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Matt Coward-Holley wins silver in Trap at the ISSF World Cup

After a heart-stopping final, on Thursday 16th May, young shooter Matt Coward-Holley won a Trap silver medal at the ISSF Changwon World Cup, missing out on gold by the narrowest of margins. Though naturally disappointed to have lost out at

A look ahead to the Clay Shooting Classic

With less than a month to go until the Clay Shooting Classic kicks off, we take a closer look at the plans for the course. The clock is ticking – the Classic kicks off on 28 May, with the Fitasc

Mitchell Brooker-Smith is raring to go!

Sponsors? Check. Prescription shooting glasses? All present and correct. Polo shirt!? It looks like Mitchell Brooker-Smith is starting the season in style The competition season is finally here, but a lot has happened in the off-season. As I have mentioned

Bennion Bags British Schools and Young Shots High Gun

The next generation of shooting was on show at the British Schools and Young Shots Championship on Saturday – and Josh Bennion was crowned the overall High Gun. Smashing a full set of 50 clays on the Red course at

Coaching

Tips from former Clay Shooting Classic winner Ben Husthwaite

It may seem intimidating for the newcomer, but give FITASAC Sporting a go and you could easily find yourself hooked Ben Husthwaite has some tips to get you started 2019 welcomes the world FITASC to the UK and to the

Ask the experts

Let us know if you have any questions, we have the experts to answer them Should I carry my certificate? Q: I noticed recently that some shooting friends of mine carry their shotgun certificate in a shooting bag so it’s

Q and A

Let us know if you have any questions, we have the experts to answer them Worry over licence renewal Q: I am a keen clay shooter in my late 50s. My shotgun certificate is due for renewal soon and I

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

Features

The man behind the ShotKam

James Marchington talks to inventor, businessman and lifelong shooter David Stewart Imagine you’re teaching your young son’s friends to shoot, and want to explain the concept of forward allowance. What you really need is a video camera fixed to the

Richard Atkins on over-boring and fibre wads

Richard Atkins says you should think carefully before using fibre wad shells in an over-bored gun The recent public move against all things plastic has motivated some, no doubt well intentioned, folk to begin banning plastic wads at their shooting

Starting gun

Jonathan McGee is embarking on an exciting new journey with Ben Husthwaite as his capable guide. He tells us how his dreams came true. My clay shooting story started 21 years ago, at the age of 13, when I was

Finding the right first shotgun

It’s important not to rush into things when it comes to your first shotgun. Ben Cartwright recalls his quest for true love. In 2017-18 there were 9,696 shotgun licences issued by the Police. One of them was mine. Having secured

Events

A look ahead to the Clay Shooting Classic

With less than a month to go until the Clay Shooting Classic kicks off, we take a closer look at the plans for the course. The clock is ticking – the Classic kicks off on 28 May, with the Fitasc

Sporting Chance

Shoot quality targets in a brand new location at the 5th ICTSF World English Sporting Championships at the Devenish Lands at Dowth, Ireland The clay season has arrived, and it brings with it an air of anticipation and excitement for

Bennion Bags British Schools and Young Shots High Gun

The next generation of shooting was on show at the British Schools and Young Shots Championship on Saturday – and Josh Bennion was crowned the overall High Gun. Smashing a full set of 50 clays on the Red course at

A look ahead to the British Schools and Young Shots Championship

With the British Schools & Young Shots Championship just a few days 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 In less than

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