This website contains general information about karate and the classes we offer. The information should not be treated as advice. All material contained on this website is provided for information only. Before starting karate, you should consult with your physician first. Engaging in a karate course, is entirely at your own risk by the “Assumption of Risk Doctrine”, including any present and/or future physical or physiological pain or injury that you may incur.

Karate is real and for self-defense and can be dangerous. People can and sometimes do get hurt. All people should only practice under the supervision of a certified karate instructor. Children should also be supervised by their parents.

Copyright Policy

All material, images, and pictures on this website are copyrighted by the NorthWest Budokan. Unauthorized copying, reproduction, broadcast, use or sale of any and/or all portions of this website is strictly prohibited. Images are for promotional use by NorthWest Budokan only. Images may not be copied, modified, or reused without prior permission.

This website is owned and operated by NorthWest Budokan, and the materials contained on this website are protected under various laws, including copyright and trademark laws. You can use these materials for personal, non-commercial, and demonstration use only. Any modification or use of these materials (in whole or in part) for any other purpose is strictly prohibited. Any unauthorized use may subject you to civil liability and criminal prosecution under applicable laws. All content contained herein, and throughout this website including, but not limited to, keywords, description, title, and other meta tags and content or text, is Copyright by NorthWest Budokan. All rights reserved. Unauthorized copying or usage (except by search engines and directories) may result in criminal prosecution.

Materials available on this website are provided “as is,” without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied. Subject to any applicable law, under no circumstances shall NorthWest Budokan be liable to you for any special or consequential damages that may result from the use of or the inability to use the materials on this website, even if NorthWest Budokan was advised of the possibility of such damages.

Any information you submit to NorthWest Budokan, including, but not limited to biographical information, audio files, photos, or images for use on this website or any other medium or promotional material may be used, edited, altered, changed, added, or removed by NorthWest Budokan and/or NorthWest Budokan’s representatives at any time, for any reason, without notice.

NorthWest Budokan and the NorthWest Budokan logo/design are trademarks of NorthWest Budokan.

Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions

NorthWest Budokan adheres to the highest standards in assuring its customers’ privacy. All information, including buyers’ accounts, transactions, and all correspondence, are handled with the utmost discretion. The only personal information collected by NorthWest Budokan is information which is submitted to us voluntarily and knowingly.

For example, when you simply browse NorthWest Budokan’s website, no personal information is being collected by NorthWest Budokan. We do not utilize “Cookies”. The “Information Request Form” requires that you provide certain personal information. By submitting this form from this site, or sending email, mail, or telephone communications, you will be entitled to receive email or other correspondence from NorthWest Budokan.

NorthWest Budokan will not share any personal information it collects with any unaffiliated third parties unless specified at the point of collection. NorthWest Budokan will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete records from its databases when it receives requests to do so, however because of possible retention of a residual copy in a system backup file, it cannot guarantee deletion in every instance. If you send NorthWest Budokan an email message, we may retain that message and your email address, as well as any response we send you. Any email you receive from us will contain information regarding how to remove yourself from our mailing list.

NorthWest Budokan, does not utilize Cookies. However, server logs capture certain non-personally identifying data, such as the time and date of a website visit, the browser and operating system being used, the IP address or domain name of the user’s ISP, and the web URL a user linked from. This information is used in aggregate form to help plan system enhancements when necessary and to provide content which is compatible with our visitors’ web browsing systems.

Acceptance of Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions

By using this website, you signify your agreement to the terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use this website. NorthWest Budokan reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time; please check this page periodically for any changes. Your continued use of NorthWest Budokan services (on or off-line) in any capacity, following the posting of any changes to these terms shall mean that you have accepted those changes.

NorthWest Budokan Classes

The Student / Visitor, the parent, or legal guardian on behalf of the Student / Visitor, acknowledges and is fully cognizant of all the inherent dangers in connection with the execution of Karate and acknowledges that the execution of Karate requires physical exertion and contact, and realizes that there is a risk of physical injury which may be incurred while engaged in this activity.  It is further expressly agreed that all exercises and training, and all use of the facilities and conditions shall be undertaken at the Student’s / Visitor’s sole risk and that the Northwest Budokan and Shihan Jay Gravelle, shall not be liable for any claims, demands, injuries, damages, actions, or causes of action, whatsoever, to student or property arising out of or connected with the use of any claims, demands, and facilities or the premises where the same are located, and the Student / Visitor does hereby expressly forever release and discharge the NorthWest Budokan from all such claims, demands, injuries, damages, actions, or causes of action, and from all acts of active or passive negligence on the part of such company, corporation, federation, club, it’s servants, students, teachers, agents, or employees.  It is also expressly understood that purchase and use of personal protection equipment / wear is mandatory during participation in karate training.