WMSBlaserAndrew Venables, owner and founder of WMS Firearms Training, has been appointed as the first overseas member of the renowned Blaser Academy.

Set up seven years ago by German rifle manufacturer Blaser, the Blaser Academy provides top-class shooting tuition for novices, seasoned stalkers and hunters. Its philosophy is that coaching, training and practice are key to developing the full potential of any shooter.

The Blaser Academy UK will launch in March 2015 at WMS’s 10,000-acre shooting facilities in Wales, with the first two weekends of training scheduled for March 28-29 and April 11-12. Bespoke, private Blaser Academy training days can also be arranged.

With over 35 years of experience in shooting training, wildlife management and hunting Andrew is one of the UK’s most highly regarded rifle shooting instructors. He established WMS in 2006 and the company has gone on to become a renowned provider of training to private and professional clients, zoos and wildlife parks and the UK government.

Robert Sajitz, CEO of Blaser Sporting in the UK, commented: “The Blaser Academy and Andrew Venables share the same goal: empowering shooters to become the best shots they can be. We are delighted to welcome Andrew to the Blaser Academy and to be working with him so shooters in the UK can benefit from his wealth of experience and knowledge.”

Andrew added: “It is a great accolade and a tremendous honour to be appointed as a member of the prestigious Blaser Academy. The liaison between WMS and Blaser will raise awareness of the value and importance of ongoing coaching and practice and will provide a great opportunity for UK shooters to develop their skills.”

Please do contact us direct for more information about the forthcoming Blaser Academy training weekends at WMS or to book a place on 01974 831869.