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RAD Women’s Self-Defense Class


The Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for cisgender women, transgender women, gender non-conforming, non-binary folks. Facilitators acknowledge this program centers the traditional lived experiences of participants who were assigned female at birth as well as students who identify as cisgender women. Sexual violence affects people of every gender identity, and sexual orientation, this course is aims to provide realistic defense techniques and knowledge to make an educated decision about resistance. 
The National Standard in Self Defense Education™. The R.A.D. System is a comprehensive course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training. R.A.D. is not a Martial Arts program. Our courses are taught by nationally certified R.A.D. instructors and provide each student with a workbook/reference manual. This manual outlines the entire Physical Defense Program for reference and continuous personal growth, and is the key to our free lifetime return and practice policy for R.A.D. graduates.

Last updated: 3/1/2023