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Started to practice 5x5. I average around 3:45(I know I suck). Any tips for getting into it?
Practice a lot. Also, don't be like me who wasted time constantly switching methods (started with yau, switched to redux, then yau, redux, yau, and ultimately settled on hoya). Choose one of the three methods then stick to it. I would suggest you use yau because it's easiest to improve with, but you should try all 3.
 
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Practice a lot. Also, don't be like me who wasted time constantly switching methods (started with yau, switched to redux, then yau, redux, yau, and ultimately settled on hoya). Choose one of the three methods then stick to it. I would suggest you use yau because it's easiest to improve with, but you should try all 3.
Thanks. I've started out with Reduction, but I'll look into other methods.
 
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getting frustrated with 3x3, my solves aren't going anywhere, which is why I've started to grind other events, but I rlly want to get sub 10 but even with lots of deliberate practice and grinding, I'm not improving, which is sad.
 

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getting frustrated with 3x3, my solves aren't going anywhere, which is why I've started to grind other events, but I rlly want to get sub 10 but even with lots of deliberate practice and grinding, I'm not improving, which is sad.
Sounds like you simply don't enjoy 3x3. Maybe try a new method? I found that I had a lot more motivation for 3x3 once I switched off from CFOP.

edit: You can always switch back to CFOP later, you won't be any slower than you originally were
 
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Practice a lot. Also, don't be like me who wasted time constantly switching methods (started with yau, switched to redux, then yau, redux, yau, and ultimately settled on hoya). Choose one of the three methods then stick to it. I would suggest you use yau because it's easiest to improve with, but you should try all 3.
i've always thought of hoya as being more redux than yau, but more yau than redux
 
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sub 3 ao50 on 2x2!!
Generated By csTimer+ on 2021-06-30
avg of 50: 2.90

Time List:
1. 3.54 F U R U R2 F R' F R'
2. 3.71 R2 F R2 U2 F U' F U2 F R'
3. 2.99 U2 R' F R2 F' R U2 R' U'
4. 2.93 F' R U' R F2 R2 F2 U' F2
5. 2.76 U R' U' R F2 R F2 U' F'
6. 2.32 F2 U F U R' F2 R2 U' F'
7. 3.13 F' R' F U R U2 F' U F2
8. 2.46 R F' R2 U R U2 F U' F2
9. 3.45 F R F' U F' R U F' U
10. 3.19 R U' R2 U R2 F U2 R2 F2
11. 2.20 U2 F' R' F U' R2 U F R'
12. 2.81 F' R' U F U2 R' U' R' F2
13. 2.92 R U R2 U R' F2 R2 F' R
14. 2.78 F R F U2 F2 R' U' F U'
15. 3.89 F R U' R' F' R F' R U2
16. (1.95) F2 U R F' U R2 F' R' U R'
17. 2.22 F' R2 F R' F' U' R2 F' R'
18. 2.23 F2 R2 F R2 U' R' U2 R F2 U'
19. 3.36 U' F2 U R2 F2 R' F' R F'
20. (5.00) F' R2 F' R F U2 R2 U' F' R'
21. 2.60 U F' U' R2 F U F U' F' R2
22. 2.87 F U F' R' U2 R2 F U2 R'
23. 3.29 R' F' U F' R2 F' U R2 F2
24. 2.42 F2 U' R F2 R' U2 R' U F'
25. 2.56 F2 R' F R U' F R' U2 F
26. 2.51 U2 F' U' R2 F' R2 F R2 U'
27. 2.08 F2 U' F2 U' R' U R' F2 R' F'
28. 3.68 U R' U2 R U R U' F' R
29. 3.55 F U' R' F U' R F' R U2
30. 2.28 R2 F' U2 R' F R F R2 U'
31. 2.24 R F U R F2 R U' R U
32. 3.27 R2 F' R2 F U' R U' F' U2
33. (1.47) F' U' F R' F R2 U R' U'
34. 3.80 U F2 U' F2 R2 U R' U R
35. 2.43 F' R2 U2 F' R' U R' U F'
36. 3.31 U R' U2 F R' U R U2 F2
37. (2.04) F R' U' F U F R U2 R U2
38. (4.70) U' F R' F' U R' U2 R' F'
39. 2.35 U' F' U' F2 R U' R2 U F2
40. 3.10 R' U F2 R' F' U R2 F2 U2
41. 3.57 U2 F' U' F2 U R' U2 R' F2 U2
42. 3.31 F' U R' F2 U' R2 U F R
43. 2.64 U2 F R' F2 U R2 U F R2
44. 2.60 F R' F U2 R2 U' R U' F2
45. 2.91 R2 U' F2 U' R' F R2 U2 F U'
46. 2.14 F' R U' R U R' F R U
47. 2.93 U' F2 U' F' U' R F' U R2
48. 2.96 R F' R U' R U' F R' F'
49. (4.12) R' U' F' R2 U F' R2 U F U2
50. 3.17 F' U2 R2 U F R2 F U2 F2
Im gonna start learning EG-1 soon
 
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I got a 5by5 PB Single of 3:05.53
I'm currently learning how to optimally do L2C. I currently a really inefficient way of solving the edges, and then the corners one at a time by putting an unsolved directly another one and doing sune but with double layered r moves
 

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I watched a j perm about 5x5 tips that is three yrs old. Two useful shapes are : Small Lightning bolt and t shape, which can be used to make blocks. Also knowing about 4x4 and being better at that gives you a headstart. I only started 5x5 about 6 weeks ago but now I average 2 mins
 
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