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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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51. Yoodoo Sports
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
A co-operation between Sport England and Leonard Cheshire Disability.   ...
Created on 18 January 2012
52. Western Isles Disability Sport
(Search - Weblinks / Regional sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
53. Directory of sport and disability contacts
(Search - Weblinks / Other Sites)
A very useful list, courtesy of the UK Sports Association for People with Learning Disabilities.
Created on 18 January 2012
54. Parasport
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Aims to inspire, educate, inform and signpost disabled people, and those interested in disability sport, to high quality opportunities.  ...
Created on 18 January 2012
55. English Federation for Disability Sport
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
56. Disability Sports NI
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
57. Disability Sport Wales
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
58. Disability Sport Events
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
59. Equality in Sport
(Search - Weblinks / Sport bodies)
Sports Council Equality Group providing advice and information, including on disability in sport.   ...
Created on 18 January 2012
60. Disability Target Shooting Great Britain
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting for people with disabilities)
Disability Target Shooting Great Britain is the national governing body for the Paralympic target shooting disciplines.  ...
Created on 20 December 2011
61. Other magazines
(Phoca Download / Other magazines)
Created on 21 August 2012
62. Reference library: Disabled Access Guidance
(Phoca Download / Disabled Access Guidance)
Disabled Access Guidance: Disability Rights Commission guidance NB: This is not legally binding on members' clubs, but may be helpful  ...
Created on 27 March 2013
63. Reference library: Directory of Sport & Disability Contacts
(Phoca Download / Directory of Sport & Disability Contacts)
Directory of Sport & Disability Contacts ...
Created on 29 January 2012
64. Hants & IoW Sports Awards nominations close (2012-01-27)
(Events Calendar/Hants & IoW Sports Awards nominations close)
Hants & IoW Sports Awards nominations close Nominations close for the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Sports Awards, which include awards for Junior Disability Sportsperson and Senior Disability Sportsperson. ...
Created on 10 January 2012
65. International Day of People with Disability (2012-12-03)
(Events Calendar/International Day of People with Disability)
International Day of People with Disability The United Nations' (UN) International Day of Persons with Disabilities is annually observed on December 3 to re-affirm and draw attention to the rights of people ...
Created on 10 January 2012
66. National Disability Shooting Championships (2012-06-21)
(Events Calendar/National Disability Shooting Championships)
National Disability Shooting Championships For information see the Wheelpower website: http://www.wheelpower.org.uk/WPower/ Stoke Mandeville www.dtsgb.org.uk  ...
Created on 10 January 2012
67. Ability Sports & Active Lifestyle (2013-04-19)
(Events Calendar/Ability Sports & Active Lifestyle)
Ability Sports & Active Lifestyle Ability Sports & Active Lifestyle 2013 sets out to provide people with a disability who are already active in sport & activities, as well as people looking to participate ...
Created on 14 November 2012
68. National Shooting Week (2013-05-25)
(Events Calendar/National Shooting Week)
... it is a very good time to run Guest Days or Taster Sessions for local disability groups.  Nationwide This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 0207 840 9213  ...
Created on 14 November 2012
69. EFDS Festival of Sport (2013-05-10)
(Events Calendar/EFDS Festival of Sport)
EFDS Festival of Sport Disability Sport Events returns to Stoke Mandeville with its Festival of Sport event. Run in partnership with Panathlon and a number of governing bodies of sport, the event gives ...
Created on 04 February 2013
70. DAD, Warrington (2013-07-14)
(Events Calendar/DAD, Warrington)
DAD, Warrington Disability Action Day at Warrington A major event for anyone with disabilities who is looking for opportunities in sport, leisure and life in general.  DSP hopes to be there.  The NSRA's ...
Created on 22 February 2013
71. EFDS Disability Sport Conference (2013-05-16)
(Events Calendar/EFDS Disability Sport Conference)
EFDS Disability Sport Conference Disability Sport or Sport for Disabled People Conference Organised joinly by English Federation of Disability Sport and the Sports Marketing Network. DSP Co-ordinator ...
