ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RISK AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY
I am aware that fitness activities in general, and martial arts in particular, involve the risk of injury.
I ACKNOWLEDGE AND ACCEPT THESE RISKS and all others arising from my participation in the classes and programs offered by the Operator either at the Academy or at demonstrations or events outside of the Academy and my use of the Academy and equipment at the Academy.
I understand that all instructions and rules for safe participation must be followed and that the SOLE RESPONSIBILITY FOR MY PERSONAL SAFETY REMAINS WITH ME, including my physical and emotional preparation and fitness to participate in classes and events that I chose to participate in.
I agree to remove myself from participation in any activity if I sense or observe any unusual hazard or unsafe condition, or if, at any time in the Academy or in any class or event I feel unable or unfit to continue for any reason.
I HEREBY WAIVE, RELEASE, AND DISCHARGE the Operator and its successors, assigns, owners, officers, directors, employees, and agents and other representatives (“Released Parties”) from any and all liability for my death, disability, illness or personal injury, or damage or theft of the my personal property ("Losses"), occurring while attending the Academy, participating in any activity at the Academy or participating in any activity organized by the Operator outside of the Academy even if such Losses arise from equipment failure or the Released Parties' negligence, gross negligence or willful neglect.
I HEREBY PROTECT, DEFEND, HOLD HARMLESS, AND INDEMNIFY each of the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, actions, causes of action, proceedings, suits, costs, liabilities, damages, and expenses, whether known or unknown (including but not limited to all direct, special, incidental, exemplary and consequently damages, and losses of any kind and lawyer’s fees) based upon, resulting from and/or relating in any way to my membership at the Academy.
Coronavirus Waiver Addendum
As an Addendum to the Waiver you have previously signed with us as a member, you agree and understand the following:
By entering this facility, you are aware that you agree to fully accept all known and unknown risks, including the potential risk of exposure to respiratory illnesses such as the coronavirus (COVID-19). The coronavirus is primarily transmitted via exhaled respiratory droplets, most often through coughing and sneezing. These droplets can travel up to six feet and are more commonly transmitted between persons rather than from equipment to persons.
Although we regularly sanitize our equipment and presently are using enhanced cleaning methods and enforcing social distancing, where possible, in our facility, you understand that you may be exposed to the coronavirus or its symptoms through no fault of our own or through your participation in classes.
Known coronavirus symptoms include fever, coughing, shortness of breath, pneumonia, kidney failure, and may include other symptoms, stroke or even death (collectively "Symptoms").
You understand and agree that you will hold us harmless and you will not hold us liable for any real or perceived Symptoms of COVID-19 or any other disease, illness, or condition, nor for exacerbating any existing symptoms, and you fully agree to accept all risks of entering the facility, using the equipment, working with personal trainers, attending classes, and/or interacting or being exposed to other members.
By affixing your signature below, you acknowledge and accept the above for you and/or your family members.