Terms & Conditions

Please read the following terms and conditions of use carefully. All customers of the Independent Martial Arts Federation (the IMAF) agree to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. By utilizing our services or purchasing our products, you agree to our Terms and Conditions.

Ordering Information: IMAF customers have two ordering methods available to them:

website: www.independentmartialartsfederation.com

IMAF, Robert Shook
3316 Minot Ave
Fort Worth TX 76133

There is no minimum order required.

Payment Terms: All credit card payments are processed by a secured professional institution. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express and Paypal.

Shipping and Handling: All Orders shipped through United States Postal Service.
Domestic shipping – flat rate as specified on website.
International – Additional cost as specified on website, invoiced separately.
Customer will be responsible for all freight costs on any undeliverable or refused packages. Packages will be reshipped at the request of the customer only.

State Tax: Residents of Texas will be charged the current sales tax on purchases.

Return Policy: 

Returns/replacement on defective DVDs within 30 days of purchase. Defective DVDs must be returned to the IMAF at customer’s expense.
Replacement of incorrect certificates within 14 days of purchase.
Any shortage or wrong items received must be reported within 14 days. No claims will be accepted after 14 days for these issues.

High Risk Activity: The products sold through independentmartialartsfederation.com, The IMAF’s catalog sales, or otherwise, include instruction in martial arts. Participation in these activities should be considered a high-risk sports activity. Your participation in any of these activities is at your own risk. Please consult with your personal physician, if necessary, before participating in any of these high-risk activities.

Assumption of Risk: By buying the IMAF’s products, you understand and agree that martial arts, boxing, yoga, fitness, weight lifting, and demonstrations are high risk activities and, to the extent permitted by law, YOU EXPRESSLY AND VOLUNTARILY ASSUME THE RISK OF DEATH OR OTHER PERSONAL INJURY SUSTAINED WHILE PARTICIPATING IN SUCH ACTIVITIES WHETHER OR NOT CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER FAULT of The IMAF including but not limited to equipment malfunction from whatever cause, or any other fault of The IMAF. Additionally, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold The IMAF harmless from any third party claims arising from such High Risk Activities or Martial Arts Weapons or any other The IMAF product.

Copyright: The entire content of www.independentmartialartsfederation.com, including but not limited to text, graphic images, or computer coding are copyrighted as a collective work under the United States and other copyright laws, and is the property of the IMAF and Robert Shook. Permission is granted to electronically copy and print hard copy portions of this site for the sole purpose of conducting business with the IMAF. Any other use, including but not limited to distribution, reproduction, transmission or display of the content of this site is strictly prohibited, unless the IMAF specifically authorizes it.

Trademarks: All trademarks, trade names or service marks of the IMAF that are used on this site are trademarks or registered trademarks of The IMAF. All Logos are registered trademarks of The IMAF.

Product Specifications: All product illustrations and specifications are based on the latest product information available. Many items are handmade and may vary slightly from the illustrations shown.The IMAF reserves the right to make changes at anytime without notice.

Typographical Errors: If an IMAF product is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, the IMAF reserves the right to cancel or refuse any orders placed for the product listed at the incorrect price. We reserve the right to cancel or refuse any order whether or not the order has been processed, been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has been charged for the product and the order has been cancelled or refused, the IMAF shall issue a credit to your credit card for the amount of the incorrect price.

Privacy Policy

What information do we collect? The only information collected is for billing purposes on a purchase.

How do we use your information? We do not sell or solicit any of our customer’s data or information. We use the information we collect from you with The IMAF in the following ways:

To allow us to quickly respond to any of your customer service needs.

To quickly process your transactions.

Your Email address will be used only to contact you about order processing, tracking numbers when an order ships, and to keep you advised of sales

How do we protect customer information? The IMAF is very conscious of your individual and business security concerns. Therefore, we have implemented several security measures to safeguard your confidential personal and business information. All of our client information is confidential. When you place orders online or access your account information it is on our secure server. All confidential or sensitive information you supply is transmitted using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. We do not store any credit card information.

Do we use “cookies” on independentmartialartsfederation.com? No.

Do we disclose the information we collect to outside parties? No. The IMAF does not sell, trade, or transfer to outside parties any of your personal or confidential information.

Can you remove or modify information you have provided to us?Yes. You can at any time request that your personal and/or business information be removed from the The IMAF website.

Security: We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for the secure lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of our Web pages and the McAfee Secure icon on each page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, shipping, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Orders: We request information from you on our order form. To buy from us, you must provide contact information (like name and shipping address) and financial information (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill your orders only and is not retained for any other purpose. If we have trouble processing an order, we'll use this information to contact you.

Third party links: The IMAF may include third party links on our website in an attempt to provide you with additional information. These linked sites will have separate and independent privacy policies. We have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of any linked site. The IMAF seeks to protect the integrity of our site and welcomes any feedback concerning linked sites.

Changes to our policy: The IMAF may make changes to our privacy policy at any time. All changes will be posted on this page. Policy changes will only apply to any information collected after the posted date of the policy change.

Questions and feedback: The IMAF welcomes all questions, comments, and concerns about our privacy policy. Please send your query using the “Contact” button on www.independentmartialartsfederation.com Or, call Robert Shook at 817-874-8296.

Your consent: By using our site or purchasing products from The IMAF, you consent to our privacy policy.