Professional Options Trader Course

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

Professional Options Trader (5 Days):

Online Option Trading Course also available in ten 3-hour sessions.


Our Options Trading Course covers a number of core focus areas, including:

  • Core Strategy for Options
  • Long Term/Short Term Options Strategies
  • Setting Up Your Options Trades
  • "The Greeks"
  • Practice on a Real Trading Platform

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

Most people who trade options think they can profit by ignoring price direction; this is why most Options traders are unsuccessful and lose money. The OTA Professional Options Trader Course incorporates a simple step-by-step trading/investment rule-based strategy with Options, giving you a powerful edge needed for success. Market Timing is the ability to identify key market turning points and strong market moves in advance with a very high degree of accuracy. Combining proper market timing with key Options tools and strategies taught in this course gives the Options trader the best chance at success, offering very low risk, high reward and high probability trading opportunities. The Professional Options Trader Course delivers this strategic edge by combining powerful step-by-step skill building lessons, hands on live market strategy sessions and key interactive lab exercises during this five day course. What you will learn in this class you will not find anywhere else or read it in any industry trading books.

Prerequisites: Core Strategy

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What You Will Learn

  • OTA Core Strategy for Options

    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. Understand options terminology and mechanics and why most new options traders lose money.

  • Long Term/Short Term Strategies

    Learn about unique options trading strategies that allow you to take advantage of long and short term market moves. These strategies also offer you the ability to profit when market prices are not moving over the short and long term.

  • Setting Up Your Options Trades

    Learn how to use the latest options modeling technology to accurately calculate risk and reward. Use our one-page “cheat sheet” to pick the right options trading strategy for any situation.

  • 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. Understand the importance of volatility and how to make it your edge.

  • Putting It All Together

    In-class practice on identifying trades and placing orders, with our state-of-the-art trading platform.

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

“Material offered and techniques demonstrated make the probability of successful trades in the options market much, much higher. There are tools presented which will go a long way to take me out of the novice category and into the successful trader category.”

, May 2018

“I would recommend taking the options class, because it maximizes your risk management of all of the asset classes.”

, May 2018

“This options class does an excellent job of educating the students about the basics of option trading, and each student realizes how to use the platform efficiently for analyzing and placing orders. The instructor, Russ Allen, is a true professional and a wealth of knowledge about options trading.”

, May 2018

“I believe that Online Trading Academy has the most comprehensive Options Trading curriculum available today. Options is not something one can learn in a quick seminar or two. It takes time, practice and patient instructors who are profitable traders themselves. OTA gives us all of this, then gives us ways to have our trades reviewed by the staff as we practice trades at home. As if that weren't enough, my one time tuition permits me to attend the class again to truly integrate the concepts.”

, April 2018

“This class is a great introduction into Options. My favorite thing about the class is that our instructor gave us real, profitable trades and examples, and shared his favorite strategy effectively. We learned how we can make money using Options that are low risk, high probability with limited practice time required.”

, April 2018

“I have been using, and attended, various "online" options classes over the past couple of decades. This one finally made it clear what and how to use the greeks to obtain the results you are looking for. Now I believe I actually understand options and look forward to the extended learning track (XLT), now that I have a firm base from which to fly.”

, April 2018

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