Rape Aggression Defense Course Information

Be Aware!

Class Information

  • You give us 12 hours of your time.
  • We give you an opportunity to participate 100% in a self defense seminar designed specifically for women to increase your self confidence and awareness.
  • R.A.D. classes usually meet once a week for three weeks. You must attend all sessions as training is progressive.
  • Class size is limited to 20 participants on a first come, first serve basis. This program is designed with maintaining a set instructor/student ratio to allow a maximum learning and training environment. We apologize for this restriction and will do our best to accommodate all interested parties. Subsequent classes will be scheduled upon demand.
  • The class is open to female students, female faculty/staff and female members of the community.
  • FSUDPS is proud to offer this training free of charge.
  • All students will be issued a R.A.D. manual for reference and continuous personal growth. This manual also serves as a key for your lifetime free return and practice policy, good anywhere R.A.D. is practiced.
  • To sign up for the next available R.A.D. class contact FSUDPS at (231) 591-5000 or stop in and sign up. Our office is open 24 hours a day and is located at 1319 Cramer Circle, Big Rapids, MI 49307. If you wish to speak with the instructors personally, ask for Officer Paquette, Officer Greenway or Sgt. Wing.
  • If you have any questions you can reach the instructors at (231) 591-5000 or you may email us:  greenwn1@ferris.edu or wingj@ferris.edu.