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RAD Training

RAD Brochure

Rape Aggression Defense (RAD)
Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) system is a program with realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for women. The RAD system is a comprehensive, internationally known women-only course taught by nationally-certified instructors. The course begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance while progressing to hands-on interaction. RAD is dedicated to teaching women defensive concepts and techniques against various types of assault by utilizing easy, effective and proven self-defense tactics. Our goal is to provide women with the knowledge to make an educated decision about resistance. We provide effective options by teaching women to take an active role in their own self-defense and psychological well being. For more information, please visit www.rad-systems.com.

Contact information:
Cleveland State University Police
Captain Beverly Pettrey
(216) 687-9323

CSU RAD Class Schedule

Registration required. First Come, First Served. Must attend all class dates to complete program.

CSU Main Campus Downtown


Class Schedule:

R.A.D. Training Signup

Rape/Sexual Assault Prevention

The responsibility for continuing education about rape and other sex offenses and their prevention is assumed by the Health and Wellness Services. This includes presentations of educational programs about rape and other sex offenses to the University community at large, as well as selected classes and targeted student populations such as athletes, residence hall advisors, and new students. The education program has and will continue to include the campus-wide distribution of information about rape and other sex offenses in the form of brochures, flyers, and posters. In addition, professionals in the Department of Student Life, Counseling Center, Health Services, and Police Department are available to meet one-on-one with members of the University community to discuss issues surrounding rape and sexual assault prevention.

Click here to go to the Cuyahoga County Sherriff's Office, Sex Offender Unit to search for sex offenders in the CSU vicinity. (Note: for use with this database, the CSU zip codes are 44114 and 44115.)