Since 1996, the Department of Safety and Security has run the Rape Aggression Defense course at Dartmouth College. Over one hundred courses have been taught. This course is a 13-hour credited course (one Physical Education Credit). Three types of RAD courses offered at Dartmouth include: Basic RAD, Advanced RAD and Ku-Baton. Courses are offered to Dartmouth students, outside community members, and independent groups.
RAD classes are being offered for physical education credit Winter term 2012!
The class includes risk reduction, physical defense techniques and most importantly self-empowerment! If interested, please blitz Rebel Roberts asap, (there are approximately 6-7 spaces left in each session). To obtain PE credit students must attend all 4 sessions of the class.
RAD Classes Winter Term 2012
January 17th 4:30pm-8:30pm
January 24th 4:30pm-7:30pm
January 31st 4:30pm-7:30pm
February 7th 4:30pm-7:30pm
Second Class- Thursdays
January 12th 4:30pm-8:30pm
January 19th 4:30pm-7:30pm
February 2nd 4:30pm-7:30pm
February 9th 4:30pm-7:30pm
Participants in the RAD Basic Physical Defense Instructors' Course are certified, upon successful completion, to teach the RAD system of basic self-defense.
“To develop and enhance the options of self-defense, so they may become viable considerations to the woman who is attacked.”
From awareness and prevention to simulation training suits, this program covers it all! Registration includes all program materials, a 125 + page instructor's curriculum, certificate and a one- year subscription to The Instructor's Voice. Rape Aggression Defense courses are taught by over 7,000 Instructors in both the United States and Canada. RAD Systems is the largest women's physical defense network in the county today.
More information on RAD Systems: http://www.rad-systems.com/
Contact Rebel.L.Roberts@Dartmouth.Edu to learn about upcoming Basic RAD Courses offered on campus.
"Dartmouth helps women defend themselves" (WCAX, 1/18/11: feature)
Dartmouth hosted a Basic RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) Instructor Certification Course in January 2011. The RAD Instructor Certification Course was sponsored by Dartmouth College and organized by the Department of Safety and Security (DoSS). The course was a three-day, 30 hour certification course with both written and physical testing to obtain certification as a RAD Basic Instructor. All instructors have the opportunity to teach on the Dartmouth campus.
Last Updated: 1/3/12