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 facilitate two RAD sessions during Fall 2018. Classes will be held 6-9pm in New Residence Hall East- Residence Life Resource Officer Community Center:
- Session I: (Tuesdays - Sept. 11, 18, 25 and Oct. 2)
- Session II: (Thursdays - Sept. 13, 20, 27 and Oct. 4)