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American Karate Studios

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The Buyer (student/signer) understands that under the terms of this agreement, American Karate Studios, Inc. obligates itself to furnish me with competent instruction & suitable facilities for teaching lessons.  Classes are supervised by qualified personnel trained in the procedures & traditions of the Martial Arts.  I will faithfully comply with all the rules & regulations of the school & the traditions of the Martial Arts.

 

The Buyer (student/signer) agrees to follow all rules/regulations now in force or in the future adopted by us, including, but not limited to, rules & regulations with regard to hours of operation, use of equipment & facilities, personal hygiene & attire.  We reserve the right to revoke or suspend your membership, if you or your guest(s) fail to follow any rules and regulations, for reasons of nuisance, disturbance of other members, moral turpitude or fraud, or if we determine that your actions may endanger yourself or other persons.

 

The Buyer (student/signer) consents to the unrestricted use in perpetuity, for purposes including but not limited to display, advertising, and trade and including any alterations or modifications whatsoever, of said image, including the negative and prints made therefrom, by American Karate Studios, Inc., its employees, teachers, agents, successors and assigns forever.  The undersigned waves any rights which he/she may otherwise have to inspect or approve the visual images or prints made from the negative thereof, with respect to 1) any alterations or modifications, 2) any material or commentary, 3) any publication using the name of undersigned, no name, or a fictitious name, 4) any use for the purposes of publicity, illustration, commercial art, and 5) any advertising of products or services. 

 

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BUYER’S RIGHT TO CANCEL  -  If you wish to cancel this contract, you may cancel by delivering or mailing by certified mail, return receipt requested, written notice to American Karate Studios, Inc.  This notice must say that, you do not wish to be bound by the contract and must be delivered or mailed before 12 midnight of the third business day after you sign and receive a copy of this contract.  The notice must be delivered or mailed to:  American Karate Studios, Inc., 2583 West Chester Pike, Broomall, PA 19008.  In some cases you may also cancel this contract if you signed it before the health club facility was completed, if the club moves or goes out of business, if you become permanently disabled or if you move from the area.  If you cancel, the American Karate Studios Inc may be entitled to a certain portion of the contract price.  If the American Karate Studios Inc. goes out of business or refused to give you a refund, there may be a bond or letter of credit under which you are entitled to collect.  For details, read your contract carefully.  Enforcement of the Health Club Act is by the Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or the district attorney of the county in which the health club is located.  You may also bring a private cause of action if your rights are violated.  You may contact the State Bureau of Consumer Protection or your local district attorney.

CANCELLATION WITHIN 3 DAYS - The Buyer (signer/student) is permitted to cancel the contract without penalty within three business days of its signing and the Buyer (signer/student) receiving a fully completed copy thereof. Upon receipt of notice of cancellation under this paragraph we shall refund to the Buyer (signer/student) all monies including any initiation fee paid under the contract.

EXTENSION DUE TO DISABILITY - The Buyer (signer/student) may extend the membership term of the contract at no additional cost for a period of time equal to the duration of a disability where the Buyer (signer/student) has a disability which precludes the Buyer (signer/student) from using one-third or more of the facilities for a period of less than six months and the disability is verified by a physician.

CANCELLATION UPON DEATH OR DISABILITY - The Buyer (signer/student) or his/her legal representative may cancel this contract if the Buyer(signer/student) dies or becomes permanently disabled. A permanent disability means a condition which precludes the Buyer (signer/student) from using one-third or more of the facilities for 6 months or more and the condition is verified by a physician. Upon receipt of notice of cancellation under this paragraph, we shall refund to the Buyer (signer/student) all monies paid in excess of an amount computed by dividing the full contract price, including any initiation fee, by the number of weeks in the contract term and multiplying the result by the number of weeks elapsed in the contract term, less a predetermined fee not exceeding $100, or , if more that half the life of the contract has expired a predetermined fee not exceeding $50. In the case of permanent disability, we may require the Buyer (signer/student) to submit to a physical examination by a physician agree ab let o the Buyer (signer/student) and American Karate Studios, Inc.. The additional cost of the examination shall be borne by us.

