Learn How to Defend Against Attackers

September 24th, 2004 by Adam

In conjunction with Domestic Violence Awareness month, the Plymouth State University Police are holding a Rape Aggression Defense System (RAD) community class on October 12, 13 and 14. The class teaches women how to defend themselves against would-be attackers.

The RAD System is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for women. The course begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance, and then progresses on to the basics of hands-on defense training. It is not a martial arts course.

The course is taught by nationally-certified RAD instructors and provides each student with a workbook/reference manual, which outlines the entire physical defense program.

The class is open to PSU students and women in the community ages 13 years and older. To ensure personal attention for each student, the class is limited to 20 students.

This event is sponsored by Voices against Violence and Women’s Services as well as Gender Resources. Classes will be held on the fourth floor of the D & M Building and will take place from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. each of the three days

The cost is $25. Scholarships are available to those who qualify. For more information or to register, call Michelle Clarke at 535-3174 or e-mail at mlclarke@mail.plymouth.edu.