Oftentimes, the difference between high-level and mid-level play in Tekken is button economy. Whether it’s someone who likes to challenge you with jabs, or just straight-up isn’t aware of the situation’s frame data, impatient players love pressing buttons. Once you know this, there’s many ways to brutally punish button-happy players in Tekken 7.
Maximizing frame advantage situations, habit-recognition, and proper space awareness are all crucial tools in nullifying defensive jab checks. Check out the video above to see some of the fundamental thinking behind controlling and punishing rowdy buttons from your opponent.