 

CANCELLATION UPON RELOCATION - The Buyer (signer/student) may cancel this contract if the Buyer (signer/student) moves more than 10 additional miles from American Karate Studios, Inc. and is unable to transfer the contract to a comparable facility located within 5 miles of his/her new residence. Upon receipt of notice of cancellation under this paragraph, American Karate Studios, Inc. shall refund to the Buyer(signer/student) all monies paid in excess of an amount computed as of the date of relocation by dividing the full contract price, including any initiation fee, by the number of weeks in the contract term and multiplying the result by the number of weeks elapsed in the contract term, less a predetermined fee not exceeding $100, or if more that half the life of the contract has expired, a predetermined fee not exceeding $50

 

OTHER CANCELLATION RIGHTS  -  

A-  If American Karate Studios, Inc. temporarily closes for 30 days or less, the Buyer (student/signer) shall receive an extension of the membership term equal to the period during which the facility is closed.

B-  The Buyer (student/signer) may cancel the contract if American Karate Studios, Inc. closes for more than 30 days and American Karate Studios, Inc. fails to provide a comparable facility within 10 miles of the location designated in American Karate Studios, Inc.’s contract.  Upon receipt of notice of cancellation under this paragraph, American Karate Studios, Inc. shall refund to the Buyer (student/signer) all moneys paid in excess of an amount computed by dividing the full contract price, including any initiation fee, by the number of weeks in the contract term and multiplying the result by the number of weeks elapsed in the contract term.

C-  The Buyer (student/signer) may cancel the contract at any time until American Karate Studios, Inc. has provided the Buyer (student/signer) with a signed copy of a contract written in full compliance with the Pennsylvania Health Club Act.

D-  Under this contract, no further payments shall be due to anyone, including any purchaser of any note associated with or contained in this contract in the event American Karate Studios, Inc., at which this contract is entered into, ceases operation and fails to offer a comparable alternate location within the miles.

ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHT OF ACTION  -  Whether or not the health club has complied with the notice requirements of this section, any right of action or defense arising out of a health club contract which the Buyer (student/signer) has against the health club, and which would be cut off by assignment, shall not be cut off by assignment of the contract to a third-party holder, whether or not the holder acquires the contract in good faith and for value.

 

RESERVATION OF RIGHTS  -  We reserve the right, in accordance with the terms of this Contract, at any time to close our school or alter the hours of operation and the right to add, eliminate or amend the cost of any program, activity, class or service in our sole discretion.  Except as prevented by causes beyond our control, we will, maintain the health club facilities and the supervision thereof substantially as of the date of this Contract.  Classes and equipment are available subject to demand and may be crowded at peak hours or may be discontinued or times changed if demand fluctuates.

 

WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY - The American Karate Studios urges you and all students to
obtain a physical examination from a doctor before using any exercise equipment or participating in any exercise class. All exercises, including the use of weights and use of any and all machinery, equipment, and apparatus designed for exercising shall be at the student's sole risk. Student understands that the agreement to use, or selection of exercise programs,methods and types of equipment shall be student's entire responsibility, and the American Karate Studios shall not be liable to student for any claims, demands, injuries, damages, or actions arising due to injury to student's person or property arising out of or in connection with the use by student of the services, facilities, and premises of the School. Student hereby holds American Karate, its officers,
owners, agents and employees harmless from all claims which may be brought against them by student or on student's behalf for any such injuries or claims.

 

REPRESENTATION OF MEMBER’S HEALTH  -  The Buyer (student/signer) represents and agrees that you are in good physical condition and have no disability, impairment or ailment that may pose a serious threat to the health, safety or comfort of you or of others or that would prevent you from engaging in any exercise or using our facilities.

 

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS  -  We may make available to Members and their guests the services of independent contractors.  We do not warrant or guarantee that these services will remain available to Members or guests for any period of time.

 

EXECUTION AND DELIVERY  -  Every health club contract shall be signed by the Buyer (student/signer), and a copy shall be delivered to the Buyer (student/signer) at the time the contract is executed.

 

TO CANCEL A CONTRACT  -  pursuant to paragraph (1), (3), (4), or (5), the Buyer (student/signer) shall notify American Karate Studios, Inc. of cancellation in writing, by certified mail return receipt requested, or by personal delivery to the address specified in American Karate Studios, Inc. contract. I understand this agreement may be canceled at any time by paying a cancellation fee equal to 40% of the tuition fee prorated to the remainder of the agreement. All discounts given will not be considered in the calculation of the cancellation fee. If the student and/or co-signer wish to cancel this agreement on the stated terms set out.

NOTICE  -  Any holder of this contract or note is subject to all claims and defenses which the debtor could assert against the seller of goods or services obtained pursuant hereto or with the proceeds hereof.  Recovery here under by the debtor shall not exceed amounts paid by the debtor here under.