A nice blog on How to Learn Speed Reading. Very useful tips. I have heard about some of them in other speed reading articles. This blog is a must read, if you are curious about how you read and improve.
1. Check your eyes
2. Time your current reading speed
3. Get rid of distractions
4. Adjust reading speed depending on the material
5. Learn to separate the wheat from the chaff with pre-reading
6. Train yourself not to re-read
7. Stop reading to yourself
8. Read with your hand
9. Practice reading blocks of words
10. Practice and push yourself
11. Time your self regularly
I have head about pre-reading, block reading and reading with you hand.