Speed Reading

Read Faster, Remember More. Simple Techniques To Double Your Reading Speed.

Speed Reading Courses

Memory Skills

Improve Your Memory. Powerful Techniques For Absorbing And Recalling Information.

Memory Skills Courses

Study Skills

Study Smarter, Achieve More. Essential Study Techniques Every Student Should Know.

Study Skills Courses

Memory, Speed Reading And Study Skills Courses

Welcome to Gloo. Our aim is simple, to help YOU be more successful. We achieve this through our fun, fast and effective Public Workshops, 1 To 1 Programs and In-House Training Courses.

All Gloo Courses are delivered by Chris Lyons who doubled the Australian Memory Record by reciting Pi to 4,400 places. Chris has demonstrated how effective Memory, Speed Reading and Study Skills techniques can be on TV and radio stations all around Australia.

So if you're serious about achieving more, faster you've come to the right place. Learn more about our Memory and Speed Reading Courses for Adults and our Study Skills Courses for Students. Or Contact Us and we'll happily recommend which course is right for you.

2024 Upcoming Courses

Memory, Speed Reading And Study Skills Workshops
With Australian Record Breaker Chris Lyons

Essential High School Study Skills Course

Study smarter, pass exams, achieve better results. Learn highly effective study techniques most ordinary students are never ever shown. Limited to just 12 students.

Sydney - Saturday 10 August 2024
Zoom - Sunday 18 August 2024
Brisbane - Thursday 26 September 2024
Melbourne - Thursday 3 October 2024
Zoom - Sunday 6 October
Sydney - Sunday 13 October 2024

Book by 31 July 2024, save $100

High School Study Skills Course

Memory/Speed Reading Course

Read faster, remember more and tackle information overload. Our popular 1 day Memory Improvement and Speed Reading course. Limited to just 10 people.

Sydney - Friday 9 August 2024
Zoom - Tuesday 20 August 2024
Brisbane - Tuesday 27 August 2024
Lismore - Tuesday 10 September 2024
Melbourne - Friday 4 October 2024
Zoom - Tuesday 22 October 2024

Book by 31 July 2024, save $100

Memory/Speed Reading Course

Speed Reading Course

Double your reading speed. Learn how to boost your reading speed and comprehension, quickly. Fun, fast-paced half day workshop. Limited to just 6 people.

Zoom - Tuesday 30 July 2024
Zoom - Tuesday 3 September 2024

Book by 31 July 2024, save $100

Speed Reading Course

Dates Not Convenient?
Then consider a 1 To 1 Private Program available all year round in Sydney, Lismore or via Zoom.

Essential University Study Skills Course

Learn new information quickly and more easily by combining highly effective Memory, Reading and Note-taking techniques. Limited to just 6 people.

Zoom - Tuesday 1 October 2024
Zoom - Sunday 23 February 2025

Book by 31 July 2024, save $100

University Study Skills Course

Prefer To Learn 1 To 1?
All the above can also be done as a 1 To 1 Private Program in Sydney, Lismore or via Zoom throughout the year.

Current Specials

Memory Skills/Speed Reading

Speed Reading QuickStart save $50
Remember Names QuickStart save $50
Public Courses save $100
1 To 1 Programs save $200
Courses For Teams save $1,000

High School Study Skills

Public Courses save $100
1 To 1 Programs save $200
In-School Courses save $1,000

Click the page links above for more details.

New To Gloo?

Gloo Memory, Speed Reading and Study Skills Courses are designed and delivered by Chris Lyons who doubled the Australian Memory Record by reciting Pi to 4,400 places without error. Chris also won the Australian Memory Championships Names competition by correctly memorising 46 people's names in just 5 minutes.

An experienced trainer and facilitator, Chris also has over 10 years' commercial experience gained in senior management roles in large UK and Australian companies, before starting to design and deliver Gloo Training Programs in 2003.

Chris has appeared on The Today Show, A Current Affair, Today Tonight, ABC TV and shown how effective Memory, Speed Reading and Study Skills techniques can be on radio stations all around Australia including 2UE, 2GB, 3AW and the ABC.

Quick Tips And Techniques

Interested in learning how to read faster and remember more? Start with the following short articles. Each takes under 5 minutes to read.

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You Can Remember Much More Than You Think

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Read Faster, Remember More, Study Smarter

Find Out More About Our Convenient Training Options


  Public Courses

Small Group Courses
Public Training Courses throughout the year open to all

Public Training Courses

  1 To 1 Programs

Private Programs For Individuals
Private 1 To 1 Programs available all year round

1 To 1 Private Programs

Staff Training Courses  Staff Training

Workshops For Organisations
Fun, fast and effective Training Courses for teams

In-House Training Courses

LATEST NEWS: July 2024

High School Study Skills Courses

Learning how to learn is perhaps the single most important skill you will ever learn. Yet sadly many students go through their entire academic career never really knowing how to study efficiently or effectively.

The good news is that there are some simple, easy to learn techniques which any student can use to study much more effectively, improve their grades and achieve better results. Our fun, fast-paced, Essential Study Skills For High School Students, shares these techniques and gives students the confidence and capability to study smarter and achieve more.

Our recent courses were fully booked, so don't miss out on our next High School Study Skills Workshops taking place during August and September. Each Study Skills Course is limited to just 12 students, so book now to avoid missing out. Plus take advantage of our current Special, save $100.

Public Study Skills Courses

Double Your Reading Speed, Quickly!

Join us at our popular Memory Skills/Speed Reading Training Course, The Hidden Advantage Workshop, and learn how to read faster and remember more, so you can get more done each day and finally tackle that pile of books you’ve always been meaning to read! Plus discover simple and effective techniques for remembering names and presenting confidently without notes.

