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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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  • 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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  • 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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51. £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
52. 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
53. 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
54. 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
55. 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
56. 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
57. 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
58. 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
59. 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
60. 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
61. 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
62. 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
63. 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
64. 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
65. 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
66. 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
67. 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
68. 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
69. 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
70. DSP on YouTube!
(DSP News)
Take a look at our shiny new YouTube channel DisabledShootingGBR. For the moment we've just assembled playlists of other people's videos that are useful, interesting or entertaining. We'll be adding ...
Created on 12 August 2013
71. DTSGB and DSP
(DSP News)
... knowledge and experience of IPC shooting will undoubtedly be valuable to the DSP.  In return, DTSGB will be hoping to reap the benefits of our work by identifying many more shooters with international ...
Created on 12 August 2013
72. World Dwarf Games – 5 GBR Medals
(International)
5th August 2013 British competitors achieved excellent results in the first target shooting event at the World Dwarf Games, hosted by the USA at the Michigan State University. The total medal haul from ...
Created on 07 August 2013
73. World Dwarf Games 2013
(International)
... competitors for these World Games.  Target shooting has been added to the list of sports for the first time, at the request of the American hosts.  Britain is fielding a number of competitors ...
Created on 03 August 2013
74. Shooting the Breeze
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting information & forums)
Field Target forum site, including competitions, equipment, etc. 
Created on 02 November 2013
75. 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
76. 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
77. 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
78. 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
79. 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
80. 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
81. A Shot in the Dark
(Search - Weblinks / Disabled shooters' blogs)
Blogger: Michael Whapples, blind shooter.
Created on 16 March 2012
82. 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
83. 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
84. IAU - International Crossbow Shooting Union
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting organisations)
International governing body for all crossbow disciplines. 
Created on 05 February 2012
85. 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
86. International Paralympic Committee
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
The IPC is the international governing body for all Paralympic sports, including target shooting.   ...
Created on 18 January 2012
87. Deaflympics
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Includes shooting.  ...
Created on 18 January 2012
88. British Blind Sport
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
BBS is the organising body for Shooting for the Blind.   ...
Created on 18 January 2012
89. Target Shooter
(Search - Weblinks / Media)
An on-line magazine covering all target shooting disciplines.   ...
Created on 17 January 2012
90. TenPointNine
(Search - Weblinks / Suppliers & services)
Alteration and fitting service for shooting jackets and trousers.   ...
Created on 17 January 2012
91. RDK Sports Wheelchairs
(Search - Weblinks / Suppliers & services)
Suppliers of wheelchairs for target shooting, compliant with IPC rules.   ...
Created on 17 January 2012
92. Shooting4Disabled
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting information & forums)
Technical information site set up by disabled New Zealand international shooter Michael Johnson. 
Created on 17 January 2012
93. Disabled Clay Target Shooting GB
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting for people with disabilities)
A range of information on disabled CT shooting opportunities.   ...
Created on 17 January 2012
94. Benchrest Directory
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting information & forums)
Forum for smallbore benchrest shooting disciplines.   ...
Created on 17 January 2012
95. International Blind Sport Association - Shooting Division
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting for people with disabilities)
The IBSA is the international governing body for shooting for the blind and visually impaired.   ...
Created on 17 January 2012
96. GB F Class Association
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting organisations)
The association represents shooters in the F Class disciplines of full-bore target rifle shooting.   ...
Created on 17 January 2012
97. British Field Target Association
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting organisations)
The BFTA is the national governing body for field target shooting disciplines.  ...
Created on 17 January 2012
98. UK Association of Rimfire & Air Rifle Benchrest Shooting
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting organisations)
Known as UKBR22, the association represents shooters in smallbore benchrest disciplines.
Created on 17 January 2012
99. Disabled Shooters' Group
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting for people with disabilities)
The DSG promotes the enjoyment of clay target shooting amongst the disabled, and organises shooting events in various clay target disciplines for disabled people and their carers.  ...
Created on 17 January 2012
100. International Shooting Sports Federation
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting organisations)
The ISSF is the worldwide governing body for Olympic target shooting disciplines.  ...
Created on 17 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.