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Seonaid McIntosh Becomes First British Female Rifle Athlete to win World Cup Gold...Ever!

Seonaid McIntosh Becomes First British Female Rifle Athlete to win World Cup Gold...Ever!

On Saturday, Seonaid McIntosh claimed her second medal of the ISSF World Cup in Rio, following up her Silver in the 10m Air Rifle competition with an incredible Gold medal in the 50m Rifle 3 Positions event. A ground-breaking achievement for shooting in the UK, Seonaid’s Gold was the first ever World Cup Gold for a British female rifle shooter.

Home Office Launch Consultation on Proposed Statutory Guidance to the Police on their Firearms Licensing Functions

Home Office Launch Consultation on Proposed Statutory Guidance to the Police on their Firearms Licensing Functions

The introduction of statutory guidance is designed to improve consistency across the UK in police firearms licensing. The draft guidance sets out the checks that should be made, the weight to be given to the evidence and the factors that need to be taken into account. The consultation started on 23rd July and will remain open for eight weeks, finishing on 17 September 2019.

STS Confirms Rescheduled 2019 Target Shooting Coaching Conference

STS Confirms Rescheduled 2019 Target Shooting Coaching Conference

STS is pleased to confirm details for its rescheduled Target Shooting Coaching Conference, which will now take place on Saturday 5 October at Perth College. The conference open to coaches from across the UK, with STS members getting a 25% discounted delegate rate and STS junior members getting 50% off. The day will focus on the Olympic disciplines and features a mix of sport specific and generic workshops with the ambition of stimulating some exciting discussions and the sharing of ideas and good practice. BOOK NOW

Birmingham Announces Additional Sports for 2022 - Shooting Not Included

Birmingham Announces Additional Sports for 2022 - Shooting Not Included

Birmingham 2022 organisers and the CGF Executive Board have announced the additional sports selected for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, and shooting sports have not been included with both target shooting and archery missing out. Instead, the optional sports of Beach Volleyball, Women's Cricket and Para Table Tennis have been added.

Jennifer Ross Joins STS Staffing Team

Jennifer Ross Joins STS Staffing Team

STS is delighted to confirm the appointment of Jennifer Ross to the STS staffing team in the role of Performance & Pathways Manager. Jennifer previously carried out the role on a contracted basis but with support from sportscotland secured for the next 2 years, STS made this an employed position and is delighted to confirm Jennifer’s appointment to continue the good work already underway.

STS Coaching Conference Postponed to Later in 2019

STS Coaching Conference Postponed to Later in 2019

At the start of the month, STS announced that it will be holding it’s first Coaching Conference on Saturday 25 May. bringing shooting specific topics and discussion opportunities to coaches in the sport. Following feedback from the shooting community and further reflection, it has been decided that this event should be postponed.

STS Announces Coaching Conference for 2019

STS Announces Coaching Conference for 2019

STS is pleased to announce the launch of its Coaching Conference taking place on Saturday 25 May at Perth College, The conference open to coaches from across the UK, with STS members getting a 25% discounted delegate rate and STS junior members getting 50% off. The day will focus on the Olympic disciplines and features a mix of sport specific and generic workshops with the ambition of stimulating some exciting discussions and the sharing of ideas and good practice. BOOK NOW