Take part in one of our small group courses in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Lismore or via Zoom. Each workshop is limited to just 10 people or less, so book early to avoid missing out. Plus save $100 with our current Special.

Public Speed Reading Courses

Special
In-House Memory And Speed Reading Courses

If you're interested in how you and your team can save time and achieve more each day, then we can help you. Find out more about our Memory Skills and Speed Reading Staff Training Courses, delivered at a time to suit you and in the convenience of your offices.

Plus book any 1 Day Course by 31 July 2024, for delivery any time between now and 30 September 2024, and save $1,000 off the usual Delivery Fee. Click on the button below to find out more.

In-House Staff Training Courses

1 To 1 Private Programs

Did you know that we offer many of our popular group courses as Private 1 To 1 Programs? We’ve been running Private Programs for adults and students for many years and they are a great option for those who learn best one on one or prefer the privacy, convenience and extra personal attention of a Private Program.

Our Private 1 To 1 Programs are available all year round and can be done in person in Sydney, Lismore or via Zoom at a time of your choosing. Learn more about our range of 1 To 1 Programs. Or take a look at these popular choices:

Private Study Skills Program

Private Speed Reading Program

If you need a little help in deciding which program is right for you, then call us on 02 7229 4920. Or if you prefer Contact Us via email. We're happy to help.

Memorable Training, Fantastic Feedback

Improve your memory and double your reading speed, quickly! Chris Lyons has been delivering Gloo Training Courses and 1 To 1 Programs for 21 years without a single customer complaint or refund request. Not one. Just fantastic feedback on our unique style of Memory Improvement, Speed Reading and Study Skills training - fun, fast and effective!

Join the thousands of people who have already benefited from our In-House Workshops, Public Courses and 1 To 1 Programs.

"I just wanted to give you a quick update on how I have progressed with my reading and comprehension. I'm ecstatic to say that I have improved from 161 to 384 words per minute! I have not only been able to read at a faster pace but also with a considerable improvement in my comprehension, a key goal for me. Thank you so very much for your very engaging workshop which helped me achieve this!"
Annalise Schiraldi, 4th Year Medical Student, Sydney University

"The memory sessions were brilliant and I have since used one of the techniques to present a one hour training session without notes, a feat I would never have thought possible before this workshop."
Glen Frost, Partner, PwC

"Doubled my reading speed in a very short time. Simple processes, easy to remember."
Mark Elworthy, Director, Merrill Lynch

"Presented in a very simple but incredibly effective way. Brilliant presenter. 10/10 for the content and the way it was delivered."
Ray Itaoui, CEO, Virgin

"This information is mind-blowing! It is set to put me ahead of the bunch in business, sales, presentations and of course communications. Chris was brilliant."
Kris Cochrane, Business Owner, Rapid Personal Training

"It's hard to believe that one single workshop could enhance my memory and study skills by so much."
Darryn, Commerce Student, ANU Canberra

"The speed reading course was fantastic, it will save me time in all aspects of my life. I would highly recommend this to anyone who reads."
Lucy McInnes, Boral

"My reading speed more than doubled after just one session. I always had a strong memory but Chris's techniques have improved it even further. Well worth it."
John Havas, Manager Risk and Compliance, Commonwealth Bank

"Extremely useful, particularly for remembering names."
Allegra Spender, CEO, Carla Zampatti

"Chris is an excellent presenter who is able to deliver lots of information in an easy to understand, fun and interesting way. I have heaps of great techniques that I am really looking forward to using. I am in the professional training industry and Chris is right up there with the best!"
Julie Blackburn, General Manager, Beyond Success Canberra

"Very useful practical techniques for an essential life skill for any successful executive."
Mitchell Taylor, Managing Director, Taylors Wines

"I found the workshop extremely beneficial, in that little amount of time my memory doubled in power. The techniques were fantastic and I will definitely use them in the future."
Jack White, Year 10 Student, Melbourne

"These tools should be the foundation of our education. A fun filled day which will genuinely save time and assist me in finding that elusive work-life balance."
Kate Melrose, Global Manager Strategic Marketing, Lend Lease

"Very effective. Very valuable."
Simon J Costa, CEO, Costa Group

"Excellent course! Well presented, captured my attention 100%. Learnt what I came for. Facilitator - presentation, interaction, could not be faulted."
Jennifer Taalman, Project Officer, Department of Planning and Community Development, Victoria

"Presented with style and pizazz!"
Jeff Allis, Director, Boost Juice Bars

"The most enjoyable, most practical course I've ever done, can be applied to anything."
Mario Kos, Royal District Nursing Service

"Fantastic techniques - memory and speed reading. Best training I have done in a long time! Kept my attention all day and that is saying something!"
Lesley Hodge, Ardoch Youth Foundation

"A wonderful program. I flew down for each session and it was worth every cent. Chris has a very practical approach to turning theory into sensible ways to use this knowledge in the business world."
Jeff Scicluna, IT Consultant, Macquarie Bank


Ready To Get Started?

Choose From The Following Options


  Public Courses

Small Group Courses
Public Training Courses throughout the year open to all

Public Training Courses

  1 To 1 Programs

Private Programs For Individuals
Private 1 To 1 Programs available all year round

1 To 1 Private Programs

Staff Training Courses  Staff Training

Workshops For Organisations
Fun, fast and effective Training Courses for teams

In-House Training Courses

Interested?

If you are interested in how you can improve your memory, double your reading speed or study more effectively then contact us for a quick chat. Call us on 02 7229 4920 or Contact Us via email.

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