Creating Mochi, a chewy Japanese dessert made from sticky mochigome rice, requires the ingredients to be first thoroughly pounded into a thick paste.

You can use a machine to do it, or like these Japanese chefs, you can risk a broken finger by pounding it manually in a flawlessly choreographed routine.

The speed at which these chefs pound the mochigome rice is mind-boggling.

But what s harder to comprehend is how that one guy s hands aren t covered in bandages and casts.

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