I started dedicated cubing like half way throught May, and started off using Petrus. Once I'd learnt it, I got lots of sub 3 min solves until I finally managed to break the sub 1 min barrier with practise and lots of looking through websites. That was in June. 1 month later, I got my first sub...
I am horribly slow but, I have to post something :P Trying to get better at 2x2 after I finally finish up learning 3x3. Times (in case for some reason you care): 8.961, (8.119), (12.675), 11.018, 11.275. Really want a sub-10 average right now
I average 10 seconds with my moyu pyraminx but in my solve i keep unintentionally twisting the corners so that the solved ones are unsolved and i have to redo them.
How can i make them harder to turn them down and prevent this?
I once ave been averaging about 25 seconds and i have not yet taken a break from cubing but now my times continuosly get worse and more inconsistent. The slower times are no biggie but the inconsistency is more frustrating than anything. I need help getting more consistent and after i am there...
I know intuitive F2L, 2-look OLL, and half of the PLLs, use a stickerless zhanchi (and just ordered a YuLong), but yet i still have a 45 second average :confused:.
Any tips on how to improve quickly?
I recently bought my first brand new Dayan Zhanchi 3x3 from a supplier on E-Bay. When I received the cube within the first few seconds of play it popped. I re-assembled the cube and a few minutes later it popped again. After numerous pops I approached google, Youtube and the...
My average was around 30 seconds on a standard Rubik's brand. I had fairly decent F2L lookahead, 2-look OLL and most 1-look PLL cases. My best time was 24 seconds.
I bought a Dayan Zhanchi.
My average is around 30 seconds on the Dayan Zhanchi. I have some, but not the best...
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I just learned f2l yesterday and I can do it now by memory but it dramatically increases my solve time. I feel like I have to think about what moves I am going to do and I also feel like I'm constantly searching for pieces around the cube. Will I get better over time? How Do you guys know where...
Looking ahead and turning at a consistent pace is very important in F2L. In this video, I demonstrate that by looking ahead and turning at a steady pace, you don't need to turn extremely fast during F2L to achieve sub 20 averages.