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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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  • 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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  • 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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1. Competitions
(Category)
... Down the Line and Sport Crossbow - Match, Field and Sport Field Target Full-bore - Target Rifle and F Class Smallbore - .22 Rifle and Pistol  ...
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2. NSRA
(Contacts / Other Organisations)
NSRA, NGB, The National Small-bore Rifle Association is the national governing body for airgun, .22 rifle and pistol, and crossbow disciplines.  In conjunction with British Blind Sport it administers ...
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3. NCF
(Contacts / Other Organisations)
NCF, Discipline governing body, The National Crossbow Federation administers crossbow disciplines under the aegis of the NSRA.    ...
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4. John Lloyd
(Contacts / Disabled Shooting)
... remarkably successful.  John has also instigated the introduction and development of a brand new Acoustic Crossbow discipline.  His other projects at Blackburn include Sport Crossbow and black ...
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5. Dave Froggett
(Contacts / Disabled Shooting)
... rifle and crossbow, but enjoys shooting almost anything that goes 'bang'.   A large part of Dave's work for some years has been the training of target shooting coaches in Britain. ...
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6. Focus on: Blind/VI Shooting
(DSP News)
... we will add details here.  In the meantime, anyone who would like to find out about this challenging sport can view a video that has just been released by IPC Shooting. Crossbow On the domestic ...
Created on 07 March 2014
7. Intellectual Disabilities in Target Shooting
(Past Events)
... helps those who find conventional sight systems too complex to cope with. Thanks to Blackburn Rifle & Pistol Club, who kindly loaned the equipment, crossbow shooting was also on offer, and was very ...
Created on 13 November 2013
8. Disabled Shooting Awards 2013
(DSP News)
... – for its remarkable achievement in recruiting and training, in less than two years, a team of competitors that secured eight medals in the air pistol and crossbow events at the 2013 World Dwarf Games. ...
Created on 11 November 2013
9. Disabled Shooting Gala 2013
(Past Events)
... target, blind/VI shooting, crossbow, Scatt and 10-metre biathlon, as well as a fun shoot involving balloons and a paintball gun, for which we are grateful to John Kelman. John also brought along some of ...
Created on 01 November 2013
10. World Dwarf Games 2013
(International)
... in the Air Pistol and Crossbow events.  We wish the team the best of luck, and hope to be able to publish more information here over the next ten days.  In the meantime, readers may wish to follow ...
Created on 03 August 2013
11. Disabled shooting is not new!
(Random Shots)
...  .           1987 - Crossbow This arresting photograph of a man using his feet and teeth to hold and fire a crossbow because he has no arms, is part of ...
Created on 24 October 2012
12. Rules
(Information)
... go to Information > DSG Shoot Rules IPC rules for Classification of international shooters with disabilities Crossbow Home Office guidance leaflet NCF technical information NSRA rules  Crossbow ...
Created on 28 January 2012
13. Crossbow Competitions
(Domestic Competitions)
Match, Field and Sport Crossbow Many of the open and championship meetings mentioned in this section appear in the Diary, with contacts, and location information.  Otherwise details can be obtained ...
Created on 28 January 2012
14. Competitions
(Domestic Competitions)
... and Air Pistol Benchrest - Full-bore, .22 and Airgun Blind/VI - Air Rifle Clay Target - Skeet, Down the Line and Sport Crossbow - Match, Field and Sport Field Target Full-bore - Target Rifle ...
Created on 28 January 2012
15. Information Exchange
(Uncategorised)
... interest groups; for example, wheelchair users, benchrest, blind/VI, crossbow, etc.  When we receive an enquiry from someone who would obviously be helped by a link to another person in a similar ...
Created on 27 January 2012
16. Rifle+Crossbow - Spring stand
(Rifle)
This piece of equipment, often referred to as a "Belgian spring stand", is used by rifle shooters who are not able to support the rifle themselves.  It allows them to aim and fire a rifle using only ...
Created on 26 January 2012
17. Introduction to Crossbow
(Disciplines)
This is: Crossbow shooting Match Crossbow is a parallel discipline to Air Rifle with the same courses of fire, and usually shot with the aid of shooting jacket, trousers and boots, in the standing ...
Created on 24 January 2012
18. Introduction to Acoustic Shooting
(Disciplines)
...    Clay Target See our news item about blind CT shooter Sean Dilley, and a video about how he does it!   Crossbow Acoustic Sporter Crossbow was introduced a few years ago as an alternative ...
