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Beginners Method SHORTCUTS | Rubik's Cube

teacher avatar Byron Erwin, Efficiency Is Key

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11 Lessons (40m)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:54
    • 2. Cross

      4:06
    • 3. Cross 2

      4:23
    • 4. Opposites and Neighbors

      4:49
    • 5. Cross Special Case

      2:34
    • 6. Corners

      4:00
    • 7. Efficient Corners

      4:16
    • 8. Mid-Layer Special Case (Bonus Alg)

      4:16
    • 9. Intro to Commutators

      4:47
    • 10. Commutators

      4:56
    • 11. Congratulations!

      1:02
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           This course is developed for the cubing enthusiast. Someone who can already solve the Rubiks cube utilizing the beginners method and are interested in getting faster. No algs needed to learn. This will be my last class talking about the beginners method so we can save as much time as possible. Next classes will be going over more advanced solving methods.

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Byron Erwin

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Hey Everyone. My name is Byron. Getting the opportunity to teach people the joy of the Rubiks Cube all over the world is amazing. It's incredibly addicting and very fun. What I find really enjoyable is teaching people how to solve it then watching them grow into faster and faster cubers. This platform gives me the chance to do just that - but on a larger scale. I'm excited to meet and talk to you guys about this awesome past time. Lets get started. 

