Articles from the USC Public Relations Office:

Safety officer's self defense program is a hit (and a kick) with kids, by Monika Guttman
Even if he's in full uniform and driving his USC Department of Public Safety car, when kids in the neighborhood see officer Daniel Hect these days... (More...)

Safety officers think ink for 'Kid Print' program, by Monika Guttman
Getting little kids to dip their hands in ink is no problem. Getting them to hold still long enough to put the ink—in fingerprint form—on a specially-designed card... (More...)

Etcetera, by Monika Guttman
USC Department of Public Safety Officer Daniel Hect was presented with a Community Service Award by the City of Los Angeles, East District, Department of... (More...)

White Crane Snow Tiger, by George W. Alexander
The white crane said, Force is not the best defense. When fire and water are at war it is the fire that loses. The Snow tiger is quoted as saying... (More...)


Articles from other sources:

Ultimate Fighting: Oh My: Black Belt Grapples with Success, by Matt Crosson. One of the first lessons a young boy learns from his father is to never hit a girl. Maybe dad wants his son to grow up with respect for women... (More...)

7 Tips For Selecting A Martial Arts Style, by Javier Lozano, Jr.
With hundreds of different styles available, it's difficult to make a decision on what to learn. The simple answer is to stay close to home and find an instructor... (More...)

What A Black Belt Means To Me - A Way Of Life, by Javier Lozano, Jr.
Being a black belt is more than just another rank in the martial arts. It's a milestone that every martial artist strives for but only a small percentage actually... (More...)

What A Black Belt Means To Me - The Journey, by Javier Lozano, Jr.
It's often said in Martial Arts that the meaning doesn't lie in how good you are or what belt you have, rather the meaning lies in the journey. Before I get into... (More...)

An Interview with Master Hect of The Masters Hall of Fame, by USA*
USADOJO: When did you start training in the Martial Arts? I started training in Arnis in 1980 while in the Air Force in the Philippines... (More...)

7 Really Good Reasons You Need to Learn to Use the Kubotan Self-Defense Keychain, by Jeffrey Miller - Ironically, in a world filled with terrorism, assault, rape, and murder, I have to write an article giving people reasons why they should be... (More...)

Only Real Martial Arts Stop Rapists, by Chris Pizzo
One of my favorite stories to tell is about the time my brother-in-law's girlfriend got her black belt in karate... She had her big flashy test... kicked the bag... (More...)

Once a Marine Always a Marine, by Chris Pizzo
On Friday February 23, 2007, a 70-year-old man exemplified the motto of the Marine Corp League, "Once a Marine, Always a Marine." When three thugs... (More...)

America Frees Women To Fight Back, by Chris Pizzo
In the shadow of the war in Iraq, America and her NATO allies continue to wage war against Al-Qaeda and the remaining Taliban in the deserts and mountains of... (More...)