This run-of-the-mill action picture may satisfy genre fans, but its ridiculous plot line--about a teacher at a children's karate academy who enters an extreme-fighting contest to keep his school from falling into the clutches of his hoodlum landlord--will bore all other viewers to tears.
Karate instructor Niko (Billy Blanks) tries to keep his son and the other children in his neighborhood on the straight and narrow by teaching them martial arts. He encounters trouble in the form of his mobster landlord, Mr. Hatsushita (Denis Akiyama), who just happens to be fresh out of
contestants for his lucrative fighting contests. To encourage Niko's participation, and to pu...