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  • peterbreheny1Peter Breheny from Derbyshire shoots benchrest rifle.  He has Kennedy's Disease, a progressive wasting condition that has weakened his limbs. 
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  • vicmorris1Vic Morris lives in south Wales and is paralysed from the neck down as the result of an accident.  With the aid of an 'equaliser' device invented by his coach, John Kelman, Vic shoots pistol and rifle. 
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  • michaelwhapples1Michael Whapples from Leicestershire is blind and shoots air rifle.  In 2011 he was the first British shooter ever to compete at the Open European Shooting Championships for the Vision Impaired, held at Nitra, Slovakia. 

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  • MattSkelhon1Matt Skelhon shot to fame when he grabbed gold at the Bejiing Paralympic Games and proved it was no fluke by claiming silver and bronze at London 2012.

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  • stewartnangle1Stewart Nangle, a Lancastrian, is pictured shooting .22 pistol.  What the photograph does not show is that at the time one of his legs was fitted with a metal frame that was bolted into the bones. 
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  • scoutwithprosthesis1This young Scout was born without a left hand.  When he took an interest in shooting, which is very popular in the Scout movement, Hampshire Scouts helped his local club to find a solution. 
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  • Di CoatesDeanna (Di) Coates lives in Hampshire, shoots air rifle from a wheelchair, and is one of our most successful disabled international athletes. 
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1. GBR medals at Szczecin 2014
(International)
IPC Shooting World Cup Szczecin, Poland – 9th-11th May 2014   The British team who made this year’s trip to Poland more than lived up to the standards set in previous years.  They achieved ...
Created on 29 May 2014
2. Community Sport & Recreation Awards
(Funding News)
... below will receive £1,000 each, and the overall winner gets £2,500.  Nominations can be submitted in the Spring, generally closing at the beginning of May. Categories for 2014 were: Volunteer ...
Created on 29 May 2014
3. Coaching Grants in Lincs
(Funding for Coaches)
... must be made by individual coaches, not by clubs, and the submission deadline is 1st August 2014.  Full details are on the Lincolnshire Sport website.   ...
Created on 29 May 2014
4. £150 Coaching Grants in Lincs
(Funding News)
... must be made by individual coaches, not by clubs, and the submission deadline is 1st August 2014.  Full details are on the Lincolnshire Sport website.   ...
Created on 29 May 2014
5. Focus on: Blind/VI Shooting
(DSP News)
In March 2014 we are putting the spotlight on shooting for those who are blind or visually impaired.  This is because there has been a significant upsurge of interest in this area of the sport, ...
Created on 07 March 2014
6. SCUK Funding Guide 2014
(Funding News)
5th March 2014 Sports Coach UK have just released the 2014 version of their excellent guide to sources of funding for sport.  Although it says on the tin that it covers funding for coaching, ...
Created on 05 March 2014
7. Blind/VI Shooting on Radio 4
(Events News)
4th March 2014 Two days after the British Blind/VI Shooting Championships, the BBC's In Touch programme on Radio 4 devoted almost half of its airtime to an excellent report on acoustic shooting. ...
Created on 05 March 2014
8. British Blind Championship 2014
(Events News)
1st/2nd March 2014 - Aldersley Thirty-eight shooters from eleven clubs shot at the West Midlands Region Shooting Centre in this year's championships.  Many of them had a long journey; several ...
Created on 05 March 2014
9. Benefit of Shooting Sports to the UK
(Surveys)
4th March 2014 A major nationwide survey is being carried out on behalf of a group of organisations covering all types of shooting in Britain.  They include the CPSA, NRA and NSRA, as well as ...
Created on 05 March 2014
10. Biathlon at Sochi Paralympics
(International)
24th February 2014 Now that the Sochi OIympians are on their way home, we can turn our attention to the Winter Paralympics.  Shooting interest in the games is, of course, the various Biathlon ...
Created on 23 February 2014
11. IPC progress on Clay Target
(International)
21st February 2014 There is excellent news for those who are working hard to get clay target into the Paralympic fold.  A joint announcement from IPC, ISSF and FITAV (the Italian shotgun federation) ...
Created on 23 February 2014
12. Blind/VI Shooting on Isle of Man
(Events News)
14th February 2014 The 30th acoustic shooting facility for blind and visually-impaired shooters to be set up in Britain has been opened at Corrin Court, in Onchan on the Isle of Man.  Hosted ...
Created on 20 February 2014
13. Lincolnshire Disabled Shooting Day
(Events News)
An excellent "come and have a go" day was run by Lincolnshire SRA on 11th January 2014.  On offer were acoustic shooting for blind/VI, air rifle and pistol, and archery.  This was a fantastic ...
Created on 31 January 2014
14. 2016 Paralympics
(International)
24th January 2014 The dates for the Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games have been announced as 7th to 18th September 2016.    The IPC has published the Qualification Guide for the ...
Created on 24 January 2014
15. No CT for 2020 Paralympics
(International)
22nd January 2014 The IPC has announced the list of new sports and new disciplines in existing sports that are under consideration for inclusion in the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.  Many disabled ...
Created on 24 January 2014
16. Dynamic Gloucestershire
(DSP Blog)
... programme are worth checking out. All in all, we look forward to seeing plenty of target shooting options opening up in 2014 for disabled and less-able people in the county.  ...
Created on 24 January 2014
17. DSP Clubs List
(DSP Clubs)
