Vic 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.
Matt 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.Read the Full Story
Peter Breheny from Derbyshire shoots benchrest rifle. He has Kennedy's Disease, a progressive wasting condition that has weakened his limbs.
This 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.
Michael 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.Read the Full Story
Watch an excellent introduction to this discipline at club level by Deanshanger Air Rifle Club.
Watch Michael Whapples demonstrating free-standing acoustic shooting at Holwell Rifle Club. This is a more advanced technique, as he does not have an assistant to help with loading and moving into the aiming zone.
The governing body for acoustic shooting is British Blind Sport, but competitions are run under the aegis of the National Small-bore Rifle Association (NSRA). International competition is overseen by the International Blind Sport Association (IBSA).
An Overview of Blind/VI Shooting
List of clubs and other venues with acoustic shooting facilities
Joe Stinton of Helston & District RC - a blog article by Samuel Moore
UK Blind Veterans - BBC report and video of a shoot by visiting American blind veterans
Isle of Man - Manx TV video of the opening of the Manx Acoustic Shooting Club
Blind Biathlon at Winter Paralympics - IPC video shows how it is done
British Blind/VI Championships 2014 - report in BBC Radio 4 In Touch programme