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The Crispy Progress Thread [Focusing on 3x3]

CrispyCubing

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Had to delay the update on Monday because *Insert excuse about being busy here.* Anyway, updated Sq1 goals to be more ambitious! (Sub 20 global instead of sub 20 Ao5)

Progress for last week:
3x3:
Sub 8.5 mean for only blocks + work on getting SB cases down. | 7.76 mean for my blocks session. Huge improvement, mostly by focusing on planning FB + sometimes dr edge and drilling hard cases.
Sq1: Sub 25 Ao12 + do at least 100 solves | 21.84 Ao12. Only 45/100 solves though. Also got a PB single (12.20) and PB Ao5! (18.59)
Megaminx: Sub 1:20 Ao12 | 1:23.53 best Ao12. I got a 1:19.05 Ao5 but I hit a roadblock at this point so I think I'll focus on efficiency next.

Goals for this week:
3BLD:
I've wanted to do more focused practice for a while so I will be doing a week of 3BLD solving. At least one solve a day. Shooting for sub 2:00 single.
3x3: Sub 14 Ao12
2x2: Finish cll (only 7 left!) and drill all algs. At least 200 solves on a cll trainer. I also need to work on layer efficiency so maybe do that next week...
 
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3BLD and 2x2 PBs! I'm basically sub 4 on 2x2 immediately after finishing CLL so I updated my goal from sub 4 global to sub 3.5 global.

Progress for last week:
3BLD:
At least one solve a day. Shooting for sub 2:00 single. | Got my first sub 2:00 solves this week and a PB of 1:50.35! (Also a 2:09.67 PB mean)
3x3: Sub 14 Ao12 | 13.93 was my best Ao12 and I got a nice 10.62 single.
2x2: Finish CLL (only 7 left!) and drill all algs. At least 200 solves on a cll trainer. | Finished CLL! Drilled 250/200 CLL algs on a trainer. Honestly CLL is not that hard. If you have any experience on how to recognize cases (like COLL or CMLL) learning CLL has a very high ROI in my opinion. An easy recommendation from me.

Goals for this week:
Megaminx:
Focus on efficiency this week + practice F2L until sub 25.
2x2: Practice efficiency for layers + do 200 solves.
3BLD: Do 20 solves. Aiming for sub 1:50.

Side note on megaminx: I've been stuck for a while now and I've tried focusing on lookahead, turning, or efficiency but usually just end up doing a bunch of solves without improving. Any opinions on what skill you need the most for mega?
 

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First off, didn't bump last week because I was short on time. Second, exciting news! I deleted my big 3x3 session (1000 solves) and I'm starting again with the hopes of getting a sub 15 mean. I have a separate session for focused solves (usually 12-25 solves until I start again) but I think I'll do this every 1000 solves. Also I'm making an effort to make these updates more clean overall, so hopefully that shows and I will probably bump once every two weeks now.
Last week:
3BLD:
(20 solves. Aiming for sub 1:50) | Didn't do many solves, so I will try again.
3x3: (Practice efficiency + 100 FB solves.) | More than 100/100 FB only solves. I did plenty of untimed solves while using the FB solver tool on csTimer and hopefully decreased move count.
Megaminx: (Keep doing untimed solves and focused practice.) | I wasn't timing many solves but I did 30+ untimed solves. So the efficiency is there but I still have trouble with lookahead.

This week:
3BLD:
20 solves. Aiming for sub 1:50
3x3: 50 slow turning solves (Focus on lookahead) + sub 13 Ao5
Megaminx: Sub 25 Ao5 for F2L only + sub 1:20 Ao5
 
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