On Sunday November 13th, 8 ladies (including 3 juniors) attended a shotgun training day hosted by Basildon Rifle and Pistol Club. Our Instructors Neil Beverly and Gary Dyer, took us through exercises on managing recoil, using recoil and body tension to aid not hinder, and shooting with our eyes shut. There was also a classroom session where we looked at the characteristics of different birdshot cartridges (power and shot size) and how course design can influence cartridge choice.

Our thanks to Neil, Gary, and Basildon Rifle and Pistol Club for delivering a fantastic day of training.

We would love to hear what you want from our project – and what is stopping you taking part so far, email to ladies@UKPSA.org. Even if you are not a competitor, this will improve your shooting and the training is great fun. All training sessions and seminars are open to any lady, beginners and experienced in any discipline. You can learn with us and then go back to share the wisdom of our great instructors with your partner or club. Come along to one of the sessions early next year to give it a try.

 Seminar:We have one more seminar this year

The meeting will be led by Andrew Duffy who will discuss shotgun ammunition types and IPSC rules governing the ammunition you use in practical competition. He will also be able to answer questions on reloading most ammunition types. Andy is a UKPSA Chief Range Officer and Trainer Assessor for Shotgun. He often carries out the Duties of Calibration & Chrono Officer at Level 3 Shotgun matches. While Andy the Manager of the Ladies Standard Shotgun team, they became Three Times European Champions and World Champions at the first World Championships. He has developed accurate home loaded Slug and buckshot rounds and has shared his knowledge with many other UKPSA members who now reload these rounds.

Topic: Ladies December Seminar: Time: Dec 6, 2022 20:00 London: Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 891 1311 8824 / Passcode: 315813

Training Days: The training schedule for 2023 is evolving with associated matches also being confirmed

  • 7th January – Mini Rifle training @ Tall Trees Hartlepool
  • 8th January – level 1, 3-gun match (SG/MR/AA) @ Carlisle
  • 18th February – training @ Worcester Norton
  • 11th March – Shotgun training @ Galloway
  • 12th March – Fun shoot (.22 & air rifle) @ Carlisle
  • 29th April – Shotgun training @ Ham & Petersham

Ladies Shirts: The order for the first delivery of Ladies shirts has been made.  Look out for these shirts at competitions in 2023.

Many thanks to the companies who have made donations towards the Ladies’ Development Project.

Calibre Innovations

Sterling Guns

Practical Shooting Supplies

Mag Load

Blue Fieldsports

Master Class Custom Guns


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