Dates announced for Rape Aggression Defense safety training for women

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. — Penn State Lehigh Valley will offer a free Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) training program for women from 12:15-1:15 p.m. on Mondays from Feb. 8 through April 25 in the fitness center at the campus in Center Valley.

The comprehensive program, taught by a nationally certified R.A.D. instructor, aims to teach techniques, tactics, awareness and risk-reduction that can aid in self-defense. It is open to female Penn State Lehigh Valley students, faculty and staff.

The R.A.D. systems of self defense offered to women at Penn State Lehigh Valley

By creating the opportunity for a woman to exert her physical strength, instructors of R.A.D. class help women explore the possibilities of their strength.  The comprehensive program, taught by a nationally certified R.A.D. instructor, aims to teach techniques, tactics, awareness and risk-reduction that can aid in self-defense. It is open to female Penn State Lehigh Valley students, faculty and staff.

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The mission of the R.A.D. systems is to establish an accessible, constantly improving and internationally respected alliance of dedicated instructors. These instructors in turn will provide educational opportunities to create a safer future for themselves. In doing this, they challenge society to evolve into an existence where violence is not an acceptable part of daily life.

Participants are encouraged to attend all classes. To register, or for more information, contact Tim Goodin at 610-285-5005 or tdg11@psu.edu.

Last Updated February 03, 2016