Tactical Firearms Training

Firearms Training Courses Offered

    + Missouri Approved Concealed Weapon Safety Courses
    + Advanced Combat Pistol Tactics I, II, & III
    + Intermediate Rifle/Shotgun
    + Scoped Rifle
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Maximum Life Expectancy

Joplin and Southwest Missouri's Premier Training Provider


Owner/Instructor
Grant LaVelle
417-434-4518

We can provide CCW, tactical, and firearms training for counties outside the SW Missouri area also. Contact us for more information.

Firearms Training and Essentials

Realistic Training For The Real World

In the real world the minimum doesn't guarantee survival. That's why our courses are intensive because your survival is our number one goal!

Limited Class Sizes and Maximum Hands On

With handgun class sizes limited on the range you get extensive hands on with answers to all your questions. Why pay for less, when you can get more for your money.

Most Recent Photos and Events

National Police Week Bowling Pin Shoot Out

Posted on Apr 4, 2011 in Bowling Pin Shoot, Gallery

The event was a great success and I want to thank all the sponsors and shooters.  What a great group of people!  Prizes ended up going to the top 22 finishers! Thank you to all our great sponsors: Southern...

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Cap Cancer Bowling Pin Shoot 2010

Posted on Aug 8, 2010 in Bowling Pin Shoot

The crew that put it all together! Thanks for all the help! First place winner in the Pin Shoot claims his prize (a new GSG 5). Congrats Jim!

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Scoped Rifle I

Posted on May 15, 2010 in Gallery, Scoped Rifle

Scoped Rifle I May 14-15 learning to hit at 100

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About Me

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My name is Grant LaVelle, and it would be my honor to provide you with quality firearms training. I want you and your loved ones to be prepared to survive a life threatening encounter if need be or to just feel comfortable with a firearm. Read more about Maximum Life Expectancy and the training that we provide. Read More

American Snipers

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American Snipers is a non profit organization started by a friend of mine to provide specialized gear to American snipers and designed marksmen in harms way. I personally have seen the good this organization does. Don't forget the men that are defending your freedom. Support the troops is more than a slogan on a bumper sticker.

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