Basic Self-defense for men and women
Please note that RAD for women has been phased out and that coming soon: Basic self-defense training will be offered later in the year. Please check back on this website for the dates.
This course is free for students, faculty and staff members of McGill University. Click on the registration icon below to take you to Minerva training menu.
This workshop is designed to teach people to de-escalate potentially violent situations through assertiveness and interpersonal communication. The training will explore how anger and violence interplay, including opportunities for self-assessment of personal styles. Participants will develop a clear understanding of how to assess the potential for violence and respond with a diverse set of interpersonal tools and strategies designed to defuse potentially violent situations. You do not need to be approved by your supervisor to attend this workshop.
The workshop costs $50 per person. It does not include beverages or lunch.
An Area Access Manager (or AAM) is a designated person within a department or faculty responsible for managing its card reader(s) by assigning and removing cardholder access to their areas and establishing and modifying card reader settings. AAMs receive specific training from Security Services. All Area Access Managers must have this training. You must be approved by your manager to register for this course.