This agreement is entered as an applicant to the New York Budokai, such participant being hereinafter referred to as “member”, and the New York Budokai, hereinafter referred to as “the Budokai”. All provisions of this agreement shall grant protection to any members of the Budokai while participants in any activity of the Budokai, not limited to third parties while at the Budokai studio, or while demonstrating, practicing, or attending activities at other sites while participating as a member of New York Budokai.
The member acknowledges that he/she is applying for instruction in a study involving weapons that can cut, and is aware of the danger of physical injury necessarily attendant upon his/her engaging in the activities of the Budokai. The member also agrees that in engaging in such athletic activities he/she does so at his/her own risk, and that he/she fully assumes all responsibility for any injury or damages to equipment or personal property which he/she sustains as a result of engaging in such athletic activities.
Further, the member fully releases and absolves the Budokai from any responsibilities or liability, and waives any claims or right to claim compensation arising from, or connected with, any injuries or damages resulting from the member’s engaging in any physical activities in the Budokai. This release and waiver shall apply whether or not any such physical injury is sustained while the member is actually participating in the physical activity, or is anywhere within the vicinity wherein such activity is being conducted.
I hereby acknowledge that I am assuming the risk and responsibility for any and all injuries that I may suffer due to injury, suffered by me or caused by third parties, to me arising out of the practice of such instruction as takes place at the Budokai, other facilities available. I further acknowledge that I am responsible for providing my own personal health, medical, dental and accident coverage. I hereby release New York Budokai and it’s members from liability for any injury or loss suffered by myself.