The more I play this game, the more I hate it. I'm about to hang it up forever. The hitting mechanic is [censored] garbage. The timing meter is trash. This whole game is [censored]. I'm tired of playing a game that is full of [censored].
Only thing you can do is not buy the game, and never buy stubs. The player you get with the stub purchase will suck just as much as a common players if the game randomness decides that how it should be.