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Throw Escape Option Select

Throws are typically used as a way to deal damage against opponents who tend to block. In order to counter throws, one must perform a Throw Escape. When attempting a Throw Escape however, you must release block, which opens you up to being hit by other attacks. This is how many characters are able to...
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Throw Escape Option Select

Evaluating Risk/Reward

Being able to evaluate risk/reward is an essential skill to have in fighting games. Understanding the risk/reward involved in every situation helps greatly when it comes to making important decisions in a match. In order to evaluate risk/reward, you must be fully aware of the situation at hand while taking into account each player's character,...
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Evaluating Risk/Reward

Exploiting Erron Black’s On The Shoot String

Erron Black's On The Shoot, or , is a multi-hitting string that leaves him safe on block. This string creates large pushback on block, which can make it troublesome to try to attack afterwards. It also gives Erron Black a number of mixup options with its double overhead attacks, each hit being able to be...
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Exploiting Erron Black’s On The Shoot String

Autoshimmies Explained

An autoshimmy is a move used to bait opponents into letting go of block. Normally for a move to be considered an autoshimmy, it should have a similar animation to that of a throw. When throwing an opponent, the only way for them to escape is to tech the throw, which is what's known as...
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Autoshimmies Explained

Sindel – Advanced Guide

The Sindel guide has been moved to: https://www.kombatakademy.com/mortal-kombat-11/sindel/
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Sindel – Advanced Guide


★ Creating Pushback

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Ringer Jax Breakdown by Swift

Jax’s Ringer variation includes quite a few different strings as well as a new form of pressure and zoning. In the above video, Swift goes into detail on how to apply these moves to your game while giving some useful tips for leveling up your Jax. If you are interested in learning how to play Ringer Jax, give it a watch!

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Update 12/2/19 – Create Your Own MK11 Tier List

Tier List Maker Excited to share my latest project: Tier List Maker for Mortal Kombat 11. You can now create your own Mortal Kombat 11 tier list at: https://www.kombatakademy.com/mortal-kombat-11/tier-maker/ Simply drag-and-drop the characters at the bottom to the tier list. To add, edit or remove a tier, click the buttons on the left. Once finished, … Continue reading "Update 12/2/19 – Create Your Own MK11 Tier List"

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