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Stop subvocalizing

If a voice in your head is pronouncing this right now, you are subvocalizing!

If you stop subvocalizing whatever you read, you will dramatically increase your reading speed.

While practicing you may loose comprehension but you will get over it once practiced enough

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Focus on quality

Start slow if you’re new to what you’re practicing so you can make sure you’re doing quality work, like landing one dance move well before moving onto the rest of the routine. 

Once you feel comfortable, increase your speed, but don’t lose sight of the quality of your practice.

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