This insurance package is not available to non-STA members.
Insurance is not included in any STA membership category and has to be purchased seperately, members are sent a link to the insurance provider when an application has been successfully processed, or the link can be accessed via the STA members portal on this site after logging in using your unique username and password, created by you when you submitted an application to join STA
The STA, similar to other membership associations are not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority to offer insurance advice or to sell insurance products. The STA as a not for profit Assocation are not paid commission on any insurance policy sales.
STA discounted affinity scheme insurance is available to members once an application has been approved. If your membership expires or you do not renew then you must transfer to the Balens standard policy and pay any additioinal fees directly to Balens. Cessation of membership makes your Balens policy void.
What is the cost?
It currently costs £50.86 and we provide a link in the STA members portal of this website to Balens Insurance who administer our policy. This policy can be taken by clicking the insurance link in the members portal or in your welcome email. You'll need to log in to access the members portal.
What does it cover?
It is a £6m liability and unlimited legal expenses policy. It includes as standard everything on the Sports Massage, Soft Tissue Therapy, Sports Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation learning programmes. It also includes Dry Needling and Mobilisations to grade 4 but Medical acupuncture and Manipulations are excluded and require payment of additional premium. Associated fitness industry coaching, teaching , yoga, exercise referral, gym instruction, personal training and Pilates can be added for no extra cost if you have a qualification and provide Balens with the necessary evidence. This is not an exhaustive list and you should speak directly to Balens to ascertain if the policy meets your individual needs.
Income Protection Insurance
What is the cost?
The cost is purely dependant upon your background, the STA have negotiated a great deal with My Protection Specialist to bring members 50% off their first years premiums.
More Details on this are available in the members portal