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About the Show

  • Wed:
    8:00 PM ET
  • 11:00 PM ET
  • Thu:
    3:00 AM ET

Now in it's 10th season, The Best Defense is dedicated to educating the viewer on essential tools needed for self-defense and survival. Hosted by some of the leading experts in their field, the series features practical training methods involving firearms, alternate weapons and unarmed defense. Based on relevant, 'real-world' events that are experienced in everyday life, each program incorporates life-saving strategies for men and women alike. Through knowledge, preparation and awareness, individuals and their families now have an ally when it comes to their protection and personal defense.

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Meet The Host(s)

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    Michael Bane

    Michael Bane defies stereotypes. He has leveraged a career as a journalist, author, professional adventurer and acknowledged expert on firearms into some of the most innovative — and successful — shooting sports programming in the world.

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    Michael Janich

    Michael Janich has been an avid student and instructor of self-defense for more than 40 years. He has an extensive background in the Filipino martial arts, pencak silat, judo, aikido, boxing, Savate, and military combatives, and is a co-host of "The Best Defense".

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    Mike Seeklander

    Mike Seeklander is the current owner of Shooting-Performance LLC, a full-service training company and the American Warrior Society. Mike is also the co-host of "The Best Defense", one of Outdoor Channel's leading firearm instructional show.

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    Andrew Branca

    Andrew Branca is the expert on American self-defense law after 30 years of defending the Second Ammendment.

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