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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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51. Clubs' Charitable Status
(Information)
Some funding bodies will only accept applications from “charitable organisations”.  Some years ago the Charity Commission de-registered most target shooting clubs for reasons which are probably ...
Created on 18 July 2012
52. Work Starts on Clubs Scheme
(DSP News)
The creation of a scheme for recognising disabled-friendly and accessible clubs is one of our key objectives for the Disabled Shooting Year.  Information on the two levels of club benchmarking ...
Created on 21 June 2012
53. Do as you would be done by
(DSP Blog)
Thursday, 14th June 2012 This week I heard the sad tale of a situation that I hadn’t previously come across in four years of involvement with disabled shooting.  It came from a club that can only ...
Created on 15 June 2012
54. DSP Information Packs
(DSP News)
... below.   Each pack contains information sheets, copies of our suite of leaflets on various aspects of disabled target shooting, posters promoting the project and the Disabled Shooting Year, a ...
Created on 14 May 2012
55. NRA Open Day
(DSP News)
... Disabled Shooting Year blog.  ...
Created on 14 May 2012
56. Not according to plan !
(DSP Blog)
Saturday 5th May 2012 After years of organising events in shooting, the Army Cadets, Women’s Institute and so forth I find the routine is pretty well ingrained now. First the odd reminders of ...
Created on 09 May 2012
57. Communications and counties
(DSP Blog)
... brought together to be briefed on Trevor’s remit, and to provide some initial feedback on what could usefully be done to help target shooting in the region.  As part of the Disabled Shooting Year ...
Created on 04 May 2012
58. Spreading the Word Week
(DSP Blog)
... for the NRA’s Open Day.  This is going to be our first really big event of the Disabled Shooting Year, so we need to make an impact.  The NRA has agreed to us having a stand in a prime position, ...
Created on 30 April 2012
59. Deaf Sports Personality of the Year
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
60. CPSA - Pull!: Pull! - May 2013
(Phoca Download / Pull! - May 2013)
Pull! - May 2013: CPSA Awards for Disabled Shooter of the Year, and Volunteer of the Year Disabled Shooters Group report  ...
Created on 25 April 2013
61. DSP Information Pack: Infopack - Disabled Shooting Year
(Phoca Download / Infopack - Disabled Shooting Year)
Infopack - Disabled Shooting Year ...
Created on 24 July 2012
62. Target Shooter: April 2012 - Disabled Shooting Year
(Phoca Download / April 2012 - Disabled Shooting Year)
April 2012 - Disabled Shooting Year ...
Created on 22 July 2012
63. Preston Sports Awards nominations close (2012-02-10)
(Events Calendar/Preston Sports Awards nominations close)
Preston Sports Awards nominations close Nominations close for the Preston Sports Awards, which include one for the Disabled Athlete of the Year.  Winners go forward as candidates for the Lancashire County ...
Created on 10 January 2012
64. NRA SC Guest Day (2012-03-31)
(Events Calendar/NRA SC Guest Day)
... fullbore disciplines of benchrest and F Class will be available for guests to try.  Please note: 1. All guests must not less than 14 years old. 2. Probationary members cannot bring guests as they are ...
Created on 16 March 2012
65. CPSA Awards - Nominations close (2013-01-25)
(Events Calendar/CPSA Awards - Nominations close)
CPSA Awards - Nominations close 2nd Annual CPSA Awards Categories include 'Disabled Shooter of the Year'. Nominations close on 25th January 2013.  Nominations link  ...
Created on 05 January 2013
66. DTSGB Christmas Event (2013-12-01)
(Events Calendar/DTSGB Christmas Event)
DTSGB Christmas Event Final event of the year for members of DTSGB. Stoke Mandeville Secretary Rosie Hughes - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  ...
Created on 06 January 2013
67. EFDS Festival of Sport (2013-05-10)
(Events Calendar/EFDS Festival of Sport)
... disabled children between 6 and 16 years old an opportunity to try a range of sports in a fun environment. There is no restriction on the type of impairments- all disabled children are welcome to join ...
Created on 04 February 2013
68. IPC World Cup GBR (2014-03-26)
(Events Calendar/IPC World Cup GBR)
IPC World Cup GBR This, the 3rd IPC World Cup to be hosted by Britain, will include airgun events at Stoke Mandeville and .22 events at Bisley.   Details on the IPC website Results of this competition ...
Created on 01 November 2013
69. IPC World Cup POL (2014-05-08)
(Events Calendar/IPC World Cup POL)
IPC World Cup POL Details on the IPC website Results of this match will be available live on-line via the Sius Shooting Results service Szczecin, Poland
Created on 02 November 2013
70. IPC World Cup USA (2014-06-03)
(Events Calendar/IPC World Cup USA)
IPC World Cup USA Details on the IPC website Results from this event will be available live on the Sius Shooting Results service Fort Benning, USA
Created on 02 November 2013
71. IPC World Cup THA (2014-08-29)
(Events Calendar/IPC World Cup THA)
IPC World Cup THA Details on the IPC website Results from this event will be available live on-line via the Sius Shooting Results service Bangkok, Thailand
Created on 02 November 2013
72. Disability Coaching Workshop (2013-04-23)
(Events Calendar/Disability Coaching Workshop)
... 3 Years. Single and group bookings can be made. Please call 01785 619695 for details on how to book. www.sportacrossstaffordshire.co.uk Stafford Sports College Kam Webster - 01785 619695  ...
Created on 16 April 2013
73. WheelPower National Junior Games (2014-09-20)
(Events Calendar/WheelPower National Junior Games)
WheelPower National Junior Games The National Junior Games is an annual event at Stoke Mandeville for children with disabilities aged between 11 and 18 years of age. Over 200 children receive instruction ...
Created on 01 November 2013
74. ISCH Open International, Hannover (2014-04-28)
(Events Calendar/ISCH Open International, Hannover)
ISCH Open International, Hannover IPC-approved International Shooting Competition for airgun and .22 events  This is an Open competition, so any shooters classified SH1 or SH2 can take part.  Entries ...
Created on 02 November 2013
75. 2nd CPSA Coaching Conference (2014-02-23)
(Events Calendar/2nd CPSA Coaching Conference)
2nd CPSA Coaching Conference This year the CPSA is including in its Coaching Conference programme a workshop on Working with Disabled Performers by John Peacock and Jill Thickett.   Details and booking ...
Created on 20 February 2014
76. CPSA Awards Evening (2014-03-29)
(Events Calendar/CPSA Awards Evening)
CPSA Awards Evening Tickets are still available for the awards evening - details are on the CPSA website. The awards include Disabled Shooter of the Year.   Coppid Beech Hotel, Bracknell, Berkshire ...
Created on 06 March 2014
77. Wheelchair Sports Spectacular (2014-09-12)
(Events Calendar/Wheelchair Sports Spectacular)
Wheelchair Sports Spectacular Between 400 and 500 people are expected to attend this year's Spectacular to try out a number of different sports.   Target shooting taster sessions are being organised ...
Created on 08 September 2014

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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.