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The Shilin Speed Reading Institute

Dedicated to Changing the Way the World

 Reads and Learns

Read at Least

Three Times Faster

With the World's Most Advanced Speed Reading Program

Shilin Speed Reading Institute is a personal development and education focused company. We help our clients achieve greater success in their lives through the development and delivery of advanced mental development courses designed to unlock their potential and to develop the minds allowing them to think, read and work faster and more efficiently.

Our signature program, the Shilin Speed Reading Program is an advanced practical in-class speed reading training program developed by Dmitriy Shilin.

Developed in the late 1980s in the Ukraine, Dmitriy trained thousands of students to exponentially increase their reading speed. When moving to South Africa after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the course lay dormant while Dmitriy focused on other business initiatives. Now nearly 2 decades later the course is being reintroduced to the world at a time when it is most needed.


2017 Courses Dates

Please visit our events page by following the link below:

Johannesburg 3 Week Program:

Jan/Feb Course Begins 30 January 2017

Feb/March Course Begins 27 February 2017

June/July Student Course Begins 26 June 2017


Cape Town 10 Day Program:

February 10 day course starts 6 February 2017


Cape Town 1 Day Program:

February 1 day course 4 February 2017


For more details please view the event pages



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Awakening Your True Potential: How Kayla Reads at 8000 Words Per Minute

One of our top students 18 year old Kayla, increased her reading speed by over 1700% in a single day on the Shilin Speed Reading one-day program. It is most probably one of the highest increases in reading speeds in a day. She started with a reading speed of 108 words per minute and finished with a reading speed of 1844 words per minute.

She went onto attend our 10-day program a few months later and completed the program with a reading speed of over 8000 words per minute with full comprehension. How is it possible to read at 8000 words per minute? Read more about it by clicking the link below:



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Shilin Speed Reading Video Testimonials

Suhail Shamieh - International Banking Consultant, Dubai

Radhika Jivan - Student, Parktown Girls

Léonie Tovell - Entrepreneur, Dubai

Uwais Razack - Civil Engineer, Anglo American

James Mclean - Nielsen Research

Gavin Symanowitz - Entrepreneur, Feedback Rocket