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1. Introduction: welcome my course on the advanced beginners method. My name is Byron. I've been a competitive speed Cuba for about the last 10 years. I've entered in two competitions within that time, and I've placed in the last 10 the final 10 for both competitions. This course is going to be directed at those that can already solved a Rubik's Cube, utilizing hopefully the beginners method. And you want to know every single trick there is to drop your times down and hopefully prepare you to solve it the way the pros do. The people that solve in six seconds, 10 seconds and you kind of want a stepping stone to start working your way in that direction. This video is for you. If you had clicked on this video on accident and you don't know how to solve the cube or you already know when you just want a little bit faster, I do have two other courses that will be able to help you. So go ahead and take a look at the courses I have, and hopefully you'll find something that'll suit you. And the best part is about this course is there's no new algorithms that you have to learn . So with that being said, let's get started 2. Cross: So here I'm gonna be teaching you guys Thea Vance to beginners. Method is basically the same thing that you've already gone over. Except this is going to be adding a couple of different methods a different way to do a few things that you already dio. For instance, this being the 1st 1 we're actually going to be doing our cross differently if anything is going to be upside down. So, for instance, I'm gonna be doing the White Cross in this example and instead of normally having the cross on top like you normally would were actually going to put it down. And we're going to be able to solve our cross much more intuitively now going this route. So, for example, I'm going to find an edge that has white on it since I'm solving the White Cross and I'm going to put that down just like this tow line them up. And now I know that green is opposite blue, so I know if I just turn this twice, I will line up one part of my cross. Now we'll move on to this piece. This is white and orange, and it belongs here because this is the orange side. So if I were to place it here similar to what you normally do your cross, you would have your algorithm for this. However, what I could do is I could break my cross like this, bring it down, and then fix my cross and there I go. So I can take care of that. Just like that. Now I have This piece is when I just found and I know this one is red and red side is over here. I can simply line this one up by going like this and bring that down. Another one's taken care of. And I'm gonna find my last piece, which I see back here. And I know it belongs up here. Someone's gonna move it over. And I know it already lines up, so I'm just gonna bring it down and there's my cross. I'll give you another example. There's a 1,000,001 different ways to do your cross, so don't do what I'm doing. My heart This is all just up to you. And every scramble is different. So you just find your own way. I'm just giving you some examples as to how exactly you can do that. So for here I see this piece in this piece. I know I can place this piece down here by just going like that, but I also want to keep track of what happens to this piece and how I can solve this one afterwards. So what I could do is I know what this piece will come up here when I bring this down. When I bring this year, it'll come up here and then I can actually move the bottom layer and insert that and I'll show you that in just a moment so I can bring this down like this to line up my red and then bring my white over and this one will move over. Now, this doesn't line up. But I know oranges opposite of red. So I could place it back here by breaking my cross, inserting it and putting it back. And I just lined up the orange side. Now I see this piece back here, and this is green and it belongs on this side. And I also see this piece down here, which is blue, which belongs over here. So I can kind of kill two birds with one stone a little bit. With this, I can bring this one over tow line up my green. And when I insert this, this one will come up tops. It will switch places. This is still considered transport layer, since it's like the bottom. So what I can do is turn it like this. Move it over. I'm gonna face it this way so I can insert this blue one down here simply like this, and I'll reverse that. So I broke my red club, my red cross tow line up the blue to bring that up. And then I fixed my red cross. We will continue a couple other examples if you're having a hard time getting it in the next video. But if you think you're having an understanding of exactly what's going on here than feel free to skip the next video and move on to the next one 3. Cross 2: so I'm gonna be doing another example Solve for the cross. So here I have this one that is white and blue. And I know that that belongs back here between white and blue. Remember, we're having it on the bottom. I could simply insert that like this, just like that. And I had my orange solved already. So I just fixed that. And I see this Greenpeace belongs here. I could solve this one simply like this. Got that out of the way. And I see this piece right here, which is white and red, that belongs over here. And I could basically do the same thing. Break my cross, insert it and pull it back. So keep in mind, you don't want to be looking at your side while you do this. I'm just trying to make sure you guys can see what I'm doing as I do it. So now let's say here this is a pretty good example of what I would like to call opposites That will make it a better example. So here I know I have one piece here and this has orange. Orange is opposite red. So if I look for other pieces that are opposites like here. I know. I found my other piece and this is red and orange and red is opposite orange. And where do we have blue? Right here. I know blue is opposite green, so if I place all of these cross pieces down except for green, because