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Earplugs for Shooting

Introducing earplugs designed specifically for shooting, essential for anyone involved in shooting sports. These earplugs provide optimal hearing protection, which is crucial for maintaining good ear health, especially when exposed to the loud noises of gunfire. Protect your hearing effectively and enjoy your shooting activities with confidence.

Updated: 11th July 2024

Benefits of earplugs for shooting

Prevent hearing loss

Shooting earplugs reduce high-decibel gunfire noise, preventing significant and permanent hearing damage.

Improved focus

By reducing distracting background noise, they help shooters maintain concentration and focus on their targets, improving overall accuracy and performance.

Enhance comfort

Ergonomically designed for prolonged use, they provide a comfortable fit, allowing you to focus without distraction.

Improve safety

By reducing harmful noise levels, they help you stay aware of your surroundings, enhancing overall safety during shooting activities.

Block the noise, improve your focus

Investing in shooting earplugs is a simple yet effective way to protect your ears and make your shooting sessions enjoyable. Whether you're a casual shooter or a seasoned enthusiast, prioritising ear protection ensures you can enjoy your favourite sport safely and with greater focus.

Equip yourself with shooting earplugs to block noise, improve focus, and safeguard your hearing for years to come. Discover the benefits today and improve your shooting experience whilst prioritising your ear health.

Frequently asked questions

Are earplugs good for shooting?

Yes, earplugs are essential for shooting to protect your ears from the loud noises produced by gunfire. They help prevent hearing damage and allow shooters to focus better during shooting sessions.

What is the difference between regular earplugs and shooting earplugs?

Regular earplugs are designed for general noise reduction, whereas shooting earplugs are specifically engineered to attenuate the peak sound pressure levels generated by gunfire. They often feature specialised filters or technology that allows shooters to hear essential environmental sounds while blocking harmful gunshot noise.

What are the best earplugs for shooting?

The best earplugs for shooting typically have a high Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) to effectively reduce gunshot noise. They should also be comfortable for extended wear, provide a secure fit, and allow for situational awareness.

What decibel earplugs for shooting?

NRR (Noise Reduction Rating)  typically ranges from 15 to 33 decibels. The specific NRR needed depends on the shooting environment and individual sensitivity to noise.

Can using earplugs affect my shooting performance?

No, using properly fitted shooting earplugs should not negatively affect your shooting performance. In fact, they can enhance your performance by reducing distracting background noise and allowing you to focus better on aiming and shooting accurately. Modern shooting earplugs are designed to balance hearing protection with situational awareness, ensuring you can hear range commands and other important sounds whilst shooting safely.

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Written By:
Emma Jarvis

Digital Optimisation Lead

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Medically Reviewed By:
Mahtab Kayani
Audiology Expert