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Grouse Shooting 101

The start of the grouse shooting season is almost upon us with the season starting on the 12th August, or the ‘Glorious Twelfth’ as it’s commonly known. Although this year the season officially opens on Monday 13th as it’s illegal to shoot game on a Sunday. Lots of grouse days have been cancelled this year…

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Mini Masterclass: Your first Game Day with Chris Hanks

The game season is nearly upon us! Chris Hanks who is the Head Instructor of Lady’s Wood Shooting School in South Gloucestershire joined Victoria to talk about preparing for your first game day. Chris has shooting in his blood. He was born and raised on a game shoot, where his Father is still head keeper.…

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How She Did It: Zea Purnell

  If you’re thinking about starting doing registered shoots then this month’s episode of ‘How She Did It’ featuring the wonderful Zea Purnell is a must watch. Zea has been shooting for five years and is a sporting shooter and a regular on the registered scene. She talks about how she got into shooting after…

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How She Did It: Jess Burgess

Jess Burgess is a real rising star of the Olympic Skeet world and one of our much loved members. Jess is really making waves in the world of Olympic Skeet and she joins Victoria to share her story of how she got started, what her journey looked, plus lots of information about the discipline that…

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Mini Masterclass: Loading

Have you ever wondered about loading? If so, then this weeks video is for you! Victoria was joined by the wonderful Hatty Hosegood, loader extraordinaire for this month’s Mini Masterclass. Hatty is an in-demand shooting instructor and loader who works at some of the finest estates and shooting schools in the South West of England…

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When you’re on the peg for the first time

This week’s video is for the aspiring game shooters amongst us. If you’re shooting game for the first time this season, chances are you might have a ton of questions about form for the day and what you need to do or what happens. If you’ve never been on a peg before (a peg is…

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Organising a Game Day

Game Day

Organising a game day for your friends is such a lovely thing to do. You get to select your team, choose where you shoot and when. It’s that time of year when lots of us are booking game days and getting ready for the game season. If you’ve done some game shooting previously and if…

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Why it’s good to go beating

If you’re thinking of going beating on a game shoot and are wondering what it entails and what happens, then this video is for you. Beating is such a great day out and offers invaluable insight in to all of the hard work and precision that goes in to putting on a game shoot. If you’re…

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Travelling with your gun: on a plane

Travelling with your gun on a plane can be a little bit of a daunting prospect if you’ve never done it before. You may think ”OMG I just don’t know what to do!” If this is you, then hopefully our third and final part of this mini-series focussed on travelling with your gun will help. If…

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Travelling with your gun: on the train

This is video 2 of a 3 part video series where Victoria talks about travelling with your gun. This week she’s talking about taking your shotgun on a train. If you’ve never taken your gun on the train before, then hopefully this video will give you a nice understanding on how to go about it…

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