Way way better. That’s better than I have, and would much prefer it.
To improve your game, would I rather be playing my best friends about my level or be playing the likes of the Wednesday Night Fights cast?
- For free as well, no tournament entry fee and jitters; I would. You are lucky to have someone who almost always bodies you.
So, after the match, ask him for tips - how did he open you up, how would you block it / counter it / avoid that situation?
You can’t do anything about combos after they’re landed. You have to avoid the situations that land them. And you have to make your own situations where you can get your own combos and mixups in. If your friend is willing to help you, you can ask him to talk through his mind during the game and hopefully pick up some tips.
Getting better doesn’t happen overnight. Ask your buddy what you’re doing wrong, is your team lacking something, and how to avoid being put into unfavourable situations.
Bradyguide is the only guide on Amazon. Has everything from frame data to BnB combos with damage, and also serves as a pretty artbook. Also helps beginners get up to speed on many things that they may not be familiar with.