The New Paper SEA Games Challenge: Silat
Have you ever watched competitive fight sport and wondered: Just how strong are those kicks and punches thrown by the athletes?
Well, I have. And I reckon with my thick, muscular frame, I could absorb a few of those blows with some ease.
A literal glutton for punishment, I decided to find out for myself.
So I visited the Singapore Silat Federation headquarters, strapped on some padding, and begged Singapore's 2013 South-east Asia (SEA) Games gold medallist Alfian Juma'en to dish out a few of those thundering kicks.
Did I survive? Check it out right here.