World Class Programme

Recognised by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) as the governing body for Great Britain, British Shooting is responsible for those international disciplines co-ordinated by the ISSF.  

Funded by UK Sport and Sport England, British Shooting’s purpose is to enable world leading people to deliver world leading performances.  In order to give shooters every opportunity to develop into world class athletes British Shooting has developed a system to support great people with world class coaches, cutting edge sport science, and dynamic management and logistics.  

Whether volunteers, development activators, management, support staff or coaches our fundamental aim is to support athletes in achieving their goals. Our aim is to add value in your path to Olympic success. We offer support and opportunities to shooters of all ages and have a proven track record of developing talented people, from every shooting discipline, into world class athletes.  We also aim to create a united target shooting community; a collaboration of governing bodies, shooting grounds, coaches, volunteers athletes and their families.

World Class Programme

Thanks to funding from UK Sport and the National Lottery, we operate a World Class Programme (WCP) and the GB Academy Programme (GBAP), which enables us to provide and co-ordinate services to support identified athletes ongoing development to achieve Olympic success.

You can find out more about the World Class Performance Programme by clicking on the boxes below.
To support British Shooting’s vision to deliver an aspirational world class system, we have programmes in place to identify and support shooting potential via the Talent Pathway. You can visit the Talent Pathway page and see what we offer in collaboration with our key partners. 

The Performance department of British Shooting is responsible for World Class Performance, which focuses on the development of athletes with the potential to win medals at the Olympic Games. 

The vision of British Shooting and its Performance Team is to have ‘world leading people delivering world leading performances’. 

Our Tokyo performance strategy, ‘Beyond 2020’, is about delivering an inspirational world-class system that releases the potential of GB shooters, drives sustained medal success and takes us beyond expectations. Our aspiration is to deliver a world leading system that develops a sustainable legacy for Great Britain that looks towards Tokyo and 2024. ‘Beyond 2020’ provides us with the road map to deliver on our vision, mission and objectives. 

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