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  • the average person types about 40 words per minute, but it's actually possible to double that.

  • Here's some tips that will help you type faster.

  • There are two things you can work on to become a faster type er, posture and muscle memory.

  • Let's start with posture for optimal typing.

  • Your back should be aligned with the back of your chair, with your elbows bent and both feet flat on the ground.

  • Maintaining proper posture will make your typing experience more comfortable and ease any stress on your risk for hand placement.

  • Place your fingers on the keyboard so that your left index finger is on the F key and your right index finger is on the J Key.

  • Your fingers should fall naturally along the middle role of the keyboard, also known as the home Rocchi's.

  • Once I've been keys outside of the home row, move your nearest finger either up or down.

  • In order to limit finger gymnastics, your pinky should be in charge of pressing the shift key, and your thumbs are responsible for the space bar.

  • Next, let's work on building your muscle memory.

  • The best way to do this is to train yourself to touch type, which means to type without looking down at the keyboard.

  • Open up a blank word document and start typing any words that come to your mind.

  • Don't worry too much about the speed focused on limiting typos.

  • If it's too difficult not to look at your hands, you can purchase a blank keyboard or keyboard cover.

  • Another option is to activate an on screen keyboard as a guide, so you're not tempted to peak to do this.

  • Go to the search bar and type in keyboard to open your keyboard.

  • Preferences on PC Click on on screen keyboard for Mac users.

  • Make sure show keyboard and emojis Viewer in menu Bar is checked.

  • You should now see the keyboard menu on the upper right, which will give you the option of show keyboard.

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  • Once you feel comfortable touch typing, you're ready to hit the tracks.

  • Speed tests are a great way to practice.

  • Check out the description box below.

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  • Being able to type faster requires time and experience.

  • The most important thing to know is that practice makes perfect.

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the average person types about 40 words per minute, but it's actually possible to double that.

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