Rape Aggression Defense Training
Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) is fundamental, hands-on training that teaches women how to defend themselves in the event of an attack. It combines classroom instruction on awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance with basic hands-on defense tactics. Certified University Police RAD instructors teach the course.
Rape Aggression Defense Training is:
- Practical self-defense tactics.
- Easy to learn and employ.
- Awareness and avoidance.
- Risk reduction strategies.
- Certified instruction with a free lifetime return-practice policy.
For more information, visit the official RAD website.
If you have questions regarding the program, please contact Lieutenant Ken Jones at 847-467-2069.
Schedule and Registration
University Police RAD classes are free and open to all Northwestern students, faculty and staff. However, you must register to participate. RAD training takes place for a total of ten hours over two classes.
See scheduled classes below.
Please fill out the form below and we will contact you regarding your enrollment and the class location.