University of Vermont

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

FREE - Registration Required FOR FEBRUARY SESSION

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 (prevention services and safety & prevention). The enrollment is a minimum of 10 and a maximum 20 participants.   Enrollment is FREE but REQUIRED.

There will be TWO separate RAD (twelve hour) courses for Spring Semester 2017.

Starting MONDAY, February 13th, we will meet from 6:00pm to 9:00pm Monday and Wednesday nights for just two weeks (please plan on attending the 13th, 15th, 20th and the 22nd).  We WILL be meeting on President’s Day (2/20/17).   You must attend all 4 sessions. 

Starting TUESDAY, February 14th, we will meet from 6:00pm to 9:00pm Tuesday and Thursday nights for just two weeks (please plan on attending the 14th, 16th, 21st and the 23rd ).  You must attend all 4 sessions.

The class location is in the Ira Allen Chapel (26 University Place), ground floor in the Martin Luther King lounge (room #I110).

To enroll for the course email or for more information, please contact Officer Sue Roberts at or 802-656-8009.