The Best Defense

The Best Defense

  • 2008
  • 11 Seasons
  • 9.1  (14)

"The Best Defense" is an exciting new show that teaches self defense through knowledge, preparation and awareness for men and women alike. The show features defense methods that involve: firearms, unarmed defensive situations, and self-defense product reviews. Every episode includes practical tips and techniques for self defense. The series travels the United States, visiting law enforcement academies and military training facilities where guest hosts and experts, including veteran law enforcement trainers and published personal defense authors, will demonstrate life-saving techniques for self-defense in the home, at the office, on a plane or even when lost in the woods.

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Seasons
School Shooting,
10. School Shooting, "Student Response"
March 27, 2019
Every school shooting is different, but they all have one thing in common. They happen incredibly fast! Learn what to teach your kids to survive, should they ever find themselves in this position.
School Shooting,
9. School Shooting, "Teacher Response"
March 20, 2019
If you're a teacher, it's likely that you have a passion for changing young lives. But you also have an opportunity to save them. No one wants to think about pure evil, but evil doesn't care. The choice is yours.
Pre-Incident Indicators
8. Pre-Incident Indicators
March 13, 2019
What is situational awareness? Learn what you're supposed to be aware of in order to keep yourself safe and how to act if necessary.
Kidnapping,
7. Kidnapping, "You've been Grabbed!"
March 6, 2019
The moment you're taken, a clock starts ticking. The faster you understand your situation and bring your own skills into play, determines whether you're going to be a survivor or just another statistic.
Kidnapping,
6. Kidnapping, "The Facts"
February 27, 2019
Driven by the cartels, terrorist organizations and sadly, an upswing in human trafficking, kidnapping has become democratized. Even you can be taken.
Home Invasion - Police Response
5. Home Invasion - Police Response
February 20, 2019
We've all heard the phrase that perception is reality. That is never more true than in a chaotic situation. Our world becomes what we see, hear and feel. And the more chaotic the situation, the smaller that world gets. The danger is, when two worlds collide.
Self-Defense Training
4. Self-Defense Training
February 13, 2019
Mindset, training, skills & tools to keep yourself safe.
Snub-Nose Revolver Defense
3. Snub-Nose Revolver Defense
February 6, 2019
If you have the unfortunate need to defend your life with a gun, what happens when you run out of shots and the threat keeps coming?
Carjacking
2. Carjacking
January 30, 2019
Given the amount of time we spend in our cars, it's not surprising that the violent act of carjacking is on the upswing. If you haven't thought through the specialized skill of armed defense inside a vehicle, the consequences could be lethal.
Cafe Shooting
1. Cafe Shooting
January 23, 2019
Whether we like to admit it or not, people are herd animals. We feel like there is safety in numbers. But is there? When we talk about self-defense, the operative word is self. Even in a crowd, you're on your own!
Description

"The Best Defense" is an exciting new show that teaches self defense through knowledge, preparation and awareness for men and women alike. The show features defense methods that involve: firearms, unarmed defensive situations, and self-defense product reviews. Every episode includes practical tips and techniques for self defense. The series travels the United States, visiting law enforcement academies and military training facilities where guest hosts and experts, including veteran law enforcement trainers and published personal defense authors, will demonstrate life-saving techniques for self-defense in the home, at the office, on a plane or even when lost in the woods.The Best Defense is a series that is currently running and has 11 seasons (130 episodes). The series first aired on December 24, 2008.

The Best Defense is available for streaming on the Outdoor Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Best Defense on demand at Amazon Prime and Sling.

  • Premiere Date
    December 24, 2008
  • IMDB Rating
    9.1  (14)