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A customizable martial arts insurance plan can help you protect your business.

We aim to provide the right kind of policy that fits the needs of your martial arts school. With over 40 years of experience, Markel also provides installment payment plans to make your insurance even more affordable, proactive safety resources to help you minimize accidents and extensive experience handling very sensitive youth-related claims.

Why is insurance for martial arts schools important?

A martial arts school is a unique business. That’s why you need affordable martial arts insurance.  Running a martial arts school is not an easy business. That’s why it takes a special person like you to do it. Not only do you need to make a profit, but you have to keep the safety and well-being of your students at the forefront of every minute.

What we offer

Markel offers liability and property coverage for martial arts schools that teach the following disciplines (depending on curriculum): 

  • Aikido
  • Cardio kickboxing
  • Capoeira
  • Goju-Ryu
  • Hapkido
  • Jeet Kune Do
  • Judo
  • Karate
  • Kempo
  • Kendo
  • Kenpo
  • Kung fu
  • Shito-ryu
  • Shotokan
  • Tai Chi
  • Tae Kwon Do
  • Tang Soo Do
  • Wado-ryu

Our coverages can include:

Commercial general liability insurance can provide coverage if you are sued by someone who claims that you caused their physical injury or damaged their property.

Optional liability coverages you can add to your policy: 

  • Abuse and molestation 
  • Competitions and exhibitions – protection for you when you participate in competitions and tournaments that you do not sponsor
  • Employment practices liability insurance
  • Off-premises activities
  • Blanket additional insured’s included at no cost–used for landlords for locations on the policy, recitals, performances and demonstrations.

Accident medical insurance can cover students’ medical bills if they are injured at your school or during activities you sponsor and have no insurance of their own, or their bills exceed what their own insurance pays.

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If a member is injured while an employee is supervising the member and the employee is sued for negligence, professional liability coverage will take effect. 

Insurance coverage for your building whether you own or rent.

Business personal property 
Insurance protection for the content and equipment in your martial arts studio.

Business income
If your school is temporarily closed due to a covered loss, this insurance can cover your lost income and continuing expenses.

Systems breakdown
Insurance coverage when any mechanical, electrical or pressure system breaks down in your covered facility.

Camps and clinics
If you run a camp or clinic, you may want to consider purchasing this special liability coverage. 

Insurance protection if your employee steals money, securities or other property.

Inland marine
Property coverage for items specifically listed on the policy (also referred to as scheduled property) that may be taken off-premises. 

Excess liability
Excess liability insurance provides additional insurance protection that takes effect after you’ve gone above the limits of your general liability insurance.

  • Additional information

    American Black Belt Academy
    Offers training for kids and adults in Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido and Brazilian Style Ju Jitsu.

    Black Belt Magazine
    Self-defense magazine and is dedicated to both the classical and the modern eclectic martial arts.

    U.S. Martial Arts Association
    A non-profit organization dedicated to unifying American Martial Arts in spirit by offering services and guidance to all Martial Artists.

    Tang Soo Do
    One of the most comprehensive and most often used resources currently available on the internet for Tang Soo Do practitioners.

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