Speed Reading

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

Double Your Reading Speed, Quickly!
1 To 1 Private Speed Reading Program

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 Program Summary

Blast through emails, books and reports, save valuable time, be more productive.  The benefits of Speed Reading are obvious. In this fun, fast-paced Speed Reading Program you will discover the reading techniques used by highly effective people to read faster, boost their productivity and achieve more each day.

Plus go beyond traditional Speed Reading Programs by learning how to remember much more of what you read through the use of powerful Memory Techniques. Delivered in person by Australian Memory Record Breaker Chris Lyons.

1 To 1 Speed Reading Program - Sydney, Lismore And Via Zoom

1 To 1 Private Programs take place at Gloo in Rozelle or Lismore or directly in your home. They can also be done from anywhere via Zoom.

 Purpose Of Program

  • To give you a rapid introduction to the most effective Speed Reading techniques
  • To show you how to double your reading speed and tackle information overload
  • To provide you with a simple framework to help you apply and practise your new Speed Reading skills

 What You'll Learn

  • Speed Reading - how well do you currently read and what's possible?
  • Why most people read below their potential and with poor comprehension
  • 4 key techniques to increase your reading speed, comprehension and recall
  • How to quickly double your reading speed through effective practice
  • How to remember more of what you read using the BDA approach
  • How and when to make notes to maximise comprehension, retention and recall
  • Reading strategies for different materials and purposes
  • Common reading traps and how to avoid them

"Very useful method on how to approach reading for maximum retention and understanding. Currently reading 2 books a month and look forward to applying these principles to cover even more content. Chris was super effective in teaching. Highly recommended!"
Edric Taing, Manager, Stecs Trading Pty Ltd

"Lots of tools and tricks to implement easily and immediately. I loved your delivery and the flow of the coaching program. Thanks Chris."
Tiffany Cooney, Sales Manager, BMW Sydney

"A brilliant approach to speed reading and memory coaching. Truly original and refreshing. It was enjoyable and great to learn these skills that will help improve my focus and productivity. Would highly recommend Chris."
Michael Barca, Sales Professional, Sydney

"One of the main areas of benefit for me is that the information provided has allowed me to maximise my organisational productivity. Highly recommended."
Anne Oakley, Manager, Melbourne Citymission

"Very straightforward and informative. Enjoyed it immensely and achieved results quickly. Thank you very much."
Bernard Walker, Director, Clover Fields Penrith

"A lot of value in increasing your reading speed and memory. With just one session I have at least doubled my reading speed. Highly recommended!"
Vinh Luu, Business Improvement Consultant, Sydney

 How Is The Program Structured?

For your convenience, you can choose between two formats each of which covers the same material, whether done online or face-to-face:

  OPTION A: Half Day Program. Delivered in x1 four hour session, either a morning or an afternoon. Perfect if you want to cover all the material in the shortest possible time and in just one go.

  OPTION B: 2 Session Program. Delivered in x2 two hour sessions one week apart. Ideal if you find two shorter, separate coaching sessions more convenient.

With both options, the program is broken up in to a number of short modules each of which covers one or several key strategies or techniques, which progressively build on each other through the course of the training. The material is delivered in a fun, relaxed and humorous fashion to ensure maximum engagement and retention.

Regular short breaks are also taken to maintain attention and focus. In this way, it is possible to easily absorb and learn the techniques covered whether done in x1 four hour session or over x2 separate two hour sessions.

 How Is The Program Delivered?

If you live in Sydney or Lismore, this Program can be done face-to-face at Gloo in Rozelle or North Lismore. It can also be delivered directly in your home within the Sydney metropolitan and Lismore areas at no extra charge, if done in one session.

Zoom The Program can also be done from the comfort and convenience of your home using Zoom. See the FAQ below for more details.

 Who Delivers The Program?

This Speed Reading Program is delivered live and in person by Chris Lyons who doubled the Australian Memory Record by reciting Pi to 4,400 places without error and won the Australian Memory Championships Names competition by correctly memorising 46 people's names in just 5 minutes.

Chris has appeared on The Today Show, A Current Affair, Today Tonight, ABC TV and has demonstrated how effective Speed Reading and Memory techniques can be on radio stations all around Australia.

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

An experienced trainer and facilitator, Chris has been running Speed Reading Programs for 21 years and has never had a single customer complaint or refund request. Not one. Because Gloo training is fun, fast and effective. Here is just a small selection of comments from people who have taken our Speed Reading Programs.

 How Much Does The Program Cost?

The Speed Reading Program costs $595. If you are interested in the program but it is beyond your budget at present, you can reduce the cost by taking the program together with a friend, colleague or family member. See question 4 below for details.

Special - Save $100

Book this Program today and pay just $495. Special applies to Half Day Programs booked and paid for by 15 June 2024 for delivery any time between now and 30 September 2024.

 Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to some frequently-asked questions about this program. If you have other questions before you register for your Gloo 1 To 1 Program, feel free to call us on 02 7229 4920.

1. When Do The Sessions Take Place?

Available all year round and at a time to suit you, this Private Speed Reading Program can be taken on weekdays, Saturdays and selected Sundays. Sessions take place during the daytime and are also available on selected weekday evenings.

2. Where Do The Face-To-Face Sessions Take Place?

Face-to-face sessions take place in Sydney's Inner West in Rozelle - Google map or in North Lismore Google map. Alternatively, programs can also be delivered at your home or place of work within the Sydney metropolitan and Lismore areas at no extra charge, if done in one session.

Not in Sydney/Lismore or prefer not to travel? The Program can also be done from the comfort and convenience of your home using Zoom.

3. How Do The Online Sessions Work?

For Gloo Online Programs we use Zoom which runs in any web browser and on any device. The week prior to your program we will send you a Zoom link to access your Online Program, together with the program handouts in one easy-to-print PDF document. Learn more about Gloo Zoom Sessions.

4. Is It Possible To Take The Program With Someone Else?

Yes, you can take this program with up to two additional people at the same time. The cost for each additional person is $200. So if you take the Half Day Program with a friend or colleague, with our current Special the total cost is $495 + $200 = $695 or c$350 each.

5. Is This Program Suitable For Students?

Learning how to study effectively is crucial to academic success. For this reason, we offer separate 1 to 1 programs specifically tailored to the needs of students:

  Essential Study Skills For High School Students

  Essential Study Skills For University Students

For high school students we also run a special Small Group Public Study Skills Course regularly throughout the year in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Lismore and via Zoom.

6. I'd Prefer To Attend A Group Course. When Are The Next Ones?

We regularly run small group public courses open to all, a cheaper option to a private program. For upcoming dates and to find out more visit Memory/Speed Reading Group Courses.

7. I Work For An Organisation, Can You Deliver This Program For Our Team?

Yes, it can be delivered for teams either face-to-face in small groups or online via Zoom. For details please Contact Us.

 Register Now - Quickly And Easily

Registering for your Gloo 1 To 1 Speed Reading Program is quick and easy. Simply complete the brief form below and then hit 'Submit'. We'll then be in touch within 24 business hours for a quick chat to check that the program is right for you and to discuss your preferred session time(s). If you choose to go ahead we will book in the date(s) and ask you to pay for your program via credit card, PayPal or bank transfer.

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Need A Little Help?

If you are interested in speed reading but need a little help to decide which training option is right for you, then simply contact us for a quick chat. Call us on 02 7229 4920 or if you prefer Contact Us via email.

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