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SALVO’s facilities include our purpose-
Facilities for disabled shooters include a purpose made shooting bench called a Bench Rest. Using this a shooter who finds it difficult to stand or lie comfortably can participate in recreational or competitive shooting. Access to the range does include a couple of steps but thanks to a grant from Horsham District Council we have purchased a wheelchair Ramp. We will be investigating how we can further improve our facilities with the help of the Disabled Shooting Project, whose website can be accessed here.
The target area has fixed targets at low-
Special tables with ‘separators’ are used for standing disciplines.
Our range has an integral club room. Here shooters can gather and discuss the finer points of their sport, clean and adjust guns, and prepare themselves for their ‘detail’ of shooting. Trainees can be instructed here before moving into the range proper to carry on their training under supervision. Members can also relax here after their shoot, and carry out the all-
Our comprehensive training programme run by NSRA and NRA trained instructors ensures beginners progress safely in their chosen disciplines and are entirely proficient before passing from probationary to full membership.
We provide clothing, safety glasses, ear defenders and have a selection of club rifles for the use of members without their own, including bolt-
By maintaining our affiliation to the National Rifle Association (NRA) we are able to use the open air ranges at Bisley for full-
Our NSRA and NRA trained Range Control Officers supervise all shooting and ensure all attendees have logged in and completed their individual shooting records, once training is complete.
Some disciplines are shot prone, others standing or even kneeling. As well as competing with other shooters you always have the weather to contend with!
Full Bore shooting is administered by the National Rifle Association (NRA) -
Every year we spend some mornings or whole days at Bisley, the home of Full Bore Shooting in the UK.
Full Bore shooting covers a number of gun types and disciplines, from underlever rifles with pistol calibre ammunition, to single shot bolt action rifles which can be much more accurate than the people shooting them. Full Bore is generally shot outside and at much greater distances, from 100 yards to 1200 yards (that’s two-
Small Bore shooting is administered by the National Small-