The Auburn Police Department will be offering a self-defense course for women this fall. The four-session course, which begins Oct. 20, teaches the RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) System of awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance. Registration is required.
RAD is dedicated to teaching women defensive concepts and techniques against various types of assault by utilizing easy, effective and proven self-defense/martial arts tactics. RAD is not a martial arts class. Certified RAD instructors will teach the course.
Dates: Oct. 20, 27 & Nov. 3, 10
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Location: APD Training Facility (1131 W Auburn Dr.)
Facilitators: Jeff Plank & Joseph McGrade
Register: Call 260-920-3200 ext 1970
Students will discuss the following:
Participants will begin hands-on, direct impact training, striking padded equipment held by the instructors. All techniques target a single attacker.
Participants will use techniques in dynamic impact training by striking padded equipment held by the instructors.
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.