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 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.

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 UVMRAD@list.uvm.edu or for more information, please contact Officer Sue Roberts at sue.roberts@uvm.edu or 802-656-8009.