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Rape Agression Defense System (RAD)

PHYSICAL SELF-DEFENSE TRAINING FOR WOMEN

COURSE INFORMATION

PE 020-1 credit hour

Meets twice per week (Mon/ Wed)

     Mondays – Physical Technique in the MSAC 3-Gym Area

     Wednesdays – Classroom exercises in the Kathleen Manley Building

 

The RAD class curriculum includes:

  • Sexual Assault Definitions
  • Risk Reduction Strategies
  • The Development of a Defensive Mindset
  • Identifying Personal Weapons and Targets on the Body
  • Striking motions, knee strikes, kicks, elbow strikes, ground techniques
  • Escaping choke holds
  • Dynamic simulation exercises
  • A comprehensive Student Reference Manual
  • Free lifetime return and practice policy

 

CERTIFIED INSTRUCTORS:

Dr. Steve Karr

Professor of Biology and Dean of the

School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

 

Mrs. Jennifer Catlett, LCSW

Director of Counseling Services

 

Mrs. Shelley Ball

Dean of Students

 

Mr. Jimmy Hodges

Director of Safety and Security

 

RAPE STATISTICS

•1 in 6 women in America has been the victim of sexual assault

•There is an average of 237,550 victims (age 12 or older) of rape and sexual assault each year

•44% of victims are under the age of 18 and 80% are under the age of 30

•Every 2 minutes, someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted

•Approximately 2/3 of rapes were committed by someone known to the victim

•Sexual assault is one of the most under reported crimes, with 58% still being left unreported

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