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Speed Reading: Read Faster, Smarter and Easier

Master information overload by reading faster, without loss of comprehension, and slice through your reading pile.
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Created by Nina Sunday
Last updated 7/2015
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This professionally produced 9-part video course helps students struggling to read volumes of material or business people under pressure to keep up with the rate of change in their industry. You will learn how to slice through your reading pile and read faster, smarter and easier. You are guaranteed to at least double your reading speed - or better - while improving your comprehension.

The presenter, Nina Sunday, is a qualified educator and expert in training Speed Reading. Nina has pioneered teaching this skill to over 100,000 executives and students in Australia and New Zealand over two decades.

This video presents the essentials of a one-day Speed Reading program and simulates footage from a live seminar. Print off the workbook .pdf and use your own reading texts - paperback or hardback - with a pocket calculator, and participate as if you are present at a seminar.


  1. Introduction
  2. Measure your reading rate - Part one
  3. Measure your reading rate - Part two - Technical
  4. Four poor reading habits & First techniques to improve reading rate - Part one
  5. Four poor reading habits & First techniques to improve reading rate - Part two
  6. Twice-as-fast eye exercise & End speed - Part one
  7. Twice-as-fast eye exercise & End speed - Part two
  8. Twice-as-fast eye exercise & End speed - Part three
  9. Self check .......................................................What People Say About This Video . . . 'I found the Speed Reading video simple yet effective for dramatically increasing reading speed. Initially, it's a matter of breaking old (bad) reading habits so it feels a bit 'foreign' at first, but this phase does not take long to push through. I found myself reading at about 1000 wpm when the subject matter was relatively familiar. For more difficult subject matter, speed was around 500 - 600 word per minute - a dramatic improvement on my original speed of 250 - 300 wpm. Skills are easily retained, providing you keep using the techniques.' Will Swayne, Business owner, Marketing-Results
Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone with mountains of reading to get through - managers, students, etc.
  • Anyone studying - full or part-time
  • Anyone pressured to keep up with the rate of change in their industry
  • The course is suitable for a wide range of people - managers, executives, students and general keen readers - in fact anyone who needs to process volumes of data. So get ahead and learn the ability to dig out the facts and make quicker, better-informed decisions.
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What Will I Learn?
Read 2-10 times faster than beginning speed with improved comprehension and memory
Calculate reading rate in any book and self-test comprehension and memory
Use strategies to overcome poor reading habits
Apply the visual pacer technique to eliminate regression and boost reading rate
Expand focus to eliminate fixating on one word at a time
Perform a Comparison Read, comparing your new and original reading rates for an ‘Ah-ha!’ experience
View Curriculum
  • Students must be able to read a newspaper, as this is not a remedial course. Minimum age 13 years.
  • You will need a calculator and reading texts - two books - easy to medium level of difficulty and one technical reading e.g. computer manual, textbook.
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 9 Lectures Collapse All 9 Lectures 02:07:28
Measure Your Reading Rate
3 Lectures 31:10

Measure your reading rate - Part one

Measure your reading rate - Part two - Technical
Overcoming the Four Poor Reading Habits and First Techniques To Improve
2 Lectures 37:17

Four poor reading habits and First techniques to improve reading rate Part 2
Twice-as-fast Eye Exercise and Test End Speed
4 Lectures 59:01
Twice-as-fast eye exercise and End speed - Part one

Twice-as-fast eye exercise and End speed - Part two

Twice-as-fast eye exercise and End speed - Part three

Self Check-up
About the Instructor
4.8 Average rating
2 Reviews
32 Students
2 Courses
Professional Speaker | Certified Trainer | Author

Nina Sunday is an Australian-born speaker, educator and author.

A Bachelor of Arts and Diploma in Education graduate from Queensland University, Nina is one of approximately 650 professional speakers worldwide to have earned Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) accreditation, the highest international speaking designation awarded to members of the Professional Speakers Association.

Nina has been engaged over 2000 times as a keynote speaker and workshop leader in Australia, Japan, New Zealand and the South Pacific by more than 500 organisations. She has published two books, produced six training videos, been an invited radio guest expert on many occasions and written dozens of published articles.

Her book,'Brainpower Smart Study: How To Study Effectively Using a Tested and Proven 8-step Method' is the culmination of a 20-year study of neuroscience, memory and learning. With an emphasis on self-testing during the learning process, this 2011 release is now used as a study skills textbook in high schools to help students effectively study.

From 2012 to 2013 Nina served as a Director on the National Speakers Association of Australia Board and two terms as NSW State President.

Client companies include IBM, Roche, Sun Microsystems, Hyundai, Accenture, Toyota, Department of Defence, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, etc.

Nina founded Australian training company, Brainpower Training, specialising in training in Speed Reading, Study Skills, Productivity, Communication, Sales and Leadership.

The prestigious Australian Institute of Training and Development awarded Nina an Innovation in Learning award for her Speed Reading face-to-face workshop. 

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