Coaching, Licensing & Club Open Days


Hitting Targets Director Suzy Balogh is a qualified clay target coach. Australian Competition Level in the SPORTAUS National Coach Accreditation Scheme. She is one of only a few people in Australia with an International Sports Shooting Federation (ISSF) Shotgun Coaching License and the only one with a B+ license.
Suzy has represented Australia in six disciplines of clay target shooting – Olympic Trap, Olympic Skeet, Olympic Double Trap, Down the Line, Universal Trench and American Skeet.
Suzy has won Olympic, Commonwealth, World, Oceania and in all 6 disciplines National Titles.

Suzy has coached winning National teams and athletes at ISSF World Cup and Junior ISSF World Cups,  World University Shooting Championships, World University Games and ISSF and DTL Oceania Championships.

Suzy was employed from 2013-2020 as the Head Coach and National Coaching Director for the Australian Clay Target Association. As part of her role with the ACTA she carried out Coaching Accreditation – training and advancing Australia’s shooting coaches. Suzy also ran many State based and National coaching clinics and camps for juniors and adults and also further developed elite shooters through the ACTA Academy and representative events.

Suzy is the only Gold Medallist shooting Alumni who is a mentor for the AIS Gold Medal Ready Program. A program that involves 33 Olympic Gold medallists, AIS Sports Psychologists and Defence Force Commandos. The GMR program commenced in 2018 focussed on preparing all Australian Olympians to compete in Tokyo.  The skills focussed on are winning mindset, ability to acknowledge, utilise and handle stress, set focussed action plans and shot routines and follow the GMR Ready Model for those peak performance moments. The Gold Medal Ready program is at the absolute forefront of high performance sport.

Coaching with Suzy can be 1 on 1 or up to day groups of 18 shooters. Video analysis is used for each coaching session to enhance the feedback to clients. Clients leave with a list of what has been covered in the session and what a shooter needs to continue to focus on and practice.

You might be a beginner who simply wants to get a head start in the sport or

you might be an established shooter who just wants to hit a few more targets and improve your technique or

you might be a World class competitor looking for something extra either technically, tactically or  mentally;

then private coaching with Suzy Balogh may be for you.

Suzy has also started online coaching perfect for remote and international shooters and those times when you just can’t tee up a time with Suzy on range.

PRIVATE  Coaching Rates 1 on 1 or small groups (licensed shooters only)

1 hour session $150 pp or 2 people for $225 incl GST

2 hour session $250 pp or 2 people for $375 incl GST

(under 18 years 20% discount)

For more than 2 shooters please enquire for a rate.


The coaching rates above do not include ammunition, range fees, an exclusive range or targets.

We do coaching for unlicensed people as well – please get in contact to discuss this pricing.

Suzy generally works from Sydney International Shooting Centre as range access is substantial.

Suzy will travel to you – however travel expenses and additional time will be charged

Contact Suzy on 0418417943 or to discuss your requirements and get a quotation.


Online coaching is designed to assist those shooters who can’t get to Suzy for face to face coaching sessions … THESE are the next best thing.


Submit footage for video analysis by Suzy. These are submitted in 30 and 15 minute units into your own designated private dropbox folder.  The time unit can be made up of  multiple files. What footage you should send in to be reviewed

ZOOM session

You and Suzy book in a Zoom video session = you get to see each other face to face (over the internet) and at the same time see the same footage and analysis.



30 minutes of footage reviewed and analysed, 30 minute Zoom face to face session $175 incl. GST AUD


Additional video footage to be reviewed   $50/ 15 minute unit incl. GST

Additional 30 minute Zoom coaching session    $100 /30 minute unit incl. GST

(please note to review and analyse 30 minutes of footage on average takes 1 to 2 hours to do properly and a lot of  preparation goes into preparing for each Zoom session )

  2.  On receipt of registration an email is forwarded containing:
    • A link on how to install Dropbox on either your desktop, tablet or smartphone
    • Link to a private folder in  “Dropbox” to upload your shooting footage to
    • A list of suggested video footage to take
    • A questionnaire to fill in about your shooting to aid the video analysis
    • Link for downloading “ZOOM” ready for the face to face online

3. Once you have uploaded and Suzy has reviewed then she will email you to set up a suitable time for a Zoom session

Any questions give Suzy a call 0418417943 or send an email

Public Group Coaching Sessions (licensed shooters only)

 A 2 hour public group session

MUST be category A Firearm licensed

There will be separate sessions for DTL and skeet – nominate which you would like

Squad of up to 6 shooters.

Targets are included

Bring your own ammunition or it can be purchased at the range.

If you do not have your own firearm or safety equipment you can utilise ours.

video and photography will be used for analysis as well as each attendee will receive a written evaluation of skills

Held at Sydney International Shooting Centre


As National Coach for the ACTA Suzy held many National, State and Club coaching clinics for members. Adults and juniors, World Champions to AA  to C graders.

If you would like to see the members of your club progress their technical shooting skills and competition performance then book a session at your club with Suzy. These days cover on range shooting and relevant classroom sessions.

A day on the range with licensed shooters (up to 18 shooters /day)  starting from $2000 + GST

Travel and accommodation additional. Travel Day @ $500/day

Enquire for a quotation and what she could offer your club.


Suzy is one of the most experienced try shooting coaches in Australia. Having helped 10’s of thousands of people through their first shooting experience.

If your having a club open day or a try shooting day – Suzy is ideal to assist with your beginners. She can assist with planning for the day and with media promotion for the day and she can advise on how to retain new members after the open day.

A day on the range with try shooters (however many you can throw at her)  $1500 + GST

Travel and accommodation additional. Travel Day @ $500/day

Suzy can provide firearms, shooting jackets etc. $500/day + freight

Enquire for a quotation



Currently Suzy is working on a 6 and 12 session coaching program. If you are interested please let he know.



Suzy is developing a series of online coaching seminars of advanced shooting knowledge and skills. Let her know if you are interested in having access to these.


  1. Complete the ONLINE THEORY COMPONENT Firearm Safety Training Course – longarms (rifle & shotgun) A & B category
  2. Complete the PRACTICAL COMPONENT Contact or 0418417943 for when her next course will be held. Next Course Sunday 7th March 2021 3-5pm @ Sydney International Shooting Centre, Cecil Park
  3. Join a Target Shooting and/or a recreational hunting Club 
    In order to satisfy your ‘genuine reason’ for registration, shooters must join a target shooting club/or a hunting club or have approved access to primary production land
  4. Lodge your Application


For further information contact:

Firearms Safety Training Council Limited 

NSW Firearms Registry