You Influence the Outcome when You Control the Process
Online Classroom April-12-2018

A new online Classroom is available for everyone who signs up for Coaching; contact Chris for details


Chris Mason PGCPSE  BSc

Chris is highly motivated and successful, with experience in leadership and developing others. 

Chris is an experienced Photographer. He developed his love of capturing moments and telling stories through his photographs at school as a member of the Photographic Club. His Documentary style of Photography has grown with experience and covering events such as weddings, corporate and sporting events.  Click to view samples of his photographs. Clickto email Chris to discuss your needs.

Chris has over 40-years experience with shooting sports; he is a former pistol competitor with the Team England National Squad and achieved many titles including British Rapid Fire Pistol Champion, UK Police National Pistol Champion for four consecutive years and a European Bronze medal in his collection.

He is currently a Regional Pistol Coach working in the South and South West UK and through his Global Coaching Programme he is working with competitors across the World.

Chris is professionally qualified and has over 30-years experience in teaching, coaching, mentoring, assessing, evaluation and quality assurance. He is a former Fellow of the IVA for assessment and quality assurance. Chris has devised training programmes for newly appointed trainers and successfully operated an NVQ Assessment Centre; through which he authored new vocational qualifications within the NVQ framework.

Working with businesses Chris aims to provide the mental and tactical skills to enable them to compete successfully through the development of their leaders and teams. How do you know strategies are working? He can assist in the development of realistic evaluation and assessment tools to enable the management of performance improvements at individual, team and corporate levels.

Chris has developed a coaching style that successfully and rapidly improves the performance of the people he coaches. His practical approach to coaching is used to teach the technical, mental, physical and tactical skills to enable his athletes to compete successfully in sport.  He supports athlete development with individually tailored training plans and ongoing reviews. Many of his athletes are competing at National and International levels. He coaches ISSF competitors as well as Pentathletes and Tetrathletes for GB Pentathlon development squads and Pony Clubs. Chris' athletes enjoy splendid results with many achieving National and International success.

There is greater emphasis on Coach Compliance these days and in addition to Chris' teaching and assessment qualifications, he is compliant in:

  • NSRA Regional Pistol Coach 
  • Insured for Public Liability & Professional Indemnity
  • First Aid qualified EFAW
  • DBS Certificate
  • Safeguarding and Protecting Children

Chris is the author of many guides on the science and art of teaching and assessing. His latest works are published under the titles, 'Learning Matters' and 'Competitive Pistol Shooting'; both of these ebooks are currently available as a personalised copy in pdf format; please see Books and Guides and Competitive Pistol 

 You can review Chris' journey in sporting excellence at:


October 30, 2012
One-to-One Precision Pistol Coaching
Oct 2012 ... Hi Chris, Many thanks for yesterday. It was very enjoyable and I got a lot out of it. It was very good of you to do the modifications to the grip.

October 1, 2012
GB Pentathlon Training - Pistol Shooting Combined Event

Sept 2012 ...

"Thanks chris, charlie and maddie say they have come back with lots of useful info and said they had a great fun day to boot!"

"Thank you so much for the training. Zoe has learned a great deal. We are very lucky to have the opportunity to gain from such an experienced coach."

"Many thanks for today, Bradley enjoyed the day and was grateful for the course content."

"Thank you very much for the training you gave Ellie at the weekend. She learnt so much about shooting that she can also take into her other sports. We are all now setting our end goals and time frames.I hope she is lucky enough to see you again"

"Both Harry and I would like to thank you very much indeed for the excellent training on Sunday. It was extremely useful and the extra time you took to talk to Harry about his competition nerves was greatly appreciated. We will definitely be booking for the 16th December but will see you in the meantime."