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Nica K.O: My reactions to the Capcom Qualifier

Posted by Nica K.O on August 13, 2012 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (1)

First off I want to say thank you for everyone who supported me throughout the entire tournament even from the weeks prior.  Many players will think to look at the Grand Finals as a match where I outsmarted Ricky but in reality, it was adjustments but even more so the support and faith everyone had in me to win this tournament.  I was a major favorite to win this tournament and being put into losers 0-2 by Ricky didn't shake me too much.  I looked deep inside myself during my l...

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Nica K.O Training playlists

Posted by Nica K.O on July 30, 2012 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

For anyone who missed the stream yesterday or haven't been watching, I've been going over match up specifics with various characters that help improve those who are struggling especially vs Chun li since it was the most requested match up. I've made a playlist of the highlights I have so far so it has about 2 hours of matchup specifics


Along with this are regular match vids that I've had vs other players (onl...

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In-Depth Frame Data

Posted by Nica K.O on June 28, 2012 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

For anyone who is planning on studying or researching frame data to enhance their game, you can check out the site posted below for accurate information as far as hitboxes, frame data, or even special info on techniques such as kara shoryuken on each character


For those that aren't confident, you can use this data to enhance your punishments with certain characters and improve your mind set vs certain matchups

Top Player Mentality by KOFiend

Posted by Nica K.O on June 26, 2012 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (1)

For everyone planning on progressing in their game, whether you're stuck at a wall or just starting out, you can use these quick tips to expand your mindset and maximize your potential as a 3s player.

The Game:

Learn the alphabet:

Moves, mechanics, distances, timing, etc.

Build an offensive and defensive vocabulary:

Have a MINIMUM of 3 different mix ups for ANY offensive and defensive situation. Or die.


Use your damn memory!

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