Why R.A.D.?

"To develop and enhance the options of self defense, so they may become viable considerations to the woman who is attacked."

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Why Take a R.A.D. Course?

  • R.A.D. is the largest network of its kind, with more than 7,000 instructors trained to date, who have trained over 300,000 women since the program began in 1989.
  • R.A.D. is the only existing program with a free lifetime return and practice policy, honored throughout both the US and Canada.
  • R.A.D. has developed specialized simulation techniques and equipment for use by certified R.A.D. instructors.
  • R.A.D. is the only self defense program ever endorsed by the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators(IACLEA).
  • Lawrence N. Nadeau, Director of Instructional Development and Founder of R.A.D.