Shooting for Beginners: An Introduction to the Sport

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Swan Hill Press, 1996 - Sports & Recreation - 160 pages
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This completely updated edition of "Shooting for Beginners" peels away the mystery of shooting. It introduces every aspect of the sport, guiding the reader into an understanding of game shooting, rough shooting, pigeon shooting, and wildfowling while explaining in clear and simple terms the fundamental rules of gun safety and the law related to shooting. The history of shooting and the development of the modern shotgun are dealt with in detail, as is the choice of gun, cartridges, clothing, and equipment. A book full of essential information designed to help every newcomer to the shooting field.

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Contents

Introduction
7
The History of Shooting
13
Shotguns and Cartridges
23
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Graham Downing has been a keen shot since the age of 13. He is a regular contributor to the Shooting Times, The Field, and the Daily Telegraph. He is a shooting consultant and a council member of the British Association for Shooting and Conservation.

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