The Lee County Sheriff’s Office hosts RAD self-defense classes for women

LEE COUNTY, Alabama (WRBL) – The Lee County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday that it will be holding a self-defense class for women in the Lee County area.

According to the sheriff’s office, the class will be held on July 12, 13, 19, and 20 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Meeting Center in downtown Opelika, Alabama.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office states that for “safety reasons,” the 12-hour course requires attendance at all of the sessions listed above in order to participate in the final simulations.

The Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) system is a program aimed at educating women about self-defense tactics and techniques. The program is a comprehensive women-only course that focuses on awareness, prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance.

In addition, the program teaches women the basics of practical defense training and is open to all women aged 13 and over.

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