Shotgun shooting UK
use shotguns for the shooting of artificial
targets, either to practice marksmanship or in
competition. Clay target shooting is currently
gaining in popularity, spurred on by British
success in international competitions such as
the Olympic Games and the Commonwealth Games.
Competition Shooting UK
clay shooting is an exciting an absorbing sport,
with a number of different disciplines. In clay
target shooting, the disciplines can be broadly
split into three categories – trap, skeet and
Trap shooting UK
In the trap
disciplines of Down-the-Line, Automatic Ball
Trap, Olympic Trap, Double Trap and Universal
Trench, the targets are thrown away from you by
a trap positioned in front of you at varying
speeds, heights and angles.
Skeet Shooting UK
and Olympic Skeet, the targets are released from
two trap houses, one positioned on each side of
a semi-circular layout, at fixed speeds, heights
Sporting Shooting UK
Sporting and FITASC Sporting, the targets are
designed to simulate those found in nature. This
means that they can come from all directions,
including rolling on the ground.
Airgun shooting UK
target air rifle shooting takes place across the
country at indoor shooting ranges, close to
built up areas and sometimes in town centres.
However, many enthusiasts enjoy the outdoor
discipline of field target shooting at
cartridge pistol shooting has not been permitted
in Britain. However, air pistol shooting
continues to survive, frequently sharing
facilities with indoor rifle shooting clubs.
Rifle shooting UK
shooting grew out of the need to improve and
maintain high standards of marksmanship within
the armed services. Today it is a major
international sport enjoyed by thousands of
participants at clubs across Britain.
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