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
4250 Richmond Road, Highland Hills
Sept. 18, 20, 25 and 27 (Mondays and Wednesdays) from 5-8 p.m.
Registration opens Aug. 21
11000 Pleasant Valley Road, Parma
Oct. 16, 18, 23 and 25 (Mondays and Wednesdays) from 5-8 p.m.
Registration opens Sept. 18
Participants must attend all four sessions at their chosen location to receive a complete certificate.