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Ethan Lowry on building core strength

Ethan Lowry takes a muscular approach to shooting with a look at the importance of building core strength. Ethan Lowry is a physiotherapist and a researcher specialising in pain and nutrition. He makes it to the clay ground two or

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Ask the experts!

Let us know if you have any questions, we have the experts to answer them. Q: I have shot a second-hand Krieghoff 30” gun for DTL since h 2018. It came with ½ and ¾ chokes, and my best score with this

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Richard Atkins discusses getting the best value for money on your first gun

Price and performance; should one have to give way to the other? Does paying more really buy you more? Richard Atkins navigates the perilous waters that surround a shooter’s first gun purchase.  Buying a shotgun, especially your first, can be

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