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R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense) Training

In an effort to educate female students in the area of self-defense, the Lehigh University Police Department offers instruction in the Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Program.

We will be hosting a special RAD training session for female students, faculty and staff. The scheduled dates of RAD training are:

September 8th, 9th, 15th and 16th 
October 13th, 14th, 20th and 22nd
November 10th, 11th, 17th & 18th

(must attend all 4 classes)

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The RAD classes are free of charge. The registration form is located on the bottom of this page.

The RAD System is a program of realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques for women only. It is a comprehensive course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training.

RAD is dedicated to teaching women defensive concepts and techniques against various types of assault, by utilizing easy, effective and proven self-defense/martial arts tactics. RAD is not a martial arts class. This program is designed for the average woman with no previous experience or background in physical skills training. The system of realistic defense will provide a woman with the knowledge to make an educated decision about resistance.

The class will be taught by L.U.P.D’s certified RAD Instructors. Students are provided with a workbook/reference manual, which outlines the entire physical defense program for reference and continuous personal growth.

Safety and survival in today’s world requires a definite course of action. The RAD system provides effective options by teaching women to take an active role in their own self-defense and psychological well-being.

Lehigh University Police Department offers this course free to faculty, staff, and students. The basic physical defense class is 12 hours, divided up into four days, three hours each day. Class size is limited to 14 female participants.

If you are interested in attending a R.A.D. training session, please fill in the following information:

(ex: xxx-xxx-xxxx)