Leisure Shooting covers a wide range of disciplines and for this reason has fast become the sport of choice for many. No longer the preserve of the ‘landed gentry’ the sporting variations are endless from your initial choice of firearm through to your choice of target.
Whether its managing deer for forestry commission or rearing a healthy game shoot, professional shooting supports more than 70,000 jobs in the UK alone.
The shooting profession is an essential part of managing our environment, both the Gamekeeper and the pest controller, all need tools that are tough and dependable, whatever the weather or environment.
Game shooting has become increasingly popular in recent decades. No longer the preserve of the landed classes, game shooting is now extremely accessible.
Despite its modest size, the British Isles offer the Shooting Sportsman or woman an extraordinary variety of season specific game shooting, the most popular being Driven Shooting and Rough Shooting.
Exactly as it says on the tin, the sport of shooting at a target for competition purposes. Divided into the three main categories of; pistol, rifle and shotgun within which fall a variety of different disciplines there really is something for everyone. Varying distances, calibres, targets and shooting positions means this is a sport that is equally accessible to the young, the old and the physically disabled as well.
Shooting is an increasingly popular sport that embraces a range of shooting disciplines. It enjoys universal appeal across a wide social spectrum whether you're a member of a target shooting club, join an organised game shoot or attend a local clay pigeon ground.
Shooting really is is a great recreational activity and one in which Great Britain excels internationally – two gold medals were won at the 2012 Olympics! BASC recently estimated that shooting contributes £2billion to the national economy whilst also playing an important part in rural life.