Discovering different disciplines: practical shooting

First things first, put simply practical shooting is a shooting discipline where competitors combine precision, power and speed to score as many points as possible during the shortest amount of time. It is also commonly known as action shooting. Whilst practical shooting sports such as steel challenge and rimfire challenge is already huge in the

By |2020-04-03T16:48:01+00:00April 24th, 2020|Marketing|

Getting off to the right start in shooting

With more time on our hands than we know what to do with, ELEY Outdoor Ambassador Mick Garvey has been reflecting on how he developed his love of shooting as well as his recommendations for those wanting to start. “Being in the unusual position of having time on my hands during this COVID-19 lockdown

By |2020-04-02T15:43:24+00:00April 17th, 2020|Marketing|

Coaching for accuracy: improving your scores with the correct standing position

Martyn Buttery, ELEY test range manager and GB Talent Squad coach, is back with his latest hints and tips. This time, exploring how you can improve your standing position for rifle shooting to gain greater scores. As Martyn notes, the standing position is arguably the most difficult. This is because you’re relying on only

By |2020-04-03T12:47:00+00:00April 10th, 2020|Marketing|

How to train your gun dog from a young pup to a hunting hound

The perfect gun dog is trained, not born. However, training a gun dog requires a lot of hard work and patience to develop the right skills. Yet, many hunters don’t know where to start when it comes to training an effective gun dog. ELEY’s outdoor ambassador, Rob Collins, has trained many a gun dog

By |2020-04-01T14:28:17+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Marketing|

New dates for the Olympic Games have been confirmed

The new dates have now been confirmed for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Taking place one year later, the Games will now start 23rd July to 8th August 2021. The new Paralympic Games dates were also decided, getting underway 24th August to 5th September 2021. The International Olympic Committee (IOC), International Paralympic Committee

By |2020-04-02T09:24:36+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Marketing|

How ELEY achieve Olympic accuracy with its .22LR ammunition

ELEY has a rich Olympic history. Our world-renowned tenex cartridge made its Olympic debut in 1964 at the games hosted in Tokyo. Here, the premium cartridge won all the gold and silver medals on offer in the small-bore events. With the next games due to take place in Tokyo (although now at a postponed

By |2020-03-27T09:10:04+00:00March 27th, 2020|Marketing|

Coaching for accuracy: training tips for physical conditioning

Martyn Buttery, ELEY test range manager and GB Talent Squad coach, returns in the latest edition of our coaching for accuracy series to provide his tips on how to get match ready by enhancing your endurance. In the current climate due to COVID-19, shooting training is difficult to do. Whether it’s restrictions on travelling

By |2020-03-20T10:26:58+00:00March 20th, 2020|Marketing|

ELEY to hold PSL Prone competition at Western Wildcat Championships

ELEY will be hosting its first PSL prone competition at the 61st annual Western Wildcat Prone Championships this March. Held at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix, AZ and hosted by Desert Sharpshooters (18th – 22nd March), ELEY’s trial event will take place following the main match on Thursday and will run concurrently

By |2020-03-11T15:16:28+00:00March 13th, 2020|Marketing|

Rob Collins joins team ELEY as an outdoor ambassador

ELEY welcomes Rob Collins to the team as an ambassador for all things small game hunting. Focusing his efforts on pest control, Rob will be field testing and reviewing our .22LR hunting rounds, ELEY subsonic hollow and ELEY high velocity hollow, as well as giving his tips and advice for hunting in UK. Having

By |2020-03-18T08:53:39+00:00March 6th, 2020|Marketing|

ELEY to send UKPSA team to the Mini Rifle World Shoot 2021

ELEY is proud to continue its partnership with the UKPSA by offering British competitors the opportunity to compete at the IPSC Mini Rifle World Shoot. Taking place 12th – 24th October 2021 (dates TBC), the worlds will be held at the Universal Shooting Academy in Frostproof, Florida. ELEY is pledging a donation to the

By |2020-03-18T08:53:52+00:00February 28th, 2020|Marketing|