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RAD Self Defense Training

The Auburn Police Department will be offering a self-defense course for women. This four-session course teaches the RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) System, which includes awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance. Women will learn realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques. Certified RAD instructors will teach the course.

2019 COURSE DATES
Participants must attend all 4 classes to complete the course and receive a certificate:

  • May 30
  • June 6
  • June 13
  • June 20

All four sessions are held from 6-9 p.m. at the Auburn Police Training Facility (1131 West Auburn Drive).

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Session 1
Students will discuss the following:

  • Risk reduction strategies
  • Date rape
  • Continuum of survival
  • Defensive strategies
  • Basic principles of defense
  • Pros and cons of defensive weaponry
  • Developing a defensive mind set
  • Understanding offensive and defensive postures
  • Recognizing vulnerable locations
  • Utilizing personal weapons

Session 2
Participants will begin hands-on, direct impact training, striking padded equipment held by the instructors. All techniques target a single attacker.

Session 3
Participants will use techniques in dynamic impact training by striking padded equipment held by the instructors.

Session 4
Students will participate in “simulated assault” scenarios with RAD instructors, who along with participants, wear state-of-the-art protective gear specifically designed for this training.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE
Must be a female age 13 or older

COST
$10 registration fee

QUESTIONS?

Christi Meyers – Administrative Assistant
260-920-3200 Ext 1970
clmeyers(at)ci.auburn.in.us

 
 
 

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