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Karate (Amateur Competition) Travel Insurance

Just like Judo, Karate is a hugely popular combat sport and Martial Art around the world. As a Martial Art, it focuses on both physical and psychological strength. Technique and skill are equally as important as respect, self control and mental focus. This is why this is such a popular amateur activity, a sport that is practised recreationally, but also done in…

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Just like Judo, Karate is a hugely popular combat sport and Martial Art around the world. As a Martial Art, it focuses on both physical and psychological strength. Technique and skill are equally as important as respect, self control and mental focus. This is why this is such a popular amateur activity, a sport that is practised recreationally, but also done in Amateur Competitions.

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To get a quote by telephone or email, contact us on 0800 047 5065 (FREEPHONE) or 01273 773 017 info@jsinsurance.co.uk

We provide cover for Residents of the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and British Forces Posted Overseas.

Summary of Cover

Section & Cover Silver Gold Platinum
Cancellation or Curtailment £1,000 £3,000 £7,500
Medical and Repatriation £10,000,000 £10,000,000 £10,000,000
Personal Baggage £1,000 £1,500 £2,500
Personal Money £150 £500 £750
Delayed Departure £100 £1,000 £1,000
Missed Departure £250 £500 £1,000
Legal Expenses £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Scheduled Airline Failure £1,500 £1,500 £1,500

Common Injuries whilst taking part in Karate

Because Karate is a contact combat sport, there is a fairly high risk of sustaining an injury when practicing the sport. The most common injuries sustained while practicing Karate include the following:

Because Karate is a physical full contact sport, avoiding getting hurt while practicing it might not be possible. However, there are some things you can do to lower the risk of getting injured. Make sure to take the time to warm up properly and correctly, including stretching, before training sessions and matches. It is also strongly recommended, essential even, that you practice your offensive and defensive moves often and under the guidance of a licensed coach to make sure that they are done properly as incorrectly carried out movements may result in injuries. If you are training with a coach, which you should, listen to their advice. Additionally, wearing a mouth guard and / or other protective gear if necessary definitely reduces the risks of certain injuries.

  • Joint sprain
  • Groin strain
  • Muscle tears
  • Muscle sprain and strain
  • Ruptured tendons
  • Ligament injury
  • Overuse injuries
  • Shin splints
  • Contusions
  • Cuts
  • Concussion

Important Information

You must ensure that you do not participate in Karate (Amateur Competition) for more than 90 days in any one Period of Insurance.

This Sport does not provide Accidental Death & Disability Benefit or Personal Liability cover.

This Travel Insurance is underwritten by Travel Insurance Facilities and Insured by Union Reiseversicherung AG, UK. Travel Insurance Facilities are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Union Reiseversicherung AG are authorised by BaFin and subject to limited regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority.


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