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 Spring 2020:
- Sundays 5-8 p.m., Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16-- NOW FULL
- Tuesdays 5-8 p.m., April 7, 14, 21, 28 at the VT Corporate Research Center