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

“Due to the excellent content I have a much better understanding of options.”

, February 2018

“The options course really lifted a dark grey cloud from what seemed like a really complicated area. Now it seems easy!”

, January 2018

“The option trading program has been very informative and it helped me learn to put on trades that I would have never been able to do on my own. I would recommend taking this class if you are going to be trading options.”

, January 2018

“I walked in the class having an absolutely shaken state of mind about options and the terminology. Tim turned that around and showed me exactly what matters and how to take advantage of the market conditions. I feel very confident that I will be able to turn my understanding into real money within the next 3 months. This has been one the best Investments of time and money! Thank you, Tim, for sharing your experience.”

, January 2018

“The options class gave a very full introduction to options. The material was well organized and well presented. The benefits and drawbacks to each strategy were fully explored. I am very satisfied with this class.”

, December 2017

“The updated Options Course is substantially improved with higher emphasis on methods for high probability, insane returns. OTA is an extraordinary resource offering life-time learning and support, especially given changes in the markets and the increasing sophistication in trading.”

, December 2017

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