Advice and tips

Shotgun maintenance: How to clean your gun at home

In the latest edition of our series on how to clean your gun at from during lockdown, we’re moving onto the receiver and action. The receiver houses the mechanisms that lock down the barrels to form a strong, serviceable unit,

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How to clean your gun at home

With shooting on hold, Richard Atkins is back with more tips on how clean and maintain your gun while at home. This time, Richard Atkins is looking at Extractors/ejectors and woodwork. Browning and Miroku guns, like the one shown here,

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Gun maintenance tips: How to clean your gun at home

With shooting on hold, Richard Atkins explains all the best gun maintenance tips you can use to clean your gun at home, and get to know it better in the process. Today, we’re starting with the set up and then

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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

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How to improve your gun swing and keep fit

Stuck at home unable to get out shooting? Becky McKenzie has some advice on practising your swing and keeping fit. Many of us are now unable to get out to a shooting ground, whether for a registered Sunday shoot or

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How to get sponsored in clay shooting (pt 2 – tips from shooters)

Recently we showed you a step by step approach on how to get sponsorship deals as you embark on a clay shooting career. Now that we’ve covered the plan, we have tips from those who have done it themselves! Ami

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How to get sponsored in clay shooting (pt1 – step by step)

Landing a sponsor as a clay shooter can completely change the course of your career, so James Simon is going to explain how to get sponsored. Firstly, we will show you a point by point plan on how to bag

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Buying your first shotgun: a beginners guide

James Marchington offers some advice on how to go about buying your first shotgun. I’m sure, like many shooters, you will have fond memories of buying your first shotgun. It’s one of those milestones you don’t forget, like the first

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Beginners guide to getting your shotgun licence

It’s time to get your first shotgun – but first you’ll need to apply for a Shotgun Certificate. James Marchington explains how. Last month we looked at how you might take your very first shots with a shotgun at a

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Mike Yardley’s positive shooting

Mike Yardley explains how he developed his successful Positive Shooting method and how you can put it into practice. Some 35 years ago, I decided I wanted to be a shooting instructor. I had already been shooting since I was

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