A video I found that adds onto Rabbi Gutnick's post
So I was looking at different STaM videos on YouTube, and I found this video giving the main ideas on how to write STaM quicky.
The two ideas that stood out were:
Writing a line in 3-4 mins
and the need to downgrade a Ktav by 20% in order to write faster.
Now I understand that the main idea is to write faster, but it does not make sense to me that you should downgrade a ktav just for that. It almost in a sense disregards the idea of זה קלי ואנוהו.
Here is the actual video: