Rape Aggression Defense

Rape Aggression Defense (RAD)


The Rape Aggression Defense System is dedicated to teaching women and men defensive concepts and techniques against various types of assault by utilizing easy, effective and proven self-defense/martial arts tactics. Our system of realistic defense will provide a woman / male with the knowledge to make an educated decision about resistance.

Please see the RAD video and brochure below for more information. This training is FREE. 

New 2020 Schedule RAD for Women 

Each Class session is 12 hours, and it is scheduled for you to attend one night a week for four weeks to complete the class.  (THERE ARE NO ONE DAY CLASSES. YOU MUST ATTEND ALL 4 SESSIONS TO COMPLETE THE COURSE).

3/31/2020 Tue          6:00 PM         9:00 PM             Legends        

4/7/2020 Tue            6:00 PM         9:00 PM             Legends          

4/14/2020 Tue          6:00 PM         9:00 PM             Legends           

4/21/2020 Tue          6:00 PM         9:00 PM             Legends             



RAD for Men

If you are intrested in taking the Male self defense class please contact the Appalachian Police Department at


To register for one of the sessions, come to Appalachian Police Department anytime Monday through Friday between 8am and 4pm. The Registration Form is located below. Please print, fill out, and bring the completed RAD Registration Form with you to meet with Instructor prior to class. The Appalachian Police Department is located at the Rivers Street Parking Deck, 461 Rivers Street, Suite B.

There is NO registration fee. The class includes the 12-hour course, student manual, R.A.D. t-shirt, and a lifetime return and practice policy.  We do require you complete the application and meet with the RAD Coordinator before attending the class. Class size is limited to 20 students.

Certified R.A.D. instructors teach this course.

For Information, please contact:

Captain Johnny Brown



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