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For Immediate Release: Wednesday, March 29, 2023

A six-session,12-hour Basic Physical Defense self-defense course taught by R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense system) certified instructors will be offered by the Montgomery County Commission for Women at the Nancy H. Dacek North Potomac Community Recreation Center in Rockville. The first of the six two-hour sessions will be Thursday, April 13.

The course is open to women of all abilities. The cost is $60.

The course will address risk reduction strategies, realistic hands-on self-defense skills practical for women of all abilities and an optional simulation where participants may suit up in protective gear and practice their skills live, in a safe training environment. A reference manual and a lifetime free return and practice policy are included for all students who finish.

The Thursday dates of the sessions are April 13 (mandatory), April 20, April 27, May 4, May 11 and May 18. Participants should make every reasonable effort to attend all classes to get the most out of the course.

For additional information and to register for the Basic Physical Defense Course, click here.

For more information about the Commission for Women, visit here, call 301-740-5108 or mail [email protected].

For more information on the R.A.D. Systems of self-defense, click here.

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Release ID: 23-131
Media Contact: Carmen Kaarid
Categories: Public Safety