that's an exception. I'm sorry. I'm used to solving Creen when I solved this or bring this red one down, this one which has green on it, will line up with the green so that one will just stay there as we place everything else. So here's what I mean. This piece is the opposite color toe orange. So I could place that I know that the blue in green are opposites. So I could also place that. And now because I know the three cross pieces that I have are opposites. I just turn the bottom twice to solve the three that are there just like this. And now I have three parts of my cross solved, and all that's left is the one I lined up earlier. And there you go. We need to Just random mix is just to show you different situations. You may get in. Okay, so why cross again? I have one piece of my cross already solved, so I'm gonna start looking for the rest. I see one here, and it is the opposite of blue. However, it's not flipped the right way. We consider this a bad edge because it can easily be placed. It takes more than one move to place this edge. Same thing for this one. This would be considered a bad edge. No, just look around for the last one which is here. So this is just a pretty bad cross solution in general. So the best thing I could think of and this isn't the most efficient way, I'm sure, but to try and show you guys without using any, like, crazy tricks would be like this. So I'm gonna bring this white and red piece over here, and I'm going to line it up here and bring it down at the same time. This one will move up here, and I could place that one somewhat easily. So this is our piece we're gonna solve now, Like this. And now I have this piece ready to go. I can insert that by turning the bottom. Insert it like that and fix my cross. Now I have this piece back here, which is green, and it belongs over here. I could insert this and then pay attention here. I can break my cross piece here, turning it twice, lining it up, push it down, and then reverse what I did that fixed my cross. Now, that can be done very quickly. So this was a really bad cross solution. However, as you can see, it can be done very easily. As long as you know how the cube moves. How everything kind of works with each other. All right. And now we're gonna be focusing on opposites in the next video. 4. Opposites and Neighbors: So opposites are going to be used when you realize you have maybe one or more pieces of your cross that are already lined up or can be easily placed on the opposite side of where they should be. Here is an example. There are some random scrambles you may run into as you solve. That may have something like this, and it is a cross that is almost complete. But if you look at the side colors, orange is opposite. Red blue is opposite green. Same thing here and same thing here. So I could easily place all four pieces of my cross by just turning it twice. And there I go. Everything is lined up as you saw of your cross. It may be easier to place pieces in the incorrect spot, but in the in the correct spot, according toa other colors, here's what I mean by that hard to explain. So apparently be better if I show you I'm gonna set up a case really quick. So here we have this piece right here and it has blue on it. Blue is the neighbor, so it's right over here belongs one over. So I would have to turn this clockwise one time to get that tow line up. However, how about I place other pieces one step over if they're easy to do so so I can When I do that bottom turn, I line up more than one piece at the same time, for example, is let's say we're gonna move a couple pieces around. So let's say I have this piece right here, which is why in orange and it would belong over here long over here. But since we're one notch over, if I place it here and when I solve my blue like this, it will line up. That means that the new orange spot would be there. So if I place this down there now, when I solve the blue, I saw both of them. So now let's see what the next neighbour is. So next neighborhood orange is green. So if I notice here, my green could easily be placed by placing it down as well as my red piece. So if I place my red piece like this and my Greenpeace like that, even though they're not opposites, I took advantage of the fact that everything was really close And now when I align everything, it all lines up at once, Just buy it all being rescued One off. It only took one move after I placed everything. Tow line, everything up. You may be in the in the situation similar to this Mm. Where you don't really have anything toe work with to start. But you see here you could probably bring this white and red piece down to the bottom and start making you know, opposites or whatever you like for here. What I would what I would like to do is I know I'm gonna place this green and white piece like this. I'm gonna place it to the bottom, and then I'm gonna move it to the back because I know green is opposite blue. So I know this piece belongs back here, so I'll just move that over, and then I'm going to place my blue and that also place my orange and my red like this. The blue will come up. And as I solved this blue, the orange will move and line up with the orange. So it will be like this. And at the same time, I read lines up so I could just bring that down and I could bring that down. There's my cross, and that was not set up. That's just a random scramble. So as you, as you can see, you can help piggyback off of other pieces you're going to solve. And what I mean by that is, let's say I was going to take this situation, for example. So I'm going forward. The White Cross Yet again. This piece is ready to go straight down, however, this orange peace. If I were to solve the green, it would kind of be 1234 moves to insert that. But what I could do is as I go to solve the screen, I could use that movement to flip that edge. And here's what I mean by that. If we place it here and then we bring that green one down, it lines up the orange for a really easy insertion. Hopefully, this was good enough to explain to you guys how you can utilize the