Precision vs. accuracy in target shooting

Accuracy and precision are terms often used interchangeably when discussed in shooting sports. However, they have very different meanings and are constantly used incorrectly or misunderstood to mean the same thing. We’re going to clear up the confusion so you’ve got the lingo locked down next time you’re at the range. When shooting competitively,

By |2020-09-04T11:11:35+00:00September 11th, 2020|Marketing|

Coaching for accuracy: breathing techniques for staying on target

Martyn Buttery, test range manager and GB Talent Squad coach, is back for the next instalment in ELEY’s coaching for accuracy series. Today he is looking at arguably one of the most overlooked factors; how to control your breathing to perfect your shot. Despite it often being forgotten, correct breathing technique can have a

By |2020-09-04T10:39:37+00:00September 4th, 2020|Marketing|

ELEY set to revolutionise shooting sports with the ELEY Precision Club

We are excited to launch our brand new ELEY Precision Club. Allowing competitors from all over the world to compete against each other from the comfort of their local shooting club. We believe online competition provides the perfect opportunity for competitors to participate in global competitions and have an exciting ‘Masters’ series of events

By |2020-08-27T12:01:36+00:00August 28th, 2020|Marketing|

Barrel life and wear: when should I replace my barrel?

There are several different factors that can contribute to barrel wear. Firing multiple rounds in quick succession? All of that heat and friction is going to wear out your barrel quicker than if it cools down after every round. Firing a lot of match-grade ammunition? While the softer wax minimises the effects of chambering,

By |2020-08-20T13:00:19+00:00August 21st, 2020|Marketing|

The difference between rimfire and centrefire ammunition… and which is more accurate

Both rimfire and centrefire ammunition are types of primer-ignited cartridges. The main difference between the two lies within the way the primer is ignited by the firing pin. Getting their names from where the pin strikes the base, unsurprisingly in a rimfire gun, the firing pin strikes the rim of the cartridge base to

By |2020-08-14T12:13:54+00:00August 15th, 2020|Marketing|

Match grade .22LR ammo: What is it and is it worth it?

Simply put, match-grade ammunition provides the ultimate performance for a competitive match. It has been carefully developed to tighter tolerances making it much more consistent and accurate. But is match grade ammo worth it? Absolutely… depending on your end goal.  If you’re looking to plink at the range for fun, you will be better off

By |2020-08-07T08:49:39+00:00August 9th, 2020|Marketing|

ELEY supports British Shooting with sponsorship of Schools Pistol Championships

ELEY is proud to sponsor British Shooting’s Schools Pistol Championships for another year. Supporting the brand new remote element of the competition. This is the first time in the competitions history that a remote element has been included. In these difficult times, this is an effort to move the shooting sports forward, in a

By |2020-08-06T15:45:31+00:00August 7th, 2020|Marketing|

How USA Shooting is setting its sights on success with newly appointed CEO Matt Suggs

Earlier this month, USA Shooting announced that Matt Suggs has been selected for the role of Chief Executive Officer. Starting his duties on August 1st, Matt will be responsible for implementing USA Shooting’s new strategic plan. Bringing with him an 18-year competitive rifle shooting career, Matt has had multiple National Championships and World Championship

By |2020-07-27T10:49:43+00:00July 31st, 2020|Marketing|

ELEY HV hollow and subsonic .22LR ammo, the great all rounder

Outdoorsman and ELEY ambassador, Mick Garvey, has been feeling reflective during lockdown. No longer able to spend time out in the field with Zeva Blue has got him thinking about what part of shooting he misses most. And the answer may surprise you. “Having used many calibre rifles for hunting and many more rounds

By |2020-07-17T10:40:17+00:00July 18th, 2020|Marketing|
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