The Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) System is a program offered to female students and employees at Virginia Tech.
The four-part course begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, and progresses to the basics of hands-on defense training. Participants learn self-defense tactics and techniques.
The free course is taught by Virginia Tech Police Department officers and is offered several times a year.
VTPD will host two Spring 2019 RAD sessions:
- Session I is FULL. Tuesdays March 5, 19, 26 and April 2
- Session II- Thursdays March 7, 21, 28 and April 4
Classes will be held 6-9pm in New Residence Hall East- Residence Life Resource Officer Community Center. REGISTER HERE!
Upcoming Faculty/Staff Session
VTPD will host Faculty Staff RAD in Summer 2019 on Thursdays May 30, June 6, June 13, and June 20 from 2-5pm. Location is TBD. REGISTER HERE!