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Consent and Waiver Agreement for Participation in Women's Self-Defense Class

Are you over 18 years old?
Do you have any medical conditions that limits your participation in physical activities?

Acknowledgement of Risks and Consent to Participate

I, the undersigned participant, hereby acknowledge that I have voluntarily chosen to participate in the women's self-defense class organized by LifeForce Self Defense (hereinafter referred to as "the Organizer"). I understand that participation in this class involves physical activities which include, but are not limited to, striking, grappling, and other physical techniques. I recognize that such activities may involve inherent risks, including, but not limited to, bodily injury, permanent disability, or death.

I hereby affirm that I am in good physical condition and do not suffer from any medical condition that would limit my participation in the class. I have consulted with my physician regarding my participation, or I have chosen to participate despite any medical advice to the contrary.

Assumption of Risk

I fully understand and agree that my participation in the self-defense class is voluntary and at my own risk. I assume full responsibility for any risks, injuries, or damages, known or unknown, which might occur as a result of my participation in the class.

Waiver and Release of Liability

In consideration of being allowed to participate in the self-defense class, I, on behalf of myself, my heirs, personal representatives, and assigns, hereby release, waive, discharge, and covenant not to sue the Organizer, its instructors, agents, employees, volunteers, and any other participants (collectively referred to as "the Released Parties") from any and all claims, demands, liabilities, or causes of action arising out of or connected with my participation in the self-defense class, including but not limited to claims of negligence.


I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all claims, actions, suits, costs, expenses, damages, and liabilities, including attorney’s fees, arising out of or related to my participation in the self-defense class.

Medical Treatment Consent

In the event of an injury or illness occurring during my participation in the self-defense class, I hereby authorize the Organizer and its representatives to administer first aid and/or seek medical treatment for me. I understand that I will be responsible for any medical expenses incurred.

Photography/Video Release

I consent to the use of my image, likeness, and/or voice in any photographs, videos, or audio recordings made during the self-defense class for promotional purposes by the Organizer. I waive any right to compensation for such use.

Governing Law

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York. Any legal action or proceeding arising under this Agreement shall be brought exclusively in the courts of the State of New York.

Acknowledgement of Understanding

I have read this Consent and Waiver Agreement, fully understand its terms, and understand that I am giving up substantial rights, including my right to sue. I acknowledge that I am signing this agreement freely and voluntarily, and intend by my signature to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law.

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