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It’s been another month jam-packed with clay competitions. As always, Clay Shooting brings you highlights from the big events. We have reports from the World Fitasc Sporting at EJ Churchill, the Perazzi Grand Prix at Mid Wales, the ICTSF World

British Shooting opens the door

James Marchington attends the governing body’s open day for an insight into their plans for the sport British Shooting wants to work more closely with the shooting industry and media. Of course, funding is part of the story – but

An all round triumph

The English Open and British Open All Round titles at Doveridge offered shooters an exciting and varied challenge, Lloyd Pattison reports Richard King defended his English Open All Round title in fine style at Doveridge Shooting Ground on 8 June,

Limited sight, big vision

Kate Gatacre talks to Ken Newman, founder and owner of Custom Stockz, the company that has revolutionised the look of many a shooter’s gun on the clay circuit. Ken Newman isn’t what you’d expect of an airbrush artist. When he

Coaching

Shotguns: Ten of the Best (part 2)

Ian Coley’s gunshop professionals recommend 10 shotguns ranging from the modest to the magnificent – here is part 2 BROWNING B525 RRP: £1,165 The biggest competitor for the ubiquitous Silver Pigeon, the B525 is very similar in terms of handling,

Shotguns: Ten of the best

Ian Coley’s gunshop professionals recommend 10 shotguns ranging from the modest to the magnificent – and here are your first five. KOFS BLACK DIAMOND RRP: £599.99One of the real breakthrough guns of 2018 and, for the price, certainly looks the

Tips from the top

We asked a selection of Laporte sponsored shooters for their best tips on how to improve – here’s what they told us. Be honest with yourself. It’s very easy to have a bad day, we all have them. The temptation

Ethan Lowry on hand-eye coordination

Ethan Lowry on the importance of developing strong hand-eye coordination to enhance your shooting prowess Clay shooting actually involves more of the senses than people may think. You’re holding the gun (touch), watching for the clay (sight) and listening for

Features

Limited sight, big vision

Kate Gatacre talks to Ken Newman, founder and owner of Custom Stockz, the company that has revolutionised the look of many a shooter’s gun on the clay circuit. Ken Newman isn’t what you’d expect of an airbrush artist. When he

Deal with dominance

Lloyd Pattison takes a look at the solutions on offer for eye-dominance problems Your ideas about eye dominance will be a product of whether you have ever suffered from a disagreement between your dominant hand and your dominant eye. I’m

Ben Cartwright addresses his vision

The eyes have it for Ben Cartwright as he gets the low down on his vision with a little help from Ed Lyons – after all, you can’t hit what you can’t see. I need a new pair of eyeballs!

Stay frosty

Mitchell Brooker-Smith keeps his head in the game at the British Shooting Shotgun Series shoot at South Wales 2000 The weekend of 8-9 June marked the second round of the British Shooting Shotgun Series, held at South Wales 2000 shooting

Events

British Shooting opens the door

James Marchington attends the governing body’s open day for an insight into their plans for the sport British Shooting wants to work more closely with the shooting industry and media. Of course, funding is part of the story – but

An all round triumph

The English Open and British Open All Round titles at Doveridge offered shooters an exciting and varied challenge, Lloyd Pattison reports Richard King defended his English Open All Round title in fine style at Doveridge Shooting Ground on 8 June,

Reports from Beretta World Sporting

The sweltering heat at the Beretta World Sporting didn’t prevent shooters from giving it their all, reports Don Brunt The Beretta World Sporting is an event that has seen some stunning venues over the years, and after a one-year break

Mike Bartlett is Hungary for Victory!

Mike Bartlett finishes off a full month of Sporting shoots with a trip to the European Fitasc Championships in Hungary We began this month with the England Sporting selection shoot at Barbury. A windy Saturday was forecast, so it was

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