Created on 22 February 2013
72. SMN Disability Sport Conference (2013-11-28)
(Events Calendar/SMN Disability Sport Conference)
SMN Disability Sport Conference  Enterprising Sport and Physical Activity for Disabled People Organised by Sports Marketing Network in partnership with Bucks Sport, CSP Network, EFDS and Wheelpower A ...
Created on 24 October 2013
73. 2nd Paralympic Sports Fest (2013-04-26)
(Events Calendar/2nd Paralympic Sports Fest)
... to ask questions, meet the athletes and receive autographs; and a series of seminars throughout both days designed to provide more information on all aspects of disability sport. English Institute of ...
Created on 23 February 2013
74. Disability Coaching Workshop (2013-04-23)
(Events Calendar/Disability Coaching Workshop)
Disability Coaching Workshop How to Coach Disabled People in Sport Tuesday 23 April 6.30-9.30 at Stafford Sports College Wolverhampton Road, ST17 9DJ Cost  £30.00 Suitable for all coaches, this workshop ...
Created on 16 April 2013
75. Disabled Shooting Gala (2013-09-08)
(Events Calendar/Disabled Shooting Gala)
Disabled Shooting Gala The DSP's major event of 2013 - a celebration of disabled target shooting. Includes presentation of the inaugural Disabled Shooting Awards. Opportunities to have-a-go at many ...
Created on 26 August 2013
76. SportsAble Inclusive Air Rifle Competition (2013-09-22)
(Events Calendar/SportsAble Inclusive Air Rifle Competition)
SportsAble Inclusive Air Rifle Competition First ever fully integrated air rifle competition in Britain! Open to all air rifle shooters, both able and disabled, including blind and visually impaired. ...
Created on 13 September 2013
77. International Disability Day (2013-12-03)
(Events Calendar/International Disability Day)
International Disability Day UN International Day for Persons with Disabilities Aims to re-affirm and draw attention to the rights of people who live with disabilities. Details on the United Nations ...
Created on 24 October 2013
78. 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
79. International Disability Day (2014-12-03)
(Events Calendar/International Disability Day)
International Disability Day Information on the United Nations website Information on UK involvement Worldwide  ...
Created on 02 November 2013
80. Lincs SBRA Disability Day (2014-01-11)
(Events Calendar/Lincs SBRA Disability Day)
Lincs SBRA Disability Day Lincolnshire Smallbore Rifle Association is running a "come and have a go" day for people with disabilities or impairments who would like to find out about target shooting. ...
Created on 02 November 2013
81. Birmingham Disability Sports Fest (2013-10-26)
(Events Calendar/Birmingham Disability Sports Fest)
Birmingham Disability Sports Fest   Organised by Birmingham Sport & Physical Activity Partnership. A week of opportunities for anyone interested in disabled sport to get involved, have a go and find ...
Created on 24 October 2013
82. DAD, Warrington (2014-07-13)
(Events Calendar/DAD, Warrington)
DAD, Warrington Disability Awareness Day, Warrington, Cheshire There will be opportunities to "have a go" at air rifle shooting, including acoustic aiming for blind/VI shooters Details on the DAD ...
Created on 02 November 2013
83. Disability Shooting Taster Day (2014-09-06)
(Events Calendar/Disability Shooting Taster Day)
Disability Shooting Taster Day An opportunity to try a range of different target shooting disciplines.   Download the flyer. National Shooting Centre, Bisley Camp, Brookwood, Surrey This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ...
Created on 21 August 2014
84. Wheelchair Sports Spectacular (2014-09-12)
(Events Calendar/Wheelchair Sports Spectacular)
... by volunteers from the Welsh Target Shooting Federation and several clubs in south Wales.   The event is organised by Disability Sport Wales and Sport Cardiff, and is supported by Rotary and other sponsors. ...
Created on 08 September 2014

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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.
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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.