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Philip Thorrold

Philip’s coaching skills go global

Philip Thorrold’s passion for shooting is taking him around the world, as Nick Wells discovered before taking aim for himself Philip Thorrold is a man in demand. China, Russia, USA, Czech Republic, Latvia, Portugal, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Cyprus and Estonia are just some of the countries where competition shooters have called on his coaching expertise. Read […]

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Philip Thorrold featured in the top 100…

Philip is listed as one of the top 100 shots on The Field’s Top Shot List 2009, the list features top shots from pre-Victorian grouse-baggers to the 2009 World Sporting Champion’s. From the list: Philip Thorrold Reports attest this East Anglian international sporting-clay careerist is a superb game-shot and entirely justifies a place in the […]

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Philip gets coverage in Russia…

Philip introduces himself to Russian shooters and gets coverage on the Shooting Union of Chelyabinsk Region website. The article contains a lot of history about Philip and is an interesting read, you can read the full article here: English Version Russian Version

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Philip Thorrold on YouTube

The Academy now has its own YouTube channel and we will be adding our own videos to it in due course. In the meantime there are quite a few videos of Philip on YouTube already so we have found them all for you and created some playlists with them, so if you want to watch […]

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Taylor Hedgecock

One to watch…Taylor Hedgecock

One of the Academies star students has been getting a lot of focus on him over the last few years, Taylor Hedgecock is a young shot and is showing a very promising shooting career. He trains with us at the academy and Philip has been helping him to achieve his maximum potential. Taylor has been […]

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Sporting Masterclass

You may have seen it, you may have not, Philip did a Sporting Masterclass series featured in the Clay Shooting magazine running from late 2011 to early 2012 covering a whole host of targets and the techniques to use. Philip provided detailed information on how he shoots these targets and included lots of information of […]

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Site Launched!

We have after a long wait launched our website. You will find lots of information on the site and plenty more to come, we have our products for sale, the training section with information about the services the academy provides, student section with achievements of some of our students and news/stories from our students, and […]

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6 Trap Platform

Getting ready for the sporting season…

After the long winter we have just laid out more interesting sporting layouts for training, the traps include high tower 140ft & 100ft, rabbits fast & slow, loopers mid & standard, battues, mobile ball trap and down the line machine, for all training purposes. We have mobile platforms fitted out with 4 traps, 5 traps […]

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