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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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1. DSP Regional Conferences 2013
(DSP News)
Between the middle of February and the end of March we held six Regional Conferences, which a total of 100 delegates booked to attend, although some did not make it due to the weather!  We were ...
Created on 25 April 2013
2. New DSP e-Newsletter
(DSP News)
... been set up to replace the previous simple e-mailed bulletins. The first DSP News was despatched on 3rd February, publicising our Regional Conferences to all of our existing target shooting contacts. It ...
Created on 04 February 2013
3. Launch of Regional Conferences
(DSP News)
A Chance to Meet, Learn and Explore We are proud and delighted to announce the launch of our six Disabled Shooting Conferences. These are one of the flagship schemes of the Disabled Shooting Year. ...
Created on 29 January 2013
4. Regional Conferences
(Disabled Shooting Year)
Key Aims: Inform, Encourage and Inspire Anyone with an interest in any aspect of disabled target shooting, or who would like to find out about it, is most welcome to sign up for one of the conferences, ...
Created on 29 January 2013
5. Disabled Shooting Year
(Disabled Shooting Year)
... under the banner of the Disabled Shooting Year; more detailed information on each can be found in the DSY section of the website.  Regional Conferences Six are planned, for anyone interested in ...
Created on 27 March 2012

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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.
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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.