Leading the way for professional shooting safety standards
Formed by the professional shooting community to support the professional shooting community.
APSI was established in December 1997 and quickly grew to include the majority of major shooting schools and respected professional coaches. Membership now includes international members from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Hungary, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland and the USA.
Why Join APSI?
Membership as an Associate, Member or Fellow gives you access to resources to help demonstrate your experience and qualifications as well as keeping you up-to-date with the professional shooting industry.
Insurance, Health & Safety
Stay up-to-date with the APSI Safety Syllabus and gain your safety certificate.
Access high-quality courses to further your knowledge and skills.
British Shooting Sports Council
Become part of the industry council lobbying for fairer shooting legislation.
Meet The Team
The members of the APSI Management Committee have decades of experience and are passionate about upholding standards within the shooting industry.
Owner of Yeaveley Estate & Shooting School, Guy has been a member of the MC since 2002, and is the Vice-Chairman.
Chris is head instructor at Lady’s Wood Shooting School, and has been a member of the APSI Board since 2016.
Paul Bentley OLY
APSI Chairman Paul was a founding member of APSI in 1997. Trained at Holland Holland SG as a shooting instructor, he represented GB in Olympic Skeet at all levels up to and including the Olympic Games.
An APSI Fellow, Chrissie is one of the most successful GB lady shooters of all time, excelling at English and FITASC Sporting, and representing GB at Olympic Skeet. She has been coaching at the Holland & Holland Shooting Ground for many years.
APSI Fellow Trevor Forster began coaching in the 1980s, on the clay ground and in the game field. His talents have been employed by many UK shooting grounds. Gun fitting is a speciality.
Currently the Treasurer and Secretary of APSI, Chris Chris has been a Fellow since 1998, having previously been responsible for the organisation and running of BASC coaching courses. Since 2022, he and Paul Bentley have been the main presenters of the highly successful APSI courses. He represents APSI on the BSSC.
Peter Croft OLY
APSI Fellow Roger Hill has been coaching for 30 years and is head coach at Essex and Herts Shooting School.
A recent addition to the APSI Board, for many years Clive was a highly successful member of the GB Olympic Skeet team. Owner of the famous Doveridge Shooting Ground, he will soon be taking over Treasurer responsibilities from Chris Miles.
Become a Member
Find out about how to join, and submit your application.