Professional Trader Course

Professional Trader

Professional Trader Part 1 (2 Days):

Online Course also available in four 3-hour sessions for Part 1 only.


Professional Trader Part 2 (5 Days):

Online Course also available in ten 3-hour sessions for Part 2 only.


To enroll in courses, you must first take a FREE Half-Day Class.

Trading is a competition between two sides where there is always a winner and a loser. In our Professional Trader courses, you will learn strategies that can make you a better stock trader. We will teach you a simple, rules-based strategy which is designed to keep you on the winning side. This core strategy helps you to identify key market turning points and major moves in advance. Professional Trader focuses on stock trading, although the skills and discipline you will learn are applicable to any asset class. The course is divided between Part 1 (2 days) and Part 2 (5 days); most students take them together but you can complete the two sections separately for convenience. We deliver powerful and fully interactive lectures led by a professional trader combined with live trading sessions focusing on market analysis and trade execution.

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What You Will Learn

  • The Zero Sum Game

    Trading is a transfer of money from those who don’t know how the markets work, to those who do. Unlock the truth as you learn to identify two types of traders and recognize their activity on a price chart.

  • Professional Trading Platform

    Using professional tools is critical to ensure you get the best price and manage risk appropriately. Learn how the pros trade with a direct access workstation and Level II pricing data that shows you the power behind the markets in real time.

  • Charting and Technical Analysis

    Learn how to recognize an imbalance of supply and demand on a price chart in order to plan your entry and exit points. Identify which technical indicators are valuable odds-enhancers, and which can be safely ignored.

  • Your Personal Trading Plan

    Use advanced risk management techniques to ensure consistency in your trades and help take the emotions out of your decisions.

What Students Are Saying

“Just finished pro trader class and our instructor, Stephen Hanahoe, was incredible. The program we did was presented in a way that had us all thinking and kept us all thinking and on our feet. A most excellent class. Thank You Stephen and OTA staff.”

, December 2016

“The course and content was excellent. The pace was good for the novice and the experienced to stay engaged. I loved the way the lecture portion was heavy upfront and tapered off as the week went on to the point where we were practically independent by the end of the week. The instructor was there for assistance when needed and worked with the students at their particular pace.”

, December 2016

“This has been a great week. Coming into the class I had very little interest and understanding of the stock market. I thought that it was too risky and wasn't worth spending my hard earned dollars taking chances at whether a company's stock prices would move in the direction that I wanted it to. With the principles and strategies that I've learned over the past week with OTA, I feel confident and those fears have been removed with the probabilities of my losses being minimized and measured. I've also made new friendships that could potentially last a lifetime during this week. All in all, it has been great. I look forward to learning more in our next class on Futures.”

, December 2016

“A great learning experience, it gave me a new perspective on how different things move markets. The course material was presented in systematic way so it can be learnt. The slides and the course content were direct and to the point, and the support materials added to a great learning experience.”

, November 2016

“The true test of value in this class is the headache I had every night. I have formed new brain cells called Pro Trader. I am amazed by the amount of information I was able to retain from one day to the next. Our instructor, Scot Stokes, really made the information manageable. YOU CAN teach old dogs new tricks!!! This facility provides everything needed to devote your full attention to the material and your future success in trading.”

, November 2016

“This course is absolutely amazing. I cannot believe people actually trade with their real money without the knowledge needed to minimize their risk and maximize their profit. This course teaches you just that - and you can take it for life! I've taken this course 6 or 7 times by now just for review, and each time I learn something new.”

, November 2016
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