Stewart 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.
Vic 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.
Michael 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.Read More
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 regular basis. For more information about any of the clubs on this list, please find them in our on-line database of Disabled-Friendly Clubs.
Bisley Field Target Organisation - Surrey
The club has for some time been hosting have-a-go sessions for disabled servicemen from Headley Court, and is pioneering disabled participation in field target shooting.
Blackburn Acoustic Rifle Club - Lancashire
This club was set up to cater for blind/VI shooters in Lancashire and is thriving, with around 25 members.
Blackburn Rifle & Pistol Club - Lancashire
With an astonishing number of ranges packed into an old mill building, Blackburn has an outstanding record of catering for shooters with a wide range of disabilities.
Cambridgeshire Target Shooting Association
CTSA was the first organisation to announce that it proposed to carry out major development in order to become a regional centre of excellence, with emphasis on disabled participation. It already has a number of disabled members.
Derby Rifle & Pistol Club 1999
The club offers a broad range of outdoor disciplines to its members, including the eminently disabled-accessible benchrest.
Easingwold Rifle Club - Yorkshire
A smallbore club with excellent modern indoor facilities that are fully disabled-accessible.
Modern Print Inclusive Target Shooting Club – Pembrokeshire
Fully disabled-accessible club that has a number of members with various disabilities. Acoustic shooting equipment for blind/VI members.
North Cotes Butts Shooting Club – Lincolnshire
A large club that offers all the major shooting disciplines, including acoustic shooting for blind/VI members.
Nuthampstead Shooting Ground – Hertfordshire
One of the regular venues for the Disabled Shooters’ Group.
Orston Shooting Ground – Nottinghamshire
One of the first clay target facilities to become largely disabled accessible, it has been the principal venue for the Disabled Shooters’ Group for many years.
Pennine Shooting Sports Association (aka Diggle Ranges) - Lancashire
The members do their very best to enable those with poor mobility to get around this rugged range complex to enjoy full-bore disciplines, including benchrest.
Portishead Shooting Club - Somerset
A club that has excellent benchrest facilities and has a number of disabled members, including leading British benchrest shooter Andy Dubreuil.
Purbeck Shooting School – Dorset
Clay Target and Field Target on offer at a venue that is dedicated to achieving maximum disabled accessibility.
Ramsgate 1957 and Dover 1900 Rifle Club – Kent
A .22 and airgun club with benchrest facilities. It is wheelchair accessible and further disabled-friendly development is on-going.
SportsAble – Berkshire
An inclusive multi-sport club that has been a leading centre for disabled target shooting for some years. The club is pioneering fully integrated air rifle competitions.
Sutton Coldfield Rifle & Pistol Club - Warwickshire
A fully disabled-accessible small-bore club that has been working with the nearby Wilson Stuart School for disabled students.
Tubslake Shooting Club - Kent
Excellent modern facilities enable the club to cater for disabled members, including equipment for blind/VI shooting.