Coaching

Road to the Classic 2021: How to get sponsored in clay shooting

Want to get to the Classic? This is where you start as we continue on our journey of what it takes to become a clay shooter. This time, we discuss landing your first sponsor, which as a clay shooter can

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How to plan for clay shooting success w/ Georgina Roberts

Georgina Roberts explains how to plan for clay shooting success, and stick to it! Clay shooters should take heed of the aphorism credited to Benjamin Franklin: ‘By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail.’ Time is precious, so we

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Road to the Classic 2021: Clay shooting tips from professionals

Mike Yardley, Ian Coley, Hannah Gibson, Derek Burnett and Huw Stephens share their wisdom with Jason Doyle

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Qualifying as a clay shooting coach w/ James Simon

Want to make a difference? Give something back? Bask in the warm glow of shared glory? Then qualifying as a clay shooting coach could be an ideal career choice says James Simon Very often our boundless enthusiasm for our sport

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Road to the Classic 2021: Getting your shotgun licence

As we gear up for the 2021 Clay Shooting Classic, we’re exploring how you can set off on your journey from amateur to the Classic. This time, James Marchington explains how to get your shotgun licence Last month we looked

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The importance of winter training

Rhys Plum talks to US shooter and former world champion Gebben Miles about the importance of winter training The dark mornings of winter and frost on the ground signal not just the end of summer, but also the end of

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Road to the Classic 2021: Buying your first shotgun

As we gear up for the 2021 Clay Shooting Classic, we’re exploring how you can set off on your journey from amateur to the Classic. James Marchington offers some advice on how to go about buying your first shotgun. I’m

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A brief guide to chokes with Becky McKenzie

Top shooter Becky McKenzie provides a five-minute overview of what chokes are for, and which ones you should use. In simple terms, choke is a constriction near the muzzle end of a shotgun barrel, which affects how the shot spreads out

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The importance of using feedback in clay shooting

Georgina Roberts has some advice for anyone who receives help during shooting on how to best use the feedback Everyone gets feedback, whether you’re an athlete or a coach. It can range from more technical feedback such as gun mount,

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Young Shots Day training with Ben Hustwaite

Recently, a lucky group of under-18s got a free coaching session and more with Ben Husthwaite at Kibworth. James Marchington reports It’s often said we need to encourage more young people into clay shooting, and help them progress, but few people

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