Rape Aggression Defense "R.A.D." Class Sign-Up
Self Defense Course for Women
University of Richmond Police Department, in cooperation with J. Sargeant Reynolds PD, and Virginia Commonwealth University Police Department, are offering a RAD Class at University of Richmond for faculty, staff, and students.
“What is RAD class?”: The Basic Self-Defense for Women program is a fun and informative 12 hour course. The first three hours are classroom, which includes open discussions and lecture. The next six combined hours include physical techniques, which include stances, strikes, kicks, and pressure points, as well as techniques to break away from wrist grabs, bear hugs, and chokeholds. The final three hours of RAD includes (optional) "Simulation." "Simulation" is when a certified RAD “Aggressor” acts-out real life scenarios and participants are able to defend themselves using the techniques they have learned in class. "Simulation" is 100% voluntary, and participants can choose to go through all of the scenarios, some, or none at all. RAD is designed for women of all skill levels and physical abilities. The techniques do not require women to have any special skills or abilities to be successful in the program.
March 18 and March 25, 2017, from 10:00am - 5:00pm both days (1 hour lunch break included)