... Rifle Club - Essex A remarkable initiative has been set up by this club, which has forged close links with a nearby Help for Heroes residential establishment for disabled servicemen.  In 2014/15 ...
Created on 21 November 2013
18. Intellectual Disabilities in Target Shooting
(Past Events)
... consulting interested parties, and working with NGBs and disability support organisations. In Spring 2014 we plan to publish our proposals for tackling them. Throughout this process we shall be pleased ...
Created on 13 November 2013
19. Help for Surrey Clubs
(More Help for Clubs)
... programme of workshops scheduled for February 2014 to help clubs develop and recruit more members.  There is also a an e-newsletter you can sign up for - http://www.activesurrey.com/clubforums ...
Created on 11 November 2013
20. Disabled Shooting Awards 2013
(DSP News)
... nominations in 2014. For those recipients who were not able to attend the Gala, we hope opportunities can be found for them to receive their awards at local presentations. Most of the awards were presented ...
Created on 11 November 2013
21. DSP Regional Conferences 2013
(DSP News)
... a conference in 2014 is welcome to contact the DSP Co-ordinator Liz Woodall.  ...
Created on 25 April 2013
22. Introduction to Acoustic Shooting
(Disciplines)
...  Blind Biathlon at Winter Paralympics - IPC video shows how it is done British Blind/VI Championships 2014 - report in BBC Radio 4 In Touch programme    ...
Created on 23 January 2012
23. Commonwealth Games (2014-07-23)
(Events Calendar/Commonwealth Games)
Commonwealth Games Sadly, there are no opportunities at these games for shooters who are unable to comply with ISSF rules due to disability or impairment. Information about the shooting events is ...
Created on 01 November 2013
24. IPC World Cup GBR (2014-03-26)
(Events Calendar/IPC World Cup GBR)
IPC World Cup GBR This, the 3rd IPC World Cup to be hosted by Britain, will include airgun events at Stoke Mandeville and .22 events at Bisley.   Details on the IPC website Results of this competition ...
Created on 01 November 2013
25. ISCH Open International, Hannover (2014-04-28)
(Events Calendar/ISCH Open International, Hannover)
ISCH Open International, Hannover IPC-approved International Shooting Competition for airgun and .22 events  This is an Open competition, so any shooters classified SH1 or SH2 can take part.  Entries ...
Created on 02 November 2013
26. IPC World Cup POL (2014-05-08)
(Events Calendar/IPC World Cup POL)
IPC World Cup POL Details on the IPC website Results of this match will be available live on-line via the Sius Shooting Results service Szczecin, Poland
Created on 02 November 2013
27. IPC World Cup USA (2014-06-03)
(Events Calendar/IPC World Cup USA)
IPC World Cup USA Details on the IPC website Results from this event will be available live on the Sius Shooting Results service Fort Benning, USA
Created on 02 November 2013
28. IPC World Championships (2014-07-17)
(Events Calendar/IPC World Championships)
IPC World Championships Details on the IPC website and Facebook  Results from this championship will be available live online via the Sius Shooting Results service For the first time, Clay Target ...
Created on 02 November 2013
29. IPC World Cup THA (2014-08-29)
(Events Calendar/IPC World Cup THA)
IPC World Cup THA Details on the IPC website Results from this event will be available live on-line via the Sius Shooting Results service Bangkok, Thailand
Created on 02 November 2013
30. British Shooting Show (2014-02-14)
(Events Calendar/British Shooting Show)
British Shooting Show The DSP will be taking part in this excellent event, in conjunction with the CPSA, NRA and NSRA. Details on the Show website Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire
Created on 02 November 2013
31. Winter Paralympic Games (2014-03-07)
(Events Calendar/Winter Paralympic Games)
Winter Paralympic Games Target shooting interest in these Games comes in the Biathlon events, with classes for Sitting, Standing and Visually Impaired competitors.   The Biathlon dates are 8th (short ...
Created on 02 November 2013
32. Surrey Sports Club Forums (2014-02-03)
(Events Calendar/Surrey Sports Club Forums)
Surrey Sports Club Forums Active Surrey (the Surrey County Sports Partnership) is organising five days of workshop sessions offering information and advice to clubs on a wide range of topics, including ...
Created on 11 November 2013
33. Surrey Sports Club Forums (2014-02-10)
(Events Calendar/Surrey Sports Club Forums)
Surrey Sports Club Forums Active Surrey (the Surrey County Sports Partnership) is organising five days of workshop sessions offering information and advice to clubs on a wide range of topics, including ...
Created on 11 November 2013
34. 2nd CPSA Coaching Conference (2014-02-23)
(Events Calendar/2nd CPSA Coaching Conference)
2nd CPSA Coaching Conference This year the CPSA is including in its Coaching Conference programme a workshop on Working with Disabled Performers by John Peacock and Jill Thickett.   Details and booking ...
Created on 20 February 2014
35. DSG CT Shoot (2014-03-15)
(Events Calendar/DSG CT Shoot)
DSG CT Shoot Venue: Orston Shooting Ground, Nottinghamshire This is the Disabled Shooters' Group's first shoot of 2014.  Anyone interested in attending should contact DSG chair Julie Sperling.   All ...
Created on 23 February 2014
36. National Paralympic Day 2014 (2014-08-30)
(Events Calendar/National Paralympic Day 2014)
National Paralympic Day 2014 Events throughout Britain to remind everyone of London 2012. http://paralympics.org.uk/npd2014   ...
Created on 21 August 2014

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Need information on funding for any aspect of disabled target shooting?  Check out the extensive Funding section on this site. 

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EFDS Inclusion Hub is a free on-line resource created by the English Federation of Disability Sport for clubs that wish to become more disabled-friendly and include more disabled people in their activities.
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For those encountering people who have various types of disabilities, we offer a round-up of some on-line advice and videos that may help to put everyone at their ease.