There are many “free” typing tutorials listed on the web and for some the “free” part was the ability to freely download after paying for the course. These 4 seem to have clear directions and have decent visuals like the one to the left; without so many annoying pop up ads. Let me know what you think or if you know of an excellent site that you have used yourself.
Free online typing courses:
Can check out first lesson without registering; free registration
Logging into your account allows you to enter where you left off without having to start at the beginning every time you want to practice.
2. Typing Lessons. org
No annoying ads; has ergonomic hints; no need for registration so need to finish a lesson or exercise, or retake it; more in depth instructions and overview of how best to learn to type; good visuals
Has typing tutorials, self tests to assess speed, free internet typing games; need to register (free) to keep track of lessons/exercises completed so don’t have to start at the beginning each time
Has different levels of instruction; one especially for kids; free login or registration
Free online typing games at: