Recently, a video has been circulating on Chinese social media which has once again made Chinese netizens question what kind of “training” the country’s youth is being put through.
In the video, a group of male teens in military uniform are seen hovering above their female comrades lying on the ground. As the instructor counts, the men start doing sexually suggestive push-ups while the women try to hide their faces in shame.
While the site of this particular “training exercise” has not yet been uncovered, it is more than likely part of the mandatory military training that university freshmen must undergo in China at the start of each school year.
These weeks of training, which involve millions of students, have been criticized for years for being useless and occasionally cruel. However, on the bright side, they have at least left us with some memorable pics, like this:
Ok, one more:
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