Let us now compare these traditional sports in the SEA region side-by-side, recognised as the predecessors to the modern sport of Sepak Takraw.
SIPA TAKYAN (Philippines)
SEPAK RAGA (Malaysia)
SIPAK RAGO (Indonesia)
All of the above have evolved into this:
Anyone who tries to deny this and wants any of the predecessor sports to be contested as a separate event at a regional tournament are literally out of their minds