Clay Shooting3 min gelesenPsychology
The Cruel Icy Finger Of Trigger Freeze
Trigger freeze struck out of nowhere for Paul Henderson, Gunroom Manager at the Bywell Shooting Ground. I’m pretty sure that recoil is at the root of my trigger freeze. Like most experienced shots I’ll track a target, come to pull the trigger, my mi
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Q&A
Q I received equipment some nice bits from of an uncle the at Christmas items is defective , but unfortunately . My uncle is one one of of and those the people receipt who shows plans it well was purchased in advance this last August time? . Can I st
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Shooting In Tiers
As soon as the second lockdown was lifted, I grabbed every opportunity I could to get out shooting. That wasn’t easy, however, due to the tier system that replaced the lockdown. Just two days after the end of the lockdown I drove down to Park Farm SG
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Where to Shoot
Chicksands Clay Target Club Shefford, CPSAAffiliated Disciplines: ESP, DTL, STR Open alternate Sundays and Wednesdays over Summer. Contact for competition details. Practice and coaching available Telephone: www.facebook.com/charlelister Email: in
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Taming That Affectionate Punch
Felt recoil is more of an issue now than ever because the vogue for long-range Sporting targets has seen the popularity of powerful, high velocity shells explode. Put 28g of lead down your barrels at 1500fps and, believe us, you’re going to feel it.
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News In Brief
The British Shooting Show and the British Shooting & Country Show have been cancelled. The organisers say that holding the events in the current climate could be miscommunicated as the industry being irresponsible. “It’s the sacrifice that we all mak
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Clay Shooting
Editor James Marchington 07836 350652, james.marchington@futurenet.com Senior Designer Phil Martin Production Editor Elizabeth Wood Group Art Director Dean Usher Richard Atkins, Mitchell Brooker-Smith, Stuart Farr, Jasper Fellows, Matt Hance, Ed Lyon
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The Road To Tokyo
Things are certainly up and down at the moment. I started writing this in December, before the post-Christmas lockdown was announced. At that time people were still permitted to shoot, but with increasing restrictions on what we could all do, and of
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Meet Your Coach
Matt Hance has been shooting Sporting and Fitasc for Britain for more than three decades, and won multiple titles including the Clay Shooting Classic, British Fitasc Grand Prix, English Open Sporting and UK Fitasc Championships. As a coach, Matt has
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Provisional Clay Calendar 2021
22 Feb-5 Mar ISSF World Cup Cairo13-14 Mar English Open FSP Roundwood18-29 Mar ISSF World Cup New Delhi20 Mar CPSA AGM Kenilworth21 Mar English Open Compak Orston2-4 Apr DTL 300 Grand Prix Fauxdegla2-11 Apr Cyprus Grand Prix Cyprus3-4 Apr BS Shotgun
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Championship Dates Announced
The 2021 shooting calendar is taking shape, with dates announced for CPSA championships and selection shoots, as well as a host of independent competitions. The CPSA posted their provisional 2021 calendar mid-January, but warned that the dates were o
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New Silver Pigeon III Sporter
Beretta’s Silver Pigeon is one of the most successful over-and-unders ever, with more than a million sold over the years. The gun evolved from the 680 platform that was launched in the 1950s, and has become legendary for its robustness and reliabilit
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Sporters Over £4,000
Back in our November 2020 issue we featured 'Sporters under £4,000', which successfully demonstrated that, even on a limited budget, you can buy a gun more capable than many of us will ever need. But, as those of us with burgeoning gun collections wi
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Understanding The Test Results
Velocity is measured at 2.5 metres from the muzzle. Pressure is the mean breech figure in Bar (as per CIP). SD is Standard Deviation (consistency). CD is the Central Density rating. This records the percentage of the total pellets landing in the 3
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Worth Considering…
Power Gold has risen to be cartridge of choice for many competition shooters. Gauge: 12 Case: 70mm Head 24g: 16mm Head 28g: 12mm Load: 24g, 28g Shot size 24g: 7, 7.5, 8, 9 Shot size 24g Fibre: 7.5 2.4mm, 8 Shot size 28g: 7.5, 8, 9 Shot size
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Lovely Lady’s Wood
The key to success in life, as in clay shooting, is continual improvement. Nowhere is this more evident than here at Lady’s Wood Shooting School. Since the early 1980’s this picture-perfect corner of Gloucestershire has developed from a few manual tr
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Pathway To Success
Every 4 years we get to witness the world’s most elite athletes head off to the Olympic Games and watch in awe as they compete. How inspirational for young shooters to sit and watch the likes of Peter Wilson, Steve Scott and Ed Ling win medals at arg
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Ready, Steady...
