In episode one of ‘How to be a better Shot’, instructor Tom Payne gives Patrick Galbraith, editor of Shooting Times,  a step-by-step tutorial on how a gun works and eye dominance. 

If you often head home after a day’s shooting with a pile of spent cartridges and not much to show for it, then you should definitely watch the advice given here.

The pair go back to basics in order to help Patrick conquer crossers and master high birds.

How a shotgun works

How a shotgun works

Lewis Potter looks at the inner workings of a shotgun to explain and illustrate how a shotgun works

man with cartridges

How a shotgun cartridge works

Shotgun cartridges might look simple things but loading them is something of a science, says Charles of Just Cartridges.

 

Here’s how to become the Shot you’ve always wanted to be. Do you often head home after a day’s shooting with a pile of spent cartridges and not much to show for it? Follow our Shooting Times series in association with Hull Cartridges in which we go back to basics in order to help you conquer crossers, master high birds and get the most out of your days in the field.