Emotions ran high at San Francisco State University on May 21, where a group of activists held a rally decrying police officers’ excessive use of force in an incident that occurred last Thursday, May 16. Five arrests were made that night outside a student dormitory. YouTube videos showing police officers tackling the arrestees to the ground, as onlookers cry out in dismay, have drawn thousands of hits.Read more »
Police officers and security guards get trained in the use of firearms and batons; they know how to hurt and sometimes kill people. But most of them don't get the sort of basic unarmed self-defense training that would allow them to subdue an assailant without dangerous or lethal force.
That's where Universal Martial Arts Academy comes in. The only martial arts school with a full-time facility in the Bayview, Universal specializes in self-defense classes for security professionals and also offers classes for the general public.Read more »