Heaven & Earth Aikido
Welcome to Heaven and Earth Aikido!
As a visitor, we require that you submit an application with your contact information and relevant medical details, and sign our Hold Harmless Agreement.
A $20 visitor fee is required, can be paid at the dojo, and is applicable toward your registration fee if you decide to join the dojo.
Heaven and Earth Aikido Hold Harmless Agreement
In consideration of being permitted to participate in any activity organized, administered or sponsored by Heaven and Earth Aikido LLC (Each, an “Activity” and, collectively, “Activities”), I agree, on my own behalf, or, if appropriate, as a parent or guardian of the minor child named below, (the “Minor”), on behalf of the Minor, as follows:
I understand that dangers exist with respect to each Activity due to many factors, including without limitation my own or the Minor’s actions or inactions, the actions or inactions of others participating in such Activity and the facility. I also understand the nature of the Activities, and acknowledge my or the Minor’s experience and capabilities, and represent and warrant that I or the Minor is qualified and physically able to fully participate in such Activities. If, at any time, I believe that the conditions surrounding and Activity, including the actions of others, are unsafe to me, I will immediately discontinue further participation of such Activity.
I fully understand that: (a) each Activity involves physical or other risks and dangers, including without limitation those of serious bodily injury, including permanent disability, paralysis and death (“Risks”); (b) these Risks may result from a number of factors, including without limitation my or the Minor’s own actions or inactions, the actions or inactions of others’ participation in such Activity, the facility or the negligence of one or more Heaven and Earth Aikido LLC, United States Aikido Federation, their administrators, directors, agents, officers, instructors, volunteers, employees and members, all other participants in, or sponsors of any Activity, and all owners, operators, lessors and service providers of or for the premises in or on which any Activity takes place (each, a “Releasee”, and collectively the “Releasees”); (c) Heaven and Earth Aikido LLC does not exclude individuals with medical conditions that do not pose a medically recognized threat to the health or safety of other students in the normal course of training and that there are some unavoidable circumstances where these conditions may require special caution on my part to minimize dangers to myself or others, and acknowledge that it is my responsibility to act accordingly; and (d) I fully accept and assume all such Risks and all responsibility for any losses, costs, expenses, liabilities and damages incurred as a result of or in connection with my or the Minor’s participation in such activity.
I hereby release, discharge, covenant not to sue and agree to hold harmless the Releasees of, from and against any and all claims, actions, demands, losses, costs, expenses, liabilities or damages resulting or arising from, or alleged to be caused resulting or arising from, in whole or in part, the negligence of any Releasee. I further agree that if, despite this release, I, the undersigned parent or guardian, the Minor, or anyone on my, his, her or their behalf makes a claim against any Releasee, I will indemnify, save and hold harmless such Releasee of, from and against any loss, cost, expense, damage, or liability that such Releasee may incur as a result of, arising from on in connection with such claim, including without limitation any attorney’s fees, or other costs or expenses of litigation.
I have read this agreement, fully understand its terms and understand that I have given up substantial rights signing it. I have signed this agreement freely and without any inducement or assurance of any nature, and intend it to be a complete and unconditional release of all claims and liability to the greatest extent allowed by law, and agree that if any term or condition herein is held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, that all other terms and conditions hereof shall continue in full force and effect. I certify by my signature that I have read and understand this agreement in its entirety and all of my questions regarding it have been fully answered.
I understand that Heaven and Earth Aikido LLC may record and/or document activities and events involving classes and instruction. I agree or the Minor and the undersigned parent or guardian each agree that Heaven and Earth Aikido LLC may use any recoding or other documentation, including, but not limited to, video tapes, photographs, or films, in which my or the Minor’s image or likeness appears for the promotion of Heaven and Earth Aikido LLC. I understand and acknowledge that Heaven and Earth Aikido LLC shall be the sole owner of such recordings or other documentation.
I have read carefully and understand this agreement and I fully agree with each statement contained in this agreement. I am aware that I may have the agreement reviewed by legal counsel prior to signing this agreement.