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

“The cost of this Options Course was minimal in comparison to the value I received in terms of depth of content and the clarity of the presentation. What has made my OTA training experience so valuable has been both the OTA methodical strategy and the depth of knowledge and professionalism of its instructors. Each training I've completed has served to wet-my-appetite for more.”

, July 2019

“I wish I had taken this course years ago. It's the best decision I have made in the last 20 years.”

, June 2019

“Learning Options Trading with OTA is easy to follow/understand, getting step-by-step analysis procedure, with appropriate documentation, and implementing hands-on trades.”

, June 2019

“This class taught me exactly what I wanted to learn. I got lucky with the right instructor who specializes in the exact strategy that I will be using. I was hesitant to take the options class because it seemed so complicated but I'm so glad I took it. I should have taken it years ago.”

, June 2019

“It was great to be exposed to the various options strategies. It was revealing the high degree of safety achieved using the strategies.”

, May 2019

“I found that trading options was even more complicated than I had thought, before MY class. By Friday, it was clear to me that I never would have been able to trade without training. My OTA class answered so many questions for me and has given me the confidence and motivation to continue my learning. ”

, May 2019

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