How To Speed Read

There are many different ways to learn how to speed read. This article can help you with some of the more simple ways to learn how to speed read. If you are really looking to increase your reading potential however you will likely want to get a program or book to walk you through all the different techniques that you can use to read more quickly.

Some of the programs will even have exercises that you can use to enhance the learning ability and experience.

Speed reading improves you reading skills by increasing words that you can read with each block, it also reduces the time spent on each block, as well as reducing the time your eyes go back to a previous section of that you read. These will be explained in the following:

Tips To Help You Learn How To Speed Read:

Increasing words that you can read with each block

This is an effort that is made consciously. You will need to try and expand the amount of words that you are reading at a given time. This will take practice but you will be able to read faster using this method.

You will find that you can do this by holding the material that you read a little further away from you. The more you can read in each given block the quicker you will be able to read.

Reducing the time spent on each block

The time that is need for you to read each block is really only around a quarter of one second. If you work at pushing yourself to be able to reduce the amount of time that you take then you will see that you are getting better at being able to pick up information more quickly.  This takes practice as well as confidence to achieve.

Reducing the time your eyes go back to a previous section

In order to be able to do this you will likely need to use a pointer to go along the lines as you are reading them. You can use any object that will help you with doing this. You might choose a piece of paper, your finger, or even a pen. You will find that you eyes will follow the pointer that you are using. This will aid in giving you a smoother flow of reading. The speed that you are able to read when using this given method will depend largely on the speed that you are able to move your pointer.

If you apply these methods to your reading you will see that you are able to increase the speed that you are reading.

You will find that you can get much quicker at reading with these methods but you will also still want to consider getting a reading course to help with what these methods don’t teach you.  You can find many programs aimed at teaching you how to speed read.