Shotguns Practicing A Smooth Shotgun Swing Scott E. Mayer June 29th, 2011 | More From Scott E. Mayer Share0 Tweet Email Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+Getting a consistent mount and smooth swing are keys to making hits on clay and feathered birds. Gil and Vicki Ash from OSP Shooting School have a drill you can do in your own living room to help you perfect your mount and develop a smooth swing simply using a flashlight as a muzzle indicator. When my youngest son was 7 years old, he started showing an interest in wingshooting, so I started him off with a 28-gauge and the flashlight drill. Instead of a flashlight, however, we had to use a laser pointer as even the AAA-size Mini-Mag lights won’t fit the 28-gauge bore. We practiced his mount and swing for 10 to 15 minutes each day after school, and by the time shooting season came around, he was breaking birds from the start. I can’t say it enough; this is probably the single best shotgunning drill I’ve ever experienced. Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Share0 Tweet Email Load Comments ( ) Don’t forget to sign up! Get the Top Stories from Guns & Ammo Delivered to Your Inbox Every Week To sign-up for our newsletter, check this box and submit your email address below. If you sign-up, then you acknowledge that your email address is valid, and that you have read and accept our Terms of Service Even More home-featured Show More Get the Guns & Ammo Newsletter FREE! Get the top stories delivered right to your inbox every week. To sign-up for our newsletter, check this box and submit your email address below. If you sign-up, then you acknowledge that your email address is valid, and that you have read and accept our Terms of Service 9 Awesomely Creative Ways to Kill ZombiesRead Now! Advertisement ▶ Now on Tablets! Subscribe & Save! Temporary Price Reduction! Subscribe Now Give a Gift | Subscriber Services LIKE WHAT YOU'RE READING? Get 12 issues for the low price of just $9! Subscribe!