Waiver

MY COMMITMENT TO YOU § CONFIDENTIALITY § All information you give me will be kept in confidence. Your personal details and medical information will not be made available to third parties unless permission to do so is granted by you. RECOMMENDATIONS § Using my judgment and experience, I will suggest certain exercises and other lifestyle advice that I believe will help you achieve your personal goals, but if at any time you have specific requests please tell me so I can accommodate them. REFERRAL § I intend to work with you within the scope of my knowledge and competencies as an Exercise Physiologist, CSCS (Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist), and NASM-CPT (National Academy of Sports Science-Certified Personal Trainer). Therefore, when I believe it is in your best interests to see another health professional, I will refer you appropriately. IF I RUN LATE OR CANCEL § Unforeseen circumstances may arise which require our sessions to be rescheduled. In this event the following policy will apply: § If I am forced to cancel our session within 24 hours, then I will make up that session to you free of charge. § If I am forced to cancel our session giving you more than 24 hours’ notice, then I will reschedule as soon as possible. § If I run late in starting our session, then I will extend the session time accordingly, or make it up at a future date. Whichever is most convenient to you.
YOUR COMMITMENT TO ME DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
§ Please disclose all health information as requested at our initial consultation and keep me updated and informed of any changes to your health status. This includes all medical conditions; physical and mental, injuries, allergies, and medication you are taking. If necessary, you may need to seek clearance from your doctor before participation in the exercise program I recommend.
IF YOU (CLIENT) CANCEL OR RUN LATE
§ If you cancel your session with less than 24 hours’ notice, or fail to show you will be required to pay 25% of the session’s fee. Certain exceptions may apply.
§ If you are late to a session, I will do my best to make the most out of the remaining time left in the session, as I am unable to run over time due to previously arranged client commitments.
BEING PREPARED FOR YOUR SESSION
§ To get the most out of your session I recommend the following:
§ Have a small snack or light meal 2-3 hours prior to the session
§ Be sure you are well hydrated and avoid alcohol prior to training
§ If you are feeling unwell before your training session please contact me
§ Bring a water bottle and a towel to your session
§ Wear appropriate clothing and footwear (ask if unsure; although we will do
a lot without shoes)
§ Be Ready at appointed time
§ *Please use the restroom prior to coming*
ACCEPTING POTENTIAL RISKS § The client acknowledges potential risk of injury and assumes the liability of the injury and seeking out professional medical opinions prior to starting an exercise program or personal training.
PAYMENT
§ Client will be asked to provide payment at the time of booking the session, or may pay at the time of the session as well.
§ Payment Methods: § Visa Debit
§ Credit Cards § Cash or Check
§ Venmo
COMMUNICATION&COMMITMENT
§ While I can give you the tools and encouragement to reach your goals, ultimately you will need to assume responsibility for making the required changes. I can best help you with this process if you keep me fully informed of any issues that arise for you and if you have any questions or concerns whatsoever please don’t hesitate to voice them with me.
I hereby give SOVRN Coaching & Fitness permission to video tape, photograph, and record my image and/or likeness. I understand that such taping or recording may be used at the sole discretion of SOVRN Coaching & Fitness. I also understand by giving permission is in no way an endorsement of SOVRN Coaching & Fitness or any product(s) distributed by SOVRN Coaching & Fitness.
WAIVER, INFORMED CONSENT, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE §
I have volunteered to participate in a physical competition under the direction of SOVRN Coaching & Fitness, which will include, but may not be limited to, weight and/or resistance training. In consideration of the SOVRN Coaching & Fitness' agreement to instruct, assist, and train me, I do here and forever release and discharge and hereby hold harmless SOVRN Coaching & Fitness, and their respective agents, heirs, assigns, contractors, and employees from any and all claims, demands, damages, rights of action or causes of action, present or future, arising out of or connected with my participation in this or any exercise program including any injuries resulting there from. THIS WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY INCLUDES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INJURIES WHICH MAY OCCUR AS A RESULT OF (1) EQUIPMENT THAT MAY MALFUNCTION OR BREAK (2) ANY SLIP, FALL, DROPPING OF EQUIPMENT AND (3) OUR NEGLIGENT INSTRUCTION OR SUPERVISION.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK §
I recognize that exercise might be difficult and strenuous and that there could be dangers inherent in exercise for some individuals. I acknowledge that the possibility of certain unusual physical changes during exercise does exist. These changes include abnormal blood pressure; fainting; disorders in heartbeat; heart attack; and, in rare instances, death. I understand that as a result of my participation, I could suffer an injury or physical disorder that could result in my becoming partially or totally disabled and incapable of performing any gainful employment or having a normal social life. I recognize that an examination by my physician must be obtained prior to involvement in this exercise program. I acknowledge and agree that I assume the risks associated with any and all activities and/or exercises in which I participate. I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE THOROUGHLY READ THIS WAIVER AND RELEASE AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THAT IT IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY. BY SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT, I AM WAIVING ANY RIGHT I OR MY SUCCESSORS MIGHT HAVE TO BRING A LEGAL ACTION OR ASSERT A CLAIM AGAINST SOVRN COACHING & FITNESS, or OTHERS REFERRED TO IN THIS DOCUMENT FOR ANY NEGLIGENCE OR THAT OF OUR EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR CONTRACTORS.
TERMS OF THE AGREEMENT
§ The client understands that they are paying the trainer for their services as outlined in this agreement. In the event that the client doesn’t use the services, the client will still be responsible to make payment for the full initial payment to the specifications of the services' terms of use.
The trainer will deliver their sessions and advice to the best of their ability, and according to the National Strength & Conditioning Association’s Standards (NSCA).
§ The client agrees to make all payments by the due date.
Physical exercise can be strenuous and subject to risk of serious injury, your personal trainer urges you to obtain a physical examination from a doctor before beginning any exercise or training program. You agree that by participating in these physical exercise sessions or personal training activities, you do so entirely at your own risk. This includes, without limitation, (a) your use of all amenities and equipment in the facility and any offsite location and your participation in any activity, class, program, personal training or instruction, (b) the sudden and unforeseen malfunctioning of any equipment (c) our instruction, training, supervision, or dietary recommendations. You agree that you are voluntarily participating in these activities and use of these facilities and premises and assume all risks of injury. You expressly agree to release and discharge your personal trainer or instructor, and from any and all claims or causes of action. This waiver and release of liability includes, without limitation, all injuries to you which may occur, regardless of negligence. If any portion of this release from liability shall be deemed by a Court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, then the remainder of this release from liability shall remain in full force and effect and the offending provision or provisions severed here from. You acknowledge that you have carefully read this waiver and release and fully understand that it is a release of liability. You agree to voluntarily give up any right that you may otherwise have to bring a legal action against the personal trainer or instructor for negligence, or any other personal injury or property damage or loss action.