Target Technique is based in Inverness and will be running some events around Inverness between now and Christmas. All courses marked with a * are all NSRA accredited and presented by NSRA licenced coaches.
On the weekend of 15/16 July, the Denwood range in Aberdeen was host to the 2017 50m Rifle Championship. There were representatives from England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Norway and of course Scotland. The event consisted of Women's 3P and Men’s Prone on Saturday and Men's 3P and Women’s Prone on Sunday.
This meeting was held on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th June 2017, with strong, rapidly changing winds blowing for most of the time and – unusually for Wick – very high temperatures and humidity on the Sunday. The meeting was held in combination with the STS Grand Prix 3. Around 30 competitors in four classes competed in the various competitions on offer, with entrants coming from far and wide.
Team Scotland has revealed an exciting five-day programme of events and celebrations which will be held around the country, to mark the visit of the Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) on its global tour, ahead of next year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia. In Scotland from 22-26 August 2017, the presence of the Baton will bring Gold Coast 2018 one step closer for athletes and supporters, as Team Scotland aims for its best ever medal haul at an overseas Games. Read on...
Competitors from throughout the United Kingdom travelled to the Range in the grounds of Thirlstane Castle, Lauder, to contest a wide range of individual and team competitions over 50m and 100 yards from 1st to 7th July 2017. As usual, the weather conditions contributed to making the competition both interesting and frustrating but the Scots acquitted themselves well throughout the range of competitions...view this article to see how they got on
British Shooting are running an ISSF Academy D Course for Rifle and Pistol Coaches in Henley on 18-20 August 2017. The course lecturers will be Donald McIntosh (Rifle) and Paul Taylor (Pistol). The deadline for applications is Friday 14 July. The course fee will be £160 per person. If you are interested in attending the course, please send your application form to firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest.
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.
Due to high demand for places Scottish Target Shooting is pleased to announce that a few additional spaces have been made available for the Scottish 50m Rifle Championships on 15 and 16 July in the following categories: