When I was a kid, my friend Adam and I would pretend to be Street Fighters before we left for school. I’d pretend to be M.Bison by cleverly tucking my pants into my socks, and he’d pretend to be E.Honda by not wearing a shirt and eating an excessive quantity of McDonald’s Happy Meals. He’s lost a lot of weight since, I’m told.
But martial arts master and movie stuntman Eric Jacobus has us both beat, because he’s gone one step further by perfectly recreating many of the original fight techniques seen in video games such as Street Fighter and Tekken.
Check out the videos below.
He also produced a video called “The Kicktionary”, which is a comprehensive rundown of over 200 unique styles of kicks and combinations—some of which are named after fighting game characters such as Street Fighter‘s Guile. Check it out:
(via Geek & Sundry)