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:
February 3–5, 2014 applications are now closed.
April 16–18, 2014 applications are now closed.
New scheudule for the Fall semester will be posted soon.
The course are held for four (4) hours a day for three days from 5pm to 9pm.
R.A.D. Application for February
R.A.D. Application for April
Sexual Assault Resources
R.A.D for Men Application