A talent identification day is an opportunity for British Shooting coaches to observe potential athletes and gauge their suitability for the Pathway. Athletes will be assessed on both current performance and future potential. A place on the British Shooting Pathway will be offered to those athletes demonstrating the necessary commitment.
Who can attend a Talent Indentification Day and when are they?
- Anyone aged 12 to 32 (Although not usual to have athletes outside these ranges attend).
- Anyone with a passion to develop their performance in the ISSF shotgun disciplines.
- Anyone with a minimum of 12 months shooting experience.
A series of Talent Identification days will be held to help find the next generation of potential Great Britain athletes.
The series of Talent Identification dates, venues and point of contact are as follows:
If you have any questions about British Shooting Talent Identification please contact Christian Schofield at Christian.firstname.lastname@example.org
What skills and behaviours are we looking for?
- Good basic gun handling skills.
- A passion for clay target shooting.
What happens on a Talent Indentification Day?
- An assessment of your shooting skills.
- An assessment of your ability to be coached and ability to reflect on your shooting.
- A discussion with the coaches about your shooting and your goals.
Where do Talent Indentification Days take place?
Talent Identification days will take place at British Shooting Talent hubs which typically host Regional Shotgun School and GB Talent Programme training; the sites include Doveridge Clays Sports Club, Beverley Clay Target Shooting Centre and Nuthamsptead Shooting Ground.
When are the next Talent Indentification Days?
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How do I sign up to a Talent Identification Day?
How much does it costs to attend a Talent Identification Day?
Typically, it costs £30 per session which includes clays and coaching fees.