Sepak takraw is a high-flying sport combining volleyball and soccer
Where it’s popular: Southeast Asia, especially Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, and Myanmar
How it’s played: Sepak takraw is like a combination of soccer and volleyball. Like volleyball, players serve a ball over a net and try to ground it on the other team’s side of the court. However, there are no hands allowed: You can only use your feet, head, knees, and other body parts. The ball is made out of a hard fiber called rattan.
How big is it? It’s been a staple of the Asian Games since 1990.