Tekken Tag Tournament 2/Game Mechanics/Basic Offense
Tekken's 4 main buttons are known as , , , and . Each one represents a limb of your fighter. Using these 4 attacks is the most basic offense you can have in Tekken.
Each character has throws. There are left throws, right throws, tag throws, side throws, back throws, etc. Throws can not be blocked but they can be broken by pressing the corresponding throw when you are being thrown. For example, if your opponent is using their + throw, press + when you are being thrown.