Janet O’Shea: “Risk, Failure, Play” – Author Demo & Reading

When:
July 18, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
2019-07-18T19:00:00-05:00
2019-07-18T17:15:00-05:00
Where:
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60640
USA
Contact:
Women & Children First Bookstore
773-769-9299

Risk, Failure, Play illuminates the many ways in which competitive martial arts differentiate themselves from violence. Presented from the perspective of a dancer and writer, this book takes readers through the politics of everyday life as experienced through training in a range of martial arts practices such as jeet kune do, Brazilian jiu jitsu, kickboxing, Filipino martial arts, and empowerment self-defense. Author Janet O Shea demonstrates the many ways in which physical recreation allows us to manage the complexities of our current social reality.

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