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Thijn

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I am now average around 1.15 and I dont know how to get faster, can somone help me?
 

Thijn

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Thanks yes I can do f2l and 2 look oll and almost 2 look pll but how can I improve my f2l, with look ahead?
 
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Do I need to learn full lol and pop to be sub 10 on my solves?
 

SdnS

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If you want to get sub 10 on 3x3, you pretty much have no choice, because using the beginners method is almost impossible to get sub 10 on. Even when you know full OLL and PLL sub 10 is not easy, especially to average, but if you want to get a sub 10 single you can totally only know full PLL and maybe some OLL if not less than that, when the right scramble pops up. However, if you want to get fast and or faster at 3x3, learning full PLL and OLL, mainly PLL at first is essential, especially to get sub 10.


Note: Yes, I’m aware that BrodyTheCuber got
sub-10 using the beginners method.
 

OreKehStrah

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Thanks but can I get sub ten using 2 look?
Using full OLL and PLL is two look last layer. Did you mean 2 look OLL// 3 look last layer?
I’m sure it’s probably possible but would be way harder. I’d just recommend learning full PLL, then learning 1 OLL a day and skip the dot cases, at least initially
 
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Thanks but can I get sub ten using 2 look?
I know this kind of thing is daunting. It seems hard, and it kind of is, but learning algorithms shouldn’t be something you do all at once. Learn an alg once a day/ every few days to keep the doctor away. If you learn some and really decide you hate learning algorithms, switch to roux, which is another method that does not use OLL and PLL at all
 

icarneiro

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...skip the dot cases, at least initially

After 2look OLL, I started learning 1 look OLL from dot cases, I found it very interesting, because it's the longest OLL, and I didn't find it so hard, it has some very interesting patterns. I haven't finished 1look OLL yet, but dot cases helps me a lot to have a shorter time when appears, quickly executing.
So I don't think it's so bad to learn dot cases soon :D
 

OreKehStrah

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After 2look OLL, I started learning 1 look OLL from dot cases, I found it very interesting, because it's the longest OLL, and I didn't find it so hard, it has some very interesting patterns. I haven't finished 1look OLL yet, but dot cases helps me a lot to have a shorter time when appears, quickly executing.
So I don't think it's so bad to learn dot cases soon :D
Definitely! It’s just easy to initially just force some EO with a sledgehammer to reduce the initial learning curve
 
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Knowing full OLL and PLL will definitely make you faster compared to 2-look!
E.g. maybe you do a PLL in...say, 2 seconds? Doing only 1 PLL reduces your time by 2!
So, tho the process will be tedious, you should definitely learn full OLL and PLL, but like OreKehStrah said, learn the PLLs before the OLLs.
Happy learning! :)
 

Mischiiii

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Just learn them slowly. I learn one per week even though my average isn’t where I would need full pll or oll. It’s not hard at all if you use good pdf sheets. I recommend the cubeskills pdfs.
 
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