Below par: Competition from gyms and fitness centres has weighed on the industry

The Sports Instructors industry has grown at a subdued pace over the past five years. Rising discretionary income has made consumers more comfortable spending on non-essential products and services such as sporting lessons. However, some of this extra income has been put towards other forms of exercise. Strong competition from gyms, fitness centres and general fitness activities such as walking and running has limited industry revenue growth over the past five years. Overall, industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 0.7% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $791.6 million. This includes expected growth of 0.8% in the current more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Strong competition from gyms, fitness centres and general fitness activities has limited growth
  • Demand for sports instructors of team sports is generally consistent across various age groups
  • Profit margins are unlikely to change over the next five years as costs rise alongside revenue
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Sports Instructors industry is extremely fragmented with no major players. The top four players in the industry account for less than 5% of industry revenue, as sports instructors work in a highly diversified market in terms of sports choices, coaching requirements and location. While sports instructors primarily focus on one particular sport, the market share concentration in each sport is low. Sports instructors focus on different skill ability, from community coaching up to elite levels. They also primarily work independently or operate in independent businesses such as swimming centres...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Sports Instructors Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Sports Instructors Industry are

  • Access to the necessary amount of land/ type of property
  • Qualified work force
  • Accessibility to consumers/users
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Sport participation and Real household discretionary income in the Sports Instructors industry impact industry performance..

    shopping_cartPURCHASE OPTIONS

    Look under the hood?

    Download a FREE sample report

    Top 500 Companies List
    has been released

    Click here for more

    What's in this report

    What is the Sports Instructors Industry?

    The industry provides non-vocational instruction in sporting and physical recreation activities. The industry does not include fitness instructors.

    Industry Products
  • Swimming coaching
  • Soccer coaching
  • Tennis coaching
  • Golf coaching
  • Australian Rules football coaching
  • Cricket coaching
  • Other sport coaching
  • Netball coaching
  • Industry Activities
  • Aerobics instruction
  • Cricket coaching
  • Football instruction
  • Golf instruction
  • Horse riding school operation
  • Martial arts school operation
  • Sailing school operation
  • Ski instruction
  • Swimming instruction
  • Tennis coaching
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Sport participation
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Population aged between 5 and 18
  • Average weekly hours worked
  • Demand from gyms and fitness centres
  • Health consciousness

  • Current Performance
  • Participation and profit
  • Demand trends
  • Fitness competition
  • Population demographics
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Participation

    and profit

  • Sport trends
  • Health issues
  • Saturated gyms
  • Table: Sports Instructors Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Sports Instructors Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Gyms and Fitness Centres
  • Sports Administrative Services
  • Weight Loss Services
  • Fitness
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • General Insurance
  • Online Shopping
  • Physiotherapy Services
  • Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing
  • Toy and Sporting Goods Wholesaling
  • Vitamins and Supplements

  • Products & Services
  • Other sport coaching
  • Tennis coaching
  • Golf coaching
  • Swimming coaching
  • Soccer coaching
  • Australian Rules football coaching
  • Cricket coaching
  • Netball coaching
  • Chart: Sports Instructors Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 25 to 44
  • People aged 15 to 24
  • People aged 0 to 14
  • People aged 45 to 64
  • People aged 65 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Sports Instructors Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Sports Instructors

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Sports Instructors Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Sports Instructors Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Sports Instructors Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A variation of soccer played on a smaller court (usually inside) with only five players per side.
  • Participation Rate
  • The percentage of individuals that take part in a particular sport or physical activity.
  • Seniors
  • Refers to adult sports leagues rather than youth or junior leagues. Seniors are typically aged 18 and older.
  • What Our Customers Say

    Why buy this report?

    IBISWorld’s Sports Instructors market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

    IBISWorld industry market research reports enable you to:
    • Find out about key industry trends
    • Identify threats and opportunities
    • Inform your decisions for marketing, strategy and planning
    • Quickly build competitive intelligence
    This report on Sports Instructors:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Sports Instructors market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

    IBISWorld reports on thousands of industries around the world. Our clients rely on our information and data to stay up-to-date on industry trends across all industries. With this IBISWorld Industry Research Report on Sports Instructors, you can expect thoroughly researched, reliable and current information that will help you to make faster, better business decisions.

    Contact Us

    Want to speak to a representative? Call us.