At 5-foot-1, and only 19-years-old, Claire Bouchard is the youngest member of the United States National Karate team, and with the help of her famous reverse-round-kick, she's on her way to the Eurocup to shatter gender stereotypes and break records.
Donnie Yen not only stars in the film, but also was responsible for the action sequences, and the combination of intriguing storyline and eye-dazzling martial arts action makes this one of the best entertainments to come out of Hong Kong in a while.
The link between the warrior and the scholar is an old one. Cameron Conaway is an experienced MMA fighter who also happens to be an award-winning poet. Caged is the memoir of his already exceptional life.
How does a karate sensei become a Brother in the Order of St. Francis? Well, first, both disciplines are based on... discipline. Discipline of the mind, the body and the spirit. The two walks of life seem to be very different yet there is a lot of commonality.
Rabbi G and his wife lost their young daughter to leukemia in 1981. Despite undergoing what would now be considered primitive treatment with brutal side effects, his daughter would lie on top of him and say, "it's ok, Daddy, I love you."
Islam embodies an undeviating path to peace of mind, attained by aligning one's physical, mental, financial, family and community affairs to this primary goal, which we should help each other work toward.