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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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1. Vision
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... Those options might be changes they can make in their own equipment or technique, or steps that can be taken by their clubs to improve the range environment (lighting, decor, target holders, etc.).  ...
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2. Surveys
(Category)
... organisations.   External surveys in this section may be national or local, relate or all disabilities or just one, aimed at clubs or individuals. Please browse to find any that are relevant ...
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3. Our Clubs Schemes
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4. More Help for Clubs
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5. Help for Clubs
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6. Funding News
(Category)
This section contains news of options that look particularly helpful for clubs or individuals who are seeking funding in connection any aspect of disabled target shooting.  We expect ...
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7. Focus Clubs
(Category)
These are the DSP’s flagship clubs, benchmarked to demonstrate that they are fully able to cater for shooters with a wide range of disabilities. Our ultimate target is to have one Focus Club in each ...
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8. DSP Clubs
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9. Keith Morriss
(Contacts / Disabled Shooting)
Keith Morriss, DSP Working Group - International Coach, Keith has been a wheelchair user for most of his life, and shoots at Sutton Coldfield Rifle & Pistol Club.  He worked for a number of years ...
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10. John Lloyd
(Contacts / Disabled Shooting)
John Lloyd, DSP Working Group - Pistol, John is a member of the Board of Management of the NSRA.  Formerly Chairman of Blackburn Rifle and Pistol Club, he is now Vice Chairman.  Whilst in the ...
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11. Charlie Blow
(Contacts / Disabled Shooting)
... Rifle Club in Lincolnshire.  ...
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12. International Development Plans
(International)
Can you help? It has long been clear from our contacts with individual shooters and clubs that there is a big demand for more high-level competitions that are open to disabled and less-able shooters. ...
Created on 29 May 2014
13. Community Sport & Recreation Awards
(Funding News)
... management School  links Professional club community programme of the year Green thinking Inovative project  Plus the Community Sport & Recreation Overall Winner.   Full ...
Created on 29 May 2014
14. 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
15. £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
16. Focus on: Blind/VI Shooting
(DSP News)
... out the list of clubs which have the equipment for it.     News The British Blind/VI Championships were held at Aldersley on the first weekend in March.  A report and the principal ...
Created on 07 March 2014
17. Acoustic Shooting Facilities
(Acoustic)
The special equipment for acoustic shooting has been installed at the clubs and organisations listed below.  Where possible links to their websites have been provided.  Contact details for ...
Created on 06 March 2014
18. Overview of Blind/VI Shooting
(Acoustic)
... at over 20 clubs across the UK. Two major competition meetings take place annually; the British Championships at the West Midland Regional Shooting Centre at Aldersley, Wolverhampton each March, and the ...
Created on 06 March 2014
19. Air rifle for blind and visually impaired
(Profiles)
... Tunbridge Wells People in August 2012: Tubslake Shooting Club, in Hawkhurst, is one of only 24 clubs throughout the UK with facilities for non-sighted people to try out target shooting. Davey Geater ...
Created on 06 March 2014
20. SCUK Funding Guide 2014
(Funding News)
... on-line format.   This is one of the best sports funding guides around, and we recommend that anyone looking for funding for their club, shooting ground or association, as well as for coach training ...
Created on 05 March 2014
21. Effective Communication Workshop
(Deaf Communications)
... of those who feel that communication will be a major problem if deaf people join their club.  Watch the video - it is also in the Disability Awareness playlist on our YouTube channel.   The ...
Created on 05 March 2014
22. 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
23. Blind/VI Shooting on Isle of Man
(Events News)
... by the Manx Blind Welfare Society, the new facility has been set up by Ken Nash of the NSRA and British Blind Sport, and is operating under the title Manx Acoustic Shooting Club.  .   There ...
Created on 20 February 2014
24. Non-shooters Shoot
(Random Shots)
... Youth Club, the Old Folks' Christmas Party, a doctor's surgery equipment, a church building appeal, and many others.   Several years ago, a local young man was very badly injured in an accident. ...
Created on 20 February 2014
25. Sport England Club Leaders
(Help for Clubs)
Skills for Club Officials This programme offers free training and support for those who are running sports clubs.  In the first phase of the programme training is available in financial planning, ...
Created on 20 February 2014
26. Help for Clubs
(Help for Clubs)
Some of the major national sports bodies have set up programmes and schemes designed to help sports clubs to flourish.  Information and links for such programmes that may be useful to target shooting ...
Created on 20 February 2014
27. Lincolnshire Disabled Shooting Day
(Events News)
... initiative by the Lincolnshire team, led by Dave Carter, ably supported by Charlie Blow of the NSRA and most of the clubs in the county.   Photographs and full story are on The Lincolnite website.  ...
Created on 31 January 2014
28. Dynamic Gloucestershire
(DSP Blog)
... people interested in setting up a new disabled multi sports club in the Gloucester area. He’d like target shooting to be one of the sports on offer, so we’ve put him in touch with the county association ...
Created on 24 January 2014
29. Launch of Clubs Scheme
(DSP News)
After a lengthy period of gestation, the DSP's flagship scheme for accrediting clubs that are able to cater properly for people who are disabled or less able was officially launched at the Disabled ...
Created on 22 November 2013
