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Keith Coyle is one of Great Britain’s most successful and experienced professional instructors; he has been a senior CPSA coach since 1993. His specialties include sporting clays, F.I.T.A.S.C. clays and game shooting instruction. He learned his trade from the very best, working for and being Mentored by Roger Silcox from 1991 to 1998 at Roses Wood Shooting School, instructed in the skill of Gun Fit by the renowned Chris Craddock (Rogers own mentor) and then spent 15 years as Senior Instructor for Sam Grice at his Long Acres Shooting School, Cambridge.


For Keith, coaching is a passion as well as a profession and it is his intention to give shotgun enthusiasts the enjoyment and satisfaction that comes from shooting well. In more than 25 years as a professional coach, he has helped hundreds of pupils to shoot with confidence and style. His philosophy is simple — good shooting comes from a combination of the right technique and plenty of practice.


At the Green Acres Shooting School, Keith will show how anyone can master the skills they need to become a successful shot by lending expert advice on the recognized methods of leading a moving target, practicing correct gun mount, developing technique, sporting conduct, etiquette, and most importantly, safety rules — safe shooting is good shooting.


As little as one hour lesson with Keith is guaranteed to improve your shooting and establish the technical consistency required for success in the field or competitive clay shooting. Complete beginners, novices, ladies, and young shots are welcome. Shooters of any ability can expect to make rapid progress using proven, successful methods. An accurate diagnosis will quickly identify and correct any problems in technique, style, or gun fit.


To shoot well and comfortably, a properly fitted gun is essential. Keith has been formally recognized by some of the most prestigious gun makers of Europe and the UK, including Holland and Holland. Gun Fitting and advice on any alterations will be part of his service, as is unbiased and personal help with all aspects of guns and shooting.
In addition to running his own shooting grounds and being a competitive clay shot, Keith has been wan ardent game shot. This experience and expertise led him to become the “Shoot Captain” and Estate Manager to the 4,500 acre Dunira Sporting Estate, Comrie, Perthshire in its inaugural season. Since 2012, Keith has written coaching articles for several different publications and websites in the USA, Canada, Dubai, and the Middle and Far East. His articles have helped shooters, both novice and experienced, achieve success in their quest for improvement.
For further information about Keith’s professional background, please visit his personal profile located on his personal website.
To book your own personal lesson, reserve a place on one of the various courses for wing and clay shooters contact the club office by phone, email, or message via the club’s Facebook page.