Release and Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Agreement. (Read Carefully before Signing)

 

I understand that there are risks and dangers in participating in martial arts / fitness  activities and that in order to participate, in any such activities, including but not limited to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and other martial arts classes / training, including classes / training involving the use of fitness equipment, I must give up my rights to hold The Agoge Pty Ltd and any other entity or charity associated with The Agoge Pty Ltd, responsible or liable for any damage that I may suffer while participating in such classes / training / seminars provided by The Agoge Pty Ltd, waiting at or on The Agoge Pty premises to participate in such classes / training, walking through the premises at The Agoge Pty Ltd prior to or after such classes.

Knowing this and in consideration for being permitted to participate in martial arts classes / training with The Agoge Pty Ltd, I hereby voluntarily forever release, discharge and hold completely harmless The Agoge Pty Ltd, and all other entities or charities associated with The Agoge Pty Ltd, and their members, offices, directors, agents, employees, heirs, assigns and independent contractors from any and all responsibility for, or liability resulting from or arising from, my participating in martial arts classes/training at The Agoge Pty Ltd, and being on the premises at The Agoge Pty Ltd.

I understand that the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and other martial arts classes provided at The Agoge Pty Ltd may include, but will not be limited to, activities such as kicking, punching, hitting, stretching, twisting, jabbing, lunging, rolling, falling, jumping, hand locks, and the use of various martial arts and fitness and self defence equipment. I realize that these activities, as well as all other martial arts activities, can be dangerous, but I am voluntarily choosing to participate in some or all of these activities and agree to assume the risk associated with my participation therein. 

I understand that I am assuming full responsibility for any and all risks of death, personal injury, emotional pain and suffering, property damage and economic loss that might be suffered by me as a result of my participation in martial arts classes at The Agoge Pty Ltd. I agree that this release shall bind me, my spouse, my heirs, my personal representatives, my assigns, my children and my and their agents. 

 

I hereby further agree to release, indemnify and hold completely harmless The Agoge Pty Ltd, and all other entities associated with The Agoge Pty Ltd, and their members, officers, directors, agents, employees, heirs, assigns and independent contractors harmless from any and all liability and costs, including attorney fees, associated with or arising from my participating in martial arts classes / training at The Agoge Pty Ltd, waiting at or on The Agoge Pty Ltd premises to participate in such classes / training, and walking through the premises at The Agoge Pty Ltd prior to or after such classes/training. .

I understand that if I were to file a law suit against The Agoge Pty Ltd, or any other entity associated with The Agoge Pty Ltd and/or their members, officers, directors, agents, employees, heirs, assigns and independent contractors, as a result of any personal injury including death, emotional pain and suffering, property damage or economic loss suffered by me as a result of my participation in martial arts classes / training at The Agoge Pty Ltd, waiting at or on The Agoge Pty Ltd premises to participate in such classes / training, and walking through the premises at The Agoge Pty Ltd prior to or after such classes / training, that this release would bar the lawsuit and the court would dismiss it on the grounds that by signing this release, I have expressly assumed all the risks associated with participation in such activities, including but not limited to negligence on the part of the martial arts / fitness instructors in the performance of their duties, negligence by other members of The Agoge Pty Ltd, negligence in the operation of machinery or equipment, and/or premises liability. 

If I am signing this release on behalf of a minor child, I understand that I am giving up the same rights for the said minor as if I signed this release on my own behalf. I have read this agreement and understand the words and language in it and I am advised of all potential dangers incidental to participation in martial arts classes/training at The Agoge Pty Ltd, including travel to and from. 

I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT, AND HAVE SIGNED IT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT, ASSURANCE, OR GUARANTEE BEING MADE TO ME AND INTEND MY SIGNATURE TO BE COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW.