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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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1. Sport England
(Contacts / Other Organisations)
Sport England, Funding Body for DSP ...
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2. Keith Morriss
(Contacts / Disabled Shooting)
... silver medal in air rifle.  Keith now coaches at England Academy and with the Mercia Squad.  ...
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3. CPSA
(Contacts / Other Organisations)
CPSA, NGB, The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association is the national governing body for clay target shooting in England.  ...
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4. British Shooting
(Contacts / Other Organisations)
... and managing Sport England funding for the sport  ...
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5. Coaching Grants in Lincs
(Funding for Coaches)
Lincolnshire Sport (which is the County Sport Partnership) and Sport England have launched a jointly-funded scheme to offer grants of £150 towards the cost of coaching course fees.  Applications ...
Created on 29 May 2014
6. £150 Coaching Grants in Lincs
(Funding News)
Lincolnshire Sport (which is the County Sport Partnership) and Sport England have launched a jointly-funded scheme to offer grants of £150 towards the cost of coaching course fees.  Applications ...
Created on 29 May 2014
7. 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
8. £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
9. £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
10. DSP Surveys Launch
(DSP News)
... collecting it and assembling statistics.   Meanwhile, not unreasonably, Sport England want to know what is being achieved with the money it is providing for development of disabled target shooting. ...
Created on 17 November 2013
11. 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
12. Sport England support Norman Cross
(Events News)
Cambridgeshire Target Shooting Association will receive an Inspired Facilities grant of £50,000 from Sport England towards the cost of developing the Norman Cross range complex near Peterborough.  ...
Created on 30 January 2013
13. Launch of Regional Conferences
(DSP News)
...  Anyone with an interest in any aspect of disabled target shooting is most welcome to sign up for one of the conferences, which will take place at disabled shooting venues throughout England. Each ...
Created on 29 January 2013
14. 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
15. Thank you, Sport England!
(DSP News)
On 17th December the long wait ended, and we got the best pre-Christmas present we could have wished for – the amazing news that the DSP will continue to be funded by Sport England as part of the British ...
Created on 21 December 2012
16. Clubs - Disabled provision
(Uncategorised)
... in advance a Sport England Small Grant can be applied for to cover them – these grants have to be spent within 12 months.    SAFEGUARDING Nowadays, everyone is familiar with the ...
Created on 12 August 2012
17. Funding - Guidance
(Information)
... repairs.  Since the article was written sports grants have been taken out of the Awards for All system and are now administered (in exactly the same way) as the Sport England Small Grants Scheme. ...
Created on 18 July 2012
18. Communications and counties
(DSP Blog)
... worth 1,000 words – none of us had realised just how convoluted everything is between shooters, coaches, clubs, counties, regions, NGBs and external agencies like Sport England, Sports Coach UK, the CSPs, ...
Created on 04 May 2012
19. Measuring things
(DSP Blog)
Wednesday 12th April 2012 We've had a most stimulating meeting today, working on our bid to Sport England for continued funding after March 2013.  What we are wrestling with is how to prove that ...
Created on 12 April 2012
20. We have lift off!
(DSP Blog)
... Day is not the most auspicious date we could have picked to embark on our principal promotional effort.  All we can say is that it's down to Sport England!  They are funding the Disabled Shooting ...
Created on 31 March 2012
21. National Sports Awards
(Award Schemes)
... to any sport.    BBC Power of Sport Awards (with Sport England) http://www.sportengland.org/about_us/our_news/power_of_sport_award_winners.aspx These awards are for “projects that have ...
Created on 30 March 2012
22. Local Sports Awards
(Disabled Shooting Year)
Awards available So far we’ve identified over 150 local, county, regional and national sports awards schemes in England alone - and we're still adding to the list!  The majority are run by local ...
Created on 30 March 2012
23. Disabled Shooting Year
(Disabled Shooting Year)
... have Sport England funding; if it is a success then further funding may be granted, enabling us to continue working to help disabled people in target shooting.   ...
Created on 27 March 2012
24. Sportivate
(Events News)
£32m for helping young people into sport Sport England is providing £32m of National Lottery money to fund coaching for 14 to 25 year olds, including those with disabilities – and target shooting ...
Created on 10 February 2012
25. Sportivate
(Sportivate)
£32m for helping young people into sport Sport England is providing £32m of National Lottery money to fund coaching for 14 to 25 year olds, including those with disabilities – and target shooting ...
Created on 10 February 2012
26. About us
(Uncategorised)
... launched by the National Small-bore Rifle Association (NSRA). In Autumn 2011 the Project was granted funding from Sport England, and transferred to British Shooting.  Its remit has been expanded ...
Created on 03 January 2012
27. 1st NRA Adaptive Match
(Events News)
... England are proud to present their inaugural Military Adaptive Shooting Championships.  This is open to any disabled veteran from any of the services. It will be held at the world famous National ...
Created on 14 June 2012
28. Sport England
(Search - Weblinks / Sport bodies)
Created on 20 January 2012
29. Yoodoo Sports
(Search - Weblinks / Sport for people with disabilities)
A co-operation between Sport England and Leonard Cheshire Disability.   ...
Created on 18 January 2012
30. Clay Pigeon Shooting Association
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting organisations)
The CPSA is the national governing body for clay target shooting in England.  ...
Created on 17 January 2012
31. British Shooting
(Search - Weblinks / Shooting organisations)
... performance programme for British international shooting in Olympic disciplines; running the Disabled Shooting Project; development and promotion of the whole sport; negotiating and managing Sport England ...
Created on 20 December 2011
32. Reference library: Accessible Sports Facilities - Design Guidance
(Phoca Download / Accessible Sports Facilities - Design Guidance)
Accessible Sports Facilities - Design Guidance: Sport England's guidance on making sports facilities accessible for disabled people.   ...
Created on 27 March 2013
33. NSRA Rifleman: Rifleman - Winter 2011-12
(Phoca Download / Rifleman - Winter 2011-12)
Rifleman - Winter 2011-12: Sport England funding for DSP DSP Co-ordinator IBSA European Championships Scottish Acoustic Championships  ...
Created on 28 January 2012

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£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.
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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.