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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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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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Steel shot for clay shooting – is it the future?

Steel shot may be the future for game shooters, but does it have a place in clay shooting? James Simon investigates. In 2017 a 91-year-old national treasure showed us images of albatross chicks eating a diet of plastic. A year

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Jocker Bio Sport Competition review with Richard Atkins

Could this new fibre cup wad cartridge offer the clay busting performance you’re looking for, asks Richard Atkins  The cartridge world is taking the move to becoming ‘eco-friendly’ very seriously, and new and smaller brands are getting very much involved. Last

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BASC’s Gamekeeper of the Month for August – Ian Sleightholm

BASC’s next Gamekeeper of the Month is head keeper Ian Sleightholm from Bolton Castle estate. Ian talks about the reasons behind his decision to become a keeper, what he loves about his profession the most and why he would encourage

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CPSA’s coronavirus safety guide

Shooting grounds have now reopened, and the CPSA have released a safety guide on how to protect yourself from Covid-19. You can read the guide in full below: We have all been living through difficult times and shooting facilities remained

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BASC ask for Covid-19 consistency from police

BASC is urging the police to be consistent in the covid-19 advice given to the shooting community amid reports that some forces have blocked essential fox control during the lambing season. The UK’s largest shooting organisations has received complaints from

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SPONSORED: The latest news round-up from BASC

We have the latest round-up of stories from the UK’s biggest rural organisation, BASC. As we move though week 6 of lockdown we are all in an unprecedented situation, one that none of us could possibly have foreseen. These are

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CORONAVIRUS: BASC asks Home Office to support firearms licensing during pandemic

Tens of thousands of firearm certificate holders could be at risk of breaking the law as the coronavirus outbreak restricts police resources, according to BASC. The UK’s largest shooting organisation is aware that police forces are starting to divert officers

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