University of Vermont

R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense) Training for Women

ENROLLMENT FREE BUT REQUIRED

A self-defense course is being offered through UVM Police Services for all UVM women.

It is a 12 hour course designed to empower women, teach valuable defense skills, physical confron-tation skills, and how to take control for yourself. You will learn how to use your mind, your voice and your body in this course.

The first 3 hour class is lecture style to disseminate information regarding crime awareness and prevention. The next two 3 hour classes are focused on physical self-defense techniques. The final class is a review of the self-defense techniques and simulation (optional) which consist of scenarios allowing the students to use their skills.

For more information, please visit the UVM Police Services website at www.uvm.edu/police (prevention services and safety & prevention). The enrollment is a minimum of 10 and a maximum 20 participants. Enrollment is FREE but REQUIRED.

Two individual courses will be run on WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY nights.
  • The Wednesday night classes will begin on February 5, 2014 and will be from 6:00pm to 9:00pm for 4 Wednesdays (Feb. 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th).
  • The Thursday night classes will begin on February 6, 2014 and will be from 6:00pm to 9:00pm for 4 Thursdays (Feb. 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th).

To enroll for the course or for more information, please contact Officer Sue Roberts at sue.roberts@uvm.edu or 802-656-8009.