Unless you want to become a voodoo doctor , you need to build basic foundation in anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, genetics. You can not become a neurologist by skipping basic .
Similarly you need to have understanding of basic trading concepts.Knowledge of them will save you lot of time effort and money.
Understand basic of momentum and how it works and how it is calculated.
Understand nature of swing moves
Understand breakout as a technique which has been around for ages
Understand pullback as a technique which has been around for years
Understand growth investing
Understand value investing
These are basic understanding which if you have will help you narrow your focus areas for finding setups.