Mike Seeklander is the owner and operator of Shooting Performance, based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. A combat veteran of Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Seeklander served five years of active duty and four years of reserve duty in the U.S. Marine Corps, where he was an intelligence specialist and marksmanship instructor. He also has local and federal law enforcement experience, including more than 10 years as a full-time or lead instructor. In addition to running live courses, Mike has written two books, dozens of articles and hosted television shows related to firearms and personal defense instruction.

Seeklander served as the Branch Chief and lead instructor for the Firearms Division at the Federal Air Marshal Training Division in Atlantic City. He was responsible for the development, implementation and supervision of all firearms and tactical shoot-house instruction for the Federal Air Marshal Service.