Professional Options Trader

Students learning option trading in an Online Trading Academy options training course

Professional Options Trader (5 Days):


Online Course also available in ten 3-hour sessions.

To enroll in courses, you must first take a FREE Power Trading Workshop.

Most options traders think they can profit by ignoring price direction, which is why most options traders lose money. In this core level options trading course you’ll learn how to apply our simple rules-based strategy to options trading in order to identify your own best entry and exit points. We don’t just teach the technical tools, we show you how to determine whether an option is overpriced or underpriced at any point and move quickly to maximize your profits!

You’ll learn options strategies that can be applied whether you intend to make options your primary asset class, or are using options trading as a way to balance and protect your portfolio. Each day's options trading course agenda contains powerful and fully interactive lectures led by a professional trader combined with live trading sessions focusing on market analysis and trade execution.

Prerequisites: Professional Trader Course, Parts 1 and 2.

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What You Will Learn

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OTA Core Strategy

Knowing price direction (market timing) is the single greatest edge for the options trader as your competition doesn't know how to do this properly.

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The significance of In the Money, At the Money and Out of the Money when you enter the trade at an options expiration date and everywhere in between.

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Non-Level Playing Field

Use measurements of changing risk ("The Greeks") to construct the right position for any market condition by predicting the future value of your options.

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Risk Management

Use options to manage risk in your portfolio through straddles, strangles, condors, butterflies and other tactics.

Who You Will Learn From

Our staff of professional instructors is composed of the best, most dedicated people you will ever meet. They will teach you trading fundamentals and advanced techniques like no one else. Each has a unique personality that will keep you on the edge of your seat, waiting for the next "golden nugget" of trading information.

What Students Are Saying

4.5 stars - based on 2 reviews

"This course takes a novice from zero to a practical understanding of the application of basic options strategies in a logical manner. At the conclusion of this course you have enough knowledge to place safe trades."

Rating: 4 out of 5
, February 2014

"Understand a great deal more about options than I did before."

, October 2013

"Well presented. The material is exceptionally valuable for one who is doing options trading."

, October 2013

"I absolutely loved the Options course. The way it was taught got me very excited to trade. I couldn't stop thinking or talking about Options after class.. an eight hour class. Needless to say, I can't wait to start trading and I can't wait to get into XLTs. This was one of the best courses I've ever taken."

, October 2013

"The options class provided powerful resources to maximize the use of the trader's capital and manage risk."

, September 2013

"This was my first time through this class. There is a lot of material covered. I plan on practicing Options trades on the simulator and watching the Options XLT sessions. This class provided an excellent basis to take that next step. Josip did an excellent job of iteratively exercising our class through each Options strategy."

, September 2013

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