r.a.d. - rape aggression defense training

Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) provides women the opportunity to learn self-defense strategies and techniques in a friendly supportive atmosphere, allowing them to participate at will and at their own pace. The course consists of four sessions, each three hours long, for a total of twelve hours. The first nine hours of the course are required to be considered a graduate. The last session is full contact simulation where confidence from previous instruction is gained through practical application. The course is taught by RAD certified instructors and a minimal registration fee is charged. The fee includes all materials and a lifetime "return and practice free" policy honored at any RAD program in the U.S. or Canada. RAD systems is a nationally recognized program based in Poquoson, Virginia with over one thousand instructors at various colleges, universities and police departments in the U.S. and Canada.

Our Instructional Objective:
"To develop and enhance the options of self defense, so they may become viable considerations to the woman who is attacked."

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