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The Front Flip (フロント・フリップ Furonto Furippu?) is Rashid's first V-Skill in Street Fighter V.[1]

Input
Street Fighter V Front Flip Arcade-Button-MPunch+Sf3 kick medium
Airborne Eagle Spike Arcade-Button-MPunch+Arcade-Button-MKick>Arcade Button Kick

DescriptionEdit

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Executed by pressing Medium Punch and Medium Kick simultaneously, Rashid performs a high flying flip over the opponent. Additionally, by pressing kick during the Front Flip results in Rashid performing the Airborne Eagle Spike.

TacticsEdit

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Rashid's V-Skill is very versatile and has a lot of potential for controlling space and dishing out damage. 

Starting with your Flip, the opponent may mistake it for his regular forward jump because the animation is very similar. Rashid can use this confusion to his advantage. For example, a popular mix up option is for Rashid to cross up his opponent as they wake up. With the flip arc, he can bait a cross up and use Light Eagle Spike, that functions much like a dive kick arc, hitting them in front as they block back.

It's other great use is to punish characters with fireballs. If Rashid can make the right reads and time his V-Skill right, he can catch them anywhere between start up or the ending animations of their fireball. This will leave the opponent open for a divekick or will put Rashid in position to land a damaging combo.

GalleryEdit

References Edit

  1. http://www.eventhubs.com/news/2015/sep/12/official-artwork-and-screens-rashid-street-fighter-5/