Contact Us


43 State Road S-7-50
Okatie, SC, 29909
United States


Teaching the Churchill Style of Instinctive Shooting

Wing Shooting, Clay Shooting, British Course Design, Shotgun Courses and Shooting Schools with Chris Batha, world authority on double gun shooting.



Christopher J. Batha, SNACS, FICSI, FAPSI

Christopher James Batha is considered to be one the highest qualified Shooting Instructors in the world today. He has over thirty years’ experience coaching, wing shooting, driven game shooting and competition clay shooting.

Batha conducts Shooting Schools at some of the finest Shooting Facilities in The United States as well as in Great Britain and Europe.

The Annual Chris Batha British Driven Shooting Academy (Garden and Gun Article ) draws participants from all over the USA.


He is one of only seven people in the world to have qualified as Coach, Instructor and Examiner in The British City and Guilds Program at all three levels.

Coaching and Teaching Qualifications

Director of the British Clay Pigeon Shooting Association (CPSA)

CPSA Senior Coach –National Level

CPSA Advanced Coaches Certification in All Shooting Disciplines: Skeet/Trap/Sporting Clays

CPSA Tutor

CPSA Assessor of Coaches

CPSA Internal Verifier of Coaches

CPSA Instructors Award

CPSA Club Coaches Certificate

British Association of Shooting and Conservation (BASC)

BASC Tutor

BASC Internal Verifier of Coaches

BASC Instructors Award

BASC Assessor of Coaches

BASC Shotgun Instructors Certificate

BASC City and Guilds 25/1 Award

National Association of Sports Coaches (NASC) Senior Member: Olympic and National Levels

Fellow - The Institute of Clay Shooting Instructors

Fellow – The Association of Professional Shooting Instructors 

He has been the National Director of The CPSA and has sat on committees of various professional bodies, including The Institute of Clay Shooting Instructors. 

He has been involved in the development of Shooting Instructor Training for The Governing Bodies of both Wing And Clay in The United Kingdom and is one of only a few who hold the coveted title of Staff Tutor of The British Clay Pigeon Shooting Association. 

He has worked for both of the Governing Bodies of Wing and Clay Shooting in the UK, both as an instructor of potential coaches and as an examiner,     

He is one of only seven people in the world to have qualified as Coach, Instructor and Examiner in The British City and Guilds Program at all three levels.



Chris Batha was the 1993 Greater London Skeet Champion and a member of the Great Britain Fires Services Team, winning the British Fire Service Sporting Clays Championship in 1995.

He is also a member of the One Hundred Straight Club, has won the London Gun Trade Championship 8 times and The Inter Livery Shoot 12 times. 

Although his current focus is on shooting instruction and custom gun fitting, he continues to enjoy competitive shooting whenever the opportunity presents itself.