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Online typing practice

Online typing practice

Do you want to type like a pro? You need to practice touch typing online for a couple of months and follow a set of guidelines to achieve that. It is preferable to do it online because you will not need to worry about collecting the copy texts, you will not need to write down and track your performance history on yourself, and you will not need to worry about storing the historical data on yourself so you don't lose it. Typing Mentor web app is going to do these things for you, and all you need to do is just type.

online typing practice

Free online English typing practice lessons

Our free online typing practice application Typing Mentor currently supports typing in the English language. You will find several different types of lessons from which you can choose the ones that work best for you. Typing Mentor has lessons based on numbers, n-grams, the most commonly used English words, keyboard rows, keys, fingers, and so on.

Read more about basic knowledge here

Online typing practice finger position

Knowing the correct finger position is a must for touch typing. Touch typing (also called touch type, blind typing, or touch keyboarding) is a style of typing where you type without looking at the keys on the keyboard. The image below demonstrates the initial finger positions.

Touch typing finger position

Also do not forget to follow the correct gesture while you are typing on the computer keyboard.

Read more about ergonomic typing here

Online typing practice for programmers

Are you a programmer or interested in programming? It is important to learn how to type without looking at the keyboard. Because programmers need to think about the program while they are coding. Searching for the keys on the keyboard at the time of coding is disturbing and might be a hindrance to a smooth thinking process. As a programmer, you should do number typing practice and symbol typing practice a lot. And as mentioned earlier that by doing it online you can track your progress automatically.

Online typing practice for kids and adults

Learning to type correctly is important for the kids because it will save them time for the rest of their life. Kids should start with the correct finger placement. Placing the fingers in the correct position on the keyboard and typing without looking at the keyboard is a prerequisite to becoming an expert at touch typing.

Adults who already know some typing but can not do touch typing might experience a sudden drop in their typing speed after they start touch-typing practice regardless of online or offline. But you should not worry about it because your brain is taking time to unlearn the wrong habits first. Immediately after you unlearn the wrong habits, you will exceed your lifetime best typing speed if you continue practicing touch typing regularly.

Online typing practice for 1 minute or based on the length of a paragraph

Setting the correct duration of your online typing sessions is important. If you decided to keep practicing all day until you become an expert, you are doing it wrong. Or if you decided to learn touch typing but do not practice it regularly is also not right. Ideally, you should be practicing around 30 minutes or so every day if possible. But do not stress about it. You should listen to your body in this process. Stop typing if you are feeling uncomfortable.

Read more about 1 minute typing test

Touch typing practice online

"Touch typing" is a style of typing where the person doesn't look at the keyboard while typing. This is an essential skill to achieve good typing speed. You can practice touch typing online using our web app Typing Mentor.

Take Typing Test after some practice

Taking the typing tests online at Typing Mentor regularly lets you track your typing speed. If you visit the stats page, you will see a bunch of statistics that will provide you insights into your typing performances and timeline statistics.

To improve your test results you should take a few lessons online at Typing Mentor and take a test after that.

Happy typing, cheers 😁🎉🤞🏻 !

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Md Nazmul Hoque Bhuiyan

A technology entrepreneur, blogger, speaker, and writer. He is the founder of TypingMentor, a web application that helps users to learn and practice touch typing. He loves to write about technology, productivity, and self-improvement. Bhuiyan is a self-confessed geek and a fan of lean and agile product management.

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