Clays

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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British Army Clay Shooting Team – interview

Captain of the British Army Clay Shooting Team, Major Jason Wright, explains the benefits of Clay Shooting in the British Army to Jasper Fellows From the stoic Queen’s Guard to the rough and ready Paras, all British Army personnel share

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Atkin Grand & Lang Shooting Ground – a tour with Clay Shooting

Julian Watson gives Jasper Fellows a tour of the workshop, gunroom and Sporting stands of Atkin, Grant & Lang Shooting Ground In 1821 three renowned gunsmiths, Henry Atkin, Stephen Grant and Joseph Lang joined forces to create a new firm,

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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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British Shooting’s grand return – James Marchington reports

British Shooting’s Grand Festival saw a welcome return to top level competition for our elite shooters. James Marchington reports It’s been a tough year for elite sport – shooting included – with ranges closed and our top shots unable to

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The importance of movement in shooting with Dr Matt Zanis

Rhys Plum learns about the importance of movement in shooting from Dr Matt Zanis In previous articles I have dived deep into different aspects of shooting and how the experts suggest we can improve our performance. Speaking with some of the

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Best affordable Sporter shotguns

A taste of Champagne for Prosecco money? We look at the best affordable Sporter shotguns below £3,999 Sporting shotguns or ‘Sporters’ are, as the names suggest, developed to shoot Sporting clays. They are by far the most popular guns in

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The Seated Gun: Interview

Jean-Paul Gaudin introduces Jasper Fellows to The Seated Gun and explains how he plans to make shooting accessible to all. Imagine lying in a hospital bed and being told you’ve had a terrible accident and may never walk again. Where

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SPONSORED: Bowman Clay Traps – British Made

Bowman’s most popular trap for home use, the Supermatch One (SPM1) has a high tensile cast aluminium frame, heavy-duty motor and gearbox and hard-wired circuitry It comes with 2 hoppers, so you can switch between practising with standard and midis

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The brain game

Shooting clays is a mind game, so how do we train our brains for success? James Simon gets his head around three different methods. I’ll be fine as long as I don’t get called to shoot just before Jason. If I

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