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Wrestling Travel Insurance

If you are travelling abroad and will be taking part in Wrestling in a training camp or amateur competition, you will need a Travel Insurance policy in place before you leave your home.


This policy will also cover Personal Liability and Personal Accident.

Please check the Terms and Conditions for any Restrictions or Exclusions.

To get a quote by telephone or email, contact us on 0800 043 0020 / 01273 092 757 / support@jsinsurance.co.uk

Summary of Cover


Section & Cover Limit Per Person Excess
Medical & Emergency Expenses £10,000,000 £100
Search & Rescue £50,000 £500
Personal Liability £2,000,000 -
Personal Accident £5,000 -
Activity Equipment £1,000 £75
Delayed Activity Equipment £200 -
Activity Equipment Hire £300 -
Legal Expenses £25,000 -
Curtailment £2,000 £100


Section & Cover Limit Per Person Excess
Personal Possessions £2,000 £75
Delayed Possessions £200 -
Loss of Personal Money £300 £75
Loss of Travel Documents £1,000 £75
Cancellation £5,000 £100
Travel Disruption £1,000 -
Travel Delay £120 -
Abandonment £5,000 £100

This Travel Insurance is arranged for JS Travel Insurance through P J Hayman & Company Limited who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Financial Services Register number 497103). Registered office: Stansted House, Rowlands Castle, Hampshire PO9 6DX. Reg no. 2534965. Adventures Travel Insurance is underwritten by Antares Syndicate 1274 at Lloyd’s. Antares is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.

Covid-19 / Coronavirus Cover

Our Travel Insurance can cover you to travel provided the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) is not advising against all, or all but essential travel to your destination and it is not on the red list.

All customers must follow the advice of the FCDO at the time of travel and for the duration of their trip. This includes returning to the UK if the FCDO changes their travel advice based on the risks presented at the time. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

  • Emergency Medical treatment and Repatriation, when medically necessary, if you contract COVID-19 whilst abroad.

History of Wrestling

This is one of the oldest types of fighting, cave paintings in France dating back more than 15,000 years depict Wrestling matches, as do Hieroglyphs from Egypt and reliefs from Babylon.

In Ancient Greece, Wrestling was an important part of the culture and was prominently featured in legends and literature.

Wrestling was also the centre sport during the first Olympic Games. The international governing body for wrestling, the FILA, was founded in Antwerp, Belgium, in 1912.

Nowadays, Wrestling is a term that comprises many different types of the sport, from Greco-Roman Wrestling and Amateur Pankration to Oil Wrestling and Freestyle Wrestling.

While the specific rules may vary between those various types, the goal is always the same: to obtain a superior position.

Wrestling has also influenced many other combat sports and Martial Arts, such as Judo.

Common Injuries

As a combat sport, the physical contact that characterises Wrestling makes it easy to get injured.

Wrestling is a rather aggressive, although fair, and very physical full contact sport, which is why it is essential that you purchase the right Travel Insurance to adequately cover you when you are away.

The knees, shoulders, upper body, ankles and head are the most common areas that get injured when wrestling.

Particularly the joints are susceptible to injuries, joint locks are a popular way to keep ones opponent locked into a certain position.

If you are injured whilst Wrestling, the way in which the injury is managed is important, to ensure a quick and full recovery.

Because this is a full contact combat sport, there is no successful way to avoid injuries besides training well and regularly and making sure that you are in good physical shape.

Wrestling Equipment

This is arguably the cheapest sport in the world. No equipment is needed whatsoever, Wrestling is done bare handed.

People who participate in matches, however, might wear special Wrestling shoes that offer more traction on the ground. Clothing consists of nothing more than a sleeveless shirt and tight shorts.

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