James Marchington

First post-lockdown CPSA clay shoot at Westfield – Clay Shooting reports

James Marchington went to the first post-lockdown CPSA Registered Fitasc and Sporting competitions at Westfield. I felt a mixture of jubilation and trepidation as I pulled into the car park at Westfield Shooting Ground, in the lovely Cotswold countryside near Cheltenham.

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Gun mount technique: beginners guide to clay shooting

You can’t expect to improve your scores until you can get your gun mount technique right every time, as James Marchington explains. You hear a lot about gun mount technique, and for good reason. It’s vital that you mount a

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George Digweed: The master shares his shooting technique

Last year, George Digweed began teaching the instructors at EJ Churchill to pass on his world-beating technique – now you can learn his secrets here. This article was originally featured in February 2019 Ask any shooter who they want to

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Posted in Coaching

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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Ask the experts: Prescription inserts or lenses and more…

Let us know if you have any questions to ask – we have the experts to answer them! Send your questions for our panel to fieldsports@futurenet.com or to the Bromsgrove address on our contents page. Your experts Richard Atkins Clay

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The benefits of prescription inserts in shooting glasses

James Marchington discovers there’s more to corrective shooting glasses than he realised. If you’re reading this then I take it that, like me, you wouldn’t stand a chance of hitting a target without glasses, or perhaps contact lenses. That’s fine,

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Posted in Technical

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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Clay Shooting 145 is out NOW

The latest edition of Clay Shooting Magazine is now available to purchase. You can buy a single copy of this magazine, or order a subscription, at www.myfavouritemagazines.co.uk/csm As you look forward to the coming season, there’s plenty in this issue

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A job well done

Young shots programmes like the TSC are helping to build a brighter future for our sport, says James Marchington. What a pleasure it was to watch the top 20-odd young shots compete at the TSC Grand Final at the Oxford Gun

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Give it a go!

Thinking of trying shooting? We’d love to have you onboard! James Marchington explains how to get started in part one of a new series. There are many great reasons to take up shooting. It gets you outdoors in the fresh

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