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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.

Upcoming Sessions

 

The April 2020 RAD for Women Class has been cancelled. 

Please check back soon for future Fall 2020 dates.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact officers Daniel Guilliams at 540-231-8123 or John Tarter at 540-231-6102.

The Summer 2020 Faculty/Staff RAD class has been cancelled.

Please check back soon for future dates.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact officers Daniel Guilliams at 540-231-8123 or John Tarter at 540-231-6102.