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R.A.D. Basic Self Defense for Women

Saturday, February 24 - 10:00 AM

The Licking Park District has teamed up with the Newark Police Dept to teach women realistic self-defense tactics.  The acronym R.A.D is short for Rape Aggression Defense.  This is a women-only course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction, & avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training.  R.A.D. is not a martial arts program.  The Newark Police Dept.’s R.A.D. course is taught by nationally certified instructors.  The R.A.D. System is dedicated to teaching women defensive concepts & techniques against various types of assault by utilizing easy, effective, and proven self defense tactics. 


This course could one day safe your life.  Somewhere in America, a woman is sexually assaulted every 2 minutes.  Approximately 75% of rape victims knew their assailant.  – Bureau of Justice Statistics, US Dept of Justice 1994.


WHO:  Ladies must be a minimum of 18 years of age to take the class, or a minimum of 16 years of age if accompanied by a parent.


WHERE:  Licking County Library – Newark Meeting Room A  101 W Main Street, Newark


WHEN:  Saturday Feb 24th 10AM – 3PM


Fee:  $10.00 Non-refundable


REGISTER:  This class is limited to 15 registrants.  Visit www.lickingparkdistrict.com.  Click on the calendar page.  Locate the program you are interested in and click on it.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER will appear under the programs description.  If you have any questions or need assistance, please call 740-587-2535


WHAT YOU WILL NEED:  Please dress for comfort and exercise.  This is a hands-on Class.  Please bring lunch and a water bottle. 


Licking County Library
Newark, OH 43055
Event Type
Health & Fitness


Licking Park District

Date / Time

Saturday, February 24, 2024
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM


(740) 587-2535
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