Shotgun Skills

only £122.50 per person

This experience is recognised by the Clay Pigeon Shooting Association (CPSA) at the end of the experience you will receive a certificate and cloth badge, issued by the CPSA, confirming that you have completed the “Shotgun Skills Course”. Throughout this experience you will be instructed by CPSA Academy Coaches. The first part of the experience will take you through the workings of a modern day shotgun and how it is used. You can expect to have a good understanding of a shotgun at the end of this session. This will lead into how you handle and hold a shotgun correctly in order to be most effective when shooting at targets. You will then learn the best method for shooting at, and hitting moving clay targets. The group will then go out onto the shooting range and put into practice what you have learned.

Once you have completed the experience you will have a recognised qualification, issued by the CPSA. On completion of the experience you can expect: To have a good understanding of the working and operation of a modern day shotgun. To have a working knowledge of shotgun cartridges and why the different types and sizes are used. To have a good awareness of the safety issues involved. To have the ability to shoot simple targets effectively which can then be applied to more complex targets. To hold a CPSA Certificate which shows that you have completed the course successfully. This experience runs every Wednesday please call to check availability. You should dress appropriately for the weather. All equipment needed for the course is included.

Restrictions: MinAge: 16,  MinGroup: 1, 

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  • " Fantastic day. Our instructor Ian was amazing. Lovely experience. "

    sharra satenaylayne

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " The whole package was brilliant, Tony was great and made us feel comfortable with his outstanding knowledge, would definitely do it again."

    Clive Wright

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " Very enjoyable couple of hours."

    Daniel Wells

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " The shoot was better than expected!.. And we cant wait to do it again!.. The instructor was great! "

    Billie Mclaren

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " Fantastic fun and organised quickly at late notice with the help of the phone team"

    David Spackman

    RATED 4.4 out of 5
  • " A fantastic experience, thanks in no small part to John, our excellent instructor at Sporting Targets."

    joe richards

    RATED 4.5 out of 5
  • " The experience was incredibly fun and sparked an interest to pursue this as a hobby."

    Stephen Woods

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " Fantastic lesson"

    rodger draycott

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " A fantastic afternoon at Riseley. We had so much fun!"

    Tiffany Field

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " great idea great day recommend to all"

    Trevor Hancox

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " Both me and my son were first time shooters but our instructor had us both hitting clays after a couple of shots. He was a great instructor very patient and explained everything sometimes twice to make sure we had a great day. We can't wait to book up again 10/10"

    Steven

    RATED 4.8 out of 5
  • " Had an amazing day will definitely go again and the trainer Bruce was brilliant and extremely helpful. "

    Natalie Burchnall

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " Absolutely loved it!!

    We will be returning, John our instructor was awesome!"

    Deborah McNamara

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " As two beginners we absolutely loved it! Vince our instructor was brilliant - encouraging, supportive and a great advisor. Could not recommend him or the place highly enough!"

    Alice Bradley

    RATED 4.6 out of 5
  • " Absolutely brilliant! Great for beginners like us and clearly a good range for the more experienced. Vince our instructor was great- encouraging, relaxing and exactly what you want in an instructor!"

    Alice Bradley

    RATED 4.6 out of 5
  • " Everything as described , very professional and an enjoyable morning thank you"

    Charles Runham

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " Very good re introduction to shooting. Will follow it up with another visit."

    Chris Allwork

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " My brother ha bought me the package for my birthday and we had such a good day we outstanding tuition! I'm now looking at becoming a member!!"

    George Jackson

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " We had a great time. David was an friendly, knowledgable and patient instructor."

    PAUL BLOOR

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " we had a great time & Rob the instructor was excellent."

    Michael Latham

    RATED 4.3 out of 5
  • " I had a superb time with an excellent instructor. "

    Oliver sheldon

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " I booked this shoot for my sons 14th birthday party. He took 3 of his friends so they had a group of 4 and they really did have the best time ever! "

    Zoe Boness

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " John was a very good coach, easy to understand and fun! "

    Ed Wilson

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " booking in was quick and uncomplicated,Karen was very efficient, and my instructor very knowledgeable"

    Martin Unsworth

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " excellent "

    Dave Scott

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " We had a great time and will be back for more!"

    Simon Palmer

    RATED 4.9 out of 5
  • " Thank you for giving Luke a fantastic opportunity on your course."

    Elizabeth Heap

    RATED 4.3 out of 5
  • " My 15 year old daughter had a great time clay pigeon shooting for her birthday, and so did I.Our instructor was great and made sure my daughter had the correct type of shotgun for her size and age. Wanting to go back soon!"

    Robert Daisley

    RATED 4.9 out of 5
  • " Very very good time must do "

    Judith nelson

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " Excellent, positive instruction which resulted in lots of clays going flying! A brilliant birthday treat. We had a great time, not sure how you could improve!"

    Verity Payne

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " All very good thanks"

    Robert Jones

    RATED 4.5 out of 5
  • " A very enjoyable day with a excellent tutor "

    Daniel Kelly

    RATED 4.5 out of 5
  • " I had bought the 3x activity challenge for my dads birthday, Both of us hadn't done this type of thing before. Our instructor was amazing! He made us feel welcome and relaxed, he showed us exactly what to do from start to finish and made the day extremely enjoyable for us.

    I personally enjoyed it so much that I now want to take it up as a hobby!

