Gil Ash on Swing Speed Creating a Larger Shot Cloud – Myth or Not

Gil Ash on Swing Speed Creating a Larger Shot Cloud–Myth or Not?

National Shooting Sports Foundation

NEWTOWN, Conn –-( It’s not uncommon to hear a sporting clays shooter explain to fellow squad members that a faster muzzle swing expands the pattern of shot emerging from the gun’s barrel and increases your chance of hitting a fast crossing target.

In this humorous video, shotgun instructor Gil Ash looks at the merits of this suggestion. Is it truth or myth?

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