Basic RAD - BF
EXP 0070 - BF
This course includes lectures, discussion, and self-defense techniques suitable for women of all ages and abilities. The Rape Aggression Defense System (R.A.D.) is based on the philosophy of choices: "to develop and enhance the OPTIONS of selfdefense, so that they become more viable considerations for the woman who is attacked." While it is completely natural to resist, unless a woman is trained to do so the resistance she attempts may be futile. This course will try to strengthen innate survival techniques by making more options available. Preparation through education and training is usually the best way to survive an assault situation. Issues that will be addressed include awareness and prevention, sexual assault definitions, patterns of encounter, the decision to resist, basic principles of selfdefense, and the defensive mindset. This course will end with an optional realistic simulation training.
Basic Enrollment Requirements: Unofficial Transcript – High School Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, or progress towards a Bachelor’s Degree – 3.0 GPA
Instructor Approval: Not required
Remission Eligible: Yes; first day of term; all university policies apply
Refund Policy: For-Credit 3+ Weeks
School of Arts & Sciences