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    Session#0 - Theory, Typing Challenge Introduction

    Post by Aof on Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:52 pm

    https://data.typeracer.com/pit/race_history?user=bladevampirek
    Before Starting this Challenge, here are my stats.
    Full Average 92.0 WPM
    Best Race 131 WPM (That was absolutely the best race I ever had it was a short sentence.)
    The Usual best races I've had are in the 120 wpm area.
    Races Completed 9249
    WPM Percentile 98.9%
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    105 wpm Average was my max that I left off from before starting the Challenge, let's see if I can improve it.
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        You can check my race history here, < September 11th is when I started the new Training Theory, so anything beyond that would be the effect of my 1/60 key rollover training sessions.
        Diary Entry 9/11/2018

        This is my challenge to myself 30/60 sessions of key rollover practice, I will be isolating my typing training sessions mainly training using the following method to see if it increases or decreases my speed. I will be keeping a video diary of my training, to see if any what type of effect training like this will have on my ability.
        I have worked very hard compiling the idea of this theory, it makes sense to me that it will work, if I can get my muscle & mental memory use to the idea, and remain accurate in my Touch Typing.
        I am sure I will at first see a decrease in accuracy, and be slower than I normally am until I get use to it. I am going to try to remain positive during this experiment and see what happens. We sometimes have to risk losing some progress in order to gain new abilities. I will also be practicing speed reading occasionally during the experiment in my sparetime, to ensure that my reading ability stays far higher than my typing ability so that it doesn't hinder me in anyway.
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    My Theory on increasing Typing Speed.
    Basic Explanation: Standard Touch Typing has helped us a lot right? However, every lesson I've taken has always taught us to press a key down, then release it, then strike the next keystroke until we get our words spelled.
    What do we change: We press keystrokes in bunches vs. individual keystrokes when it's possible using the standard touch typing finger placement.
       1st Note: We must know the standard way of touch typing, using 9 fingers, excluding 1 thumb.
       2nd Note: We must remember to press the available key combinations down within milliseconds of each other, holding them the same time, to complete the words in the least possible amount of motions.
       3rd Note: Some key combinations in a single motion will not be possible to press at the same time due to lack of finger flexibility, for these, we will press them rapidly one after another as we were originally taught, grouping together what keys we can, whenever our finger flexible allows it.
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        Using this method on the word, "land" decreases the motions from 4 motions to 1 motion since all of the characters can be pressed down at one time.
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        Using this method on the word, "because" decreases the motions from 7 motions to 3 motions. "be-caus-e" Why does it decrease from 7 to 3? Because "be" is first pressed nearly at the same time with 1 motion. The left middle finger has to let go of "e" before it's able to tap the "c" key, therefore, it breaks the words down into 2 motions at this point. Then the Middle finger has to release the "c" key before it's able to tap the "e"
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        We have always been taught to press a key, release it, and press another key.
        Why not press multiple keystrokes at once if the option is available?
        I have researched 1,000 common English Words, analyzing them carefully, to uncover the least amount of motions needed to sucessfully type each word using the, standard touch typing finger placement.
        After doing this, I have researched 330+ Common Syllables that are used in over 5,000 common English Words, then I analyzed them carefully uncovering the least amount of motions needed for them.
    I want you to think of this as you would the standard approach to typing words vs. keystrokes.
    In standard touch typing, if we remember a word, it flows on the screen far faster than individual keystrokes.
    An Example being, "be-cau-se" vs. "ajfioph" even tho both are 7 keystrokes long, and there are more key rollover possibilities in the 2nd option,  You don't recognise "ajfiop-h" so it takes longer for your brain to process, then type it onto the screen.
    Using my method, I predict that remembering a word will be faster as usual, but remembering a syllables instead of individual keystrokes should be faster for words that are not in my 1,000 common wordlist, but still contain the syllables within them, which should cover over 5,000 additional words or more that are in the English Language.
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        Then I analyzed the Number Row carefully, finding the key rollover possibilities in it.
        If one uses the NumPad, assuming they stick to Standard Touch Typing movements, they will not be able to press the following  Number keystrokes at the same time.
    Right Index Finger has the responsibility of typing (1,4,7 )
    Right Middle Finger has the responsibility of (2,5,8 )
    Right Third Finger has the responsibility of (3,6,9 )
        If one uses the Number Row above the Alphabet, assuming they stick to Standard Touch Typing movements, they won't be able to press the following keystrokes at the same time.
    Left Index Finger has the responsibility of typing  (4,5 )
    Right Index Finger has the responsibility of typing (6,7 )
        So I feel that using the number row above the alphabet will be faster.
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    Key Rollover Lessons Download Link.
        Here's the Direct Download Link for Key Rollover Applications Lessons. (131ish kb in size)
    Note:since this is a .bat file, transformed into an .exe file, I wouldn't be surprised if some virus scanners declared a false positive on it, stating it's a virus when it's not.

