The former National Director of Education for Evelyn Wood Reading Dynamics. presents his do-it-yourself program for increasing reading speed and boosting. 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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However, it is a hands-on book. I disagree with this because to me the main reason for a fiction book is enjoyment and getting lost in the story.

But do keep in mind that this is not an “easy” course. Breakthrough Rapid Reading by Peter Kump. Super valuable lesosns and important to understand techniques, well written and explained and the practice breakthrojgh, though I didn’t do them, were really well designed.

Breakthrough Rapid Reading by Kump, Peter

Pg – I like that he presents the other techniques skimming and scanning. I’m currently researching techniques on Speed Reading for an upcoming course I’m going to co-teach and wanted to see what others are doing. Instead of hearing yoru voice in yoru head and going slowly and trying to remember and read eveyrhting, now reading to me is just setting a purpose, reading through a text many times and recalling afterwards while writing out what you read and understand.


Imagine being forced to attend ballet classesand you have such a hard time going through the drills and techniques you start hating ballet. I need to do the drills and get my speed up. resding

Just a moment while we sign you in readlng your Goodreads account. Spreeder is my favorite. Used – Very Good. View all 5 comments.

What Spreeder does is limit subvocalization by flashing words quickly on your screen. He explains common ideological backlog with his personal experience rather than giving just fundae.

They are different things. Imagine being forced to attend ballet classesand you have such a hard time going through the jump and techniques you start hating ball Rating: Jan 10, Vivian rated it really liked it.

Breakthrough Rapid Reading by Peter Kump (ebook)

Sign In Register Help Cart. Essentially, you copy and paste text to the site and it flashes each word in that body of text one-at-a-time for you to read. I read bgeakthrough paragraphs of a law review article, which took 1 minute 50 seconds. Used book in good condition. I love slowly turning the pages and experiencing the book. Even if it means reading less books. I think there is a better way to describe or in some cases, I don’t agree with what precisely one has to do.

Lots of study tips as well for note-taking and retaining info. Very good oversized trade paperback.

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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. And so little time to read them. The course work is for a 6 week period. To be able to read all the books you ever wanted to, all at once.


In other words, the frustration that might occur early on because comprehension is low, is only temporary– if you keep rapud. Instead of stressing complete comprehension, it stresses quick reading thru of material while active organizing how the material is arranged and structured.

PaperbackRevised editionpages. It has daily exercises. However, we spend so much time reading, from emails to studying, that speed reading is too valuable of a skill to ignore completely. Rapid reading has been around for some years now, and many famous people use the system to increase their knowledge, and indeed many achieve their breakthtough because of it.

Pages clean and tight in binding.

For me, speed reading is like speed eating. This involves linear hand and eye movements kumpp movements are a crucial component of speed readinggoing from one word to the next and next, then the next line and the one after that. I used Spreeder during law school to help me quickly read through cases.