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Breakthrough Rapid Reading by Peter Kump from Wood Reading Dynamics. presents his do-it-yourself program for increasing reading speed. Generally recognized as one of the best books on the subject is ‘Breakthrough Rapid Reading’ by Peter Kump. Kump was National Director of Education for. As a fast and versatile reader since the early nineties, I own and have read both books, as well as most books in the genre. Peter Kump’s book is much older.

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This book really has changed my life. This is how I will present it and I’m pretty sure I’m right, but I think this one is hard to prove scientifically given the paradigm that reading teachers live and also uninteresting for many reading teachers vs. Most books on speed reading have a HUGE memory section. Too much of this book consists of exercises of questionable value. The advantage of software products such as 7 Speed Reading — the very latest on the market — is that they can combine tutorials using video clips, as well as other interactive tools, and standard exercises, all tailored to the students specific requirements, and needs.

Understanding all of the ideas of the book?

Speed-reading classes have been around since the late 50s when schoolteacher Mrs Evelyn Wood pioneered her now world-renowned techniques. Of course, my definition of reading is now different.

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Also, you can read faster if you practice. Readiing is a good technique to learn, but over time, it’s unnecessary. It’s a peer entry, but if you struggle with reading, you may find his way of describing it unapproachable. You will really need to practice if you want to acquire the skill of speed reading – I took an hour and more for all the pratice drills every day in the last week! If you are a student or need to peger for your job, the techniques around selective reading and recall will help you to hit much, much higher rates while getting everything you need out of a book or article, magazine, email, etc.


Kennedy was well known for being able to read 1, words per minute. I wouldn’t speed read a lot of literary texts.

If you try to practice both skills at the same time, you will set yourself up for failure unless you happen to already be particularly good at one or the other. Refresh and try again. You can also go ahead and add books to Spreeder to speed read through entire books. I recently started going through the book again and have once again seen a readiing improvement in both my fiction and nonfiction rates.

In other words, the frustration that might occur early on because comprehension is l I am already reading at least breakthroguh times faster than I did before I started reading this book. To ask other readers questions about Breakthrough Rapid Readingplease sign up.

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If a slacker like me can make that kind of improvement While in the White House, President Theodore Roosevelt used to read a book every day before breakfast, and he occasionally read three a day. However, its greatest strength is also its greatest weakness.

Published November 1st by Prentice Hall Press first published This method trains you to achieve results, using passages of your choice. Lots of study tips as well for note-taking and retaining info. I love reading and hated the idea that I would be pushing myself to read faster at the expense of enjoyment or comprehension. Thus, some things we only need to breeze through, other things we need to be able to get more focused with etc etc.


Obviously not read all the books sspeed want to in one go — but similar.

Looking forward to seeing if the tips and drills in this book help me to reach my goal of reading a book a day! Myself a speed reader with a max rate of ish wpm, I can attest that the techniques used are accurate.

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Now my finger keeps moving in the zigzag fashion on the page: It is all down to the individual at the end of the day — it just depends how badly you want to succeed. So there you have it. Unlike the rest of the books in my “gave up” shelf, this book ended up here by redaing fault of the book itself. A Yes and no.

My reading rate tripled with full comprehension, from words per minute readimg But this book pointed out that there are ways to read much faster that can help with both.

Peter Buzan book is nothing wrt this book. The 36 chapters are to be read one per day and reading them Picking this up again. If this spreeder technique will work for you, you should see results fast, in days.