East Texas Historical Fencing Membership Waiver
Informed Consent, Waiver and Release of Liability
I intend to be legally bound and due hereby agree to be legally bound for myself and for all successors in interest I may have, by this Contract, Waiver and Release of Liability, and hereby agree to hold harmless and indemnify East Texas Historical Fencing, Forteza Fitness & Martial Arts and the Chicago Swordplay Guild, as well as any officers, members, employees, assistants, volunteers, assigns, or agents of any type whatsoever acting on or in behalf of the aforementioned entities and persons, against any claims for damages or other claims for injuries or losses of any kind suffered by me or any others, directly or indirectly, arising out of any practice, instructions, or other activity related to this program as well as participation in this program or traveling to or from this program or any other activity related to this program.
I understand that the martial art exercises and training methods to be taught will require me to be in good physical condition. I certify that I am physically able to participate in this activity and will further hold East Texas Historical Fencing, the Forteza Fitness & Martial Arts and the Chicago Swordplay Guild., as well as any officers, members, employees, assistants, volunteers, assigns, or agents of any type whatsoever acting on or in behalf of the aforementioned entities and persons, harmless for any injury sustained in the course of this training due to any physical defect or condition that I may have, whether now known or hereinafter discovered. I further acknowledge that in consideration for this training, this release shall not expire and shall be considered effective in perpetuity.
I understand that the program curriculum reflects a study of weapon and grappling arts for the purposes of cultural heritage and recreation, and the instructors in no way advocate that I should seek confrontations, and I hold myself exclusively responsible for the ethical and legal repercussions to my behavior and actions. I further acknowledge that if I am uncomfortable with any situation or individual that I may immediately state so, and that it is my right to remove myself from the situation immediately and that I am encouraged to do so.
I have understood all that is expressed in this waiver and release of liability, and I certify that I am of sound judgment, legally competent to agree to this waiver. Additionally, I certify that I am eighteen years of age or older, or a legally emancipated adult.