Muslim Youth Voices

The Mental Game

12/10/2018 | 13m 29s

“It takes more than just strength to be a fighter,” says 14-year-old Abdullah Davis. “You have to have a certain level of heart to do the sport.” Abdullah and his older brother Muhammad train and compete in martial arts. In this documentary, the two boys and their grandfather Bill, a Vietnam War veteran, contemplate the mental perseverance it takes to succeed in a fight — and in life.

Aired: 12/10/18

Rating: NR

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Muslim Youth Voices is a production of the Center for Asian American Media. Funding provided by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art's Building Bridges Program and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.