As 2019 winds down, here is a story about the spirit of martial arts rather than the business of martial arts.

When your face is an asset for your business, competing in karate might seem unwise. Fashion model Sandhya Shetty has had her nose broken twice, among other injuries, but she doesn’t hesitate to climb back into the ring.

With karate set to make its Olympic debut in Tokyo, Sandhya is ready to show what she can do – all while inspiring young Indian girls to stand up for themselves.

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