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[Help Thread] One-Handed Solving Discussion

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Hello. I avg about 25-26 seconds on OH currently and I believe that I can I improve upto low 20 seconds simply by practising as this is what I averaged before quiting cubing for almost 1.5 years.
I am aiming for sub -17 on OH now. My method is CFOP. What can I do to improve further? I mostly use 2 look OLL except for some cases and 1 look PLL except for G perms.
Learn the French G perms. Then I would actually try learning ZZ. I used ZZ for a little bit on OH and still use it on a few solves and it helped me improve my RUL TPS and it also gave me a better understanding of the 3x3 as a whole. You don't have to continue with ZZ but learning it can teach you a few techniques that work well for OH
 
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Learn the French G perms. Then I would actually try learning ZZ. I used ZZ for a little bit on OH and still use it on a few solves and it helped me improve my RUL TPS and it also gave me a better understanding of the 3x3 as a whole. You don't have to continue with ZZ but learning it can teach you a few techniques that work well for OH
French G perms?
 
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Learn the French G perms. Then I would actually try learning ZZ. I used ZZ for a little bit on OH and still use it on a few solves and it helped me improve my RUL TPS and it also gave me a better understanding of the 3x3 as a whole. You don't have to continue with ZZ but learning it can teach you a few techniques that work well for OH
Can you tell where can I find those G-perms. I actually learned the ZZ method but never really implemented it during OH. I guess I will start practising with that
 

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French G perms?
All of these except for the Gc are french G perms. I only use the french Ga and Gd, but if you want an RUD Gc then you can just inverse the Gd alg.
 
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Can you tell where can I find those G-perms. I actually learned the ZZ method but never really implemented it during OH. I guess I will start practising with that
French G perms are actually the normal RUD algs(didn't know that until today lol).
Algs:
Ga: R2 U R' U R' U' R U' R2 U' D R' U R D'
Gb: R' U' R U D' R2 U R' U R U' R U' R2 D
Gc: R2 U' R U' R U R' U R2 U D' R U' R' D
Gd: R U R' U' D R2 U' R U' R' U R' U R2 D'

E: Thanks @Sub1Hour. I use these algs, never knew they had a name lol.
 

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All of these except for the Gc are french G perms. I only use the french Ga and Gd, but if you want an RUD Gc then you can just inverse the Gd alg.
Huh, always used those.
 

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Should I use eido or doubleflick U2s(or just U' U')?
It's very situational.
For this alg, I would use two double flicks: R U R' U' R U' R' U2 R U' R' U2 R U R'
For this alg, I would just use a U'U' flick: M2' U' M2' U' U' M2' U' M2'
For this alg, I would use an eido: honestly i can't think of algs that i use with a real eido but if i do ill edit it in
There are also things like disjointed eidos: R' U2 R U R' U R

Another thing that is very important in OH is R eidos: R U2 R2' U' R2 U' R2' U2 R

So learn them both and learn when to use them.
 
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When I practice 3x3 one-handed my hand and fingers hurt. I can't practice for too much time.
Have you guys felt that too? It diminished with time? I ask myself if I'd be able to solve OH fast any time soon

If the hand/fingers pain disappeared with time for you, how long it took?
 
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When I practice 3x3 one-handed my hand and fingers hurt. I can't practice for too much time.
Have you guys felt that too? It diminished with time? I ask myself if I'd be able to solve OH fast any time soon

If the hand/fingers pain disappeared with time for you, how long it took?
A month.
But now it doesn't exist I'm well on my way to sub 30, 25 solves a day.
 
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