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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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51. 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
52. IPC Shooting Strategic Plan
(International)
25th November 2013 Shooting is one of the sports for which the IPC has published strategic plans covering the period 2013-2016.  The document covers six main areas: major championships, athlete ...
Created on 25 November 2013
53. Launch of Clubs Scheme
(DSP News)
... Shooting Gala on 9th September.   Leicester & District Smallbore Rifle & Pistol Club was the first club to pass the benchmarking process and receive its Focus Club certificate.  We ...
Created on 22 November 2013
54. 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
55. Leicester & District Smallbore R&PC
(Focus Clubs)
... 2013.   Located in Groby, north-west of Leicester, the club has an excellent profile as a fully disabled-accessible target shooting venue.  One of the DSP's long-standing supporters, Ray Cockayne, ...
Created on 22 November 2013
56. 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
57. 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
58. £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
59. £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
60. Vision for Shooters
(Helpful Stuff)
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 ...
Created on 19 November 2013
61. Funding Guidance & Information
(Helpful Stuff)
Need information on funding for any aspect of disabled target shooting?  Check out the extensive Funding section on this site.   ...
Created on 19 November 2013
62. Introduction to Field Target
(Disciplines)
This is: Field Target Shooting This airgun discipline takes place entirely outdoors, and as its name implies, in fields and woodland.  It is the target shooting discipline that comes closest ...
Created on 19 November 2013
63. Coaching Disabled People
(Coaching)
... shooter or potential person coming into the sport. How does this work? Well, when anyone comes for coaching, or is being introduced to shooting for the first time, you probably discuss what to expect ...
Created on 19 November 2013
64. DSP Surveys Launch
(DSP News)
Data Needed Urgently! Target Shooting as a sport has very little data about both the disabled and less-able people who are taking part in it, and the grass-roots organisations that are catering for ...
Created on 17 November 2013
65. York Disability Sport Survey
(Surveys)
... time of writing, Target Shooting is not on the tick-box list (we have asked for it to be added), but it can be entered in the ‘Other sports’ box at Q2. If you have a disability and live in York, ...
Created on 17 November 2013
66. Coaching
(Uncategorised)
This section is intended to be a resource centre for coaches working with disabled and less-able shooters.  ...
Created on 14 November 2013
67. We're popular!
(DSP Blog)
14th November 2013 Two very similar pieces of information received from completely different organisations in the space of a fortnight shine a spotlight on something that much of target shooting needs ...
Created on 14 November 2013
68. Intellectual Disabilities in Target Shooting
(Past Events)
DSP Workshop Conference on 26th October 2013 At West Midlands Regional Shooting Centre, Wolverhampton Our purpose in setting up this conference was to explore what can be done to encourage the inclusion ...
Created on 13 November 2013
69. Shooting Movies!
(DSP News)
... relating to any aspect of disabled target shooting.  If you are able to let us have suitable material, or know someone else who can, please read on - and spread the word.   Why do we want ...
Created on 12 November 2013
70. 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
71. Disabled Shooting Awards 2013
(DSP News)
... smallbore shooting has been the most accessible discipline for a long time. Now that the other main disciplines are working hard to develop accessibility, we are looking forward to a much wider range of ...
Created on 11 November 2013
72. Intellectual Disabilities Conference
(DSP News)
26th October 2013 The DSP's exploratory workshop conference on how target shooting can cater for people with intellectual disabilities was extremely interesting and useful.  An article about ...
Created on 10 November 2013
73. DSP On-line Video
(DSP News)
...  We are now delighted to announce that a Vimeo channel has been set up for us by NoneSucheMedia, who are working with us on production of a range of videos about disabled target shooting.  Available ...
Created on 10 November 2013
74. 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
75. International Role for British Shooter
(People News)
Warm congratulations to leading British blind shooter Michael Whapples on his appointment as Chairman of the Shooting Committee of the International Blind Sports Association.   Michael takes ...
Created on 04 November 2013
76. Disabled Shooting Gala 2013
(Past Events)
8th September 2013 Lord Roberts Centre, Bisley Camp The weekend 7/8 September featured not only the NRA Open Day throughout Bisley Camp, but also our major event of the year, the Disabled Shooting Gala ...
Created on 01 November 2013
77. DSP Videos
(Hot News)
Videos on disabled target shooting now on Vimeo and YouTube. You are invited to contribute your videos.  ...
Created on 12 September 2013
78. Shooting Scholarships
(Funding News)
Receiving a request for information about university spors scholarships for target shooting prompted some on-line research.  The results may be of interest to others.  We have not had much ...
