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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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1. Focus Clubs
(Category)
... county. Focus Clubs act as the first point of referral for anyone in their area with a disability that prevents them shooting with conventional equipment and/or technique. That means those clubs need ...
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2. Disability Awareness
(Category)
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3. Competitions
(Category)
... are such that to amend them to accommodate disabilities would destroy the whole nature of the event for everyone.  On the other hand, it might simply be that no-one with a particular type of disability ...
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4. Olaf Jones
(Contacts / Disabled Shooting)
Olaf Jones, DSP Working Group - Fullbore + F Class, Olaf is the NRA's Disability Representative.  As a result of losing part of his left arm in a motorcycle accident, he shoots full-bore target rifle ...
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5. DTSGB
(Contacts / Other Organisations)
DTSGB, NGB, Disability Target Shooting GB is the national governing body for the Paralympic target shooting disciplines (10m Air Rifle, 10m Air Pistol, 25m Pistol, 50m .22 Rifle, 50m .22 Pistol).  Its ...
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6. Air rifle for blind and visually impaired
(Profiles)
Profiles of air rifle shooters who use acoustic aiming equipment because they have lost their sight. Davey Geater Disability: Loss of vision following head injury Davey's story was published by ...
Created on 06 March 2014
7. Effective Communication Workshop
(Deaf Communications)
... of those who feel that communication will be a major problem if deaf people join their club.  Watch the video - it is also in the Disability Awareness playlist on our YouTube channel.   The ...
Created on 05 March 2014
8. Our Clubs Scheme
(Our Clubs Schemes)
... disciplines, that already have members with some degree of disability or impairment. In fact pretty well every club and ground in the country is bound to have at least one less-able or disabled member. ...
Created on 22 November 2013
9. 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
10. £287,087 for Shooting Clubs
(Funding News)
... not realise is that funding bodies also like supporting schemes for developing and promoting the sport, even at local level. For example, a project to work with local youth groups, disability organisations, ...
Created on 21 November 2013
11. 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
12. Disability Awareness
(Helpful Stuff)
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.
Created on 19 November 2013
13. Coaching Disabled People
(Coaching)
... is all that is needed. Getting started If, when first introduced to a person with a disability, the coach thinks “This is beyond me” or “How do I deal with this?”, then the disabled person is going ...
Created on 19 November 2013
14. DSP Surveys Launch
(DSP News)
... two on-line surveys. About You is our people survey, seeking information from shooters with any disability or impairment, however great or small, that has some impact on their shooting.   The ...
Created on 17 November 2013
15. 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
16. Disability Sport needs in Nottinghamshire
(Surveys)
Disability sports and physical activity project in Nottingham A survey is being conducted by Notts County Football Club who are looking at what sports people currently take part in, how often they ...
Created on 17 November 2013
17. Disability Sport in Kirklees
(Surveys)
Kirklees Disability Sport Consultation 2013 Survey closes 30th November 2013 The results of this consultation will impact on what type of activities organisations in Kirklees will develop in ...
Created on 17 November 2013
18. York Disability Sport Survey
(Surveys)
Sport & Physical Activity Disability/Impairment Survey 2013 This is asking what sports people with disabilities would like to do, and where/when they would like to be able to take part. At the ...
Created on 17 November 2013
19. We're popular!
(DSP Blog)
... did it come out on top – it was twice as popular as the next sport voted for.  A week ago the following was received from Inspire Peterborough: “we undertook a survey regarding disability sport ...
Created on 14 November 2013
20. Intellectual Disabilities in Target Shooting
(Past Events)
... explore ways in which people with various intellectual disabilities could take part in the sport To identify any safety issues with a view to determining what, if any, type or degree of disability cannot ...
Created on 13 November 2013
21. Disabled Shooting Awards 2013
(DSP News)
... nominate another organisation that could receive the award before the end of this year, please let DSP Co-ordinator Liz Woodall know.   Disability Organisation Dwarf Sports Association UK ...
Created on 11 November 2013
22. Review of IPC Athlete Classification
(International)
... tasked with making recommendations about a more objective system for measuring athlete's level of disability.  Any new scheme will not be in place for the 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, but might be introduced ...
Created on 04 November 2013
23. 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
24. Bikers 4 LimbPower
(People News)
The DSP's Equipment Co-ordinator, Chris Lacey, will be taking part in a sponsored motorcycle ride from Land's End to John o'Groats in aid of LimbPower on 7th/8th September.  This is a disability ...
