With recent media attention on safeguarding in sport sportscotland, Disclosure Scotland, Volunteer Scotland and Children 1st are conducting a survey to identify the knowledge and awareness of safeguarding in sport. Scottish Target Shooting fully supports this pieces of work as it will positively influence safeguarding training and support for those working with children and ultimately help to protect children in our sport.
New Kypeside have announced they are going to host Round 3 of the SARC League due to take place on Sunday 25th June 2017. A date for this round of the SARC League had been in the calendar but there has been some uncertainty around the host so thanks to New Kypeside for agreeing to host the event.
Members from the Scottish Target Shooting Pistol Squad continued their attendance at some of the top European events, competing in Pilsen and then travelling on to Hannover. The squad continued to fly the flag strongly for Scotland with some excellent shooting, including new PBs as well as Gold Coast and Senior GB squad qualifying scores by a few athletes.
A team of pistol shooters from Scottish Target Shooting's Pistol Development Squad perform well at the English Smallbore Shooting Union (ESSU) Championships, held at Bisley over the 28th April to 1st May 2017.
First day of action for the Scots at the English Smallbore Shooting Union (ESSU) was on Saturday 29th April and saw the 50m Pistols being drawn. This meant Andy Ralston, Alan Goodall & David Owen were in action...
Hot on the heels of some excellent results at the Grand Prix of Liberation in Pilsen last week, ten Scottish athletes competed at the ISCH Rifle & Pistol competition in Hannover this week.
In the Pistol events, Jess Liddon got the show on the road with a new Personal Best of 380 in the Women’s Air Pistol, which earned her a place in the final. Sixth place was the final outcome, a considerable step-up for Jess at this level of competition, and the first Minimum Consideration Score for the 2018 Commonwealth Games for her...
An eight-strong team of Scottish athletes competed at the Grand Prix of Liberation in Pilsen, CZE, last week, with two further Scots in attendance as part of a team from British Shooting. Held annually as part of the celebrations to commemorate the liberation of the city from Nazi occupation by US forces at the end of the Second World War, this event always attracts a substantial and very high standard of entry from teams across Europe and beyond
British Shooting has this week announced the official launch of 'Project Pistol' which aims to unearth future Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls for 2024 and beyond. The Project will be targeting individuals with potential to join an exciting Talent Pathway to provide shooters the opportunity to develop into World Class Air Pistol shooters.