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Hand-eye coordination technique for clay shooting

Not ready to go out shooting yet? Georgina Roberts continues her ‘quarantraining’ with some tips on hand-eye coordination technique that will improve your cognitive and motor skills for shooting. In shooting, your brain receives information from the eyes, processes it, and

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How to hit looper targets in clay shooting

Andy Powell explains two preferred methods of consistently hitting the dreaded looper target. It’s one of the hardest things to get to grips with in shotgun shooting: understanding first what the target is actually doing, and then how you and your

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Tips on improving vision for clay shooting

Vision is fundamental to good shooting, and Ed Lyons explains how you can improve your performance with a little expert help. One of the most common questions I was asked during the lockdown period is “what can I do to improve

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CPSA star Ami Hedgecock interview

Ami Hedgecock, CPSA Emerging Shooter of the Year 2020, talks training, trophies and Toyotas with Jasper Fellows For the past nine years, illustrious members of the clay-shooting community have gathered every February to celebrate the best of the best at

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A brief guide to chokes with Becky McKenzie

Top lady shooter Becky McKenzie provides a five-minute overview of what chokes are for, and which ones you should use. In simple terms, choke is a constriction near the muzzle end of a shotgun barrel, which affects how the shot spreads

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Preparing for a return to shooting post-lockdown

Shooting instructor Andy Powell explains what you can do to prepare for the long-awaited return to shooting. As I write the world is in a very strange place; the pandemic is something that none of us has ever experienced before. Like

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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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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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Shooters’ tips for making the most of coronavirus lockdown

Rhys Plum talks to fellow shooters to discover how they are coping, and gets some shooters’ tips on maintaining skills and fitness. Shooters’ tips: Matt Hance First to give out shooters’ tips is Matt Hance. Matt is currently in the

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Balancing Shooting with exams w/ Leah Southall

Leah Southall will have her work cut out as she ramps up her shooting and tackles her AS exams. This year marks my fourth year of shooting – I started in March 2016 – and 2020 is also going to be

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