Desmond Sturgess, Acorn Shooting’s owner and tutor, has over thirty years experience of tutoring. He consistently competes himself at an international level and instructs others who also compete internationally, displaying the high-quality of tutoring he provides. Regardless of whether you are completely new to the sport or shoot regularly and are wanting to improve your existing skills, Desmond’s expertise can help.

Acorn Shooting is able to deliver shooting lessons for people of any skill level over the age of nine years old.

Shooting Lessons and Tuition

Over thirty years shooting experience

Tuition for people of all skill levels

Instructor competes at international level

Novice Shooters

If you are interested in the sport and would like to gain experience, Acorn Shooting is the perfect environment for you to participate. Our shooting instructors are highly experienced, capable of providing a safe and fun environment for you to learn about the sport. Since Acorn Shooting can provide shooting lessons for shooters of any ability level, we are able to develop and refine your skills beyond a basic understanding of the sport.

Experienced Shooters

In addition to competing internationally himself, Desmond is experienced with tutoring others who compete on an international level. His expertise can help experienced shooters refine their ability, and Acorn Shooting’s shooting facilities can deliver the challenge they require to push these skills further. In addition to tutoring, experienced shooters should also take a look at our events page to see our upcoming fixtures.

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Sponsored by Hull Cartridge
Desmond is sponsored by Hull Cartridge. Hull Cartridge have sponsored many successful athletes in the past, including Cheryl Hall who has obtained 23 world titles.

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Fellow of The Association of Professional Shooting Instructors
By being a fellow of the APSI, Desmond has proven the high standards which he achieves with his instructing.

If you are interested in attending one of the events/fixtures that Acorn Shooting is home to, please take a look through our events page.