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Waynesville, Missouri 65583 105 Route 66 East
(347) 693-8661 jim@advancedperformanceshooting.com
Open hours: Mon - Fri 10am - 6pm, Sat 10am - 4pm

About us

I started  Advanced Performance Shooting with our STI/SV grip reductions and paint and only as a hobby.  Once our friends and fellow shooters started seeing the grips it really took off.  For several years we travelled to every major shooting event we could get to and the business just kept growing.  We introduced Rudy Project eyewear to the shooting community and that really took off.   We started the instructional side of the business in an effort to provide low cost high quality firearms instruction and have virtually stopped all of our retail sales in an effort to keep up with the grips and the training.  After I retired from the Army I worked contract jobs first teaching marksmanship on a virtual reality system and then in Afghanistan training US forces everything from basic and advanced shooting skills to indirect and close air support fire systems.

We started the Advanced Performance Shooting line of custom kydex holsters in order to fill a gap that all other holsters failed to do.  We now have a full line of holsters with several options for both style and function.  From our Protective Services Elite line designed for concealed carry in high threat areas to our ASOB (almost small of the back) designed to allow safer carry in deeper concealment required areas mitigating some of the risk associated with guns carried over the spine.  Both of those ideas launched us into our line of solutions for mounting guns in vehicles with safety and efficiency in mind.

Everything we do at APS is 110% and everything we take part in becomes a learning experience.  If we endorse a product it’s because we think it is the absolute best product available of it’s type.  If we offer a service we take pride in the quality of work we do and we charge a fair price for that service.  If we endorse a person or business it’s because they live by the same high standards of conduct that we strive for.

The most important investment we have is our reputation!  We stand by our products, we are extremely proud of our training programs and we are pleased with our position within the firearms community.  If we can do anything to improve our customer service, service after the sale or our overall day to day operation please let us know.

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Our team

``OF EVERY ONE HUNDRED MEN, TEN SHOULDN'T BE THERE. EIGHTY ARE NOTHING BUT TARGETS. NINE ARE REAL FIGHTERS...WE ARE LUCKY TO HAVE THEM THEY MAKE THE BATTLE. AH, BUT ONE, ONE OF THEM IS A WARRIOR... HE WILL BRING THE OTHERS HOME``

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Jim Shanahan

Jim Shanahan

Owner/Senior Instructor
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Tim Ells

Tim Ells

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