cross in different ways , but definitely start solving the cross upside down, and that will make your transition for your corners and your last layer much faster 5. Cross Special Case: as you're starting to solve your cross upside down, you may run into the position where you have a flipped edge similar to where you needed an algorithm in the first. You know, the first time you tried learning how to solve the cross where it's in the right place, but you need to flip it around. But this time it's upside down, so this could be kind of a headache. You could move it like this. Move the cross, bring it down, move it over. But that is just not very finger trick friendly, and it's a lot of work. There is a very easy way to go about it. I'm gonna show you that right now. This is something that people normally don't learn until they are further on. It's not a long algorithm, and it's actually very, very easy. So I will post the algorithm up here, so that way you guys can follow along. But just place Ah, flipped edge just like this and it could be on the right or the left. And if it is, we'll just start for the right. So that way you will understand will be mirrored on the other side. if you have it down here so you would have it on your right hand side. And you're gonna do this, starting with your thumb on top. Put your pointy finger on the edge, Put your thumb on top. You're gonna bring basically, you're gonna bring it towards you. You're gonna push the top, so it's like a lower case you. Then you're gonna continue the same direction and they're gonna do a lower case you prime or you inverted. And that will flip that. It will keep the rest of your cross exactly the way it was, and it will flip that edge. It's a It's a nice, easy, smooth algorithm to knock that out as fast as possible. I am solving somewhere in the neighborhood of about 15 seconds or so 17 seconds, and I use this trick every other solve. Whenever I get stuck in this situation, the rest of the cross might be easy to land. But then, when it comes to this, I'm you know, I'm at a loss, and this is where this trick really comes in handy. It will also work for the left hand side, and you want to be good at doing this with both hands so you can grab. I like to grab this bottom layer and then pointer Finger here, thumb up there and then you're gonna go towards you. Big move towards you, Big. Move on. There you go. This is a pretty cool trick, if any. If you are solving with anyone else, a lot of times, many people don't know this trick. And even if they did, not too many people use it unless people who are actually solving really fast. So this is a pretty cool trick. Now we're going to start working on our corners. 6. Corners: when it comes to the corners, you're going to try and find one on top, Not that white on top. Just any corner in these four areas that have white on the side or on top. So here, this is an example of one. So is this because it has white on him and you're going to place it basically between the two colors. So here we have blue and orange and this is blue and orange, and we're gonna place it between the two, just like we normally would. However, now we're going to be working on inserting these corners. Using are pointing fingers rather than our ring fingers. Assuming that you already know finger tricks when you have it on the right hand side like this and it goes right here, all you have to do is go away to the left and towards you, and it will insert that this edge accompanying is just on accident. But the corner is the whole point here. Now we have this one as well, and I have this one facing me. All I have to do is step to the side. Open the door, step in, close the door now These aren't algorithms that you have to memorize. You can play around with this and you'll see. The more you do it, the better you'll get. You'll start to understand the hard won here. That, I guess you could say, is hard is when the white is on top. When white is on top, you are going to have to move it over so that it's on one of the sites. The easiest way I find to do this is to utilize this the empty spot that it belongs, and I lifted up, move it twice and read it down. And if you follow that piece that landed here, then just place it back over where it belongs. And then it's another easy three move insertions. It's over to my left. So I go away, bring it in and write it down. This one is white on top, so I'm gonna have to turn it. So I put it over the slot. It belongs. Do that move and it's gonna go down there just like that, and there's my corners. So let's knock it out again and let me get the white cross here. Yes, this and where's my last piece. Okay, so we have this piece here and this one will go down. So I could you could either face it and insert it like this, or you could have it on the side and inserted like that. It doesn't matter which direction you're facing it. You can always insert it without turning the Cube, and we're gonna touch on that on the next one. So insert that one. This one belongs here. I'm gonna insert that one like this and I see this one with white on top. So I'm gonna move it away, and then I'm going to like, either insert it like this or I could face it and started like this. We have this piece down here, so first thing we're gonna do now, notice this. You'll learn this, the more you do it. If I brought this piece up in the top layer like this, White would be on top, and then I have to do an additional algorithm or additional movement to get it to the side . So instead, what I could do is, instead of bringing it up that way, I could bring it up that way. And now why is on the side and then I just step aside. Open the door, step in and close the door And there you go. So knocking out your corners this way is gonna be much, much easier, Especially after you learned Teoh. Insert them without even turning the cube. No matter what you have, once you get your cross and you sit there and you look at your corners, you can knock all of them out without rotating of the cube at all. It's just Do you want a bunch of movements? That's all you got to dio, and we'll focus on that in the next video. 