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R.A.D. Self-Defense Training

For Women:

The Rape Aggression Defense basic personal defense system is a national program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques taught for women.

For Men:

The goal of Resisting Aggression with Defense is to provide realistic self-defense options to men regardless of their level of physical conditioning.


Why R.A.D.?

  • R.A.D. is the largest network of its kind with over 7000 Instructors having received training in our systems to date. These Instructors teach at various colleges, universities, and municipal law enforcement agencies as well as various other community organizations internationally. R.A.D. has trained more than 300,000 women throughout the U.S. and Canada since the program began in 1989.
  • R.A.D. is the only existing program with a free lifetime return and practice policy, honored throughout both the US and Canada.
  • R.A.D. has developed specialized simulation techniques and equipment for use by certified R.A.D. instructors.
  • R.A.D. is the only self defense program ever endorsed by the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA).