To pursue the way of fighting games is to pursue mastery. You aim to be stronger, faster, smarter, all in pursuit of the win. And thus, most fighting game education is around teaching you to win, making you more likely to win. But the reality that folks don’t want to talk about is no matter how good you are, you’re going to be doing a LOT of losing. So let’s talk about how to lose: with dignity, with grace, and to grow stronger from your defeats.