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Providing the best shooting and gun fitting experience:

"Not only is Mike an amazing teacher, but he also makes the whole journey so much fun and such an escape!"

Our location

The Glenzier Shooting School is located on the Sussex & Surrey border and 10 minutes from the A3. We are ideally located for those travelling from London and around the South East. The shooting ground at Whithorn has been run by Mike Smith for 20 years and offers teaching facilities for lessons and gun fitting.

Our School

Glenzier Shooting School offers shooting and gun fitting. We support the novice to the experienced shots, offering services to meet each of your needs with the level of expertise required for you to enjoy and improve on your sport.

Mike is a qualified teacher and one of the best instructors there is; specialising in eye dominance and gun fitting he helps novices to experienced shots progress and improve and is renowned for this work with young shots.  The shooting ground provides targets for all levels whilst incorporating training facilities for those looking to learn more about each aspect of the industry.

Just for you

Whether you are looking for a shooting lesson, a gun fit or just would like to enjoy some clay shooting, book in with us and appreciate the pleasure of time, dedicated to you, in a beautiful wooded valley.  This is a private shooting school offering shooting and gun fitting, by appointment only, giving you the time and privacy to concentrate and enjoy.

Kreighoff Model 32: Repurposing a Classic

The Kreighoff Model 32 shouldn’t have been. The Remington Model 32, the gun that inspired the Kreighoff, as it came to its own hesitant end, should have ended the line. The Remington belonged to aRead more

A Parting Shot

Amongst the turmoil of Coxy leaving us back in September 2021 his beloved Beretta DT10L was put into long term storage. As many of you will know, shooting was what Coxy did; one way or another theRead more

Trigger Points

Universal on all guns, yet rarely given much consideration, triggers can matter far more than you think. A legitimate part in fitting the whole shotgun, the appropriate trigger set up can convey aRead more

From Good to Great

A motivation driving anyone who picks up a shotgun with any intention of doing well: to become a good shot. And should that aim be achieved, then, pretty much, we’re OK with that. For some – aRead more

A ‘Fifth Element’ in Gunfitting

An essential element in all higher level shooting — confidence. The process of gunfitting plays a key role in building confidence in the shotgun and its performance. Gunfitting reaches out towardRead more

Fit for Cue

Why is a shot taken precisely when it is? Fitting For Cue aims for the answers and to build favoured or preferential cues into the actual hardware of a shotgun. Shooting skills improve when there isRead more

Fit for purpose

“The gun is the essential link between the man and the kind of sport he pursues. It is not enough that it should be well adapted to one or the other. For the best success it must be fully adaptedRead more

Fit for comfort

Chris Cradock, one of our great commentators on shotgun shooting, once said of recoil and efforts to fix it: “(is)...a real problem for many. Some sufferers simply give up shooting. Others, moreRead more

Gun fitting for accuracy

“If a gun could now be moulded to that attitude, it would conform to the principle of minimum adaptation: it would be that person’s natural gunstock, not dependent on the acquisition of any speciRead more

Fit - fit for what?

Even in this information-enriched age there’s generally little widely know about the process behind fitting a shotgun? Evolving historically from the rather secretive world of gun-makers, gun fittiRead more

All about Harry - Part 3

For now we’ll let Harry, our up-and-coming polo star, park his bike and let us focus instead on advancing your shooting.  This is about your shooting, not the guy’s shooting standing next toRead more

All about Harry - Part 2

Gathering opinion suggests that to get to the top, you now have to indulge your shooting as more or less a job-of-work. Fine if you have the time, fine if you have got the backing to do so, but whatRead more

Why fitting is important

Fitting both aids your shooting and makes it a more natural and comfortable sport to enjoy.

Get it right

Compromise the quality of your gun fit and you compromise the quality of your shooting.

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