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Training and Education Officer Phone: 01244 573000

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David has joined BASC after working in the Police Force for over 8 years.
David is a newly qualified BASC accredited shotgun coach and has been shooting for over 12 years. He is extremely passionate about clay pigeon shooting, game shooting and gundogs and is looking forwards to working in the Training and Education Department and introducing more newcomers into the sport.
His role will be to engage with Scouts, Guides and newcomers to the sport through existing initiatives, such as the Scouts Jamborees and the use of the ST-2 Simulator. He will be working closely with colleagues in the Training and Education Team, BASC Heads of Departments, Regional Teams, external providers and stakeholders to deliver these events, as well as keep the Codes of Practise up to date and relevant. The role will also support the delivery of the BASC Shotgun Coaching Programme.

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Address Staffordshire

Biographical Info

Based in Staffordshire
M: 07815 151007
Richard is a BASC Safe Shot Assessor and regularly works on the coaching lines, Ladies’ Day, Young Shots’ days and the Improve Your Shooting days. Richard is available for one to one private tuition, loading and game day mentoring or just for a general confidence-boosting chat.

With 27 years’ shooting experience Richard became a BASC Accredited Shotgun Coach and thoroughly enjoys helping people of all abilities to achieve their full capability. Not only will you learn to shoot to your ability but Richard strives to give you the one thing that eludes so many people – confidence. Shooting should be fun and enjoyable and Richard is determined that all participants should share that joy.

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Based in Shropshire

Tel: 01952 540000

Mobile: 07826 544565

Roger has been shooting for 10 years and coaching in another discipline for 30 years. He is a keen game shot and is a regular on local shoots working his Cocker Spaniels, beating and picking up. Roger is happy to help new or novice shooters have a safe and enjoyable experience and is available for coaching/loading in the field during the game season. Roger is also a BASC accredited Shotgun Safety Officer and a highly qualified and experienced Advanced Driver and coach.

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Address Staffordshire

Biographical Info

Based in Staffordshire
M: 07970 930405
BASC Shooting Coach since 1992 also Safe Shot Assessor also a Fellow of APSI.  Gun Fitting a speciality working in the shooting industry for over 25 years.
http://www.ushootclays.com

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Based in Worcestershire
M: 07802 931197
Based in Kidderminster

http://www.parkfarmshoot.co.uk
A BASC Accredited Shotgun Coach, Mentor and Safe Shot Assessor, with more than 35 years experience in all types of shooting.
Regular Coaching at BASC Young Shot Days, Ladies Days and Improve Your Shooting Days.
Regular Coach on the BASC Coaching line at Game Fairs and the CLA.
Member of the Guild of Shooting Instructors.
GWCT Accredited Game Shot.
Experienced Clay and Game Shot.
Experienced Loader (Single and Double Gunning).
Freelance Shooting Instructor/Chauffeur
Experienced in shooting over dogs at Gun Dog Trials and Training Days
I can also arrange from an individual Gun or up to a full team on Guns for these events if required
Tuition and help on the peg if required.
Freelance Shooting Instruction, being fully mobile with Automatic Clay Trap and full range of guns to suit the client, Novice or Experienced clients equally provided for, so why not let the shooting come to you.

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Address Shropshire

Biographical Info

Based in Shropshire
M: 07841 817755
E mail: harrispeter229@gmail.com

BASC Accredited Coach, Mentor and Safe Shot Assessor.
Founder member of the Guild of Shooting Instructors
Founder member and a Fellow member of APSI
A Senior Associate and Coach/Assessor of Paragon Shooting School USA.

Peter is a retired Gunsmith and enjoys instructing ladies & children and newcomers to the Shooting Sports. A former World Champion clay shooter having shot and instructed in the USA, Australia and Europe. Peter enjoys loading and picking up on game shoots and is always willing to offer advice and assistance to help people to improve and enjoy shooting.

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Based: South Derbyshire.

I have been involved in shooting and outdoor pursuits in England, Scotland and Wales for over 20 years.
I have regularly attended Game Fairs, coaching lines, Family Days, Young Shots’ days and Improve Your Shooting days.
I became a BASC Accredited Shotgun Coach to share my passion for this wonderful sport with those who not only want to know how to shoot a shotgun but want to do it safely and learn the etiquette that goes with it.
I am experienced in rifle and shotgun.
I am prepared to travel to a venue near you when and if required.
During the game shooting season, I am willing to travel throughout the UK to provide support and coaching in all aspects of shooting.
Individual or group tuition welcomed, minder/loader service available.

Novice or experienced clients are welcome to contact me

Assessments of knowledge and ability for new FAC holders variations requested.
Contact me for further information

Lantra qualified Loader
G.O.S.I
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FAC

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Address Derbyshire

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Based in Derbyshire
M: 07980 284549
Owner: Country Pursuits & Training Ltd. facilitating firearms training/coaching; and quality corporate entertainment.
Please see http://countrypursuitsandtraining.co.uk
Country born and bred; experienced coach for clays and game.
Novice or experienced clients equally provided for and events facilitated on a personal or group basis.
On the peg tuition across the UK and shoot day services provided. Flexible working hours to suit clients.

