Before you step onto the training floor of a martial arts school, you will be reading and signing lots of documents. These documents are legally binding so they must be read and clearly understood before you sign them. By signing them you may be waiving your rights to sue for injuries and you will certainly be committing yourself to make payments for a period of time.
Wavier of liability: Signing away your right to sue.
Permission for medical treatment: Permission for emergency treatment.
Contracts. They are common at commercial schools and can be costly.
Sample ripoff contract: You may be signing you martial arts future away.
School requirements: Things that are expected of instructors and students.
Club constitution: Procedures for a school established as a club.
Club bylaws: Bylaws for a school established as a club.