GBR Parent Zone

This page is designed to give parents quick access to information on the website that is of particular interest if you wish your child to compete for GBR at any level.

For more information specific to the age categories please visit the relevant areas of the website, GBR CadetGBR Junior, and GBR Senior

For information on the GBR Athlete Development Programme funded by Sport England please click here


Recent Articles of Interest:

Children should not stop playing sport in run up to exams as it has no impact on results, study suggests –, 24th April 2019

Fortnite is not sport’s enemy, outdated coaching is – Irish Examiner, 27th April 2019

Sports Parents – we have a problem – Psychology Today, 3rd December 2018

A plea to parents to simmer down – Time Magazine, 25th November 2014


Videos to make you think:

Check our this video and see if you recognise yourself. (Just in case it’s not obvious it’s a parody!)

Travelling home after a long weekend fencing abroad? Competition not as successful as you had hoped? Try to avoid a version of this!

Lots of interesting messages in here for parents and coaches alike:


Other Resources:

Changing The Game

Parents in Sport

Child Protection in Sport Unit – Parent Resources

Get More from Sport (Canada)

Let Kids be Kids


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