Mike Yardley

Mike Yardley tests the L4S Sporting shotgun

Mike Yardley is impressed with the L4S Sporting clay shotgun, a light and nimble claybusting machine from Italy. Having shot with a Beretta 303 for years, I am a big fan of semi-automatics for some forms of clay shooting, notably

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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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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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Clay Shooting 144 is out NOW

Don’t forget to pick up your copy of the first Clay Shooting Magazine edition of the new decade! In this issue, two teenagers win cars at the TSC Grand Final clay shoot! Plus we report from the Universities Championship, go

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The Beauty of the beast: Top-line Sporting Clays shotgun from Purdey

Mike Yardley, one of Britain’s best known shooting instructors, is blown away by the £75,000 Sporting Clays shotgun from Purdey. It takes quite a lot to get me excited, but the new Purdey Sporting Clays gun has managed to catch

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Clay Shooting Magazine 142 is out NOW

The latest issue of Clay Shooting Magazine is now officially on sale and available for purchase or subscription. We’ve got plenty for the avid clay shooter this issue. Aside from our life-saving buyers guide – ensuring you’ll never need to

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5 Pros share their top tips

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

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As easy as 1, 2, 3

Mike Yardley continues his series on Positive Shooting II Last month we looked at the background to my Positive Shooting System and something of its development and history. This month, we get on with the practical business of turning you

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Positive Shooting II

  Mike Yardley begins a series on his new and improved Positive Shooting technique More than 20 years ago I started to develop my Positive Shooting System. I was a really keen competitive clay shot – it would be no

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Wrapping Up

Shooting in cold weather brings an interesting set of challenges, especially if the weather is really extreme. Temperature affects you, the gun, and your ammunition. I was shooting clays in the States some years ago and it was a freezing

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