30. Our Clubs Scheme
(Our Clubs Schemes)
Clubs for Disabled Shooters Everyone knows that clubs are the backbone of any sport, and target shooting is no exception. That’s why, when we were exploring how best to cater for disabled and less-able ...
Created on 22 November 2013
31. Leicester & District Smallbore R&PC
(Focus Clubs)
A thriving large club with four ranges from 10-metres to 100 yards, offering a wide variety of airgun, .22 and Gallery disciplines, Leicester & District became the DSP's first Focus Club in August ...
Created on 22 November 2013
32. DSP Clubs
(DSP Clubs)
There are many clubs, shooting grounds and other target shooting facilities that are ready, willing and able to cater for shooters with some types of disability.  The majority of them will not ...
Created on 22 November 2013
33. DSP Clubs List
(DSP Clubs)
This is a list of all the target shooting clubs, grounds and facilities that have been formally certificated to date as members of the DSP Clubs Scheme.  We expect to be adding more clubs on a ...
Created on 21 November 2013
34. £250,000 for Clubs!
(Hot News)
Read about the huge increase in Sport England investment in grass-roots target shooting. 
Created on 21 November 2013
35. £287,087 for Shooting Clubs
(Funding News)
In 2013 five target shooting clubs have applied successfully for funding from the Sport England ‘Inspired Facilities’ scheme. This gives grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 for the development of ...
Created on 21 November 2013
36. Funding in Lincolnshire
(Funding News)
Lincolnshire County Council has set up an on-line funding portal, which says it has details of hundreds of funding schemes that are open to clubs and organisations in and around the county, as well ...
Created on 20 November 2013
37. Advice for Clubs
(Helpful Stuff)
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 ...
Created on 19 November 2013
38. Introduction to Field Target
(Disciplines)
... at Bisley Camp in Surrey, is a DSP Club that caters for disabled members, and provides taster sessions for people with moderate to severe physical disabilities.     ...
Created on 19 November 2013
39. Coaching Disabled People
(Coaching)
... say “Stop shooting”, so a club might be tempted to say “sorry you can’t shoot” – but what if traffic lights were used? Or throwing a tennis ball into the range was a pre-arranged signal for that shooter, ...
Created on 19 November 2013
40. DSP Surveys Launch
(DSP News)
... Clubs Survey is also for shooting grounds, and any other facilities where target shooting takes place.  Please help us to help both disabled people and our sport - take a few minutes to complete ...
Created on 17 November 2013
41. SE Clubs Survey
(Surveys)
Sports Clubs Survey We want to get a quick snap shot of the community sport landscape so we can provide the best advice and guidance, and develop resources tailored to the needs of people running ...
Created on 17 November 2013
42. Provision in Worcester
(Surveys)
Surveys for Individuals and Clubs Disability Sport Worcester act upon the needs and wants of the population in Worcester City. By filling out these surveys it enables you to direct DSW towards creating ...
Created on 17 November 2013
43. Disability Sport needs in Nottinghamshire
(Surveys)
Disability sports and physical activity project in Nottingham A survey is being conducted by Notts County Football Club who are looking at what sports people currently take part in, how often they ...
Created on 17 November 2013
44. We're popular!
(DSP Blog)
... always well signposted on approach roads, and with large banners at the gate advertising their presence and what’s on offer.  Visiting a rifle club all too often involves a frustrating search for ...
Created on 14 November 2013
45. Intellectual Disabilities in Target Shooting
(Past Events)
... and integration of people with intellectual disabilities in target shooting as far as possible. The need for such an initiative has been apparent for some time. Our contacts with clubs, coaches, range ...
Created on 13 November 2013
46. Shooting Movies!
(DSP News)
... Secondly, to provide a reference library for shooters, coaches, instructors and clubs who are looking for solutions to problems on equipment or technique. This is an important part of the DSP’s work, ...
Created on 12 November 2013
47. Help for Surrey Clubs
(More Help for Clubs)
    Shooting clubs in Surrey may like to tap into the resources on offer from Active Surrey, which is the County Sport Partnership (CSP), via their website.   'Grow Your Club' is a ...
Created on 11 November 2013
48. Disabled Shooting Awards 2013
(DSP News)
... by Charlie Blow, who sits on the NSRA Board of Management and the DSP Working Group, and without whom the DSP would never have got off the ground.   Disabled-Friendly Club – 60+ Members Blackburn ...
Created on 11 November 2013
49. DSP On-line Video
(DSP News)
... invitation to anyone and everyone to contribute to our videos that will encourage people to take up the sport, or which will help shooters, coaches and clubs to solve problems - it's entitled Shooting ...
Created on 10 November 2013
50. Sport England Inspired Facilities
(Funding News)
Sport England opened the fifth round of their Inspired Facilities funding in November 2013, and by the closing date in mid-December nine target shooting clubs and grounds had applied.  This is ...
Created on 07 November 2013

Hot News!

DSP Videos

Videos on disabled target shooting now on Vimeo and YouTube. You are invited to contribute your videos.

Please Do Our Surveys!

survey Information about people and facilities is vital to our work (and funding). YOU can help by completing our People and Clubs/Grounds Surveys.

£250,000 for Clubs!

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Read about the huge increase in Sport England investment in grass-roots target shooting. 

International Development

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Read about how we are hoping to expand the range of international competitions open to disabled shooters, and let us know if you can help.  

Helpful Stuff

Vision for Shooters

For most shooters, being able to see well enough to aim accurately is the key to our sport. Our Vision Section has lots of information to help all shooters who have vision problems, great or small.

Funding Guidance & Information

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

Advice for Clubs

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.
More information

Disability Awareness

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.