Please see below information on upcoming coaching courses at NSRA Aldersley: 

 

Target Sprint has grown domestically and internationally such that it sits alongside the other ISSF disciplines of Rifle, Pistol, and Shotgun.  Accordingly, British Shooting is launching a Target Sprint Development Pathway to align with these other disciplines.

The Development Pathway sessions are to be held at the National Shooting Centre, - Lord Roberts Centre, Queens Road, Bisley, Brookwood, Woking, GU24 0NP. 

The aim of the Development Pathway is to facilitate athlete progression in the ISSF discipline of Target Sprint in accordance with the overriding objective of the British Shooting ACF document at ‘Development level’, across all ISSF disciplines.

The NSRA has just received information that the Health and Safety Executive have opened their 6-month public consultation on lead in ammunition.

UK REACH – Restriction Proposals 004 - Lead shot in ammunition - Health and Safety Executive - Citizen Space

We are currently studying the documents, and consulting with other organisations and will issue advice and guidance as soon as possible.

The consultation closes on 6th November 2022.

At the EGM held on 30th April 2022, amendments to the Articles of Association were considered and approved unanimously. The new Articles came into immediate effect and can be seen HERE.

The purpose of the amendments were to enable the Association to make greater use of internet technology in two areas. The first group of amendments allow official notices to be issued by electronic means, such as email or posting on the website, in addition to the existing methods, such as publication in On Target.

The second group of amendments allow General Meetings to be held in one of three ways:

  1. As a physical meeting, where all participants are present at a specific venue at the same time;
  2. As a virtual meeting, where all participants take part via an electronic platform; or
  3. As a hybrid meeting, where participants can choose whether they take part via an electronic platform or are personally present at the meeting venue.

Pathway and Community Coordinator (Maternity Cover)

OVERVIEW AND PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

As maternity leave cover for at least six months and up to 31st April 2023, British Shooting are looking for a Pathway and Community Coordinator. This role comprises of two main areas:

  • Competition/event coordination and management of our growing Schools Rifle and Pistol competition and our innovative Target Sprint competition activity.
    British Shooting, with our key partners, deliver a range of Target Sprint, Schools Rifle and Schools Pistol competitions at regional and national level. This role is crucial in the high quality organisation, planning and delivery of these events.
  • Coordination of talent pathway and community activity in Olympic and Paralympic pistol disciplines.

Find out more: https://www.britishshooting.org.uk/article/769

This week the NSRA is making the move across to Microsoft 365 for all our IT requirements.

It's long overdue and a further statement and commitment to modernising your National Governing Body.

The process will be complete by the end of the week and any interruption to the sending and receiving of emails will be short-lived so please bear with us.

Thank you for your patience.

UK Coaching is looking for organisations and coaches to test the Coach Learning Programme, and, in particular, to make sure that learning is accessible and inclusive for the entire workforce.

They're eager to involve as many organisations as possible through the opportunity to test drive the programme over the coming six months. They're especially keen to hear from people who are screen reader users, keyboard users or would class themselves as requiring additional support with their learning.

You can get involved by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., please share this opportunity with your networks too.

This Easter, here's the key information you need to know about our Easter weekend opening hours:

  • The NSRA Shop and the Lord Roberts Centre will be open on Good Friday, Saturday and Easter Sunday from 9.00 until 16.00 each day.
  • Café 1901 will be open 8.00 - 15.00 each day
  • On Easter Monday the NSRA Shop, Lord Roberts Centre and Café 1901 will be closed.

  • NSRA Aldersley will maintain normal opening hours across the Easter Weekend.

From the 19th April the NSRA Shop in Bisley will be open 6 days a week from Tuesday to Sunday 09.00 to 16.00.

At the meeting of the Shooting Council on 26th March 2022, a small number of changes to NSRA Rules and Regulations were agreed, and they are effective from 1st April 2022. A fully revised edition is available.

The changes only affect Rules 8.15.3 and 8.15.4 and deal with firing point procedures for deliberate and rapid fire rifle shooting respectively. The changes spell out arrangements for the conduct of shooting, based on current practice at NSRA National Meetings.

There will be some exceptions where the amended rules will not apply, in particular in three position and air rifle shooting, where competitions are being run in accordance with ISSF Rules rather than NSRA Rules.

Organisations affected by the recent storms can apply for up to £15,000 from the Sport England Storm Relief Fund.

Storm-damaged facilities could soon be back up and running thanks to Sport England's new Storm Relief Fund.

Organisations with facilities – such as clubhouses, courts and pitches – affected by the recent storms can now apply for grants of up to £15,000 from the emergency storm damage option to of Sport England's Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Activity Fund.

Join us for the next NSRA scorer course. We’ll be covering all aspects of scoring. The day will include an interactive slide presentation, a practical scoring session and a Q&A session. All course entrants will receive a folder containing handouts and course materials. If you successfully complete the course you will receive a certificate by post from the NSRA to recognise your certification as an 'NSRA Grade 'C' Scorer Qualification'.

Where: Clubhouse, Sywell Range

When: 0930hrs (for 1000hrs start) to 1600hrs Saturday, April 9th 2022

Duration: 1-day course

The Board of Management has decided to convene an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Association, to be held at 11.00 a.m. on Saturday 30th April 2022 at Lord Roberts Centre.

An EGM is a meeting to consider business requiring the approval of the whole membership, but which does not fall within the categories of competent business of an Annual General Meeting.

The purpose of the meeting will be to approve by a Special Resolution a small number of amendments to the Articles of Association. These amendments are recommended by the Board of Management and are designed to achieve two objectives made possible by current internet technology.

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