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
31001 Clemens Rd., Westlake
March 28, 30 and April 4, 6 from 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Jerry Sue Thornton Center
2500 E. 22nd St., Cleveland
April 17, 19, 24 and 26 from 4:30-7:30 p.m.
**Please note: Registration for these will not open until February 27, 2023. **
You need to attend all four sessions in your chosen month to receive your completion certificate.
Also, if the county’s COVID level goes back to HIGH masks will be required to participate at this time.
Participants must attend all sessions to receive certification.