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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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1. Vision
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... Those options might be changes they can make in their own equipment or technique, or steps that can be taken by their clubs to improve the range environment (lighting, decor, target holders, etc.).  ...
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2. Surveys
(Category)
... organisations.   External surveys in this section may be national or local, relate or all disabilities or just one, aimed at clubs or individuals. Please browse to find any that are relevant ...
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3. Our Clubs Schemes
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4. More Help for Clubs
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5. Help for Clubs
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6. Funding News
(Category)
This section contains news of options that look particularly helpful for clubs or individuals who are seeking funding in connection any aspect of disabled target shooting.  We expect ...
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7. Focus Clubs
(Category)
These are the DSP’s flagship clubs, benchmarked to demonstrate that they are fully able to cater for shooters with a wide range of disabilities. Our ultimate target is to have one Focus Club in each ...
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8. DSP Clubs
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9. International Development Plans
(International)
Can you help? It has long been clear from our contacts with individual shooters and clubs that there is a big demand for more high-level competitions that are open to disabled and less-able shooters. ...
Created on 29 May 2014
10. Coaching Grants in Lincs
(Funding for Coaches)
... must be made by individual coaches, not by clubs, and the submission deadline is 1st August 2014.  Full details are on the Lincolnshire Sport website.   ...
Created on 29 May 2014
11. £150 Coaching Grants in Lincs
(Funding News)
... must be made by individual coaches, not by clubs, and the submission deadline is 1st August 2014.  Full details are on the Lincolnshire Sport website.   ...
Created on 29 May 2014
12. Focus on: Blind/VI Shooting
(DSP News)
... out the list of clubs which have the equipment for it.     News The British Blind/VI Championships were held at Aldersley on the first weekend in March.  A report and the principal ...
Created on 07 March 2014
13. Acoustic Shooting Facilities
(Acoustic)
The special equipment for acoustic shooting has been installed at the clubs and organisations listed below.  Where possible links to their websites have been provided.  Contact details for ...
Created on 06 March 2014
14. Overview of Blind/VI Shooting
(Acoustic)
... at over 20 clubs across the UK. Two major competition meetings take place annually; the British Championships at the West Midland Regional Shooting Centre at Aldersley, Wolverhampton each March, and the ...
Created on 06 March 2014
15. Air rifle for blind and visually impaired
(Profiles)
... Tunbridge Wells People in August 2012: Tubslake Shooting Club, in Hawkhurst, is one of only 24 clubs throughout the UK with facilities for non-sighted people to try out target shooting. Davey Geater ...
Created on 06 March 2014
16. British Blind Championship 2014
(Events News)
1st/2nd March 2014 - Aldersley Thirty-eight shooters from eleven clubs shot at the West Midlands Region Shooting Centre in this year's championships.  Many of them had a long journey; several ...
Created on 05 March 2014
17. Sport England Club Leaders
(Help for Clubs)
Skills for Club Officials This programme offers free training and support for those who are running sports clubs.  In the first phase of the programme training is available in financial planning, ...
Created on 20 February 2014
18. Help for Clubs
(Help for Clubs)
Some of the major national sports bodies have set up programmes and schemes designed to help sports clubs to flourish.  Information and links for such programmes that may be useful to target shooting ...
Created on 20 February 2014
19. Lincolnshire Disabled Shooting Day
(Events News)
... initiative by the Lincolnshire team, led by Dave Carter, ably supported by Charlie Blow of the NSRA and most of the clubs in the county.   Photographs and full story are on The Lincolnite website.  ...
Created on 31 January 2014
20. Launch of Clubs Scheme
(DSP News)
After a lengthy period of gestation, the DSP's flagship scheme for accrediting clubs that are able to cater properly for people who are disabled or less able was officially launched at the Disabled ...
Created on 22 November 2013
21. 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
22. 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
23. 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
24. £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
25. £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
26. Funding in Lincolnshire
(Funding News)
Lincolnshire County Council has set up an on-line funding portal, which says it has details of hundreds of funding schemes that are open to clubs and organisations in and around the county, as well ...
Created on 20 November 2013
27. Advice for Clubs
(Helpful Stuff)
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 ...
Created on 19 November 2013
28. DSP Surveys Launch
(DSP News)
... Clubs Survey is also for shooting grounds, and any other facilities where target shooting takes place.  Please help us to help both disabled people and our sport - take a few minutes to complete ...
Created on 17 November 2013
29. SE Clubs Survey
(Surveys)
Sports Clubs Survey We want to get a quick snap shot of the community sport landscape so we can provide the best advice and guidance, and develop resources tailored to the needs of people running ...
