When most started
shooting it was mostly about trying new rifles
or calibres on disciplines both on the field and target
....... But now, the challenge
of making one shot count ! !
Shooting holes on paper targets is fine for proving a
but when it comes to the capability, the person behind the
rifle is 'probably'
always at fault .
So many shooters / Hunters tend to blame equipment (or
when a shot goes adrift they do not look at themselves,but
......... This is where we can help
Welcome to Sweethill Shooting &
Sweethill Shooting & Coaching
Academy (SSCA) are one of the leading safety awareness firearms
& field sporting clubs, Based in
North & West Yorkshire . We offer a little more than just safe
sporting events , As well as on the range, & in the field
for the sportsman
/ woman shooter.
SSCA offer the most renowned one-to-one (and two-to-one)
training and will create a day to meet your specific
SSCA has an unbeatable reputation as the leading
private rifle shooting instruction provider . We offer safe,
enjoyable and challenging
rifle training for both private and professional clients. SSCA provides
tuition for novices, seasoned stalkers, target shooters, or
hunters wanting to prepare for that trip of a lifetime. Also as
one of the UKís top rifle shooting academies, SSCA has 30
experience in shooting training, wildlife management and
hunting, with qualified instructors & coach.
SSCA offer tuition from basic legal
11flb air rifle to Centre bore firearms , as well as shotgun
safety awareness . With National Rifle
Association trained officers, instructors & for the enthusiastic
sportsman / woman additional trained coaching, to what ever
standard you require with a calibre to suit your needs..
All Club tuition is essential, with
a probationary period .Once a member with basic use from air
rifle going forward progressing to
firearms , on a level you wish to achieve , Whether simply range
shooting at various distances on paper targets or developing
skills for events to competition standard on ranges or in the
field we have all practises to suit your enthusiasm.
Once a level of marksmanship is
achieved by the individual , SSCA have pactise arranged days /
eves on the sporting field , on Rabbit,
Squirrel, Pigeon, Fox , Goose & other Quarry., if you choose
(Within DEFRA / BASC guide lines & seasons) & deer stalking for
enthusiastic sports person
SSCA have practise days on a target
range & rifle zero facilities for distances from 25 - 300yds ,
for upto .30 calibre rifles, with
optional Clay shooting, all year around. if you so wish.
SSCA emphasis is on safe friendly relaxed events with good
practise shooting and good dog work, to provide modest bags,
competent level of skill is obtained to enjoy all field events.
SSCA objective is to provide an affordable schedule of quality
sport for an exclusive membership.
SSCA operate within a strict set of
rules, ( The code of good shooting practice ), A good field
sport insurance is a must , we
recommend any of the quality companies with £10,000,000
If you have your own rifle and Firearm Licence, then great.
If not, you can shoot with us under Section 16/1 of the 1968
subject to being of sound mind and over 17 years of age. Please
contact us for more information on younger people, other
and relevant legislation.
Once a certain standard of marksmanship is achieved , after a
probationary period , SSCA members are encouraged to practise
field events provided
Children accompanied by a parent or guardian can
shoot on our nominated .22 gallery range under Section 11.4 of
the 1968 Firearms
Act. There is no minimum age; however as a guideline the child
must be sensible, big enough to handle a small rifle safely,
able to listen,
and do as they are instructed. As a guide and for safety reasons
we generally donít accept children under the age of 10.
- SINGLE PAID DAYS for Non-members
Pigeon, Rabbit, Hare, Duck, Goose,
Fox, Deer stalking & General walked up.
Clay days can be arranged along with
target & zero days (50 - 200yds) for
parties of 4+ please enquire
We have several good accommodation
options, from the smartest hotels to camping, within a few
miles. Please - Enquire
If you have your own rifle and Firearm Licence,
then great. If not, you can shoot with us under Section 16/1 of
the 1968 Firearm Act, subject to being of sound mind and over 17
years of age. Please contact us for more information on younger
people, other exemptions and relevant legislation.
In the wonderful Yorkshire Dales & back drop scenery
All enquiries contact Ray Tel- 07554885716 (11am-9pm)