The GB Style provides for a technical and tactical framework for coaches to support their athletes as they build their fencing specific skills and move through the pathway stages.
It sets out what a GBR fencer is expected to be able to do from a technical and tactical perspective.
It also creates a common reference point and terminology for coaches and athletes when they come together to train or compete.
The technical and tactical framework is built around the fundamental ‘3 P’s: Perceive, Predict and Provoke. These define a framework of space/distance and time:
Based on the 3 P’s each weapon has its own defined GB style. This is reviewed on a regular basis by the weapon coaches on the Athlete Development Programme.
Return to the Weapons Framework Page to find out more about the Weapons Framework.
Return to the Pathway Zone to find out more about the Athlete Development Pathway.
Return to ‘The ADP Zone‘ to find out more information about the work that we do.
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