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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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51. Shooting Movies!
(DSP News)
... them? Our aim is to build up a library of material to service two purposes. Firstly, to encourage more people to take up target shooting, when they see images of people like themselves enjoying the sport. ...
Created on 12 November 2013
52. 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
53. Disabled Shooting Awards 2013
(DSP News)
... Rifle & Pistol Club – a club that is an excellent example of how a wide range of disabilities can be embraced by the sport. Award collected by Paul Holdstock on behalf of the club.   Disabled-Friendly ...
Created on 11 November 2013
54. DSP On-line Video
(DSP News)
... invitation to anyone and everyone to contribute to our videos that will encourage people to take up the sport, or which will help shooters, coaches and clubs to solve problems - it's entitled Shooting ...
Created on 10 November 2013
55. 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
56. 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
57. Funding for Training
(Funding News)
Torch Trophy Trust Bursaries The Torch Trophy Trust is a charity that recognises, supports and rewards the tireless work of volunteers in sport and recreation.  The trust's annual round of bursaries ...
Created on 01 November 2013
58. Funding for Training
(Funding for Coaches)
Torch Trophy Trust Bursaries The Torch Trophy Trust is a charity that recognises, supports and rewards the tireless work of volunteers in sport and recreation.  The trust's annual round of bursaries ...
Created on 01 November 2013
59. Disabled Shooting Gala 2013
(Past Events)
... of Disability Sport helped to promote it. Our objectives for the day: (1) to celebrate and promote disabled target shooting; (2) to recognise and thank people and organisations that have made important ...
Created on 01 November 2013
60. Shooting Scholarships
(Funding News)
... time to spend on this, so the list below just gives some examples of what is available.  Anyone doing an on-line search for "university scholarships UK shooting", or looking for "sport scholarships" ...
Created on 01 September 2013
61. CT Summer Training Camps
(Events News)
...  Skeet by David Beardsmore DTL by David Ball Sporting/Sportrap + Olympic disciplines by Sarah Daly OT by Martin Barker Masterclass by Phil Coley and Ben Husthwaite of Elite Sporting Academy ...
Created on 26 August 2013
62. World Dwarf Games – 5 GBR Medals
(International)
... of both the British and International Dwarf Sport Federations. Arthur's score of 162 was the fifth highest across all the classes, and the ages of those ahead of him ranged from 14 to 29! The fact ...
Created on 07 August 2013
63. British Ex-Services Wheelchair Sports Association
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 16 November 2013
64. 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
65. 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
66. British International Clay Target Shooting Federation
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting organisations)
... Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) and Federation Internationale de Tir Aux Sportives de Chasse (FITASC), and independently administers the selection procedures for Great Britain and Northern Ireland ...
Created on 03 April 2012
67. 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
68. Sport England
(Search - Weblinks / Sport bodies)
Created on 20 January 2012
69. 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
70. UK Sports Association for People with Learning Disabilities
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
71. Focus on Disability
(Search - Weblinks / Disability information & forums)
Created on 18 January 2012
72. 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
73. Sussex Disability Sport Group
(Search - Weblinks / Regional sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
74. Midland Deaf Sports Association
(Search - Weblinks / Regional sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
75. Interactive
(Search - Weblinks / Regional sport for people with disabilities)
Formerly the London Sports Forum for Disabled People.  ...
Created on 18 January 2012
76. Essex Disability Sport Academy
(Search - Weblinks / Regional sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
77. Children's Able & Disabled Sports
(Search - Weblinks / Regional sport for people with disabilities)
CADS - Cheshire. 
Created on 18 January 2012
78. South Gloucestershire Union of Disability Sports
(Search - Weblinks / Regional sport for people with disabilities)
Part of BUDS and SUDS with the Bristol Union of Disability Sports.  ...
Created on 18 January 2012
79. Bristol Union of Disability Sports
(Search - Weblinks / Regional sport for people with disabilities)
Part of BUDS and SUDS with South Gloucestershire Union of Disability Sports.   ...
Created on 18 January 2012
80. Bradford Disability Sport & Leisure
(Search - Weblinks / Regional sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
81. Yoodoo Sports
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
A co-operation between Sport England and Leonard Cheshire Disability.   ...
Created on 18 January 2012
82. Wheelpower
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
83. Western Isles Disability Sport
(Search - Weblinks / Regional sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
84. 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
85. UK Deaf Sport
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
86. The Lord's Taverners
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Focusing not just on on youth cricket but also on sports and recreational equipment for young people with disabilities and special needs, including sports wheelchairs, specially-adapted minibuses and sensory ...
Created on 18 January 2012
87. Sportability
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Sport for people with paralysis.   ...
Created on 18 January 2012
88. 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
89. Mencap Sport
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
90. 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
91. English Federation for Disability Sport
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
92. Dwarf Sports Association UK
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
93. Disability Sports NI
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
94. Disability Sport Wales
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
95. Disability Sport Events
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
96. Deaflympics
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Includes shooting.
Created on 18 January 2012
97. Deaf Sports Personality of the Year
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
98. Cerebral Palsy Sport
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
99. British Wheelchair Sports Foundation
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
100. British Deaf Sports Council
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Sorry, there are problems with this link at the moment.
Created on 18 January 2012

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Vision for Shooters

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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.