7. Efficient Corners : So let me knock out my cross and we're going to start working on the, uh, corners. So the point I want to make in this video right here is to show you that you can insert all four of your corners regardless of where they are without moving the cubicle. At first, this is going to seem a little confusing, but the more you do it, and the more you work on it, it's gonna be a lot easier. This is really it's really not that hard. You'll you'll be able to pick this up pretty quick. So here's what we're gonna do. This piece belongs here. It's white on top, So I need to get the white on one of the sites. I couldn't do that just by moving it like that. Move it over twice. The reason I move it over twice. If I moved it over once and brought in fixed my cross, it would just bring it down to the bottom, so I have to move it twice to keep it in the top layer. The top layers are working area. This is where we want pieces in order to insert them properly. So now this goes down here just like this. 123 I'll go look for another white piece. I have this one. This one actually belongs right here so I can insert it like that. And I see this piece back here, and this one is green and orange. So it belongs back here and we have white on top, so I'm gonna turn a little bit so you guys can see. But I'm facing this way right here. So having this piece in the back, all they have to do is get the white on the side. Somehow, in the easiest way to do that is to bring it up like that, move it and then spring it back. Why is now on the side? I can now insert this down here by going towards me. Insert it and bring it down. That's how you can do that. Now on accident. The last piece ended up becoming solved. But that's no problem. So let's take a look at another example. So here, this piece needs to come down here because this is red and green, so I could insert it like this. This piece belongs here so I can insert it like that. And these two do not belong in these spots, so I can take them out just like this. And I know that this piece belongs down here and the white is back here so I could move it this way. Open the door, Step in, close the door. And now this one, same situation, whites in the back. It belongs down here because this is orange and blue, and this is orange and blue. So I could do it like this, and that will solve that piece. So I'm gonna give you a little bit more of a speedy walk through on this one. Going for the White Cross yet again. This is not the best cross that I've seen, but we can make it work. All right, so I have this piece that needs to go back here, so I'm gonna move it. So that way, whites on the side, and I'm gonna insert it back there. Now, I know this piece belongs over here because I know blue is opposite green, So I know this is the blue side, and I see the red right here, so I know what goes back there. So I can insert this piece down here like this. This one goes over here so I can insert it like that. And the last one is already done. So as you can see, you could knock out all of your corners very fast. Now, keep in mind the finger trick you want to use. Whenever you have white on top, go away or go towards you depending on if it's in the back or not. Go away. Turn it like that. Use that double flick finger trick because we have to move this 12 times in order for us to get it on the side. So we might as well just use that double flick finger trick. So that way we can do that more efficiently. So instead of doing that, I can just go like that. It's much faster. As long as you practice this, you'll realise it's gonna be a lot easier than you think. And then we're gonna be able to move on to the middle layer 8. Mid-Layer Special Case (Bonus Alg): So here I'm gonna be working on the middle layer. I'm gonna be solving white like I had before, so I'm gonna be working on the middle layer from the white side. Ah, first thing I'm gonna be doing is looking for an edge that lines up, line it up, understand which direction it goes, and let's say here, for example, I'm going to insert that the same way I normally would. Now I'm gonna start looking in the top layer for a piece that doesn't have yellow in this case. And I found this piece already lined it up Orange matches orange. So because it goes here, I want to do the algorithm from there. However, do not waste your time turning the cube like that. That is a big waste of time, and it's unnecessary. At least to start the algorithm, you can perform the same moves, but from the back from this perspective, and it will cut down on key rotations. And if you don't already know, cube rotations are when you rotate the cube similar to this. And if you add up all the he rotations you haven't solved, it does add up, and it eats up time when you can actually mitigate that as much as possible. And overall, yourselves will be much faster. So to insert this piece back there, you're utilizing the exact same algorithm, the same movements as before. All you're doing is doing it from this perspective. So if you if you are used to doing the regular algorithm, if we're facing it, it goes to the left away and then we go to the right towards us. Same thing. But back here, it would be laughed away to the right towards us. But from that perspective, and then you can either look at your white sticker. But I would advise you actually look away, because if these two, uh, middle layer sections back here are not solved, then when you insert this one and finish your algorithm off, you will be able to see more versus here or whichever one we were working on. If you insert that piece, then you will have part of your cube basically solved and you won't see as much. But if these two back here were open and you inserted it back here and these two were not solved, then you have more to work with. I am gonna give you guys a tip, and this one is actually gonna be pretty cool. And it's if you're in the situation here. I wasn't intending on teaching this to you guys. This is normally for much, much