Rifle   -   Pistol    -   Shotgun   -   3-Gun   -   Mini Rifle    -    Action Air

Practical Shooting Training is aimed at shooters at all levels of skill and experience.


From shooters just beginning in the sport to experienced shooters who want an edge to push them into the coveted top 3 finishing places in a match. 


Be it club level, National, or on the world circuit then Practical Shooting Training can give you that skill base to get better and achieve your goals! 

Practical Shooting Training has nationally recognised Practical shooters as our instructors, led by lead Instructor Mike Darby.

Mike has been competing nationally and internationally in IPSC practical shooting since 1997, and in major US 3 Gun matches since 2004. Mike is one of the most-sponsored shooters in the UK as well as being a United Kingdom Practical Shooting trainer in shotgun, an authorized USA 3GunNation instructor, an NRA range officer, and an International Range Officer Assn. qualified IPSC Range Officer. 

Mike was the British UKPSA ‘Standard’ class practical shotgun Champion for 9 consecutive years and has won numerous national practical shotgun, 2 gun and mini rifle matches. Mike has shot over 15 major US 3Gun matches and consistently placed top 25 against some of the most famous names in practical shooting. 



At Practical Shooting Training we provide all levels of training and offer bespoke packages to suit what shooters want to learn and strive to improve.

We run courses for group, clubs, or 1-to-1 training for individuals

Please contact us to discuss your needs.



Practical Shooting Training is based at the premier indoor shooting range in the UK at the Tunnel Target Sports Centre, Dorset.

The Tunnel has three indoor shooting ranges, as well as accommodation and an on-site shop for rifles, ammunition, and equipment.

Training can also be conducted at other locations, or your local range






For more information, or to discuss your needs and training requirements with Mike, please email us at



Practical Shooting Training

The Tunnel

Axminster Road,




The Tunnel Target Sports Centre