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Gamebore launch enviro-friendly wads in steel ammo

Gamebore have launched a new full cup wad that is biodegradable and safe to the environment – and it’s designed for steel shot. For Gamebore, it represents a significant step in the development of environmentally friendly cartridges, at a time

CPSA’s coronavirus safety guide

Shooting grounds have now reopened, and the CPSA have released a safety guide on how to protect yourself from Covid-19. You can read the guide in full below: We have all been living through difficult times and shooting facilities remained

Clay shooting after lockdown with Leah Southall

After weeks in lockdown, Leah is finally able to get out shooting – but has she lost her touch? It was another boring month sat in lockdown, the second since this whole fiasco started. My life consisted of college work, eating,

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How much is your hearing worth to you? Thanks to regulatory bodies within our sport, shooting is a safe andfamily-friendly environment. However, guns are loud, very loud. Withoutprotection, losing your hearing on the shooting ground remains a veryreal possibility, as

Coaching

Hand-eye coordination technique for clay shooting

Not ready to go out shooting yet? Georgina Roberts continues her ‘quarantraining’ with some tips on hand-eye coordination technique that will improve your cognitive and motor skills for shooting. In shooting, your brain receives information from the eyes, processes it, and

How to hit looper targets in clay shooting

Andy Powell explains two preferred methods of consistently hitting the dreaded looper target. It’s one of the hardest things to get to grips with in shotgun shooting: understanding first what the target is actually doing, and then how you and your

Will my gun shoot steel? Clay Shooting Q&A

Let us know if you have any questions, such as will my gun shoot steel – we have the experts to answer them Your clay shooting experts Will my gun shoot steel? Q: I own a Sporting O/U which I

Tips on improving vision for clay shooting

Vision is fundamental to good shooting, and Ed Lyons explains how you can improve your performance with a little expert help. One of the most common questions I was asked during the lockdown period is “what can I do to improve

Features

Olympic shooter Aaron Heading – Clay Shooting interview

Aaron Heading talks to Jasper Fellows about the Olympic delay, The Priory and the hidden benefits of lockdown. In 24 March Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan, released a

Gun Test: B725 Sporter II

Richard Atkins explains why the Browning B725 Sporter II is such a smooth operator

Clay shooting auction – getting the best bargains

Yes, you really can get a fantastic deal on your dream clay gun if you follow the advice of professional auctioneer Gavin Gardiner. I have been selling guns at auction for over thirty years, and I am always surprised at

Best clay guns for 2020 – Our top picks

As restrictions ease and we carefully return to shooting, the Clay Shooting team pick their top ten clay guns for 2020. Clay shooters would argue all day about the best clay gun for the sport, and it’s safe to say

Events

Mitchell Brooker-Smith’s Olympic Skeet win

Mitchell Brooker-Smith blows away the Christmas cobwebs with an Olympic clay shooting Skeet win at South Wales 2000. What better way to celebrate the festive season than South Wales 2000’s Olympic Skeet team Christmas shoot! I’ve been extremely busy these

Para trap at World Championships

Nicola Heron reports from the Fedecat Trap 5 in Spain, where Para Trap combined with a World Championship for the first time. The fifth Fedecat Trap 5 World Championship saw a Para Trap category at a world championship for the first

Best of British

The country’s top Skeet and Trap shooters gathered for the British Shooting Grand Final 2019. Anita North reports The last weekend of September saw Olympic Trap and Skeet shooters gather at Fauxdegla Shooting Ground for this year’s British Shooting Shotgun

Tough at the top

Team GB’s shooters put in a strong performance at a challenging World Cup in Finland, but medals eluded them, reports Anita North The last World Cup this year took place in Lahti, Finland, in August. It was interesting to watch

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