Sign up now for fall rape defense classes at MTSU

Sign up now for fall rape defense classes at MTSU

The MTSU Police Department is offering a free five-week fall series of RAD, or Rape Aggression Defense, classes beginning Thursday, Sept. 11, for all female MTSU students, faculty and staff, along with the general public.

The Rape Aggression Defense Class is a program of realistic defense tactics and techniques. It is a comprehensive course for women that emphasizes awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance and progresses to the basics of hands-on defense training.

Certified RAD instructors teach the free course.

Classes will be held each Thursday from Sept. 11 to Oct. 9 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Attendance at all five classes is mandatory.

Class size is limited for this fall RAD course, so the MTSU Police Department is encouraging interested parties to enroll soon.

Participants should email their names and contact information to Instructors will notify participants about their enrollment and the class location via email or phone.

For more information about MTSU’s RAD classes, send an email to
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