Speed Reading

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

Memory Improvement Techniques Memory Skills

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

Study Skills

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

Welcome To Gloo Memory, Speed Reading And Study Skills Courses

Our aim is simple, to help YOU be more successful. We achieve this through a unique range of fun, fast and effective Public Workshops, 1 To 1 Programs and In-House Training Courses. All Gloo Courses are delivered in person 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 and having fun in the process, you've come to the right place. Read on for details of our Memory and Speed Reading Courses for adults and Study Skills Courses for students. Or Contact Us and we'll happily recommend which course is right for you.

2020 Public Courses

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

The Hidden Advantage Workshop
1 Day Memory/Speed Reading Course

Our popular Memory/Speed Reading Course for anyone looking to boost their memory, double their reading speed and tackle information overload. Limited to just 10 people.

Sydney 30 January *2 Places Left*
Melbourne 5 February Places Available
Brisbane 11 February Places Available
Sydney 17 March Places Available
Canberra 24 March
Melbourne 8 April
Brisbane 16 April
Sydney 12 May
Canberra 19 May
Melbourne 2 June
Brisbane 16 June
Sydney 30 June

*Book by 31 January 2020 and save $100*

Speed Reading Course Details

Can't Do The Above Dates?
Then consider a 1 To 1 Private Program available all year round at a time of your choosing. Or if you work for an organisation consider an In-House Training Course.

Essential Study Skills Workshop
1 Day 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.

Brisbane 14 January Taken Place
Brisbane 15 January Taken Place
Melbourne 16 January Taken Place
Sydney 21 January Fully Booked
Sydney 22 January Fully Booked
Sydney 23 January Fully Booked
Sydney 24 January Fully Booked
Sydney 25 January *2 Places Left*
Melbourne 7 April 5 Places Left
Brisbane 15 April
Canberra 21 April
Sydney 24 April

*Book by 31 January 2020 and save $100*

Study Skills Course Details

Prefer To Learn 1 To 1?
The Study Skills Course can also be done as a 1 To 1 Private Program at any time through the year. For details visit 1 To 1 Study Skills Program.

Current Specials

We've got some fantastic savings available right now on the following Gloo Training Programs:

Memory/Speed Reading

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

High School Study Skills

Public Courses save $100
1 To 1 Programs save $200

Specials apply to bookings made by 31 January 2020 for courses and programs delivered between now and 30 June 2020.

New To Gloo?

Gloo Memory Improvement, Speed Reading and Study Skills Courses are designed and delivered personally by Chris Lyons who in 2006 doubled the Australian Memory Record by reciting Pi to 4,400 places without error. In 2008 Chris 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 frequently on the ABC.


Find Out More About Our Convenient Training Options

  Public Courses

Small Group Courses Open To All
Public Training Courses held regularly around Australia

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 In-House Training Courses for teams

In-House Training Courses


Double Your Reading Speed, Quickly!

With the New Year upon us, now's the perfect time to kickstart 2020 and ensure you achieve more of your goals this year by joining us at our popular Memory Skills/Speed Reading Training Course, The Hidden Advantage Workshop.

Bookings are now open for courses taking place from now through to June 2020 in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and Brisbane. Each workshop is limited to just 10 people. So book early to avoid missing out. Plus save $100 with our current Special.

Speed Reading Courses

Study Smarter! 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 a small number of 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 1 day course, Essential Study Skills For High School Students, shares these techniques and gives students the confidence and capability to fulfil their true potential.

Our recent courses were all fully booked, so don't miss out on our next High School Study Skills Courses taking place in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and Brisbane during the January and April school holidays. Each workshop is limited to just 12 students, so book now to secure a spot. Plus take advantage of our current Special, save $100.

Study Skills Courses

Work For An Organisation?

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 In-House Training Courses, delivered at a time to suit you and in the convenience of your offices.

Staff Training Courses

If you need a little help in deciding which program is right for you, then call us on 02 9089 8892. 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 15 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! This is just a small selection of comments from people who have already benefitted from Gloo In-House Workshops, Public Courses and 1 To 1 Programs.

"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, PricewaterhouseCoopers

"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

"Excellent simple techniques. Amazing improvement in 1 day. Incredible."
Justin Ezard, Manager, PKF Chartered Accounting Melbourne

"Education at its best. One of the best and most useful presentations I've attended. An absolute must for anyone who thinks."
Ange Marinakis, Doctor, Melbourne

"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

"Chris is an interesting and energetic presenter. The tips and techniques will touch every aspect of my job and I don't know how I survived without them!"
Matthew Palmer, Lawyer, Macquarie Group Sydney

"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

"A must for business people."
Bronwyn Matthews, General Manager, Mercury Telephones, Canberra

"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

"The best course I've ever done. I would recommend this course to all sales people."
Aaron Lukeman, Mercury Telephones, Canberra

"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 pizzazz!"
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

"The presentation was one of the best I've been to and I have been to a few! Very enjoyable, using fun to educate. Inclusive, brilliant presenter."
Pauline Lonel, Royal District Nursing Service

"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

"I was wrapped with the results! I saw an exponential increase in my reading speed. I definitely recommend this course."
Tamara Dimattina, Marketing Account Manager

"A really great way to develop and improve your memory skills."
Dr Michael Best, GP, Melbourne

Ready To Get Started?

Choose From The Following Training Options

  Public Courses

Small Group Courses Open To All
Public Training Courses held regularly around Australia

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 In-House Training Courses for teams

In-House Training Courses


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 9089 8892 or Contact Us via email.

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