Sports industry just two decades ago was limited to production and sale of sports goods to athletes and ticket selling to fans. But today it offers diverse opportunities to make money. If you love sports and are interested in starting a business in the sports industry, here are top 20, in fact innovative sports related small business opportunities for you:
1. Personal Trainer
The demand for personal trainers these days is booming. So, if you are looking for a career in the sports industry that could give you much flexibility and independence, then consider to become a certified personal fitness trainer.
2. Begin a Gym Center
The need to stay fit and look great is rising these days and one of the ways that fulfills that need is a gym center. So if you have excess to some capital, then think to open a gym center in your community.
3. Massage Business
From professionals to weekend joggers, the demand for sports massage has also geared up over the years. It is one the strategies athletes use to get well fast. Therefore, if your hands have the magic to heal their injuries quickly, then you must consider starting a sports massage business.
4. Bounce House Business
A bounce house is one of the favorite items kids love to play in during outing times. So, you could offer bounce house rentals to these kids in your area and therefore earn your cash from their parents.
5. Sports Bar Business
There are still many people who love to watch sports more than participating in sports activities. So by starting your own sports bar business, you could offer them that service and hence fill your pocket with huge amount of money.
6. Become a Coach
If you have experience in any particular sports game such as tennis, golf etc, then one of the good options for you is to start a sports coaching business to train those who want to master such activities in your community.
7. Sports Goods Store
As long as we have the people(mostly youngsters) engaging themselves in different sports games, activities and events such as soccer, cricket, football etc the need for sports goods will always exist in them. Before you put yourself to work with this business, it is important that you find out which sports game or activity people love to play in your locality.
Once you get to know which is being loved in your area, analyze how many competitors exist there that sell sports goods to them. If the competition is low, then obviously you have good chances of making good living and in case it is higher think how differentiated you need be in order to stand out in the crowd.
8. Sports Toys Store
Go back to your childhood memories and recall what was it that you used to play with. Playing around with toys is always exciting for kids. Kids can stop eating but when it comes playing with toys, then won’t ever leave it. The need for sports toys will always exist within our kids.
Wherever you reside in, you’ll always get to see a vast market for sports toys. So, if your area faces low competition, then think of serving this children segment.
9. Sports Magazine
There’re thousands of people who read sports magazines regularly looking for information, news, guides, happenings that are specifically tailored for their interests. So, if you’ve a pretty experience in journalism, then most certain business decision you can take is to start and run your own sports magazine.