Waiver and Release Form

please read carefully...just in case 


In all physical or online classes, demonstrations, excursions conducted by Ben Sanford and The Tribal Edge, reasonable care is taken to prevent serious injuries and to minimize accidents.  The student states that he/she is fully aware that fitness, martial arts, survival, tracking, awareness, healing, caretaking and wilderness training, even under the safest conditions possible, may be dangerous, and the student hereby agrees to accept full responsibility and assume all physical and psychological risks, including those caused by acts of God, injury, death, and/or loss to his/her person and/or property knowingly and voluntarily.  The student agrees to obey the rules and regulations that the Tribal Edge puts into effect to minimize these risks. The student knowingly, voluntarily, and irrevocably waives any and all past, present, and/or future injuries, death, or loss, including those caused by God, received while participating in activities conducted by the Tribal Edge as a student, participant, spectator, and/or visitor, or in any other manner or form, taking part in the physical or online exercised, practices, excursions, and/or demonstrations of said fitness, martial arts, survival, tracking, awareness, healing. caretaking, and wilderness training despite the rigors and dangers inherent in such an undertaking. The student accepts all responsibility for any injury, death, and/or loss to his/her person or property, including by acts of God, for the rigors and physical or psychological dangers inherent in this undertaking.  The student releases to the Tribal Edge rights to use any photograph or video taken while participating in said fitness, martial arts, survival, tracking, awareness, caretaking and wilderness training, to be used as deemed by the Tribal Edge including advertising.

I, the undersigned, hereby acknowledge that I have been advised and fully understand that certain elements of danger are inherent in the activities sponsored by the Tribal Edge which are beyond the control of the instructors, agents, officers, students, and employees of the Tribal Edge, and that participation in any program activities may entail unavoidable risk of personal injury, death, and loss of or damage to property. These risks include, but are not limited to martial arts training injuries such as but not limited to cuts, strains, sprains, damaged joints, broken bones, falls, concussions, foot injuries, or impact from blunt or sharp objects and/or weapons; survival training injuries such as but not limited to accidents with tools and/or weapons, insect and animal bites and stings, poisonous plants, burns, drowning, forces of nature such as but not limited to lightning, and unexpected extreme weather conditions, and any hazard present in the wilderness, such as but not limited to extreme cold, low lying branches, falling objects, sharp objects and slippery surfaces.

I hereby assume all risks of injury and death to myself and loss of damage to property arising out of my participation in such activity and I agree to indemnify, hold harmless the Tribal Edge, its officers instructors, agents, and employees from and against all claims arising from any occurrence causing damage or injury to myself or to any party participating in said event or any third parties injured as a result of my actions.  I further agree to repair or reimburse the Tribal Edge for any and all damages that I cause to the Tribal Edge property or the property at which a specific activity is held. Provided parents or emergency contacts cannot be reached within time, I hereby voluntarily consent to the rendering of such care, including diagnostic procedures, surgical and medical treatment, by authorizing members of the medical staff or their designees, as may in their professional judgment be necessary.  I hereby acknowledge that no guarantees have been made to me as to the effect of such examinations of treatment on participant’s condition.  I acknowledge that I am responsible for all reasonable charges in connect with care and treatment rendered during this period. I have read and understand the terms and conditions of this release, and I agree to subscribe to them.


You will be asked to sign a hard copy of this form at the class when you arrive if you wish to participate.