Sifiso Lungelo Thabete is seen in a video as he walked slowly towards the centre of the gymnasium .
He then begins a backflip but fails to rotate enough in the air and instead of landing on his feet, he lands on his neck.Thabete lay motionless on his side before rolling onto his back.
The first man to attend to him lifted his legs up before several others joined in to help.
A little reminder… Your Brain has no muscles to protect it.. Keep your head safe all the time. Avoid getting hit on your thinking machine