Terms and Conditions  −  Fight for Life Melbourne 2015

BY ATTENDING THIS SEMINAR YOU WILL WAIVE CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE.
You are advised that athletic activity and training are DANGEROUS RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES with OBVIOUS RISKS as defined by the Civil Liability Amendment (Personal Responsibility) Act. YOU ARE PARTICIPATING AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Definitions:
In this agreement;
a) The term “MARTIAL ART” OR MARTIAL ARTS” OR “MARTIAL ART ACTIVITY” OR “TRAINING” includes but is not limited to Jujutsu, Judo, Kendo, Iaido, Jodo, Karate, Aikido, Hapkido,Arnis, KAPAP, Zen Do Kai,Capoeria, Bujutsu and/or any other form of combat training.
b) The term “PHYSICAL TRAINING” OR “TRAINING” includes but is not limited to stretching, interval training, strength conditioning, competition, sparing, exercise, punching, kicking, throwing, grappling, and other physical activities provided to the participant by Fight for Life.
c) The term “INJURY” shall refer to all forms of physical, mental and emotional injury in any way related to athletic activity and training activities including, but not limited to: death, breaks, strains, lacerations, dislocations, heart failure, concussion, heat illness, dehydration, trauma, anxiety, and fears.
d) The term “WEAPONS” includes but is not limited to sticks (hanbo), staffs (jo), wooden knives (tanto), replica guns, wooden swords (bokken), blunt swords (iaito), sharp swords (shinken), bamboo swords (shinai).

Photography/Video Release
Participants involved in any activities offered by Fight for Life may be photographed or videotaped during training. You hereby consents to the use of these photographs and/or videos without compensation, on the Fight for Life website or in any editorial, promotional or advertising material produced and/or published by Fight for Life.

Waiver and Release of Liability
Express assumption of risk:
I am aware that there are significant risks involved in all aspects of martial art and physical training. These risks include, but are not limited to: falls which can result in serious injury or death; injury or death due to negligence on the part of myself, my training partner, or other people around me; injury or death due to improper use or failure of weapons or equipment; strains and sprains. I am aware that any of these above mentioned risks may result in serious injury or death to myself and or my partner(s).
I understand that the training may involve throwing, kicking, punching, grappling, sparing, use of weapons and other high exertion activities, and that I am not obligated to perform nor participate in any activity that I do not wish to do, and that it is my right to refuse such participation at any time during my training session. I understand that should I feel light-headed, faint, dizzy, nauseated, or experience pain or discomfort, I am to stop the activity and inform my trainer.
I willingly assume full responsibility for the risks that I am exposing myself to and accept full responsibility for any injury or death that may result from participation in any activity or class while at, or under direction of Fight for Life.

I acknowledge that I have no physical impairments, injuries, or illnesses that will endanger me or others.

Release:
In consideration of the above mentioned risks and hazards and in consideration of the fact that I am willingly and voluntarily participating in the activities offered by Fight for Life, I hereby release Fight for Life, their principals, agents, employees, trainers, and volunteers from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions or rights of action, which are related to, arise out of, or are in any way connected with my participation in this activity, including those allegedly attributed to the negligent acts or omissions of the above mentioned parties. This agreement shall be binding upon me, my successors, representatives, heirs, executors, assigns, or transferees. If any portion of this agreement is held invalid, I agree that the remainder of the agreement shall remain in full legal force and effect.

I give permission for Fight for Life staff and trainers to seek emergency medical services for me should I become injured or ill, with the understanding that I am responsible for any expense incurred. If I am signing on behalf of a minor child, I also give full permission for any person connected with Fight for Life to administer first aid deemed necessary, and in case of serious illness or injury, I give permission to call for medical and or surgical care for the child and to transport the child to a medical facility deemed necessary for the wellbeing of the child.
Indemnification: The participant recognises that there is risk involved in the types of activities offered by Fight for Life. Therefore the participant accepts financial responsibility for any injury that the participant may cause either to him/herself or to any other participant due to his/her negligence. Should the above mentioned parties, or anyone acting on their behalf, be required to incur attorney’s fees and costs to enforce this agreement, I agree to reimburse them for such fees and costs. I further agree to indemnify and hold harmless Fight for Life, their principals, agents, employees, trainers, and volunteers from liability for the injury or death of any person(s) and damage to property that may result from my negligent or intentional act or omission while participating in activities offered by Fight for Life

I have read and understood the foregoing assumption of risk, and release of liability and I understand that by attending the seminar it obligates me to indemnify the parties named for any liability for injury or death of any person and damage to property caused by my negligent or intentional act or omission.

I understand that I am waiving valuable legal rights.


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