Mike Mc Mahon

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Passion and enthusiasm are the "watch" words of Mike Mc Mahon. He brings both to his trading and his teaching, with hands-on experience in the market since 1977, as an investor, a trader and a licensed Commodities broker.

Mike is one of the founders of Online Trading Academy and has recently retired after 13 years as its Director of Education in order to simply do what he loves best – trading and teaching.

High energy in the classroom keeps his students focused, and Mike’s ability to deliver complex ideas with humor and simple examples makes the education fun and easily remembered. He brings a blend of academia and experience to the classroom. His ability to communicate this blend is the rare talent that allows an active trader to be a successful Instructor. His students are always well-schooled – with passion and enthusiasm.

For an in-depth interview with Mike Mc Mahon click here.

Mastermind Instructor Instructor Excellence Award


  • Licensed Commodities broker
  • Retired as Online Trading Academy's Director of Education


  • US Markets


  • Forex
  • Futures
  • Mastermind Community
  • Stocks


  • CES Certified
  • Power Trading Radio guest
  • Hour with the Pros


  • California, USA

What Students Are Saying

“At first I was a little worried Forex would be more complicated, but this class was extremely clear and thorough. Mike Mc Mahon was an excellent instructor and made this more than understandable and easy.”

, July 2016

“Mike has been a fantastic teacher. With a lot of examples from his immense experience as a real trader. He was able to carry forward very valuable information to the whole group as well as practical guidelines to truly become a professional trader ourselves.”

, July 2016

“Mike's experience and style allowed us all to get a great learning experience by weaving in his own experiences, approaches, and live market interactions with the prepared course material. Very engaging and I can't wait for Pro Trader 2 next week.”

, July 2016

“I enjoyed Mike Mc Mahon's Professional Trader Class, Part One. He used numerous real-world examples and great anecdotal stories to get ideas across.”

, July 2016

“I had a great learning experience taking this class. The instructor was knowledgeable about all aspects of the subject. His teaching method and anecdotes kept us all excited to learn more. The 6 hours of class went by so fast! I almost quit this week when my counselor suggested I do this online with a different instructor. Changed the course of my decision. Mike is great. His style of teaching is fantastic, and that is how it should be for new traders.”

, June 2016

“The difference that an instructor can make is monumental and life changing. I feel like I can really do this and Mike made all the difference for me. ”

, June 2016
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