Wednesdays, June 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 6-9 p.m.
The women of Purdue North Central have access to the free Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) Systems, a comprehensive course of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques. R.A.D. Systems is the largest women’s self-defense network in the United States.
The courses at Purdue North Central are taught by certified R.A.D. instructors whose initial focus is on education and awareness, prevention, risk reduction, and avoidance of assault and rape. Instructors provide a workbook/reference manual and hands-on training. R.A.D. Systems is dedicated to teaching women defensive concepts and techniques against various types of assault by utilizing easy, effective, and proven self-defense tactics. It will provide women with the knowledge to make an educated decision about resistance, because YOU are your best defense. The program is suitable for women of all ages and abilities.
R.A.D. training is offered free to PNC students, faculty, staff, alumnae, Continuing Education students, Women’s Association members, and wives and daughters (13 years old) of male faculty and staff, and women in the community. Past participants may register to participate in or help with the classes.
The class on March 26, April 2, 9 and 16 is full with a waiting list.
Enroll online or call Campus Police at 219-785-5220.
Advanced R.A.D. classes will be held Wednesdays, April 23 and May 7 and 14, 2014 from 6-9 p.m. Call Campus Police at 219-785-5220 to enroll. Basic R.A.D. is a prerequisite, and the Basic manual signed by the Basic instructor must be brought to each Advanced class.
Class enrollment priority is given to PNC students, faculty and staff, and enrollment will be filled on a “first-come, first-served” basis. Class size is at least 6 and not more than 12.
The free, nine-hour R.A.D. on the RoAD is offered at organizations in LaPorte and Porter Counties. For more information, please call Campus Police at 219-785-5220 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instructors: Sgt. Victor Santiago, Officer John Mucha and Dispatcher Sue Zahn.
“Woman must not depend on the protection of a man but must be taught to defend herself.” – Susan B. Anthony, 1871
More information on Rape Aggression Defense.
911 – Emergency Number – From any on-campus telephone
24-Hour Police Department