INFORMED CONSENT FOR WHM ACTIVITIES BY LUKE WILLS –
READ BEFORE SIGNING
In exchange for being able to participate in Wim Hof Method (WHM) activities organized by Luke Wills and use the property, facilities and services made available by Luke Wills, I agree to the following:
- FOLLOW DIRECTIONS. I agree to observe and follow all instructions and warnings, be they written or spoken, by Inner Fire, their employees and representatives (see also ‘terms and conditions’ http://www.icemanwimhof.com/conditions). If I observe any significant hazard during my participation, I will abstain from participating and will bring the hazard to the attention of the group leaders immediately.
I declare that I will always apply the techniques taught, including but not limited to breathing exercises and physical exercises, in a safe environment (e.g. sitting on a couch/floor) and unforced. I will never practice the techniques before or during diving or any other underwater activities, driving, swimming, taking a bath or any other environment/place where it might be dangerous to faint. I understand that the breathing exercise can have a profound effect and should be practiced in the way it is explained by the instructor.
- ASSUMPTION OF THE RISKS. I recognize on behalf of self, spouse, heirs, estate and assigns that the risk of injury from the activities involved in this program is significant. I recognize that severe injuries, including permanent paralysis or death can occur in sports or activities involving height or motion, the activities including but not limited to breath work, meditation, training routines with ice/cold/heat, physical exercises pertaining but not limited to yoga, swimming, running, climbing, and hiking and may be caused by terrain, facilities, temperature, extreme cold, ice baths, weather conditions, condition of participants, equipment, vehicular traffic, breathing exercises, lack of hydration, or other factors. Potential injuries include but are not limited to heart failure, loss of consciousness, and stroke and may be caused by terrain, facilities, temperature, extreme cold, ice baths, weather conditions, condition of participants, equipment, vehicular traffic, breathing exercises, lack of hydration, or other factors.
While particular rules, equipment, and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious injury still does exist. I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, both known and unknown, and I assume full responsibility for my participation.
I acknowledge and understand that while participating in WHM activities :
- I may be injured, physically or mentally, or may die
- My personal property may be lost, damaged or stolen and this would not be the responsibility of Luke Wills nor any of his team, nor the responsibility of the team of people from the establishment where the activity takes place.
- Other participants may cause me injury or may damage my property
- I may cause injury to other persons or damage their property
- The conditions in which the activity is conducted may vary without warning
- I may be injured or die or suffer damage to my property as a result of negligence or breach of contract
- There may be no or inadequate facilities for treatment or transport in case of an accident and/or injury
- I assume the risk of and responsibility for any injury, death or property damage resulting from my participation in the activity.
- PHOTOGRAPH LICENSE. I understand that while participating in this activity, I may be filmed or photographed. I grant a license to the activity organizer and affiliates to use my photo, video, or film likenessor my image in any other format for any legitimate purpose.
- GOVERNING LAW. This Agreement shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Spain (without regard to the choice of law or conflicts of law principles). In the event of a dispute arising out of or in any way relating to this document or WHM activity to which it refers, jurisdiction and venue shall be the courts of Mallorca and only in those courts.
I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, AND ACCEPT THEM FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT.