The course instigates and exercise the following  skills to enhance the Total Reading Process.

- previewing
- skimming
- scanning
- chunking
- comprehending without subvocalising or "hearing" the words
- rate variation
- concentration
- understanding the purpose of punctuation marks, key words
- memory training
- paragraphing
- contextual cueing
- using peripheral vision
- vocabulary extension.

All these skills are explained, drilled and tested during the course. The theory notes in the Course Workbook explain these skills and illustrate where they fit into the course.