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F.C. Police Offer Free Rape Aggression Defense Course for Women

radwThe City of Falls Church Police Department announced this morning it is offering a free Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for women, 12 years of age and older.

 

 

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The City of Falls Church Police Department announced this morning it is offering a free Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for women, 12 years of age and older. The course is offered in four, three-hour sessions. Classes will be held at Columbia Baptist Church (103 W. Columbia St., Falls Church) on Aug. 16, 17, 19 and 23 from 6 – 9 p.m. Participants are required to attend all four sessions.

 

The R.A.D. System is a comprehensive, women-only course that addresses awareness, prevention, risk reduction, risk avoidance, and the basics of hands-on self-defense training. R.A.D. is not a martial arts program. Nationally certified R.A.D. instructors from the City Police Department teach the course.

The deadline to register is Friday, Aug. 13. For more information and to register, e-mail ksdempsey@verizon.net or call 703-248-5061.

 

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