February 23, 2018
Release from Liability
I understand that martial arts is a contact activity. As such, I am aware that I am participating in an activity that involves physical contact and that injuries may occur, which may potentially involve great bodily harm or even death and I do so at my own risk. I, the undersigned, do voluntarily submit my application for attendance and participation in Karate, Kenpo, Muay Thai Kick Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, MMA, Weaponry, Judo and Grappling instruction and activities related to that instruction at Fluid Martial Arts Academy, LLC. I state that I do not suffer from any physical and/or mental conditions which may affect my participation in this type of activity.
I do hereby assume full responsibility for any and all damages, injuries or losses that I may sustain or incur, if any, while attending or participating in any activities sponsored wholly or in part by Fluid Martial Arts Academy, LLC. I hereby waive all claims against the school, its promoters, operators, instructors or sponsors of any of the above activities, for any claim for injuries that I may sustain. I fully understand that medical treatment given to me, if any, will be of first aid treatment type only. For purposes of sparring and grappling, I understand that there are different levels of contact that can include contact to the groin, neck, or head including the face. All participants are expected to show control and restraint in regards to the power level involved.
I also understand that for sparring purposes, the following equipment is required: mouth guard, shin & instep pads, hand protective gear, feet protective gear (for advanced sparring which includes contact to the face and the protective gear on the head), cup & supporter, and protective headgear. Optional equipment is strongly suggested (such as chest protectors for women and forearm pads).
I further consent that any pictures furnished by me or any pictures taken of me in connection with any Fluid Martial Arts Academy, LLC activities can be used for publicity, promotion or television showing, and I waive compensation in regard thereto.
IF PARTICIPANT IS UNDER THE AGE OF 18, THIS RELEASE AND CONSENT TO, ALSO MUST BE SIGNED BY PARENT OR GUARDIAN.