British Olympian Uses Street Fighter IV to Hone Skills

Feb 26, 2009 // Snow

Olympian Tyrone Robinson, a bronze medalist for taekwondo in the European Championship, is using Street Fighter IV as part of his daily training.

He’s regarded as one of Team GB’s brightest Olympic hopes. He’s been using the game to sharpen his coordination, speed up his reflexes, mentally rehearse his moves and develop his fight planning.

“I’m never going to be able to throw fireballs in the ring like the characters in Street Fighter IV, but I can still try some of the crazy kicks they do,” he said. “It’s a good way to relax at the end of a hard day’s training and great to have a tournament with friends.”  

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