“When I do Wushu, my mind becomes free,” were the words of Fareeha Tafirm, a 14- year-old girl in Hyderabad, India. Despite much opposition due to tradition and orthodoxy, Tafirm won state championships of the martial art sport and was selected to participate in the national championships last year in the state of Assam.
Watch the documentary by London-based filmmaker Jayisha Patel’s on “India’s Wushu Warrior Girl.” It’s motivation and shows one strong #MuslimGirl as an example of #MuslimGirlFire. This martial arts Wushu warrior is a force to be reckoned with.
Good for her! For me, the sport of choice is roller derby… 🙂 I think there is so much benefit to us when we see how much we are capable of in terms of physical toughness.
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