Lantra Awards National awarding body firearms courses provider/instructor: Loaders; Shotgun & Rifle – UK wide BASC Coach, Mentor and Safe Shot Assessor.
Experienced lecturer and assessor in game & countryside management (Cert.ED., BSc Hons)

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Address Staffordshire

Biographical Info

Based in Staffordshire
T: 07754 980851

Geoff is a qualified BASC Shotgun coach and a Safe Shot assessor, and also holds NVQ (C25) facilitates individual learning through coaching.

He has been a wildfowler since the age of 7 and has a wealth of experience in this area.

Geoff is a member of shooting syndicates involved in the rearing of pheasants, ducks and partridges from day olds to release pens with experience of all matters in these areas including set aside and vermin control.  Other projects undertaken include land and habitat improvement, care and maintenance of woodland, access and drainage.

Geoff is involved in the day to day organisation and running of local clay shooting clubs.

First aid at work and occupational first aid also held.

 

 

 

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Address West Midlands

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Based in West Midlands
T: 01543 685383
Rob is an Assessor of BASC Shotgun Coaches

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Based: Shropshire
Mob: 07817 437186
Tel: 01902 372664
Email: plantandy@hotmail.com

I am a BASC Accredited Shotgun Coach and have been involved in shotgun shooting, both clay and game, for over 30 years.
I am a BASC Safe Shot Assessor
I am a member of APSI and a member of The Guild of Shooting Instructors
I am  CPSA/BASC Safety Officer

I am currently employed by Oakedge Shooting Ground as an instructor, and being interested in all forms of shooting, I am currently the secretary of the 22/44 Rifle and Pistol Club

I also have 35 years teaching and sport experience, delivering lessons in all aspects of physical education, in both theory and practise, up to advanced level. My specific area of interest being sports psychology and skill aquisition.

I live near the border of Staffordshire and Shropshire.

I am keen to encourage the next generation of potential shooters to become involved in the sport. I believe shooting is a sport for all, that can be enjoyed safely, and in many cases, competitively.

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Address Derbyshire

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Based in Derbyshire
M: 07812 102171

Steven is an Accredited BASC Shotgun Coach, Safe Shot Assessor and Training Provider for training courses certificated by BASC.  He is also a BASC Coach Mentor and Shotgun Safety Officer.  As a Freelance Coach he can offer Individual / Group tuition along with assistance “on the peg” for Game days    A committee member of the Guild of Shooting Instructors and operates Sporting Country Pursuits who offer one to one tuition and organises corporate events throughout the UK.  A world wide client base for Game Shooting both for Loading and Minding of those novice guns on their first shoot day   A Shoot Captain on the Kedleston Estate Shoot in Derbyshire responsible for organising bookings, liaising with the keepers and hosting days throughout the season along with H&S on the day.  Steven supports people with a wide range of disabilities including Hard of Hearing being able to use BSL

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Address West Midlands

Biographical Info

Based in West Midlands
07930 148076
simon@shotgun.me.uk
BASC Accredited Shotgun coach.
Safe Shot Assessor.
Shotgun Coach Mentor.
Deliver of Safety Officers Courses.
Deliver of the S.A.T Course (Shotgun Awareness Training).
I regularly coach on Young Shots Days, Ladies Days and Improve Your Shootings Days
Helping Scout Troops with Shooting Badges.
Educating and talking to young farmers.

I am also a member of the following shooting organisations;
The Institute of Clay Shooting Instructors
The Guild of Shooting Instructors.
Midlands Advisor for Pass it ON Young Sports

My local shooting grounds are:
The Royal Oak Next to Weston Park near Penkridge, Shropshire / Staffordshire.
Millride Country Sports near Wolverhampton, West Midlands.
The Shooting Ground by The Farm Penkridge close to M6 J13.
Garlands Shooting Ground nr Tamworth Staffordshire

Information about these Shooting Grounds and Courses which are running around the UK can be found on my websites.
http://www.shotgun.me.uk
http://www.shotguntraining.org.uk
Also
http://www.rosgc.co.uk
http://www.farmclayground.com

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Based: West Midlands/Wales
Tel: 01691 648230
Email: sales@ruralsports.co.uk

Owner of Rural Sports Gun Room: http://www.ruralsportsltd.co.uk

Richard has been involved in all aspects of Shooting & Firearms activities in England, Scotland and Wales for many years, regularly helping BASC at many events.

Due to owning a well known Gun Room, Richard is in close contact with customers & Firearm’s Licensing, providing Shotgun and Rifle mentoring for new and experienced shooters on a regular basis.

Please feel free to contact Rural Sports team for some expert free advice.

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Biographical Info

Based in West Midlands
M: 07710 112132
Coaching available in the West Midlands/ Warwickshire Area.
I coach at local clay grounds, work for BASC at game fairs, Ladies Days and Improve Your Shooting days, An Introduction to Pigeon Shooting days.
I also run a Corporate coaching business, with another BASC Coach, have a look at the web site
http://www.fouroakshotguncoaching.co.uk
Get in touch for bookings or just some advice.

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Based in Worcestershire
M: 07974 572842