A reminder that replays are potent learning tools!
One of the most useful tools for improvement in Street Fighter V (or any fighting game that offers the function, really) is reviewing your own replays, or watching replays of more-experienced players; it is also one of the most under-utilized. It can be hard for many players to feel they’re getting much out of just watching somebody play, and you’ve got to shelve the ego if you’re going to review your losses. But its value can’t be overstated — and Frabisaur is back to help you get the most out of your viewing time.
Episode 19 of The Fighter’s Dojo is all about making the most of your replays — and the pros’ replays, too! When choosing what to watch, Frabisaur reiterates that if improvement is your goal, there’s more to be gained by reviewing your losses than your wins, but sets where you won 2-1 are also very valuable, allowing you to look for how the opponent adapted to your first win, and what changed throughout the set. He also points out that is you’re watching replays in the Street Fighter V system, you have the ability to turn the input display on and see exactly what the button presses/lever inputs were, offering insight into execution and timing. Check out all of Frabisaur’s thoughts on this learning tool in the video below.