Created on 01 September 2013
79. DSP Gala and Presentations
(DSP News)
Disabled Shooting Gala and Presentation of Disabled Shooting Awards   When: Sunday, 8th September 2013, 10.30am to 4.30pm Where: Lord Roberts Centre, Bisley Camp, Surrey GU24 0NP  ...
Created on 26 August 2013
80. CT Summer Training Camps
(Events News)
As announced in the September 2013 issue of Pull! magazine (page 66), The DSG has set up arrangements for Summer training camps and masterclasses for disabled clay target shooters.  They include: ...
Created on 26 August 2013
81. Shooting the Breeze
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting information & forums)
Field Target forum site, including competitions, equipment, etc. 
Created on 02 November 2013
82. The Shooting Wiki
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting information & forums)
Information about all aspects of target shooting, including clubs, forums, equipment suppliers and reviews, FAC information, etc.    ...
Created on 02 November 2013
83. Ann Wild OBE
(Search - Weblinks / Disabled shooters' blogs)
Having retired from an illustrious career as one of the leading British Wheelchair Basketball players of all time, Ann took up air pistol shooting.  Her blog embraces both sports.   ...
Created on 23 February 2013
84. REMAP
(Search - Weblinks / Other Sites)
The volunteers in this charitable organisation produce custom-made one-off items of equipment for people with disabilities.  We know they have helped at least one disabled target shooter.   ...
Created on 04 April 2012
85. Federation Internationale de Tir aux Armes Sportives de Chasse
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting organisations)
FITASC is the international governing body for clay target shooting disciplines.   ...
Created on 03 April 2012
86. British International Clay Target Shooting Federation
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting organisations)
BICTSF is the national governing body of international Clay Target shooting in the United Kingdom.  It promotes the clay target disciplines which are subject to the jurisdiction of the International ...
Created on 03 April 2012
87. Midland Rifle League
(Search - Weblinks / Clubs, leagues, etc.)
The League is the parent body for smallbore winter league shooting at clubs all round the country.  Many of those taking part in these competitions are less-able or disabled shooters.   ...
Created on 03 April 2012
88. British Free Rifle Club
(Search - Weblinks / Clubs, leagues, etc.)
The BFRC runs an annual competition at Bisley comprising .22 prone and 3P, Air Rifle and 300-metre events.  These are open to all and disabled shooters participate regularly.  ...
Created on 03 April 2012
89. International Paralympic Committee - Shooting
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting for people with disabilities)
The IPC is the international governing body for all Paralympic sports - this link is to the target shooting section of its website.  ...
Created on 03 April 2012
90. The Benchrest Show
(Search - Weblinks / Disabled shooters' blogs)
Blogger: Andy Dubreuil, wheelchair-using shooter.  ...
Created on 16 March 2012
91. A Shot in the Dark
(Search - Weblinks / Disabled shooters' blogs)
Blogger: Michael Whapples, blind shooter.  ...
Created on 16 March 2012
92. A Crip With A Gun
(Search - Weblinks / Disabled shooters' blogs)
Blogger: Tony Holden - returning to shooting with a damaged spine.  Please note: Certificate 15 - contains some strong language.  ...
Created on 16 March 2012
93. English Small-bore Shooting Union
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting organisations)
The primary function of the ESSU is to select English representative teams for International Small-bore and Airgun competitions, specifically the Commonwealth Games and Commonwealth Federation Championships. ...
Created on 12 February 2012
94. IAU - International Crossbow Shooting Union
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting organisations)
International governing body for all crossbow disciplines. 
Created on 05 February 2012
95. 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
96. Sport Vision
(Search - Weblinks / Other Sites)
This group, led by Geraint Griffiths, has carried out research on vision for shooters, and may be able to assist shooters with mild to moderate vision problems.   ...
Created on 18 January 2012
97. Spinal Injuries Association
(Search - Weblinks / Disability organisations)
SIA has helped Vic Morris, tetraplegic shooter in Pembrokeshire.   ...
Created on 18 January 2012
98. Galloway's Society for the Blind
(Search - Weblinks / Disability organisations)
Supports blind and visually impaired people in Lancashire and beyond.  Members shoot at Blackburn R&PC.  ...
Created on 18 January 2012
99. Battle Back
(Search - Weblinks / Disability organisations)
This MoD scheme has resulted in disabled servicemen from Headley Court taking part in target shooting at Bisley.   ...
Created on 18 January 2012
100. 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

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.