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

  • OTA Core Strategy

    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.

  • Moneyness


    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.

  • Non-Level Playing Field

    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.

  • Risk Management

    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 21 reviews

“This class vastly improved my probability for success in trading options and will immediately become an integral part of my trading plan.”

, April 2014

“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.”

, February 2014

“This was an excellent course to solidify my understanding of how to identify Supply and Demand, then using the levels and implied volatility to determine appropriate strategies for entering and exiting a trade.”

, January 2014

“What I am most pleased about is that I not only added knowledge to my Options Trading, but also, and more importantly, understanding of the concepts and principles.”

, December 2013

“This course was phenomenal. It exceeded my expectations in every aspect. As stated above, Jose has incredible ability to deliver content. It's clear he has a passion to educate.”

, November 2013

“I extremely enjoyed this class and learned a lot about options trading that I did not get from the many books I read on the subject.”

, November 2013
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