Slippery Rock University
The R.A.D. Systems at SRU
In an effort to educate female students in the area of self-defense, the Slippery Rock University Police Department provides women with the opportunity to attend the Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) program.
The Rape Aggression Defensive Systems is dedicated to teaching women defensive concepts and techniques against various types of assaults by utilizing easy, effective and proven self-defense tactics. R.A.D. is not a martial arts programs. The course provides women with the knowledge to make educated decisions about resistance. R.A.D. courses are currently taught by certified instructors at over 400 colleges and universities throughout the United States and Cananda.
The R.A.D. program is a comprehensive course designed soley for women that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance while progressing into the basics of hands-on defensive training. Classes are designed for all women, regardless of their physical fitness ability. That's because an attacker can target any woman, regardless of age or physical fitness ability.
Women who take the course will receive 12 hours of instruction which covers basic safety and self-defense skills and explores a defensive mindset. This system of realistic defense provides women with the knowledge to make educated decisions about resistance. Realistic self-defense techniques are reviewed. These aren't kung fu moves, but techniques that are easy for any woman with physical fitness ability. That's why the class is so beneficial - it's basic.
Current Class Schedule:
Class 1: October 21st, 28th, and November 4th, 11th, 2014 CLOSED
Class 2: November 1st, 8th, 15th, 2014
Staff Class: Jan 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 2015
Now Accepting Applications
Class 1: Course will be held for four days three hours a day from 5pm to 8pm. ( Tuesdays ) CLOSED
Class 2: Course will be held for three days four hours a day from 8am to 12pm. ( Saturdays )
Staff Class: Course will be held for four days three hours a day from 1pm to 4pm.
Sexual Assault Resources
R.A.D for Men Application
Staff Class 2015 R.A.D. for Women
R.A.D. for Women Application Class 2