Professional Options Trader

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.


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

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

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

“OTA Options Trading class is a very hands on class that teaches one to master several options trading through practice and lectures. The teachers at OTA are very good traders and also very skilled a teaching the material. I also appreciate the post-class support, the XLT and ProPicks.”

, May 2019

“Very Good Class. Options will change the way I trade going forward.”

, May 2019

“The Professional Options course was very beneficial, primarily because of the separation of the basic trading approaches from the Options 2 level of more sophisticated approaches. Most of us need to focus on the basics initially and some will never move past this level. I re-take this class frequently and appreciate learning from a variety of instructors. OTA's instructors are of superior expertise and are passionate about helping their students.”

, April 2019

“A very in depth and hands on approach to Options trading. Thanks OTA Minneapolis.”

, April 2019

“Online Trading Academy and Steve Moses have changed my investing/trading life. Prior to the options class I would not consider using options as an investing tool because of not understanding them thoroughly. Now I feel completely confident to use the options strategies covered in the class. Bravo!!”

, April 2019

“It gave me a whole new perspective compared to the one I had about the stock markets prior to attending this session. Very enriching, inspiring, eye-opening and fun 5 days with Tim & the team. Got to make some wonderful like-minded friends. Options have amazing 'options'.”

, April 2019

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