Created on 03 September 2013
25. 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
26. Introducing Ann Wild OBE
(Girl with Gun)
... be had via disability shooting was infectious! I agreed that over my journey in my shooting life I would write a small blog for this website, to explain to some extent my passion and curiosity for all ...
Created on 23 February 2013
27. Launch of Regional Conferences
(DSP News)
... conference will cover all disabled target shooting disciplines, and any type of disability, so anyone wishing to attend can pick the most convenient date and venue, regardless of where they are actually ...
Created on 29 January 2013
28. Regional Conferences
(Disabled Shooting Year)
... which will take place at disabled shooting venues throughout England.  Each conference will cover all disabled target shooting disciplines, and any type of disability, so anyone wishing to attend ...
Created on 29 January 2013
29. Happy New Year !
(DSP News)
...  Disability Awareness - a simple introduction to help people introduce themselves and communicate comfortably with those who have disabilities. More to come!  ...
Created on 06 January 2013
30. Disability Awareness
(Uncategorised)
...  Be relaxed with the person and maintain good eye contact even if you see their eyes jerking away or they have uncontrollable movements. Remember that for those with a visual disability, names ...
Created on 03 January 2013
31. Disability Awareness
(Disability Awareness)
...  Be relaxed with the person and maintain good eye contact even if you see their eyes jerking away or they have uncontrollable movements. Remember that for those with a visual disability, names ...
Created on 03 January 2013
32. Disability Sport Accolade for Welsh Club
(Events News)
The Modern Print Inclusive Target Shooting Club has been awarded Disability Sport Wales’ Insport Club Ribbon. Insport is a Disability Sport Wales (DSW) programme, which aims to support organizations ...
Created on 11 October 2012
33. DSP's New Show Tent
(DSP News)
... quite a few visitors.  We are looking forward to setting up this temporary home for a good many more events in future.  Invitations from organisers of major shooting events and disability ...
Created on 10 September 2012
34. NSRA Rifle Meeting
(DSP Blog)
... a family affair again.  This meeting has always had a fair sprinkling of competitors with various types and degrees of disability or impairment.  The interesting thing is that it’s all taken ...
Created on 22 August 2012
35. Clubs - Disabled provision
(Uncategorised)
... so please keep re-visiting.  UPDATE: The English Federation for Disability Sport has created a very helpful on-line toolkit for clubs that wish to be more disabled-friendly.  Please see our ...
Created on 12 August 2012
36. Terminology and perceptions
(DSP Blog)
... interesting consequences for the work of the DSP.  Before explaining, I’d better clear up one preliminary point.  People do ask from time to time why this isn’t called the “Disability Shooting ...
Created on 11 August 2012
37. First CT Disabled Championship
(Events News)
British Open Sportrap Championship with Disability Categories 30th August - 1st September 2012 Fauxdegla Shooting Ground Great news for the clay target world!  The first national competition ...
Created on 07 August 2012
38. Diamond Jubilee Trust
(Funding News)
... in six areas that are linked to Her Majesty's life and work.  These include disability, sport and young people.  ...
Created on 21 July 2012
39. Council grants
(Funding News)
... Coach Bursary Scheme Grants of up to £200 towards the cost of recognised coaching qualifications.  Priority is given to those in disability sport.   ...
Created on 21 July 2012
40. DSP at DAD, Warrington
(DSP News)
Sunday 15th July 2012 The annual Disability Awareness Day at Warrington is now one of the biggest such events in the country.  Ken Nash, wearing both his NSRA and British Blind Sport hats, has ...
Created on 21 July 2012
41. Funding bodies
(Information)
... guide which is stated to cover funding for coaching, but many of the funding bodies give grants for other aspects of sport as well, so it’s worth having a look at.   Disability Grants This site contains ...
Created on 18 July 2012
42. Royal Association for Disability Rights
(Search - Weblinks / Disability information & forums)
RADAR
Created on 18 January 2012
43. Focus on Disability
(Search - Weblinks / Disability information & forums)
Created on 18 January 2012
44. Disability World
(Search - Weblinks / Disability information & forums)
Comprehensive information for the disabled.
Created on 18 January 2012
45. Ableize Disability Directory
(Search - Weblinks / Disability information & forums)
Directory of disability information, aids and mobility services.  ...
Created on 18 January 2012
46. Sussex Disability Sport Group
(Search - Weblinks / Regional sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
47. Essex Disability Sport Academy
(Search - Weblinks / Regional sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012
48. 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
49. 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
50. Bradford Disability Sport & Leisure
(Search - Weblinks / Regional sport for people with disabilities)
Created on 18 January 2012

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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.