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Self Defense

Rape Aggression Defense Program

Enroll now in the landmark self-defense program that is taught at colleges and universities in over 40 states and Canada. The Rape Aggression Defense System is comprised of easy to learn proven effective physical tactics that may enable you to survive the violent encounter that awaits 1 in 3 women. This dynamic, hands-on program was designed for the average woman, beginning with awareness, risk reduction, avoidance and overall prevention. Then, basic techniques are taught in an enjoyable format by certified instructors. At the end of the basic program, women are encouraged to use their new techniques in a practical, controlled simulation exercise. Don’t miss this opportunity to develop your options of resistance if assaulted.

UTPD is certified to teach all four programs and has offered Basic Physical Defense to members of the university community since 1992. Currently UTPD has multiple RAD certificated staff.

RAD Programs Available at UT

  • Basic Self Defense
  • Advanced Self Defense
  • Aerosol Defense Option
  • S.A.F.E.

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