Release Agreement to Assume Risk
As used in the Agreement, the words “I”, “me” and “Participant” mean the person who signs this document. I certify that I am over eighteen (18) years of age and not under legal disability.
In this Agreement, “Instructor” means any staff member at Tiger Rock Martial Arts, its members, managers, partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents and other representatives, together with all of such persons’ members, managers, partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, legal successors, executors, administrators, personal representatives, heirs, and assigns.
Instructor is engaged in a martial arts business. Martial arts include many different disciplines and techniques, but all martial arts involve significant risks of physical injury.
Martial arts involve extremely strenuous physical activity, which could cause me to suffer injury or even death from heart attack, stroke, or by exceeding my physical capabilities.
Martial arts also have the risk of injury from physical contact. I understand that there is the ever-present risk of my injury or death, both while I am engaging in martial arts activity and also when others are engaged in martial arts activity. These risks include (but are not limited to) injury to my head, face, eyes and mouth, broken nose, broken bones, spinal and neck injury, injury to internal organs of my body, and injury to soft tissue such as cartilage, tendons, muscle and skin.
I also understand that I may suffer injury because of Instructor’s or Tiger-Rock’s own negligence or because of the surrounding facilities and environment, such as inadequate lighting, Inadequate or missing mats, uneven or unsafe footing, broken or defective equipment, and my use of parking lots, sidewalks, stairs, buildings, and equipment. I understand that Instructor or Tiger-Rock may not have on-site medical personnel, first-aid equipment or supplies.
I have freely and voluntarily chosen to participate in martial arts activity with Instructor, which may include my attendance at events sponsored by Instructor or Tiger Rock (“Events”) and my participation in competitive martial arts (“Competition”). I am not obligated, required or expected to participate in martial arts activity, Events or in Competition. I acknowledge that Instructor and Tiger-Rock will not allow me to participate in martial arts activity or expected in any way to participate in martial arts activity, Events or in Competition, I freely and voluntarily enter into this Agreement.
I am in good physical health and I do not have any disability or other condition which would prevent or limit my participation in strenuous martial arts activity, Events and Competition. I acknowledge that Instructor has advise me (a) to see my doctor before engaging in martial arts activity and (b) to have health insurance coverage.