    Onscreen Virtual Keyboard
        Onscreen Virtual Keyboard Software Download Link


        If you're interested in creating your own custom layout for the Keyboard, this is the instruction video I learned from when designing mine that was used in the Training Session Videos.
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    My ALL-TIME BEST SCORES FOR EACH LESSON.
    4 mins and 36 seconds for 1st lesson 16/279 mistakes
    8 minutes and 48 seconds 27/443 mistakes for 2nd lesson
    6 mins 30 seconds for 3rd lesson 13/267 mistakes
    1 minute and 53 seconds for 4rth lesson 2/69 mistakes
    24 seconds for 5th lesson 0/16 mistakes
    2 seconds for 6th lesson 0/2 mistakes
    23 seconds for numbers lesson 0/38 mistakes
    4 minutes and 1 seconds official syllable lesson 4/331 mistakes
    1 minutes and 3 seconds for custom syllable lesson 3/72 mistakes


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    Re: Session#0 - Theory, Typing Challenge Introduction

    Post by Aof on Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:54 pm


    Session #1 09/11/2018
    6 mins and 13 seconds for 1st lesson. 52/279 mistakes
    12 mins 18 seconds for 2nd lesson. 87/443 mistakes
    10 mins 36 seconds for 3rd lesson. 78/267 mistakes
    5 mins and 6 seconds for 4rth Lesson 13/69 mistakes
    46 seconds for 5th Lesson. 2/16 mistakes
    2 secs for 6th lesson. 0/2 mistakes (best run)
    47 seconds for number lesson. 6/38 mistakes
    4 min and 59 seconds official syllable lesson. 22/331 mistakes
    1 min and 14 seconds custom syllable lesson. 4/72 mistakes

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    Re: Session#0 - Theory, Typing Challenge Introduction

    Post by Aof on Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:57 pm


    09/13/2018
    Session #2
    5 mins 30 seconds for 1st lesson. 25/279 mistakes
    10 mins 37 seconds for 2nd lesson. 51/443 mistakes
    8 mins 36 seconds for 3rd lesson. 55/267 mistakes
    3 mins 16 mins 4rth lesson. 19/69 mistakes
    40 secs 5th lesson 2/16 mistakes
    2 secs max for 6th lesson 0/2 mistakes. (best run)
    32 secs for number lesson 1/38 mistakes
    4 mins and 56 seconds official syllable lesson 14/331
    1 mins 12 seconds custom syllable lesson. 6/72 mistakes


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    Re: Session#0 - Theory, Typing Challenge Introduction

    Post by Aof on Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:43 pm


    Session #3 09/14/2018
    4 mins 45 seconds for 1st lesson. 08/279 mistakes
    9 mins 32 seconds for 2nd lesson. 40/443 mistakes
    8 minutes 27 seconds for 3rd lesson. 41/267 mistakes
    2 mins and 17 seconds for 4rth lesson. 19/69 mistakes
    24 seconds for 5th lesson. 3/16 mistakes
    2 seconds for 6th lesson. 0/2 mistakes
    30 seconds for number lesson 0/38 mistakes
    4 minutes and 19 seconds lesson official syllables 24/331 mistakes
    1 minute and 11 seconds custom syllables 6/72 mistakes

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    Re: Session#0 - Theory, Typing Challenge Introduction

    Post by Aof on Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:29 pm



    09/16/2018
    Session #4 - Shadow Texting
    4 minutes and 49 seconds for 1st lesson. 22/279 mistakes -slower than previous best lesson
    9 minutes 5 seconds for 2nd lesson 41/443 mistakes +27 seconds faster than previous best lesson
    7 minutes 7 seconds for 3rd lesson 36/267 mistakes +80 seconds faster than previous best lesson Note: tried twice because I had a terrible run the first time, couldn't concentrate.
    2 minutes and 9 seconds for 4rth lesson 7/69 mistakes +8 seconds faster than previous best lesson
    37 seconds for 5th lesson 2/16 mistakes -13 seconds slower than previous best lesson
    2 seconds for 6th lesson 0/2 mistakes = as previous best lesson
    28 seconds for number lessons 0/38 mistakes +2 sesonds faster than previous best lesson
    4 minutes 19 seconds official syllable 11/331 mistakes = as last session with fewer mistakes than previous best lesson
    1 minute 10 seconds custom syllable lesson 8/72 mistakes + 1 second faster with 2 more mistakes than previous best lesson

