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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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The biggest because it will challenge the way you read. Open Preview See a Problem? Trivia About Breakthrough Rapi Not bad for a book about speed reading. By the end of the book I have found that my reading rate has doubled, and my comprehension has increased.

A You can expect “traditional reading” up to about words per minute WPMprobably a bit less. Speed perer would ruin it for me, wouldn’t it? The beauty of this book is it contains specific exercises and drills where readers can practice each new technique.

In other words, the frustration that might occur early on because comprehension is l I am already reading at least 3 times faster than I did before I started reading this book.

Breakthrough Rapid Reading by Peter Kump

There, I said it. The advantage of software products such as 7 Speed Reading — the breakthrouth 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. I like the idea of this book as there are beakthrough books I have avoided as I feel I would lose interest if they took too long to complete.


The purpose changes how you read.

However, learning to read faster via books, and classes, can be a slow process compared to the burgeoning capability of computer software. This book is basically a self-paced six-week course, which I completed in the last three months and a half. Breakthrough Rapid Reading by Peter Kump. View all 18 comments. There are no words to express what this book has done for me.

I had heard little things here and there about speed-reading, but I didn’t understand it. Aug 24, Jason Wang rated it it was amazing. However, we spend so much time reading, from emails to studying, that speed reading is too valuable of a skill to ignore completely.

Here are some of the more prominent sites that have praised spreeder. As of this week, I will be going through this book again and further improve my reading speed! You can always adjust your rate to your reading purpose. While in the White House, President Theodore Roosevelt used to read a book every day before breakfast, and he occasionally read three a day.

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So many books, so little time! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I used Spreeder during law school to help me quickly read through cases.

I first used it for a class during my second year of college. May 24, Matheus rated it it was amazing.

Picking this up again. Thus, some things we only need to breeze through, other things we need to be able to get more focused with etc etc.

This book was an interesting read for so many reasons. However, its greatest strength is also its greatest weakness.


Jul 11, Jevgenij rated it it was ok Shelves: But it was hard for me to have the self discipline to do all the exercises, and keep timing myself to measure my progress. As a starting point, I read at the speed of an average college student.

This is a hands on peted, and it will require practice for you to increase your own speeds.

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I would highly recommend it to everyone who’s looking to become more pr This is one of the best book purchases of my life. What I came to discover, though, is that I don’t want to read fast. Super valuable lesosns and important to readimg techniques, well written and explained and the practice exercises, though I didn’t do them, brreakthrough really well designed.

After pwter 2 weeks, and with some tedious measurements, I found I really could force myself to read almost twice as fast. So you don’t do reading exercises in lieu of other reading. D It’s a good training program Having said that, speed reading is good when it is just to scan for its ideas. Of course, my definition of reading is now different. But do keep in mind that this is not an “easy” course.

Understanding all of the ideas of the book?