R.A.D. Self-Defense Program

The Hampshire County Sheriff’s Office will be offering RAD self-defense classes here at HCPL on March 10, 17 & 24 from 6-9 pm. The registration cost is $15. To register, please call 304-822-5016, ext. 1007 or email jcarter2@sheriff.state.wv.us.

Rape Aggression Defense System is one of the best women’s self defense courses available. RAD is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques. It is a comprehensive self defense course for women that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defensive training.

The RAD class is taught over the course of 9 hours that consists of three evening classes of 3 hours each. The first class is an overview and discussion on risk reduction and prevention. The next two classes consist of learning and practicing physical defense techniques.
Students must attend all three classes to complete the course!