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Martial Arts Schools

Markel offers comprehensive liability and property coverage for martial arts schools that teach the following disciplines:

  • Aikido
  • Cardio kickboxing
  • Capoeira
  • Goju-Ryu
  • Hapkido 
  • Incidental mixed martial arts (Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Savate) 
  • Jeet Kune Do
  • Judo
  • Jujitsu (including Brazilian and Gracie)
  • Karate
  • Kempo
  • Kendo
  • Kenpo
  • Kung-fu
  • Shito-Ryu
  • Shotokan
  • Tai Chi
  • Tae Kwon Do
  • Tang Soo Do 
  • Wado-Ryu

Will consider mixed martial arts, wrestling, Savate, and Kickboxing if the activity is an incidental portion of the business.

Coverage Highlights    

Click here to print the Martial Arts product sheet.

Liability Coverages

  • General liability: Limits up to $1 million per occurrence/$3 million aggregate
  • Competitions and exhibitions 

Property Coverages

  • Buildings
  • Business income
  • Business income extension endorsement, including communicable disease and food contamination
  • Business personal property 
  • Recreational property extension
  • Systems breakdown  

Other Coverages

  • Excess accident medical
  • Crime
  • Umbrella liability: Limits up to $5 million available

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You must be an appointed agent with Markel to submit an application. For more information about appointments, click here.

Downloadable PDF options are available. You will need Adobe Acrobat to view the documents.

Please complete the appropriate applications:

Martial Arts Application      

Supplemental Applications
GL Additional Location Form

Martial Arts Tournament
Data Breach Application
Property Additional Building Form  
Property Supplement    
Sponsored Competition Supplement
Camps Supplement
Inflatable Device Supplement
Umbrella Application
Certificate of Insurance Request Form
Travel and/or Field Trips Supplement

Email your completed applications to or fax to 804-273-6144.

Underwriting Guidelines

In addition to the application(s), we need the following:

  • School's brochure and web site address
  • Loss history for the past 4 years 

Click here to visit our martial arts product site.

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