Created on 17 November 2013
30. Provision in Worcester
(Surveys)
Surveys for Individuals and Clubs Disability Sport Worcester act upon the needs and wants of the population in Worcester City. By filling out these surveys it enables you to direct DSW towards creating ...
Created on 17 November 2013
31. We're popular!
(DSP Blog)
... locations so enthusiastically?  There are also those enlightened rifle and pistol clubs that are thriving because they are well known and respected in their local communities, and which haven’t suffered ...
Created on 14 November 2013
32. Intellectual Disabilities in Target Shooting
(Past Events)
... and integration of people with intellectual disabilities in target shooting as far as possible. The need for such an initiative has been apparent for some time. Our contacts with clubs, coaches, range ...
Created on 13 November 2013
33. Shooting Movies!
(DSP News)
... Secondly, to provide a reference library for shooters, coaches, instructors and clubs who are looking for solutions to problems on equipment or technique. This is an important part of the DSP’s work, ...
Created on 12 November 2013
34. 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
35. 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
36. 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
37. Disabled Shooting Gala 2013
(Past Events)
... certificated. Similarly, the first group of DSP Clubs received their certificates; we hope there will be many more. Finally, and thanks to Mark Jarman of Nonesuche Media, the event provided much footage ...
Created on 01 November 2013
38. DSP on YouTube!
(DSP News)
... of the filming!  We are particularly keen to encourage clubs to make and submit short videos (taken on smartphones is fine) of adaptations that help their disabled members to shoot - assuming, of ...
Created on 12 August 2013
39. Please Do Our Surveys!
(Hot News)
Information about people and facilities is vital to our work (and funding). YOU can help by completing our People and Clubs/Grounds Surveys.  ...
Created on 10 August 2013
40. Safeguarding
(Help for Clubs)
National Governing Bodies The CPSA, NRA and NSRA all offer to members and affiliated clubs/grounds an advice service on all aspects of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults within the sport.   ...
Created on 03 July 2013
41. EFDS Inclusion Club Hub
(Help for Clubs)
Disability Toolkit for Clubs The English Federation for Disability Sport has launched an on-line resource to help sports clubs that wish to become more disabled-friendly.   The Inclusion Club ...
Created on 02 July 2013
42. The Disabled Shooting Awards
(DSP News)
... awards scheme has been launched, and nominations can be made now. Award categories include not only disabled shooters, but coaches, volunteers, clubs, shooting grounds, etc. The full list is set out ...
Created on 16 May 2013
43. Disabled Shooting Awards
(Disabled Shooting Year)
... was launched as part of the Disabled Shooting Year.   Award categories include not only disabled shooters, but coaches, volunteers, clubs, shooting grounds, etc. The full list is set out in the ...
Created on 14 May 2013
44. DSP Regional Conferences 2013
(DSP News)
... was overwhelming demand for the conferences to be repeated, and we intend to make them an annual event, using different venues each year. Any clubs, shooting grounds, etc. that would be interested in hosting ...
Created on 25 April 2013
45. Grants + Council Loan
(Funding News)
A new idea in funding for sports clubs’ projects Extract from a BBC News Cambridgeshire article The gym where Olympic medallist Louis Smith trained is set to expand to meet demand created by the ...
Created on 31 January 2013
46. Regional Conferences
(Disabled Shooting Year)
... disabilities Provide information, and sources of information, particularly for clubs, shooting grounds, coaches and officials catering for different disabilities Set out plans for future development ...
Created on 29 January 2013
47. Vision for Shooters
(Uncategorised)
... Those options might be changes they can make in their own equipment or technique, or steps that can be taken by their clubs to improve the range environment (lighting, decor, target holders, etc.).  ...
Created on 10 January 2013
48. Vision - The Range Environment
(Vision)
... wartime military practices) have not been jettisoned!  Having targets brightly lit and the rest of the range dark is guaranteed to cause eyestrain.  These are the things that clubs can address: ...
Created on 04 January 2013
49. Disabled shooting is not new!
(Random Shots)
... ends with the following "Editorial Suggestion": Most rifle clubs 'fine' the bottom scorer in each team match - why not donate those 'fines' to St. Dunstan's ?    1974 - Coaching at Aldersley, ...
Created on 24 October 2012
50. New Leaflets
(DSP News)
... site. Shooting grounds, gun clubs, etc. are welcome to download and print their own copies.  ...
Created on 11 October 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.