Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.)
Basic Physical Defense for Women
R.A.D. Basic Physical Defense is designed for women with little or no self-defense experience.
What is R.A.D.?
Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) is a course for women that begins with awareness, risk reduction and avoidance and progresses to the basics of hands‑on defense.
The R.A.D. system is taught at many colleges and universities. Its’ simplicity and effectiveness have made it a rapidly growing and widespread system of defense. R.A.D. teaches women easy and effective self-defense tactics for use against various types of assault. The system provides participants the knowledge to make an educated decision about resistance.
R.A.D. is not a martial arts program.
R.A.D. Systems promotes self‑defense education and awareness. This course includes lecture, discussion and demonstration of self‑defense techniques.
- Self-defense techniques suitable for women of all ages and abilities
- Develop skills in a safe, secure, all-female environment
- Learn awareness, reduction, recognition and avoidance
- Gain empowerment through education and training
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Dates: Tuesday, October 2 ; Thursday October 4 ; Tuesday, October 9 ; Thursday October 11
Location: West Campus Public Safety Training Center
Dates: Tuesday, November 6 ; Thursday, November 8 ; Tuesday, November 13 ; Thursday, November 15
Location: November 6th (ESS 2510), all other dates East Campus Gymnasium
Must attend all sessions to receive certification.