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Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.)

Rape Aggression Defense System (RAD)

rad color.pngWhat would you do if you found yourself faced with a violent or other dangerous situation? Would you run? Would you comply with your attacker's demands? Would you defend yourself? Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) is fundamental, hands-on training that teaches women on how to defend themselves in the event of an attack.  It combines classroom instruction on awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance along  with basic hands-on defense tactics.  Certified deputy RAD instructors teach the course. No two situations are the same, but you CAN develop a plan to help you survive an attack. After all, YOU are the one who is ultimately responsible for your personal safety. 

Basic Physical Defense for Women Classes Now enrolling

The Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) Basic Physical Defense Program for Women is a 12-hour course offered exclusively to women and young women. A variety of topics are covered, with an emphasis on the "4 Risks of Personal Safety", physical defense techniques, and responsibility in decision-making/ The techniques are practical self-defense tactics, easy to learn and use, make you more aware of awareness and avoidance strategies to reduce your risk of attack. For more information, visit the official RAD website.  

For more information or to register for the March, July/August and October class sessions, click here.  Space is limited and slots fill up quickly.  If you have questions regarding  the program, please contact 703 792 6070. 


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