Members confirm decision to drop the
However, our Public/Professional Liability Insurance remains 100% in force
Following on from the resolution at the Annual General Meeting at 2020 Summer School,
Up to now, this insurance had provided a small amount of cover on a no-fault basis for
This change also highlights the importance of reminding new members that Aikido is a martial art with inherent risks of personal injury, so that they definitely should consider whether they need to take out personal insurance cover of their own. They should consider for example, income protection insurance or private health insurance, and take into account the possibility of out-of-pocket expenses flowing from a long-term injury, and which might affect ability to work for a lengthy period.
This change however will not affect the ability to claim for injuries which occurred before
Note however that our Public Liability policy - with coverage for $20m - remains in force.
However also note carefully that this change does not in any way change the necessity to promptly and fully document and report injuries and incidents, as currently occurs.
If you have any queries, please call me or email me.
Kind regards to all,