UPDATED 11/15/17: Must be 18 or older to participate in MOST classes. Must be 21 years of age to take the CCW course. Must be 10 years of age to take the NRA Refuse to Be a Victim course. Please read the cancellation policy below before registering for class.
Instructor reserves the right to deny access to persons or remove persons from class who are under the influence, disobeying safety rules or otherwise being dangerous and/or disruptive. Safety is our number one priority. No refunds will be issued in any of these circumstances. In the event that a class does not have at least three participants, you may be rescheduled for another class.
All payments must be made in advance. No refunds will be issued for public classes, however, you may use your paid purchase price towards the cost of another class within 90 days. You may also transfer your paid class to another person (with permission). No refunds will be issued for private instruction, although you can reschedule private sessions with a $45-$75 fee, depending on the range. No refunds will be issued for league dues. Please email Melodie@PDFAW.net with any questions. Scroll down to read the Waiver and Release of Liability.
PERSONAL DEFENSE, FITNESS & WELLNESS, LLC
WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY
In consideration of the risk of injury while participating in defense, weapons and/or handgun training (the “Activity”), and as consideration for the right to participate in the Activity, I hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, assigns, or personal representatives, knowingly and voluntarily enter into this waiver and release of liability and hereby waive any and all rights, claims or causes of action of any kind whatsoever arising out of my participation in the Activity, and do hereby release and forever discharge Personal Defense, Fitness & Wellness, LLC, their affiliates, managers, members, agents, attorneys, staff, volunteers, heirs, representatives, predecessors, successors and assigns, for any physical or psychological injury, including but not limited to illness, paralysis, death, damages, economical or emotional loss, that I may suffer as a direct result of my participation in the aforementioned Activity, including traveling to and from an event related to this Activity.
I am voluntarily participating in the aforementioned Activity and I am participating in the Actvity entirely at my own risk. I am aware of the risks associated with traveling to and from as well as participating in this Activity, which may include, but are not limited to, physical or psychological injury, pain, suffering, illness, disfigurement, temporary or permanent disability (including paralysis), economic or emotional loss, and death. I understand that these injuries or outcomes may arise from my own or others’ negligence, conditions related to travel or the condition of the Activity location(s). Nonetheless, I assume all related risks, both known or unknown to me, of my participation in this Activity, including travel to, from and during this Activity.
I agree to indemnify and hold harmless Personal Defense, Fitness & Wellness, LLC against any and all claims, suits or actions of any kind whatsoever for liability, damages, compensation or otherwise brought by me or anyone on my behalf, including attorney’s fees and any related costs, if litigation arises pursuant to any claims made by me or by anyone else acting on my behalf. If Personal Defense, Fitness & Wellness, LLC incurs any of these types of expenses, I agree to reimburse Personal Defense, Fitness & Wellness, LLC.
I acknowledge that Personal Defense, Fitness & Wellness, LLC and their directors, officers, volunteers, representatives and agents are not responsible for errors, omissions, acts or failures to act of any party or entity conducting a specific event or activity on behalf of Personal Defense, Fitness & Wellness, LLC.
I acknowledge that this Activity may involve a test of a person’s physical and mental limits and may carry with it the potential for death, serious injury, and property loss. The risks may include, but are not limited to, those caused by terrain, facilities, temperature, weather, lack of hydration, condition of participants, equipment, vehicular traffic and actions of others, including but not limited to, participants, volunteers, spectators, coaches, event officials and event monitors, and/or producers of the event.
I acknowledge that I have carefully read this “waiver and release” and fully understand that it is a release of liability. I expressly agree to release and discharge Personal Defense, Fitness & Wellness, LLC and all of its affiliates, managers, members, agents, attorneys, staff, volunteers, heirs, representatives, predecessors, successors and assigns, from any and all claims or causes of action and I agree to voluntarily give up or waive any right that I otherwise have to bring a legal action against Personal Defense, Fitness & Wellness, LLC for personal injury or property damage/loss.
To the extent that statute or case law does not prohibit releases for negligence, this release is also for negligence on the part of Personal Defense, Fitness & Wellness, LLC, its agents, and employees.
In the event that I should require medical care or treatment, I agree to be financially responsible for any costs incurred as a result of such treatment. I am aware and understand that I should carry my own health insurance.
In the event that any damage to equipment or facilities occurs as a result of my or my family’s willful actions, neglect or recklessness, I acknowledge and agree to be held liable for any and all costs associated with any actions of neglect or recklessness.
This Agreement was entered into at arm’s-length, without duress or coercion, and is to be interpreted as an agreement between two parties of equal bargaining strength. Both the Participant and Personal Defense, Fitness & Wellness, LLC agree that this Agreement is clear and unambiguous as to its terms, and that no other evidence will be used or admitted to alter or explain the terms of this Agreement, but that it will be interpreted based on the language in accordance with the purposes for which it is entered into.
In the event that any provision contained within this Release of Liability shall be deemed to be severable or invalid, or if any term, condition, phrase or portion of this agreement shall be determined to be unlawful or otherwise unenforceable, the remainder of this agreement shall remain in full force and effect, so long as the clause severed does not affect the intent of the parties. If a court should find that any provision of this agreement to be invalid or unenforceable, but that by limiting said provision it would become valid and enforceable, then said provision shall be deemed to be written, construed and enforced as so limited.