Sign up now for new series of fall rape-defense cl...

Sign up now for new series of fall rape-defense classes at MTSU

The MTSU Police Department is offering another free five-week fall series of RAD, or Rape Aggression Defense, classes beginning Tuesday, Oct. 21, 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 Tuesday from Oct. 21 to Nov. 18 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Attendance at all five sessions is mandatory.

Class size is limited for this new 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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