record, a BODYTEC® franchise involves low risk and high potential returns with extensive partner support.

Why become a BODYTEC® fitness franchise partner?

Proven track record of success

BODYTEC® brought EMS training to South Africa in 2011 and is accredited by the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA). We have already been nominated for franchise awards, have dozens of franchise studios nationwide – and we’re growing fast!

Exclusivity and lucrative locations

We have close relationships with South Africa’s leading property developers. BODYTEC® will support you in your search for a suitable location and landlord negotiations, as well as ensure you have area exclusivity.

Everything you need to set up a studio

BODYTEC® has an in-house designer that will work with our trusted building partners to get you up and running stress-free. Equipment, HR manuals, software and more are all part of the partner package.

Customized business plan

Every area (suburb) is different and every franchise partner has different skill sets. BODYTEC® creates a personalised business plan, including a financial analysis, for you to ensure you get off to the right start.

National and local marketing

From local marketing ideas and support, to an active national PR, marketing and social media strategy, BODYTEC® will help you get the word out about your studio.

BODYTEC® is South Africa's most successful EMS training franchise with 36 partners nationwide.


Franchise awards and accreditations

6 more reasons to open your own BODYTEC® studio

Low start-up costs and fees

Get started with an initial investment of only R860 000.

High potential return on investment

Great potential for recurring monthly revenue.

Join the leaders in EMS training

SA's original and leading EMS franchise with studios nationwide.

Minimal staffing requirements

Run a studio with a small team of personal trainers.

Exclusive franchise area

Know another BODYTEC® studio won't open down the road.

Enjoy lifestyle-based work

Don’t be tied to a desk. Say goodbye to that suit and tie.

The BODYTEC® franchise team will support you every step of the way

A customized business plan and systems

Not only do we provide you with a business plan, detailed financial analysis and CPA compliant membership contracts, you'll also get management, financial and client booking software giving you real-time data, allowing you to track business and optimize your systems, costs and performance.

A fully-fitted and designed studio

We'll find you a great location and guarantee your area exclusivity, our interior designers will provide a studio design plan, and the BODYTEC® construction team will fit out your studio to ensure it has the same sophisticated feel and space efficiency as all BODYTEC® studios.

Training and HR support

You'll get a 13-day personalized franchise partner training workshop with annual refreshment courses, business and sales workshops and ongoing staff training from the BODYTEC® Academy as well as operations and training manuals, staff planning tools, HR guidelines and employment contracts.

PR and marketing

National marketing and PR generates exposure for the BODYTEC® brand, while local marketing support and access to our brand library will help promote your business in your area. You'll also get your own studio page on the BODYTEC® website with regular exposure via social media.

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