faster solvers. But it is pretty easy to do, and it's up to you if you want toe, learn it. This is the situation where you have an edge lined up and you notice it moves towards you. So it goes here. If you're sitting in this position, you could rotate the queue and insert it like normal. Or you could cut down on that key rotation and actually perform this algorithm. Make sure you guys see that up top. I did it a little bit fast only because I don't know how to do it Slowly. I tried it slowly in the last take I did of this and I butchered it. So I have to be quicker in order for me to not mess that algorithm up. Otherwise, I just won't know what I'm doing, but feel free to take a look at that algorithm. Like I said, completely optional to you. If you want to learn it. It is very finger trick friendly. The only hard part about it is making sure you get that pinch in the beginning. As long as you can establish that that will be a very easy algorithm. Me personally, I just mirror that algorithm. If I have a piece that's lined up and has to go here, I do the same thing on that side. And this is something that you will carry on all the way. Teoh, you win your 10 seconds. That's something that you can utilize from this point on. So the whole take away from here is to make sure that you can perform your algorithms for the middle layer in the back or in the front. And if it is on the side and needs to move towards you, then you have that album that you can use. But if it is on the side and it goes back there, that is, there's there's another algorithm for it, but it's gonna be a pain. It's gonna be easier if you were to just face it or to have the other way and then do your insertion algorithm from that point. So just work on this. It's gonna be a little weird at first. The more you do it, the easier look yet, and now we'll work on the next step. 9. Intro to Commutators: So here we're going to be working on something called commentators. I can go on this big long explanation as far as what commentators are. But essentially, it's the way that someone could make an algorithm by following a pattern. I'll get to that in just a moment. I don't want to spend too much time on explaining with this. So here's an example where you have your edge that you have to place in here so you do your normal algorithm to insert it and you see your lines. So you perform your algorithm to do that and you line up your cross and your cross is taken care of. Now. From this point, this is the identifying marker of what? When a commentator can come in handy when you're cross is lined up all the way around and your top color is solved. This is a commune tater situation. You can use commentators when the cross isn't lined up, but it's more cumbersome and honestly, when you get on to the further steps, it's not needed. So instead of trying to find that corner and then do your normal algorithm and then check this corner, then do it again and then do your corner thing. You can actually skip all that from this point, and you can move straight to just solving it from this point. So here's what we're gonna do. We're going to note any one of these corners. They're in the wrong spot. This one's in the right spots where it's gonna leave that alone. So we're gonna notice any of these corners. Just pick one. I'm gonna pick this one just cause it's right here and we're gonna look at the colors on it . We have read and we have blue. So what I'm gonna do is I'm going to bring it down and I'm gonna go to the left away. And now we remember it was red and blue. So we're gonna put it between the red and the blue sites. We're gonna bring that or bring that corner that's between those two colors over here like this. Now I am going to reverse the movement I did earlier, but I'm gonna know Tate this corner because I'm going to switch him out. This one is green and red. So now that I remember green and red, I'm going to reverse the movement I did earlier when I placed that one corner down there. So I'm gonna go towards me to the right away. And I remember that color we just had was green and red. We have green. We have read. This corner belongs over here. So we're gonna go roll over here. And now we're going to know Tate, this one. This one is orange, and it is green. So we're going to place the corner. We did before. We're going to reverse what we did. So we're gonna go towards us to the left away and the colors we memorize was orange and green. So we're going to find orange, and we're gonna find green, and we're gonna find the corner that goes between them. We're gonna move that over, We're gonna reverse what we did, and that solved the cube. That may be complicated. And if it is, I apologize. It's something that is hard to explain, but all it is is just following the pattern. So I have another example. Actually, I'm going to changing out for another one. I apologize. This is This is my girlfriend's keep. I'm not used to it. So here's another example of your cross lining up and all the yellow is oriented on the top . Good. Good situation for a commentator. So I'm gonna pick any one of these corners. They're in the wrong spot, which all of them are. And let's start here. I'm gonna go with blue and red, so I'm gonna go towards me to the left away and I'm gonna find the blue in the red, and then I'm gonna reverse what I did. But I'm gonna know Tate, this one, this one is blue and orange. So we're gonna go down, bring the backup. Now we have blue and orange. We're gonna know Tate, this one and this one doesn't have yellow on it. So we're not going to be working on that one. So this is gonna end that cycle. Here's what I mean, we're gonna go towards us to left away. So now, because the other one didn't have yellow and all these stickers have yellow. We know that that piece that was there did not belong there at all. It's actually going to be in this cycle, so we're gonna move this over and I'm gonna see this piece is green and red. So I'm gonna move it down, and then I'm gonna find green and red, and we're gonna know Tate, this one, which is green and orange. So