Purdue police offer women's self-defense training
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue University Police Department is offering a three-day women's self-defense course Sept. 21-23 at Shreve Hall.
The Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) course will be 5:30-9:30 p.m. each day, and attendance at all three sessions is required to complete the training.
Instructors will focus on education and awareness, prevention, and risk reduction of assault and rape. The RAD system is dedicated to teaching defensive concepts and techniques against various types of assault by utilizing easy, effective and proven self-defense/martial arts tactics.
The program is free of charge, and the minimum age for participants is 13. The class is open to the public, and participants will be registered in the order in which the requests are received. Athletic-style clothing is recommended and shorts are not permitted.
Parking will be available in the Smalley Center lot, located just east of Shreve Hall.
To register yourself and/or another woman, email Purdue police officer John Goetz at firstname.lastname@example.org
Writer: Jim Bush, 765-494-2077, email@example.com
Source: Capt. Eric Chin, Purdue University Police Department, 765-494-8221, firstname.lastname@example.org