Rape Aggression Defense
This is a new program offered to the women, young and old, of Anderson County. It is a four-week defense class that teaches the basics of recognizing the potential of a dangerous situation and how to react in a variety of situations. RAD is also being offered to all High school freshmen females as part of their Health class on a voluntary basis.
Frequently asked questions:
1. Do you need any prior experience to attend this class? Do I need to be in top physical shape to participate? No. This program is designed for the average woman with no previous experience or background in physical skills training.
2. What is the cost of a basic program? This program is currently being offered free of charge!
3. Is this program one person’s opinion? The RAD program as it appears today is a result of the contributions of many RAD instructors across the United States and Canada.
4. How many women have taken this program? To date, over 250,000 women have attended a RAD Basic Physical Defense Program.
5. Can I bring my younger daughter with me? Yes. It is very common for mothers and daughters to attend this program together. In addition to developing and enhancing their options of self-defense, it seems to be a great bonding experience for them.
6. Who are the instructors? The program is currently taught by Deputy Likins and Deputy Blackhurst. Both have completed the RAD Instructor’s Training Program and are certified instructors.
Please contact our office during business hours at (502)839-4021 if interested.