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Speed Reading and Learning

Learn how to increase your reading speed and become a more effective learner
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Last updated 2/2016
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 21 mins on-demand audio
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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Why should I do this course?

Learn how to both increase your reading abilities, as well as how to actually learn in the first place.

During our schooling years we are taught how to remember things for the short term and to regurgitate information for exams.

Who is this course intended for?

  1. People who want to increase their reading speed, comprehension and retention
  2. Students at university, college or high school.
  3. Anybody who has a lot of reading material to digest and struggling to get around to it
  4. People who want to learn how to take more effective notes
  5. People who want to learn a better way of learning

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Enhance your reading abilities by at least doubling your current reading speed.
  • Increase your comprehension of what you have read.
  • Increase your retention of your reading or studies
  • Learn how to learn more effectively
  • Become more confident as both a reader and learner.

How is this course delivered?

There are 38 lectures made up of:

  1. Around 2.4 hours of video
  2. 10 downloadable documents
  3. 1 Relaxation Technique Audio
  4. 15 Easy exercises to increase your reading speed
  5. Tips on how to enhance you reading, studying, note taking, brain activities and eye exercises.

What is required for me to do this course?

  1. You must be able to read at a high school level
  2. Open mind and a willingness to try new techniques
  3. A commitment to practice the techniques
Who is the target audience?
  • Anynody who want to learn how to increase their reading speed.
  • People who want to learn better study habits and increase learning abilities.
  • People who want to learn a new skill set that has benefits in everyday life.
  • People who want to enhance their career prospects.
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What Will I Learn?
Enhance your reading abilities by at least doubling your current reading speed.
Increase your comprehension of what you have read.
Increase your retention of your reading or studies
Become more confident as both a reader.
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  • You need to be able to download and print.
  • You need to be able to understand English, although the skills can be used in any language.
  • You need to have the ability to read at high school level.
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 38 Lectures Collapse All 38 Lectures 02:51:04
Introduction and Welcome
4 Lectures 10:56

Short welcome to the training video.

Preview 00:41

What is your purpose for learning how to speed read? Here are some of the things that speed reading can offer you.

Preview 04:16

Some common myths about reading.

Preview 03:35

Some of the outcomes for the training and what you will be able to do and achieve.

Preview 02:24
History and facts about reading
5 Lectures 28:20

We have 4 steps or stages to everything we learn.

4 Steps to learning

How we earn when we are younger and what happens as we stat going to school.

Developmental Years

A brief history of some of the people who have been involved in speed reading.

History of Speed Reading

See how many words per minute a world champion speed reader reads.

World Champion Speed Reader

What is the average reading speed and what would doubling your reading speed mean.

Average Reading Speed
Preparing for reading
3 Lectures 18:29

Your brain can process information very fast.

Your brain can process information very fast

It is important to get your unconscious mind in line and on track with your goals or you could be sabbotaging yourself.

Unconscious Mind

Tips for how to read and hold your book.

Tips for reading
Reading Techniques and Exercises
19 Lectures 01:20:57

Exercise tracking chart.

Exercise Tracking Chart
1 page

An audio to assist you in relaxing. This is a useful technique to utilize in your everyday life.

Relaxation Audio

Exercise 1. Determining your current reading speed.

Exercise 1: Baseline reading speed

Using a guide to speed up your reading speed.

Exercise 2

Pushing yourself 10% harder,

Exercise 3

Read the same script in 90 seconds.

Exercise 4

Read the same script in 70 seconds.

Exercise 5

Stop Sub-Vocalization.

Exercise 6

Start putting a couple of techniques together.

Exercise 7

A couple of games to see that we don't need to read every letter.

Reading Games

Using peripheral vision,

Learning State

Exercise 8

Exercise 9

Exercise 10

Exercise 11

Exercise 12

Exercise 13

Exercise 14

Exercise 15
Additional Tips
5 Lectures 22:26
Tips for keeping brain healthy

Tips for studying

Downloadable Docs
1 page

Note taking
1 page

Ways to take notes
Putting it all together
1 Lecture 04:02
Final Exercise
1 Lecture 02:54
About the Instructor
4.5 Average rating
7 Reviews
45 Students
1 Course
Life long student

I am a master practitioner and trainer of NLP, hypnosis, coaching, speed reading and other personal development courses. I run my own international training and coaching business where I work with private and business students and clients.

I am a life long student and passionate about helping others reach their full potential.

As Zig Ziglar said, "You will get everything you ant in life, if you help enough other people get what they want."

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