1.1. Your membership will begin the day you join.
1.2. When paying by direct debit, your first monthly payment will come out on the date you have chosen. You may also owe a pro-rata amount – this is a calculated amount owed between the date you join and the first direct debit payment. This will be payable directly to Brenden Flanagan at “The Bat Cave MMA Gym / Team BATCAVE.
1.3. Your membership is personal to you. You cannot transfer it to another person.
1.4. If “The Bat Cave MMA Gym / Team BATCAVE” or the bank/building society makes a mistake with your direct debit payment, then you are guaranteed a full refund.
1.5. Your direct debit will be active until you submit your 1 calendar months notice with Brenden Flanagan at “The Bat Cave MMA Gym / Team BATCAVE” or in writing to DFC, (DFC contact details will be on the contract you receive after joining). See agreement 3.1. for further information.
1.6. You must pay the amount due on your first instalment before you may submit your 1 calendar month notice to cancel your membership.
2.1. You must pay a monthly membership to join “The Bat Cave MMA Gym / Team BATCAVE”
2.2. Monthly installments will be due on either the 1st, 8th, 15th or 25th of each calendar month or the next available working day by Direct Debit.
2.3. We may change the amount of your payments. If we do so, we will write to you at the address or email you have provided 14 days before the changes take place.
2.4. Monthly fees are payable even if you do not use our services.
3. Cancelling Your Membership
3.1. Memberships cannot be cancelled prior to the agreed contract length of one calendar month. A contract may be cancelled once the first payment has been made. This requires 1 calendar months notice period in writing to Debit Finance ([email protected]). A confirmation letter will be sent back. Queries on cancelled memberships can only be dealt with when a copy of this letter is provided. Contact Debit Finance on 01908 422007 for further info.
4. Club Rules
4.1. Once you have joined, you must comply with the club rules and etiquette which forms part of this agreement or your membership may be suspended.
4.2. We may edit the rules and etiquette at any time to improve your safety. You will be informed of any changes made immediately.
5. Changing the Agreement
5.1. “The Bat Cave MMA Gym / Team BATCAVE” can change the agreement at any time. We will give you 14 days notice of these changes in writing to the address or email provided. Also these changes will be announced in class.
6. Freezing your Membership
6.1. Contracts can be frozen for a monthly fee of £10 per month. You must submit this 10 days prior, with your reasoning for the action directly to Brenden Flanagan. This membership freezing process also applies to injuries. However If a doctors note is provided, your membership may be terminated that day without any further payments taken.
7.1. By entering into this agreement, I accept the risk, and being present at “The Bat Cave MMA Gym / Team BATCAVE” give up all claims I or anyone acting on my behalf or through me might have against operators, Instructors, Instruction assistants, students, sponsors, officials, participants, non-participants, employees and representatives for any injury or condition regardless of its nature, effect or effects on me as a result of my participants and/or presence at “The Bat Cave MMA Gym / Team BATCAVE”. I understand the risks of training in martial arts and fitness taught at this club and accept that serious injury or even death are a possibility.
7.2. I authorise and agree to hold blameless, whatever medical personnel or official that may be present at “The Bat Cave MMA Gym / Team BATCAVE” to take any action they feel is necessary, should I become injured.
7.3. I represent that I am in good health; that I am not presently, nor will I participate while under the influence of any alcohol, drugs or medication; that no one affiliated with this club has encouraged me to enter or made any representations regarding my fitness or ability to participate; that I have read and understood every provision of this release; and that I am legally competent to and freely enter this waiver, release and assumption of risk agreement.
7.4. I understand that if there is any technique, exercise or action that I feel may be beyond my ability, I will exercise my right to decline to perform that said movement or action and that I will refrain from doing anything that may cause or exacerbate an injury or physical condition that I have.
7.5. I understand that complicated physical movements may be required and release all instructors and employees of this club from any responsibility should said movements or techniques result in injury or death.
7.6. I agree that my attendance and/or performance at the club may be photographed or filmed and used for marketing purposes and I waive the right to compensation there of.
7.8. Furthermore, if the student is a minor and under the agreed age “The Bat Cave MMA Gym” or “Team BATCAVE” has set. I hereby certify that I am the parent or legal guardian of the above named minor and student. I have read and understand every provision of this release. I am legally competent to and freely enter into this waiver, release and assumption of risk agreement on behalf of the minor and myself.