If you have question regarding the R.A.D. courses please contact:
Det. Robert Murphy
1110 W. Springfield Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
The Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques for women. The R.A.D. System is a comprehensive course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, while progressing on to basic hands-on defense training.
All of the currently scheduled women's classes meet from 6-9 p.m. on the scheduled nights at the Student Dining and Residential Programs facility in Ikenberry Commons.
Wednesday Evenings, January 29 - February 19
Monday Evenings, February 24 - March 17
Wednesday Evenings, April 2 - April 23
To register for any of the women's classes, please sign up using the request form.
Click here for the RAD Women's Course Request Form
This course is open to mothers and daughters who want to join together for an empowering experience. We talk about safety using the context of a middle or high-schooler's daily life. The course is also open to UIUC women who are not able to take one of the other RAD Courses.
Each day runs from noon to 3 p.m. The course is at the ARC.
Saturday, February 8
Sunday, February 9
Saturday, February 15
Sunday, February 16
Email Sgt. Joan Fiesta to enroll.
If classes are full, or if the scheduled classes do not meet your current scheduling needs, please sign up for the waiting list.