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R.A.D. Systems

The Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) System provides women basic information on personal safety, awareness, risk reduction and avoidance. R.A.D. teaches practical defensive techniques that require no special skills. This is employed as women learn to be more aware of their surroundings. R.A.D. also offers the opportunity to test these learned skills on a real person during an optional simulated attack session.

Course Information

Due to COVID-19, there are currently no R.A.D. courses running. For updates, keep an eye on this page or follow us on social media: Instagram @queensucses, Twitter @campussecurity, or Facebook.

Please email rad@queensu.ca to register for the course.  The course is free.  You must be able to attend all course dates to complete the course.

Why R.A.D. is special

The largest network of its kind with over 3,000 instructors trained to date who have trained nearly 100,000 women

The only program with a free lifetime return and practice policy. Honored nationwide and in Canada

The development of specialized simulation techniques and equipment for use by certified R.A.D. instructors

The only self defense program ever endorsed by the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA)

R.A.D. Basic Physical Defense Program

The cornerstone of the R.A.D. System, this course has its foundations in education and awareness. The course includes lecture, discussion and self defense techniques, suitable for women of all ages and abilities.

To learn more, email RAD@queensu.ca.

(All above information has been provided by R.A.D. Systems.)

RAD Course in action.

RAD in action.