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Learn Safety and Self-defense Skills
Calling all Winchester 4th and 5th graders! The March half days are coming up -are you looking for an active and educational activity with friends? Sign up for this Winchester Police Department-led course on how to “Resist Aggression Defensively (rad)” Taught by Winchester Police Department Officer Dan Arria, this course emphasizes essential
decision-making skills as well as physical resistance options. The family-centered radKIDS® program encourages physical fitness and teaches realistic physical skills and core safety values to live by. The fun, activity-based program includes lectures, safety drills, and physical skills to resist or stop violence or harm, and dynamic simulation. Through radKIDS® training, children become empowered and learn to replace the fear, confusion, and panic of dangerous situations with confidence, personal safety skills, and self-esteem. The curriculum and activities also emphasize character development, citizenship training, and personal fitness. On the three Winchester elementary school half days (3/12, 3/19, 3/26), children should bring a bagged lunch. Parents are invited to attend the last class, which will meet after the full school day on April 2nd, to see their children demonstrate how much they have learned.
Open to Winchester students in grades 4-5; Enrollment limited to 25 students
Meets for 4 sessions in the Vinson-Owen gymnasium
Thursday, March 12 11:45-2:15 pm
Thursday, March 19 11:45 - 2:15 pm
Thursday, March 26 11:45-2:15 pm
Thursday, April 2nd 2:45-4:15 pm (Demonstration for parents at end of class)
$50.00 program fee
Register at www.winrec.com