【Video】 Chinese Man Extinguishes 15 Candles Purely by the Power of His Punches

Anyone who spent too much of their youth watching kung-fu movies or anime like Dragon Ball Z will probably be familiar with terms like “taiyou ken“- the solar flare or “fist of the sun”- and mimicking the mystical moves characters pulled off.

Growing up in the 80s and 90s, there were always rumours of a kid whose dad’s friend’s cousin or someone had mastered Bruce Lee’s famous “one inch punch”, resulting in the sight of skinny pre-pubescent boys standing in a line against the wall trying to replicate the move.

Well, we were either doing that or trying to throw Street Fighter-style fireballs…

In the following video, though, a man from Henan province, China, puts on an impressive display of martial arts skill by standing at the end of a 3-metre-long row of candles and extinguishing every single one solely with the force of his punches.

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