EIGO Football Academy Terms and Conditions
Article 1 (Name)This soccer academy shall be known as "Eigo Football Academy" (hereinafter referred to as "the Academy"). The Academy is operated by Football Heroes Inc.
Article 2 (Purpose)The Academy aims to cultivate individuals who can compete on a global scale by improving their soccer skills and fostering an interest in English, an international language, from an early age, and combining it with the sport with the highest number of participants in the world.
Article 3 (Membership Qualifications and Enrollment Procedures)Membership qualifications shall be limited to those who comply strictly with these regulations and fall within the target audience for each program.
Upon completion of the required information on the designated membership application form and confirmation of the initial fee payment, the applicant shall be recognized as an official member (hereinafter referred to as "enrollment") and may participate from the designated lesson date.
If there are any changes to the information provided during the enrollment process, such as address or contact details, the Academy member must notify the staff promptly.
Article 4 (Annual Membership Fees, Enrollment Fees, and Monthly Dues)Members must pay the designated enrollment fee, annual membership fee, and monthly dues by the specified deadline. Once these fees have been paid, they will not be refunded except in cases of force majeure.
Monthly dues, after the initial fee, must be paid in advance and will be automatically charged to the member's credit card on the 25th of each month.The Academy may revise and change the amount of membership fees or other fees with advance notice.
If a member fails to pay the dues for two months, the Academy may suspend their coaching and request that they withdraw from the program.
Article 5 (Joining a Sports Safety Insurance Policy)The Academy requires all members to join a "Sports Safety Insurance Policy."
The enrollment process will be conducted by the Academy, and the enrollment fee will be included in the annual membership fee.
In the event of injury or accidents during Academy coaching, the policy will provide coverage within the scope of the "Sports Safety Insurance Policy."
Article 6 (Activity Period)The Academy's activity period is generally from April of each year to March of the following year.
The Academy aims to have approximately 42 lesson days per year, and holiday lessons will follow the annual schedule set by each class.
If a member cannot attend a lesson due to illness or other reasons, they must inform the staff of their absence as soon as possible before the start of the lesson.
Members should contact the staff via the BAND talk room for any absences or changes.
Members may apply for a make-up lesson on their own initiative, and the application will be accepted through the BAND talk room.
In the event of cancellation due to rain or advanced notice of absence, the member may make up the lesson on a designated make-up day or attend a different class at a different venue or on a different day. However, there is a limit to the number of members who may make up on any given day.
The make-up period is limited to six months, and make-up lesson must be used within this time frame.
Article 7 (Handling of Practice Suspension)As a general rule, lesson will be conducted even in rainy weather, but if the staff determines that it is difficult to conduct due to reasons such as lightning, typhoons, heavy snow, and other natural disasters, lesson will be suspended.
The weather judgment on the day of lesson will be made about 1-2 hours before the start of lesson, and the staff will contact the academy designated method.
In case of deterioration in the weather during lesson, follow the instructions of the coach or the ground manager and evacuate, and follow the coach's decision on whether to resume lesson.
As a general rule, if lesson is suspended after 30 minutes of the start of lesson, it will be counted as one lesson session, but there may be cases where a makeup session is conducted at the discretion of the on-site coach.
Article 8 (Temporary Withdrawal)Temporary withdrawal refers to "when a person takes a break for one month or more on a monthly basis."
If you wish to take a temporary withdrawal due to unavoidable circumstances such as personal injury or illness (diagnosis by a physician is necessary), you can take a temporary withdrawal after paying the tuition fee for the month of resumption in advance. Please contact the staff by the 15th of the previous month, if possible.
If you wish to take a temporary withdrawal for personal reasons, please apply through the withdrawal application form on the member page by the 15th of the previous month. The withdrawal month will be charged at a discounted rate of 2,000 yen (tax included) per month. If there is no prior notice and a temporary withdrawal is made without permission, the monthly fee will be paid as usual.
For other special reasons, the staff and parents will determine the period of temporary withdrawal, etc.
The enrollment period for academy students who have been approved for temporary withdrawal is within the fiscal year. If you do not renew your enrollment procedures for the new fiscal year, you will be deemed to have withdrawn from the academy on March 31st of the same fiscal year.
Article 9 (Withdrawal)If you wish to withdraw from the academy due to various circumstances, please contact the staff one month before the desired month of withdrawal and submit a withdrawal request. If you withdraw without notice, you may be required to pay the monthly fee regardless of whether you participate in the academy or not.
Article 10 (Expulsion, etc.)In case of an academy student who violates this agreement as an academy student and does not improve even after being cautioned or instructed by the coach, there may be cases where the student is expelled after confirming the intentions of the guardian and the student. Temporary suspension or expulsion of academy student status will be carried out if any of the following apply:
If the student has committed an act that damages the reputation of the academy or causes significant trouble to other academy students.
If the student violates the regulations of the academy.
If the tuition fees or other fees are more than 2 months overdue and the student cannot respond to requests from the academy for payment.
If there are other acts that are deemed appropriate for disciplinary action and improvement is not recognized.
Article 11 (Injury during Practice)
In the event of an injury during lesson, the academy shall not be held responsible except in cases of gross negligence or intention on the part of the academy. The injured student must be treated at their own expense.
Article 11 (Treatment of Injuries and Disclaimer)In the event of injury during academy lesson, the academy coach and on-site staff will provide first aid and, if necessary, transport the student to a nearby hospital and make contact with the parents to provide appropriate support depending on the situation. The academy will not be held responsible for accidents caused by forces beyond its control. In the event that the academy or a third party is found to be responsible for an accident that occurs while using the lesson facilities, the responsible party may be held liable for damages.
Article 12 (Transportation to the Academy and Self-Management)Academy students are responsible for their own transportation to the venue. Parents should always make attendance decisions based on their child's health.
Article 14 (Closure or Suspension of the Academy)The academy may close or suspend operations for the following reasons: 1) natural disasters, earthquakes, or other circumstances that make holding lesson impossible, 2) unavailability of lesson facilities due to repairs or renovations, and 3) significant changes in the company's circumstances or economic situation.
Article 15 (New Programs, Elimination, etc.)The academy may introduce new courses or change or eliminate existing courses with a 30-day advance notice, depending on usage and other factors.
Article 16 (Usage Rules, etc.)The academy will establish separate rules for matters not covered in this agreement and necessary details for operation. Amendments or modifications to this agreement will be made at the academy's discretion, and other rules relating to the academy will be determined by the academy separately.
Article 17 (Issuance)This agreement will be issued from April 1st, 2017.
Article 18 (Revision)The 6th Article regarding changes to the transfer deadline and the 8th Article regarding procedures, costs, etc. for taking a break will be revised in March 2021 and March 2022.