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Airgun Shooter issue 121 is on sale now!

The latest issue of Airgun Shooter Magazine is on sale now! Crows and magpies have a reputation for being the wiliest of airgun quarry, but there are ways to make them drop their guard. Mat Manning shows how he uses

The British Schools and Young Shots Championship 2019: Everything you need to know

With the British Schools & Young Shots Championship less than a month away, we can unveil an exclusive prize and membership bundle for the High Gun, as well as guns to be won from Webley and Armsan. On Saturday 4

Clay line up for Northern Shooting Show

The Northern Shooting Show has established itself as a key highlight in shooters’ calendars – and the clay line just keeps getting more impressive. The Northern Shooting Show is back for its fourth year on 11-12 May and will once

Sun soaked success

The Algarve Grand Prix and Portuguese third Cont. Championships were a success story for Britain’s shooters, reports Anita North. I have just returned from my first visit to O Pinhal Shooting Ground near Faro on Portugal’s Algarve. I was there

Coaching

The importance of listening to your body

It’s easy to think that injuries are something you can just ignore, but Jason Doyle finds out the hard way that you should listen to your body This month’s article almost didn’t happen due to a niggling and persistent neck

Raise your game with Mark Winser

As the 2019 Clay Shooting Classic gets closer, we’re looking back at the best tips and advice from a former three-time winner, Mark Winser.    Part One: Stance In this series I’m going to take you through everything you need

Mind over body

Research suggests you could boost your scores by ten per cent with some simple breathing exercises. Just imagine for a moment that you could improve your competition scores by around ten per cent at a stroke. There’s no need for extra

Bryce’s basics: foot position

Bryce explains why correct foot position is the foundation of good technique. I frequently hear shooters talking about the amount of lead a target needs, as if that’s the only thing that matters. Watch them shoot, though, and there’s often

Features

Lloyd Pattison on gun cleaning essentials

Lloyd Pattison runs through the products to properly clean and maintain your gun.  Gun cleaning. Some think it’s vital, others think it’s a waste of time. If you’re in the latter camp then this article is unlikely to change your

Kate Gatacre on how to get your certificate

Kate Gatacre talks to an FEO to discover how you can minimise the chance of your certificate being delayed or even denied. In our previous article on delays in the licensing system, we talked to Paul Quinton, Senior Firearms Enquiry

Shooting for supper with Mike Bartlett

Mike Bartlett sets out to answer the most important question of all: who will cook dinner? February was  a time for booking competitions. Many of the majors opened for booking this month and experience from last year tells us that

Second-hand heroes with Richard Atkins

Richard Atkins continues his masterclass on what to look for when buying a second-hand gun. Recently we covered most of the basics of how to assess a second-hand shotgun with a view to making a purchase. We went over the

Events

The British Schools and Young Shots Championship 2019: Everything you need to know

With the British Schools & Young Shots Championship less than a month away, we can unveil an exclusive prize and membership bundle for the High Gun, as well as guns to be won from Webley and Armsan. On Saturday 4

Sun soaked success

The Algarve Grand Prix and Portuguese third Cont. Championships were a success story for Britain’s shooters, reports Anita North. I have just returned from my first visit to O Pinhal Shooting Ground near Faro on Portugal’s Algarve. I was there

Malaga Madness

Mitchell Brooker-Smith heads out for his first international competition. But will the tempestuous conditions at the Malaga Grand Prix throw him off his game? In January I competed in the Malaga Grand Prix. It was my first international competition, so

ATA boosts Clay Shooting Classic with sponsorship.

ATA has given the Classic a big boost with six-gun sponsorship worth £6,500. Entries to the Clay Shooting Classic 2019 have been coming in rapidly since the event was announced, and we’ve already gone well past the point where we

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