Karate (Training) Travel Insurance
Karate is arguably the most well known Martial Art in the world. Its name literally means empty hand, which is appropriate as the sport is practiced without any weapons. It is mostly a striking sport, in which so-called karatekas fight one another with bare hands. Open hand techniques are what characterises this combat sport. Hand positions and movements range from…
Karate is arguably the most well known Martial Art in the world. Its name literally means empty hand, which is appropriate as the sport is practiced without any weapons. It is mostly a striking sport, in which so-called karatekas fight one another with bare hands. Open hand techniques are what characterises this combat sport. Hand positions and movements range from spear hands to knife hands. Other means of striking that are allowed include punching, knee strikes, elbow strikes and kicking.
Please Note: This policy does not cover you for Karate in an Amateur Competition. If you require a quote for this, please visit our page Karate (Amateur Competition) Travel Insurance.
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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|
|Scheduled Airline Failure||£1,500||£1,500||£1,500|
History of Karate
After the Second World War, Okinawa became an important military base for the United States, whose soldiers discovered the sport of Karate there. They brought it back to their home country, thereby initiating the sports global spreading.
Just like other Martial Arts, Karate is a combat sport that has an undeniable physical aspect, but also focuses on self discipline, mental health and self development.
Common Injuries whilst taking part in Karate
Karate is a combat and contact sport, and, therefore, there is a rather high risk of injury when partaking in the sport. Some of the most common injuries associated with Karate include:
Karate is a contact sport and as a result it may not be possible to avoid getting hurt at some point. There are, however, a few things that you can keep in mind to prevent getting seriously injured. To prevent injury, make sure to properly warm up, including stretching, before a practice session or a match. It is also recommended that you practice your moves often to ensure that they are carried out correctly. Incorrect movements may lead to an injury. If youre training with a trainer, listen to their advice and always keep it in mind. If necessary, consider wearing protective gear, which may include a mouth guard.
You must ensure that you are adequately supervised, and that you do not participate in Karate (Training) for more than 90 days in any one Period of Insurance.
This Sport does not provide Accidental Death & Disability Benefit or Personal Liability cover.
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