    Huge thank you to him and I'll surely be back for more! "

    Laura

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " John was excellent he made it very enjoyable for everyone."

    sinead McTernan

    RATED 4.3 out of 5
  • " We were a family group with no experience but John, our instructor, made sure everybody succeeded in hitting the targets and having fun in the process, my wife's face when she hit the first clay out of the trap was a picture. It is now our new Christmas Eve tradition and can't wait to go back."

    kim norman

    RATED 4.4 out of 5
  • " Had a fantastic time. Booking was easy over the phone, very friendly and helpful advisor. Great facility and instructor, would definitely recommend."

    Ian Buttle

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " A thoroughly enjoyable experience made better by the experience and knowledge of the instructor who was outstanding."

    Nigel Dickens

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " Great instructor "

    Tony Moir

    RATED 4.9 out of 5
  • " Sally was a phenomenal instructor, thoroughly knowledgeable. We had a fantastic day."

    Holly Trangmar

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " Very enjoyable for two absolute novices."

    Paul Watson

    RATED 4.4 out of 5
  • " My godson had a great time which was important to me it was a gift for him. the weather was great.
    we plan to have another day out to do the same thing. We had a good day. "

    Richard

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " Had a very enjoyable afternoon with an excellent instructor who pitched the experience just right, especially for my novice 14 yr old son. Great facilities and friendly staff. "

    Tony Moir

    RATED 4.8 out of 5
  • " Sally was my tutor and she was excellent. She could read my frustration when I missed a clay but kept me positive. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience would recommend this course highly. The facilities and the staff made you feel welcome. Definitely would go back."

    Umesh Patel

    RATED 4.6 out of 5
  • " We had three diferent activities enjoyed all of them instructor John was wery helpfull and wery polite. Will be comming back again."

    Simona Uzkuraitiene

    RATED 4.9 out of 5
  • " Excellent tutor - very friendly and did not rush us. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience and will definitely be visiting again! "

    Sarah Humfrey

    RATED 4.3 out of 5
  • " absolutely brilliant. loved every minute. instructor was a professional knew what I was doing wrong and corrected me immediately. very good experience brilliant time. looking to do it again"

    michael

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " Brilliant day - excellent instructor, fantastic facilities and helpful staff who answered all our questions. Highly recommended, will be back as soon as possible. If you're thinking about it, don't - just go and do it."

    Alastair Catto

    RATED 4.8 out of 5
  • " All organised without any issues, event itself was fantastic. My two sons had a brilliant time and will be returning."

    Nigel Mainwood

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " Awesome experience - The staff were excellent so welcoming and never did we feel out of place despite looking like a right pair of amateurs!. We have a lot of fun. We will be back - thank you John and Kay"

    Morgan

    RATED 4.5 out of 5
  • " I hadn't shot for 20 years, but decided to see if I still enjoyed it. It was a very enjoyable hour in amazing surroundings. Our instructor was Sally and boy did she know her stuff. Corrected me on some errors and I was soon getting back into it. Looking to buy my own gun and taking up the sport again. I'm only 10 miles from this excellent venue, can't believe I haven't tried it before. Free coffee excellent breakfast (6.80) very friendly. Well stocked gun shop. Can't wait for next visit. Definitely recommended . Can't think of a thing. Perfect."

    Roger Smith

    RATED 4.4 out of 5
  • " Risely is a well organised site run by very friendly people.A visit here is a must."

    j elliott

    RATED 4.4 out of 5
  • " I booked this as part of my stag party with 13 people attending and a mixture of ages. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves and John and Ian's (instructors) humour and easy going demeanour made it even more enjoyable. I would recommend the experience to anyone wanting to try clay shooting for the first time."

    Paul Watson

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " Thank you John !! Such a fantastic day. The boys really enjoyed all 3 activities and we will all be back again soon. "

    Leigh Simpson

    RATED 4.5 out of 5
  • " An Excellent day out. If you have any free ones please send them my way."

    Mr Clarke

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " We really enjoyed our two hours at Risley. We were a group of 7 and all got plenty of opportunity to try all the activities - clays, archery and air rifles. John our instructor was superb. He was particular good at helping my son who has ASD and explaining the instructions in a way he would understand. I would definitely go back to Risley if we are ever in the area again and would definitely use The Big Shoot to book other sites available closer to where we live. "

    Sue Cavanagh

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " Fabulous birthday treat would thoroughly recommend.Our instructor,Ian Jones, was very knowledgeable and entertaining,will definitely be doing this again . BRILLIANT. "

    Mrs Jenny Webb and Mr Paul Webb

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " My son and his friend had a great time and my son Connor would definitely do it again."

    yvon mason

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " good website - factual.. Ian Jones was amazing....a joy to be with "

    alan riches

    RATED 4.6 out of 5
  • " we are hooked after one taster session, bought for my brother and i by our mother !!! - as a birthday surprise - we will be returning again very soon - thoroughly enjoyable morning - great instructor who taught us the basics well. all excellent. left us wanting more - well done mum "

    felicity spencer

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " Great fun and excellent staff! Thanks for a great hour!"

    Oliver Simms

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " Brilliant day out, the instructor was very helpful and a great teacher. It was my first time shooting, hit my first clay and by the end of the session I was shooting two at once! I will be coming again!"

    Daniel Wong

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " The whole experience was 1st class!"

    David

    RATED 4.3 out of 5
  • " Really good fun, Tony the instructor was meticulous in checking that everything was correct and that we understood all the procedures"

    Geoff

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " Despite the poor weather, our instructor gave superb tuition to 3 complete novices that enabled us all to hit many of the clays and have a brilliant hours shooting. Thank you. We will be back!"

    Stephen

    RATED 4 out of 5
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