August 2015

Finding a good shotgunning instructor you can relate to and then sticking with them for multiple, regular lessons is good advice that many writers—and coaches—in this magazine have given for decades. Once you find a teacher who understands you and you trust to get you through rough patches in your shooting career, the wisdom of paying them for their time on a routine basis certainly can't be overstressed.

So while some continuity in your instruction from a trusted coach certainly will pay dividends to your shotgunning prowess, a single, short lesson could quickly boost your scores.

2015 World Sporting Clays Championship
Britain's sporting legend George Digweed claims yet another World crown in Florida.

One-Two Hearing-Protection Punch
After you select quality ear defenders, it's crucial that you learn to use them properly.

Why You Should Trust Your MA
Precision comes from seeing two things during the swing, both the target in our primary vision and the muzzle in our peripheral vision, using muzzle awareness.

Texas State Championship
It was not surprising that Kruger swept the sub-gauge sporting clays events.

Diamond Classic
The Diamond Classic winner was Arizona's Gebben Miles.

Top Flight Shotshells
From new lead target and game bird crushers to high-tech non-toxic killers, there's a "best" round for any game in town.

Lessons From The Perfect Grouse Gun
Clays busters can learn a thing or two about guns and loads from the masters of the hunting fields.

White Flyer Cup & FITASC Open
While an abundance of smaller shoots may precede it, for many of us in Kansas, the White Flyer Cup and FITASC Open at Claythorne Lodge in Columbus mark the beginning of the sporting season.

Florida State Championship
Fun and challenging would be the best description for the targets at the 2015 Florida State Championship hosted April 9-12 by Quail Creek Plantation just north of Lake Okeechobee in the center of the Sunshine State.

Gamaliel Cup
For the 11th straight year, shooters once again flocked to Tennessee in mid-April for the Gamaliel Cup at the Nashville Gun Club.

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See Junior World Skeet Shoot Video
There was just too much going on at the 2015 Junior World Skeet Championships to describe it all — you need to see it for yourself. Fortunately, videographer Gene Stewart was on hand and created a wrap-up of the big event. Video by Gene Stewart

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NSC Hosts Junior World Skeet Shoot
Sub-Junior, Junior, and Collegiate skeet shooters came to the National Shooting Complex from around the country and as far away as South Africa on July 24-26 to compete in this year’s Junior World Skeet Championships. They no doubt went home hot and tired from three long days of shooting and activities, but with new friends, […]

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