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“Born to Compete”

Synopsis: In the heart of a bustling city, where neon lights flicker and adrenaline surges, the Zaino family thrives. Their legacy is forged in sweat, discipline, and the relentless pursuit of victory. “Born to Compete” weaves together the exhilarating journey of a family bound by martial arts, secrets, and unyielding determination.


The Zaino Legacy: Martial Arts and Family Bonds

The Zaino family’s story unfolds against the backdrop of martial arts competitions, where adrenaline meets honor. Their father, the primary trainer, instilled discipline, technique, and unwavering dedication. He molded his wife and children into formidable warriors, each with their unique strengths. As the family grapples with secrets and rivalries, they discover that victory transcends medals—it lies in the bonds they share.


Why Read “Born to Compete”?

  • Thrilling Martial Arts: Feel the rush of combat, the precision of strikes, and the camaraderie of the dojo.
  • Family Dynamics: Dive into the Zaino family’s complex relationships—the love, rivalry, and unbreakable ties.
  • Secrets Unveiled: Peel back the layers to reveal hidden truths that could shatter their legacy.
  • Multi-Genre Appeal: Whether you’re a martial arts enthusiast, a lover of family sagas, or a seeker of adrenaline-fueled narratives, “Born to Compete” has something for you.


Prepare to be drawn into a world where honor clashes with ambition, and the Zainos fight not only for victory but for their very essence. As the movie adaptation hits the silver screen, let the pages of “Born to Compete” ignite your imagination and leave you hungry for more.



About the Author: Theresa Lynn Zaino

Theresa Lynn Zaino, an “Air Force Brat” born in Fort Dix, New Jersey, discovered her love for music, dance, and martial arts early in life. Her childhood in England and upstate New York shaped her resilience and passion. Theresa’s journey led her to Palm Beach County, Florida, where she met her future husband, Danny Zaino. Together, they embarked on a martial arts odyssey that would define their lives.


As a professional martial artist, Theresa holds the esteemed rank of “Hachidan” (8th-degree Black Belt). Her dedication to the arts spans over three decades, and she has mastered Kang Do Kwon Tae Kwon Do, GoJu-Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, and Thai Boxing. Theresa’s commitment extends beyond the dojo; she co-hosts Action Entertainment’s “Hollywood News,” promoting celebrities, entertainers, and living legends. Her unique promotional background and Hollywood Franchised Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) agency make her a force to be reckoned with.


About the Publisher: DonnaInk Publications

DonnaInk Publications, L.L.C., a woman-owned small publishing house, champions diverse voices and eclectic authors from nine countries and five continents. Their commitment to discriminating readers shines through every page they publish. With over thirty authors, DonnaInk delivers works that resonate across genres and captivate readers’ imaginations.


Learn More:

  • DonnaInk Publications
  • Theresa Zaino’s Martial Arts Journey


Born to Compete: A Man Without A War

PriceFrom $15.95
Excluding Sales Tax
Anticipated release June 2024
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