we're gonna go towards us to the left, and then I'm gonna find green and orange, and then we're gonna reverse that and that will solve it. I'm gonna be taking another touch of this because I know it may be confusing, but it's all the same. Pattern will be able to figure this out. 10. Commutators : So when it comes to commentators, it's all just following a pattern. Essentially, what you're doing is you're taking a piece and you are holding it. So that way you can bring over the correct side, insert it and you're gonna switch it out with the piece that was already there. And then you're just gonna repeat the process. So where it is going to continue with another example? We have a commentator situation here, and we have green and red. That's just the corner I'm going to start with. You can pick any of these three that are messed up because this one's already solved. You're not gonna mess with that one. So we have green and red. So just remember the 1st 3 moves, we're gonna go towards us to the left away, and then we're going to reverse it, and then we're going to reverse it, and then we're going to reverse it as many times is needed in order to solve it. So we had green and red, so we're gonna find green and red, and we're gonna move that corner over to that spot. Now we're gonna look at the corner, we have yellow on top, so we know what belongs there. And we have red and blue. So we're gonna go reverse what we did, and we're going to swap these two corners out by doing this. So we're gonna reverse what we did and we're gonna move that one over which we had blue and red. So we have blue and red and then we're going to do the opposite of the movement we did before. So we're gonna go towards us to the left away. And we had green and orange on that last corner that we had. And as you can see all these corners or solves, there's only one culprit left. And then we're going to place that green and orange corner between green and orange like this. We'll do one more now. This won't happen. You won't get a commentator. Every solve this is just gonna be once in a blue moon. You're gonna run into this, but when you dio, you're gonna be able to blast through. As long as you understand how this works, you'll be able to blast through that last layer, and you're gonna be able to skip a lot of stuff. So I'm gonna move a little bit quicker with this one. So we have green orange I'm gonna move green, orange We have blue, orange, blue, orange We have blue red, We have blue red There I go. Commentators can be very easy. So do another walk through And if you already got this, Congratulations. But I know there may be a few people that are still a little lost, so I want to give another another in depth kind of walk through here. So let's pick a different corner here. So I'm gonna start with this corner. No, Tate, the colors. First we have green and we have orange. We're going to start by going towards us to the left away. And now we're gonna find the two colors we just memorized green and orange. We have green and orange right there, and we're gonna place that corner in that slot. All right, Now we can forget that color, and we can just focus on this one. We have blue and orange, so we're gonna reverse the first movements that we did. We're gonna go towards us to the right away. And we remembered blue and orange now, So we look for the corner. That's between blue and orange. That's this one. We're gonna move that over and then we're gonna memorize these colors. We have green and red, so we're going to switch those corners out, and now we're gonna find green and red, find the corner between them, move it over here, and then we're going to switch those corners out. And there you go. Commentators can help you out whenever you're in that unique special situation. It's not something that you would do all the time. However, when you do come across it, it's going to help you out. It's gonna be pretty cool. And this is something that I don't think anyone uses at this stage in solving. This is why this this tutorial I'm enjoying making it because I'm teaching you guys things that I wish I knew when I was at this stage of solving. So if you have other friends that solve, there's a really good chance that they have no idea what this is, and as long as you get this taken care of, when you guys were racing each other, if you do that, you're gonna be able to kill it when you come up to a commentator and you guys were at the same point in the blast past him. All you have to do is remember finger tricks, finger tricks, finger tricks. Knock those out. Everything will fall in line afterwards. The next video Siri's I'm gonna be posting is gonna be a killer. It's gonna be awesome. You guys are gonna get so fast. So please comment on the video. I would like to hear you guys feedback, please share this with your friends. I hope this was able to help you go ahead into the projects area. Let me see your times. I'd love to hear from you guys. I hope this helps. I'll see you guys in the next video. 11. Congratulations!: All right, you guys has a final departing note. I wanted to let you guys know that I have a new course that I just uploaded, and it's based on something called F 20 and F too well is the 1st 2 layers is what stands for. It's the most efficient way or one of the most efficient ways to solve your 1st 2 layers. So instead of solving the corner and then solving your edge afterwards, you're able to easily, intuitively, with no algorithms, insert them both at the same time. This is very, very fast. It's very efficient, and this is the same method that the professionals use in order to get 345 2nd times. So whenever you guys are ready and you moved on from this course, go ahead and check out the other courses I have and take a look at that one. It's gonna be the only one that has f too well in the name. And as far as this Cube is concerned, this is what I call an F two well, trainer. And I'm able to show you guys how these pieces are moving around the Cube and make things a little bit easier for you. So I'll see you guys in the next course