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Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.)
Next Basic Self-Defense Class
- February 6th, 8th, 13th, 15th
- April 3rd, 5th, 10th, 12th
- June 19th, 21st, 26th, 28th
- October 2nd, 4th, 9th, 11th
6pm - 9pm each day
Registration Fee $20.00, includes manual and T-shirt
R.A.D. is the nation's largest self-defense course for women only. R.A.D. is taught at over 1400 colleges and universities, private, municipal, state and federal agencies by more than 6,000 instructors. The R.A.D. approach to personal safety education embodies a practical blend of threat avoidance strategies and real-world assault resistance for women.
Please contact us via email at UI-RAD@uiowa.edu
Twelve-hour course available to all students, faculty and staff.
- Improve self-awareness
- Gain confidence and knowledge in threatening situations
Introduction to Rape Aggression Defense:
A one-hour course introducing students to RAD concepts, risk reduction, and a live simulation.
Basic Self Defense:
Twelve-hour course broken into 3 or 4 segments that combines instruction and participation in self-defense techniques and simulations.
Aerosol Defense Options:
Four-hour course for graduates of Basic Self Defense, eight hours for non-graduates. This version discusses Pepper Spray and Mace.
Four-hour course for Basic Self-Defense graduates, eight for non-graduates. Course covers instructions on defense techniques with a mini-flashlight and gives the opportunity to participate in several simulations.