Hi, I was wondering if any one could offer any tips/advice/drills etc. for getting better at using the piece previews. I feel this is probably the biggest thing slowing me down at the moment. I currently average around 1:30 in sprint, with a best of like 1:21. I feel I can place pieces fairly quickly but spend a relatively large amount of my time thinking about where to put the piece and doing this for each new piece. I try to look at previews with my peripheral vision and sometimes do quite well for like 5-15 pieces, but then I get like lazy or whatever and just go back to looking at my current piece and just glancing at the preview just before dropping the piece. Basically I was wondering if there are good drills or something I can do to focus on getting better at using the previews or is it something that just develops with time? Also do you look at the previews with your peripheral vision or do you actually look at it and use your peripheral or simply glance at the playing field when necessary?
Also I recently learned to rotate both ways and most of 2 step finesse (still sometimes getting things mixed up, particularly things like DAS to wall, wall kick with rotate and then move away from wall, whereas I will often rotate while tapping 3 times in the direction). I also got the nullpo add-on download thingy I found on here that detects finesse faults or can keep track of keys per tetromino and was wondering what you would consider like an "acceptable" number of faults during a game of tetris. I currently have like 15-20 faults in a game when I am trying to go as fast as possible and like 5 when slowed down and focusing on having good finesse (these games I generally have a sprint time around 1:45-2:00). Is this okay? Is it something I should be concerned about?
Also I want to try to practice the finesse without looking at the pieces to see if I really got it down, but I cannot figure out how to turn off the ghost piece in nullpomino, could any one tell me how to do this?