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The Apollo - Appendix IWB Holster


Product Description

**THIS IS A CUSTOM PRODUCT and is subject to an estimated lead time of approximately 20-30 days. Please note that our estimated lead time is an ESTIMATE, and may not always be exact. If a delay is present for custom orders placed during specific time periods, a notice will be posted on the homepage of our website - www.alphaconceal.com.**


In Greek mythology, Apollo is one of the most important and complex Olympian Gods. He is recognized as the god of truth and prophecy, amongst many other things.

The Apollo is our Appendix Inside the Waistband (IWB) holster, and is so named because of its straightforward design - it takes all the guesswork out of carrying in the appendix position. 


  • The Apollo is designed to be worn in the 12 to 2 o'clock position, although it will function the same in any position inside the waistband - the holster clips onto your belt and is worn inside your pants.
  • This holster is ideal for carrying concealed in the appendix position.

About This Holster

If you're the type of person who mainly carries in the appendix position, and you're looking for an affordable, basic option that performs well, this is the holster for you. It comes standard with all the features necessary for carrying in that position: a slim design to prevent excess bulk, smooth rounded edges for added comfort, no cant, a tuckable clip, and adjustable ride height. 

The Apollo is molded to fit a specific handgun model; your handgun will only fit in the holster that is designed specifically for it. This holster does not accommodate any weapon-mounted lights, such as the TLR1 or Inforce APL. If you are running a light on your gun, you’ll want to check out the light-bearing version of The Apollo: The Cyclopes.

The Apollo comes with your choice of belt hardware: Our Appendix Clip, or a soft loop – a urethane-coated polyester with a pull-the-dot snap – to fasten the holster to your belt. The soft loop firmly secures the holster to your belt, ensuring the holster can only be removed by releasing the snap. The clip merely hooks onto your belt, and is available in two different sizes: 1.5", which most belts will fit through, or 1.75". The clip and the soft loop both come with multiple predrilled holes, which allows for adjustable ride height. We do not offer wider soft loops, as they are adjustable to size.  Both the soft loop and the appendix clip allow the customer to tuck their shirt in.

You choose which type of belt hardware you prefer during checkout.  If you're not sure which size clip you need, or which style of belt hardware suits you best, you can always head over to our Extra Hardware section to purchase the other belt hardware options.

The Apollo also comes with adjustable retention, which is controlled by the two screws that hold the clip into place. Adjusting the screws will give the customer a tighter or looser fit on their gun. 

This holster is made from one piece of Kydex, strategically molded around the gun and fastened together with quality hardware. All of the hardware comes with a lifetime guarantee, and if at any time it breaks or is lost, we will replace it at no cost to the customer.

The holster can be customized in your choice of 34 different colors or patterns. Click here to view color choices.

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  1. Top Kydex CCW Holster for Glocks

    Posted by Unknown on 13th Mar 2017

    I carry concealed everyday and finding a comfortable holster with a single belt clip is difficult...Holsters with 2 clips are nice, but a single clip enables the holster to be minimal in size. The Alpa Apollo fits the gun like a glove with a nice sweat shield and has probably the best plastic belt clip on the market period..I own 7 other kydex holsters and everyone with a single clip does not stay on the belt...Failure is not an option and the Apollo holster has been flawless for the last 2 weeks. The Apollo is a perfect size for everday CCW for compact and sub compact firearms. Perfect weapon and belt retention while leaving the smallest print with my Glock 19 or 26 (appendix carry). The weapon position is easily adjustable and leaves the gun in the perfect cant for access. Highly recommend.


  2. perfect

    Posted by Unknown on 7th Mar 2017

    Excellent quality, delivered faster than expected, excellent communication about the availability , fits perfectly. Highly recommend. I ordered a red one and some of the red came off onto my gun. But rubs off easily.

  3. Great! (Like I am not even carrying)

    Posted by Brian on 6th Mar 2017

    I had 1 other holster before this and I always knew it was there. Whether I was sitting, standing, or walking I felt it there. Also, I was always nervous that it would get knocked out easily somehow and my gun would drop.
    With the Alpha I do not have any of those issues. Sitting I don't feel it, standing or walking it is comfortable. And I feel like the thing will never come out accidentally. It's great.

    My issue and it isn't with Alpha is that I feel a good belt is in order. Having a simple bet takes away some of the great aspects of the Alpha, so make sure you have a comfortable and sturdy belt.

  4. Best AIWB Holster I've Ever Owned

    Posted by Chuck Davidson on 1st Mar 2017

    The Apollo is the most comfortable holster I have owned to date. The attention to detail makes wearing it and carrying in it a pleasure! My gun fits perfectly! Thanks Alpha Concealment!

  5. The best holster ive ever carried!

    Posted by Tommy on 14th Feb 2017

    This holster has it all!! Comfort, security, built quality. Tons of custom colors to really make it your own!! A phenomenal product at an unbeatable price!!!

  6. Favorite IWB Holster

    Posted by Lane on 12th Feb 2017

    The Apollo is much better than I was expecting. I bought this for an M&P Shield; the fit and finish are perfect. I love the adjustable retention and the belt clip. I have no issues with rubbing or anything - it's super comfortable, easy on/off, and stays where you put it.

  7. Great Holster for Revolver

    Posted by Jamie on 9th Feb 2017

    Found Alpha while looking for a revolver holster, and glad i did! Fits my S&W Bodyguard .38 like a glove, and the soft belt loop works great. The draw is smooth and quick, as is re-holstering.

  8. So glad I found this!

    Posted by Andrew W. on 6th Feb 2017

    I am new to appendix carry and was told by a coworker to check out Alpha. I am so glad I did! The apollo holster is extremely comfortable but as a newbie to the appendix position, it took a little getting used to (I'm carrying a Glock 17). As with any holster, you have to move it around until you find that sweet spot. I've seen other reviews that say it's uncomfortable, and to that I say, you should give it more time! I've never been happier or more satisfied with a purchase.

  9. not comfortable

    Posted by Unknown on 6th Feb 2017

    I bought this on recommendation of my boss.

    I was using an Alien Gear external reversed as my holster. I also ordered a Vedder concurrently. The Alpha is not as comfortable as either or as secure. I don't care for the clip - makes the holster protrude. Something about the way the bottom of the holster is molded makes it uncomfortable. Tried it for a few days and tossed it in a drawer. Rubs on my leg and crotch - tried many positions, but no relief.

    The home crafted Alien Gear is the most comfortable and I prefer the two clips. The Vedder has a great clip that secures behind the belt, so it is nearly invisible. Also the Vedder allows me to adjust the cant - as does the Alien Gear. Both are for the four inch XD, do longer - don't understand why this one is such a problem.

    Sorry, but you asked!

  10. Perfect Fit

    Posted by Unknown on 1st Jan 2017

    I was worried about the retention pressure but turned out to be perfect! I would recommend to anyone CC and to my fellow military professionals

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