Rape Aggression Defense System (R.A.D. for Women)
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 RAD classes in Fall 2019:
- Session 1: Wednesdays 6:30-9:30pm, September 4, 11, 18, 25 (Closed at this time)
- Session 2: Sundays 5-8pm, October 20 & 27, November 3, 10