Rape Aggression Defense Classes to be offered by Univ. Police, March 14, 15, 16

March 4, 2012 at 3:51 pm

R.A.D. Rape Aggression Defense Classes Offered at USC Upstate by the Department of Public Safety on the following dates:  March 14, 15, 16 from 5 – 8 p.m.  at the University Readiness Center

The National Standard in Self Defense Education(tm)
The Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for women. The R.A.D. System is a comprehensive, women-only course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training. R.A.D. is not a Martial Arts program. Our courses are taught by nationally certified R.A.D. Instructors and provide each student with a workbook/reference manual. This manual outlines the entire Physical Defense Program for reference and continuous personal growth, and is the key to our free lifetime return and practice policy for R.A.D. graduates.

Instructional Objective:

“To develop and enhance the options of self-defense, so they may become viable considerations to the woman who is attacked.”

Each class consists of three evenings of intensive training for women of all ages and abilities to give basic skills in scenario based situations that could occur in daily life.


Students: Free (failure to attend after confirmation receipt will result in $25 charge added to student account)
Faculty/Staff: $25 material fee
Community members: $25 material fee

Slots are LIMITED.  Availability will be on a “first come, first serve” basis.

To attend a class, email Corporal Lisa Hyder at lhyder@uscupstate.edu ; for additional information call 503-5269. All registered to attend will receive a confirmation with location, date/time of class, and other class details such as wardrobe requirements.