Returning to the stands at the start of the clay season can be challenging at the best of times, let alone after a global pandemic has forced many of us away from the clays for so long. Techniques may have slipped and scores may be lower than hoped f
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The Welsh Wonder
North Wales, famed for stunning landscapes, ancient castles and sheep. But, for the clay shooter in the know, there’s more than lamb and Llanberis. This mountain landscape is a hotbed of top-notch shooting grounds and facilities that offer targets to
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Enlist The Experts!
Rupert Haynes, Gunroom manager at E.J. Churchill gunroom@ejchurchill.com 01494 883227 Mark Heath, Manager, Instructor and Gunfitter at West London Shooting School reception@shootingschool.co.uk 020 8845 1377 Ed Lyons, Sports Vision Consultant www.e
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Just The Ticket!
Rio is one of the longer established names in cartridge manufacture, founded in 1896, and has established a long and successful history. Rio has become a part of the much larger Maxam parent company in recent years and joins several other companies s
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Did You Know?
You can buy a single copy of this magazine, or order a subscription, at www.magazinesdirect.com/csm ■
Clay Shooting3 min gelesenDesign
Dressed To Kill
Fortunately, getting ready for a few hours’ shooting is not like preparing for a deep sea dive. It is worth taking some time to get it right however. As we’re shooting outdoors in the UK, you definitely need to consider warmth and waterproofing. Your
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Anita North To Coach OT Team
Clay Shooting magazine columnist and Commonwealth Games gold and silver medallist Anita North has been appointed as the new England Olympic Trap Team Manager. Anita brings a wealth of medal-winning experience to the team as an elite international Oly
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Rio Target Load 24g 7.5 Shot Plastic Wad
Shot load 366 grains Pellet (count per oz) 380 UK shot (size / CV) 7.5 / 29% Pellets in 30in dia (Av) 197 Pellets in 20-30in 82 Pattern 62% CD 58% Velocity 402 m/s (1,320 fps) SD 3.4 Recoil (M) (Ns) 9.64 Ns Pressure (bar) 596 bar ■
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Your Experts
Clay Shooting’s resident technical expert, Richard has decades of experience reviewing guns, cartridges and accessories. He’s well equipped to solve problems on everything from shot sizes to stock dimensions. Director of Flint & Partners, Ed’s optom
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Out Of Lockdown Into…
ith the second lockdown over it was time to get going with my winter training. Before lockdown number 2 my training had been going satisfyingly well. My standard rounds of 25 were up in the high 20s, with the occasional 25-straight, and my reverse do
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The Guide
This section is packed with facts and advice to help you select the right gun, cartridges and gear – and to plan your shooting, whether that’s a lesson, practice or competition. Here’s what we’ve got for you this month. ■
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Enhance Your Shooting!
Whenever I work with a new student, the first few lessons are spent perfecting the fundamentals. You’ve got to get those right first. So in this first article we are going to dive deep into the basic aspects of the game – what are they, and how to ge
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Nutrition
• Balanced and healthy diet • Maintain a strong immune system to reduce the incidence of illness: Anti-Oxidants, Vitamin D and Calcium. • Food that will aid recovery and reduce incidence of injury • A consistent fluid intake • Food that will keep you
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