Created on 23 January 2012
19. West Midlands Regional Shooting Centre
(Places)
...  An indoor 10 metre range for air rifle/pistol and crossbow. The centre has facilities for blind/VI shooting, and for benchrest.  For deaf shooters a "traffic light" system is available for ...
Created on 18 January 2012
20. Launch of Sport Crossbow
(Events News)
Crossbow for Blind/VI too ! Developed by Chris Aston (former Chairman of the IAU) and promoted enthusiastically by John Lloyd and Blackburn Rifle & Pistol Club, the NSRA is working on development ...
Created on 11 January 2012
21. How to get started
(Uncategorised)
... some are not accessible for wheelchairs. Crossbow There are crossbow equivalents for most of the air rifle disciplines, including Field Crossbow.  An explanation can be found on Wikipedia.  ...
Created on 02 January 2012
22. IAU - International Crossbow Shooting Union
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting organisations)
International governing body for all crossbow disciplines.   ...
Created on 05 February 2012
23. National Crossbow Federation
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting organisations)
The NCF is the national governing body for Field Crossbow, including disciplines for disabled shooters, in Great Britain.  ...
Created on 27 January 2012
24. Wolverhampton Association for Disabled Sports
(Search - Weblinks / Regional sport for people with disabilities)
Archery and crossbow, including for visually impaired shooters.   ...
Created on 18 January 2012
25. National Small-bore Rifle Association
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting organisations)
The NSRA is the national governing body for all Small-bore Rifle and Pistol Target Shooting in the United Kingdom, including Airgun and Match Crossbow Shooting.  ...
Created on 20 December 2011
26. Rules, Regulations, Policies & Guidance: NSRA Rules & Regulations 2011
(Phoca Download / NSRA Rules & Regulations 2011)
NSRA Rules & Regulations 2011: Rules and regulations governing smallbore (.22), airgun and crossbow disciplines.   ...
Created on 28 January 2012
27. Other documents: Crossbow Shooting 1987
(Phoca Download / Crossbow Shooting 1987)
Crossbow Shooting 1987: Leaflet by Chris Aston illustrating crossbow target shooting by people with disabilities.  ...
Created on 27 January 2012
28. Dwarf Sport Shooting Development Day (2012-03-18)
(Events Calendar/Dwarf Sport Shooting Development Day)
Dwarf Sport Shooting Development Day DSAUK Northern region development day for airgun and crossbow, which will be new events at the World Dwarf Games 2013. Blackburn Rifle & Pistol Club This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ...
Created on 06 March 2012
29. Dwarf Sport Shooting Development Day (2012-04-15)
(Events Calendar/Dwarf Sport Shooting Development Day)
Dwarf Sport Shooting Development Day DSAUK Midland region development day for airgun and crossbow, which will be new events at the World Dwarf Games 2013. West Midland Regional Shooting Centre, Aldersley ...
Created on 06 March 2012
30. World Dwarf Games (2013-08-03)
(Events Calendar/World Dwarf Games)
World Dwarf Games The 2013 World Games are being hosted by the USA, and include shooting events (air pistol and crossbow) for the first time.  Air Pistol - Monday 5th August Crossbow - Wednesday ...
Created on 14 November 2012
31. DSAUK Training Day (2013-03-09)
(Events Calendar/DSAUK Training Day)
DSAUK Training Day Dwarf Sports Association UK Training Airgun and crossbow training at the West Midland Regional Shooting Centre, Aldersley Leisure Village Wolverhampton Nigel Burton, DSAUK - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ...
Created on 22 February 2013
32. DSAUK Training Day (2013-05-25)
(Events Calendar/DSAUK Training Day)
DSAUK Training Day Dwarf Sports Association UK Training Airgun and crossbow training at the West Midland Regional Shooting Centre, Aldersley Leisure Village Wolverhampton Nigel Burton, DSAUK - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ...
Created on 22 February 2013
33. DSAUK Training Day (2013-06-22)
(Events Calendar/DSAUK Training Day)
DSAUK Training Day Dwarf Sports Association UK Training Airgun and crossbow training at the West Midland Regional Shooting Centre, Aldersley Leisure Village Wolverhampton Nigel Burton, DSAUK - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ...
Created on 22 February 2013

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