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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Breakthrough Rapid Reading

To ask other readers questions about Breakthrough Rapid Readingplease sign up. BRR exercises increase stress over a period of time.

Reading is actually a far more complicated skill than most people believe. You can paste any text you wish and then adjust the controls, including the overall speed, font size, how many words you want to see at a time. I need to practice the excercises in the first readding of the book for awhile before I move on to the rest of the book. I embraced the book fully, deciding to always pete its instructions and do all exercises to the best of my ability. Watch anyone’s eyes closely who is reading and you’ll see that this is the case.

However, learning to read faster via books, and classes, can be a slow bbreakthrough compared to the burgeoning capability of computer software. Apr 03, Bryan marked it as did-not-finish Shelves: I am already reading at least 3 times faster than I did before I started reading this book.


A Hey, just because you know speed reading doesn’t mean you have to use it for every single text you ever encounter.

Thank you Peter Kump! With all that being said, I wouldn’t say I agree with everything the author argues. Mar 16, Amy Hardison rated it it was amazing. As of this week, I will be going through this book again and further improve my reading speed! That said, I would say Summary: I still believe strongly that these two techniques are less about techniques and more that they are precursors to speed reading. This book is not just about reading fast moving eyes quickly, etc.

Speed reading would ruin it for me, wouldn’t it? The book, and the method, is predicated on the idea that we don’t have to read everything at the same level of depth.

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A You can expect “traditional reading” up to about words per minute WPMprobably a bit less. Most books on speed reading have a HUGE memory section. I love slowly turning the pages and experiencing the book. The book chapters and drills seemed to be divided into drills that focus on: Nov 06, Allan Fisher rated it really liked it. Trivia About Breakthrough Rapi The course work is for a 6 week period.

It’s not all about speed. I do this in class using a classroom computer and projector, but it can be used on tablets and phones too. Breakthrough Rapid Reading by Peter Kump.

I would highly recommend it to everyone who’s looking to become more productive. I feel that my comprehension has suffered a little. For me, speed reading is like speed eating. So I think it’s good. I could have read three times as many books over those years, and it would have been an enormous help in grad school. I read and did the exercises from this book a few years ago and my reading speed more than doubled.


Sep 24, Travis rated it really liked it Shelves: I spwed heard little things here and there about speed-reading, but I didn’t understand it. He explains common ideological backlog with his personal experience rather than giving just fundae.

Just an effort to go faster and stay focused. I used Spreeder during law school to help me quickly read through cases.

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What I came to discover, though, is that I petter want to read fast. I don’t want to learn how to eat my meal in 30 seconds because I LOVE food and I don’t want to miss the nuances of flavor, even if it means missing out on other foods. Nearly any material can be copy and pasted into Spreeder in order to allow you to traverse through the words at a quicker pace.

D It’s a kumo training program Having said that, speed reading is good when it is just to scan for its ideas. What do you consider reading?

In other words, the frustration that might occur early on because comprehension is low, is only temporary– if you keep practicing.