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I am left handed, but I used mouse only (right hand) so I'm lucky~
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Back when I played baseball I was faced with a similar situation, I was using a left glove but was curious to see if a right handed one was better, it was and here is why. I did some research for people performing tasks on their off hand, you can get to within 10% of your dominant hands performance with practice. Now assuming the same applies for osu! your performance will be close to same, with practice. Because your dominant hand is decided by biological factors though you will NEVER be bale to surpass your dominant hand's potential skill(you also naturally have better muscle memory your dominant hand than your off). That being said it will require practice. Another thing to note is the fact you'll be switching from a mouse to tablet, I don't know if a tablet performs better than a mouse but we'll assume so for this. In conclusion if you switch from right handed mouse to a left handed tablet and put in some practice expect at least a 15% performance increase.

P.S. I'm not the best at osu!(and I do plan to switch to a tablet when I manage to throw the $ together and remember to buy one) but I'm taking experience when I played competitive baseball and assuming it will be a similar outcome. hope this helps anyone reading
Sources: Past experience and school research paper which I'm not citing on a forum post
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I'm also left handed and have hard problem improving eventhough I play 4 hours+ a day for 3 month actively...
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Thank goodness I'm not the only one experiencing the problem.
I don't use my tablet that much,but whenever I do,I have to change my key bindings from Z/X to 1/2(NumPad).
Attempting to hit notes using the right hand's a really bad idea for me,I can't even get both of my hands to sync properly when I do that.
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The only thing here I see to solve this is to practice. I mean really, all us right handers had to practice doing triples and all those things with our left hand.

Edit: Wow I should have checked how old this thread was before bumping.
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hovering might solve the problem as well as getting used to moving your pen with your right hand. PRACTICE SLOWLY and eventually you will be used to it. how do you spin? easy, you but how is it suppose to feel like? position your thumb and pointer as if your pinching something -pointer finger just alittle above the thumb so that you have a point then put your pointer finger on a surface then in try to make small fast circles. that's the idea but just with your pinkie because your hovering and with your right hand
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEuiXYtF2O4
at 0:14 pay attention to what he does with his pinkie
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Put the auto mod and just press the buttons with you right till you can stream and you will be good to go thats what i would do and that i will because i am getting a ctl490
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Waryas wrote:

I've been playing for almost 5 months now with mouse in right hand and my left hand keyboard C/V'ing
I recently got a tablet from my friend (today) and I noticed i'm totally fucked because I'm left handed for writing/holding a pen and I can't even do triplets with my right hand (let alone stream anything faster than 140 1/4).
Anyone experienced this ? What did you do? Practice keyboard with your other hand, become ambidextrous, ... ?
This was five years ago but i just wanted to say i have the same problem :P
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CanadianBaka wrote:

Waryas wrote:

I've been playing for almost 5 months now with mouse in right hand and my left hand keyboard C/V'ing
I recently got a tablet from my friend (today) and I noticed i'm totally fucked because I'm left handed for writing/holding a pen and I can't even do triplets with my right hand (let alone stream anything faster than 140 1/4).
Anyone experienced this ? What did you do? Practice keyboard with your other hand, become ambidextrous, ... ?
This was five years ago but i just wanted to say i have the same problem :P
Even though this is old, but I made the switch and thought the same, but now after a few months I go used to it :)
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Why do I have a squiggly line after my text
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B1rd wrote:

Why do I have a squiggly line after my text~
ftfy
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I had this problem, used to use mouse in right hand. When I switched to tablet I really struggled adjusting to tapping with right. It's just one of those things you get used to eventually.
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Well i got a tablet last december and like you, i also used right hand for mouse and left hand for keyboard. It took me awhile to get used to having my right hand hitting the keyboard but after practicing I've gotten really good! Like you, streaming is also a problem as my right hand is bad at tapping quickly, kinda relatable XD
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good job

now go away
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I had to do the same switch back when I bought my tablet. Started having problems tapping with my right hand, I was extremely slow and I was always having bad acc and I started switching tablet area and switching the pen from one hand to the other. It's no use you'll eventually get used to tapping with your right hand, It didn't take too long for me to get used to so just practice more.
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Waryas wrote:

I've been playing for almost 5 months now with mouse in right hand and my left hand keyboard C/V'ing
I recently got a tablet from my friend (today) and I noticed i'm totally fucked because I'm left handed for writing/holding a pen and I can't even do triplets with my right hand (let alone stream anything faster than 140 1/4).
Anyone experienced this ? What did you do? Practice keyboard with your other hand, become ambidextrous, ... ?
i used to play with my right hand mouse because i had no choice i was about rand 1million to 400k untill i got a tablet and i played with my left hand because im not ambidextrous it took a week or 2 to get really used to it
dont worry if your not played great with a tablet you will get the hang of it after a few days of playing (you will see improvment)
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My tablet would arrive in like a month, and few weeks before I already knew I would be having these problems, so not I'm trying to practice with tapping with my right hand.
Just wondering if someone had ever tried using tablet with their off-hand.
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I naturally was good at right-hand triples; I can't really stream more than 16-20 at a time but I'm working on it and I used to barely be able to do quintuplets.
So keep practicing.
Also binding keys to the lower half of the keyboard somehow makes your streaming faster. I don't know why but it does. Maybe because your hand is arched.
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Hyyy6 wrote:

My tablet would arrive in like a month, and few weeks before I already knew I would be having these problems, so not I'm trying to practice with tapping with my right hand.
Just wondering if someone had ever tried using tablet with their off-hand.
I tried using my tablet with my off-hand. It really does feel better at first and streaming is a lot of easier because you're doing it with your left hand. Aiming with your left hand and streaming with your right does feel like you're learning the game from the start.. I didn't make any progress and I was better at anything with my right hand aiming. However, spinners are almost impossible with your off-hand. (~400 with left hand,~200-250 with right hand)
Also you need to consider that your dominand hand is more precise when it comes to aiming. So overall I would recommend to learn how to play with your left hand aiming and your right hand tapping.
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>tfw you're ambidextrous
>feelsgoodman
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