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    Re: Session#0 - Theory, Typing Challenge Introduction

    Post by Aof on Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:00 pm


    09/17/2018
    Session # 5 Hungry for Speed
    4 minutes and 55 seconds for 1st lesson 27/279 mistakes -6 seconds slower
    9 minutes and 19 seconds 2nd lesson 45/443 mistakes -14 seconds slower
    6 mins and 59 seconds 3rd lesson 30/267 mistakes +8 seconds faster
    2 minutes and 4 seconds 4rth lesson 3/69 mistakes +5 seconds faster
    29 seconds for 5th lesson 0/16 mistakes -5 seconds slower
    2 seconds for 6th lesson = equal speed
    26 seconds for number lessons 2/38 mistakes +2 seconds faster
    4 mins and 8 seconds official syllable lesson 13/331 mistakes +11 seconds faster
    1 min and 10 seconds for custom syllable lesson 6/72 mistakes = speed, better accuracy.
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    I worked a bit hard obtaining these new records, retook some of the normal lessons multiple times during this session.

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    Re: Session#0 - Theory, Typing Challenge Introduction

    Post by Aof on Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:08 pm


    09/18/2018 Session #6
    4 minutes and 39 seconds for 1st lesson 20/279 mistakes +10 seconds faster than best
    9 minutes and 9 seconds seconds 36/443 mistakes -4 seconds slower than best
    6 minutes and 48 seconds for 3rd lesson 27/267 mistakes +11 seconds faster
    2 minutes and 18 seconds 5/69 for 4rth lesson -14 seconds slower than best.
    31 seconds 0/16 mistakes for 5th lesson -7 seconds slower than best
    2 seconds for 6th lesson 0/2 mistakes = to best
    26 seconds for numbers 1/38 mistakes = to best with better accuracy
    4 mins and 12 seconds 12/331 mistakes -4 seconds slower than best
    1 mins and 8 seconds for custom syllable 7/72 mistakes +2 seconds faster

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    Re: Session#0 - Theory, Typing Challenge Introduction

    Post by Aof Yesterday at 3:08 am


    09/19/2018
    Session #7 4/9 improved 2/9 got better accuracy than previous record.
    4 minutes and 53 seconds 16/279 mistakes for 1st lesson -14 seconds slower than best
    8 minutes and 53 seconds for 13/443 for 2nd lesson +12 seconds faster & far more accurate
    6 mins 30 seconds for 3rd lesson 13/267 mistakes +18 seconds faster
    1 minute and 56 seconds for 4rth lesson 2/69 mistakes +8 seconds faster
    24 seconds for 5th lesson 0/16 mistakes =to best with better accuracy.
    2 seconds for 6th lesson 0/2 mistakes =to best
    26 seconds for numbers 0/38 mistakes =to best with better accuracy.
    4 minutes and 7 seconds for official syllable lesson 4/331 mistakes +1 second faster
    1 minute and 6 seconds for custom syllable 2/72 mistakes +2 seconds faster

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    Re: Session#0 - Theory, Typing Challenge Introduction

    Post by Aof Yesterday at 7:57 pm


    09/21/2018
    4 mins and 36 seconds for 1st lesson 16/279 mistakes +3 faster slower
    8 minutes and 48 seconds 27/443 mistakes for 2nd lesson +5 seconds faster
    6 minutes and 32 seconds for 3rd lesson 23/267 -2 seconds slower
    1 minute and 53 seconds for 4rth lesson 2/69 mistakes +3 seconds faster
    25 seconds for 5th lesson 0/16 mistakes -1 seconds slower
    2 seconds for lesson 6th 0/2 mistakes = as previous record
    23 seconds for numbers lesson 0/38 mistakes +3 seconds faster
    4 minutes and 1 seconds official syllable lesson 4/331 mistakes +6 seconds faster
    1 minutes and 3 seconds for custom syllable lesson 3/72 mistakes +3 seconds faster

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