UK - Student Testimonials

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2017

“OTA is a great institution for people of all trading backgrounds. The staff is very friendly and Louise is awesome! They give great resources to ensure your lifelong trading journey is as efficient and smooth as possible. Would recommend to all my friends and family.”

“As always, a very well presented and taught class. Ben is a genius for making difficult lessons seem much easier! Thank you so much, Ben!”

“I truly valued my experience of Core Strategy Online and have a breadth of knowledge that I don't believe I could have received anywhere else. It was well worth the cost as the support levels and mentoring are beyond what I've experienced in any other learning environment.”

“To anyone considering trading seriously and professionally it is essential that you become educated: and you will find no better education than that provided by Online Trading Academy. I cannot recommend the courses run by the academy highly enough. Tony Williams - student”

“ Online Trading Academy is a professional organisation, with highly educated staff. Their support is great and ongoing. The atmosphere in the center is very friendly and welcoming.”

“I embarked on this journey as a 'Senior' with a certain amount of trepidation. I may, as a consequence, be a bit slower - reactivation of deteriorating brain cells etc. takes a slightly longer time - but I have been immensely inspired and imbibed with the confidence to keep going and not give up. I can truly say Louise with her utmost patience and encouragement, Laura, Jordan and Ben, have given me the fortitude to keep at it and with perseverance I will get there. Also, what impressed me quite a lot was that there is so much background support that I have never previously experienced with any other financial training organisation. The 'detail' is immense. Well done, OTA.”

“OTA is by far the most thorough trading education provider I have come across. They are as committed to education and support as they are to trading.”

“I very much enjoyed the programme. The pace, the environment and the staff are very welcoming. The life time commitment OTA has to educating the students is well appreciated.”

“OTA has some really good people involved in their education program. You will only meet them if you sign up and see how well supported you are. They will be with you way beyond when you first part with your cash. ”

“I think as a past student doing a re-take, there has been considerable improvements in terms of the delivery of the course. It was clearly seen that the course was given quite a great deal of thought and the success of OTA's students was given high priority. As always, Louise gives 100% in her presentation of the course and she is a great asset to the business because she genuinely cares!”

“The course is organised and delivered in a structured format and leaves the student with total confidence in the instructors, and by extension themselves.”

“Most of us have heard of the Proverb - give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Having now completed two OTA courses, I genuinely believe OTA is teaching me the skills to allow me to make lifestyle choices forever in my future rather than circumstances dictating them. There's still a distance to go before I've reached that level of competency, but I'm confident I'm well on the way, even more having experienced the depth of the follow-up and online support from the OTA Community.”

“The lectures that I received in core strategies have opened my eyes in the field of trading. I am right at the beginning of a new journey, but I feel empowered by the knowledge I have obtained. My lecturer, Steve, was so helpful in bringing in my mind the vision of being a successful trader. The staff was very helpful and highly professional.”

“The centre is in an excellent location with ample parking space and a well proportioned and comfortable learning space. We enjoy a great relationship with all personnel as they are very friendly and highly interested in our success.”

“I think one of the things that makes OTA unique is its attention to detail over every facet of what it takes to be an exceptional trader and the Trading Plan course is another shining example of that. It delves into practical considerations for developing and tailoring your trading plan to suit your personal goals and lifestyle. An excellent course that can't be recommended enough!”

“Having arrived cold into trading, after 7 days in the classroom I now feel empowered to move forward and I look forward to the journey ahead. I know that if I hit difficulties, there is a team at OTA who are there to support me. I feel like I've joined a new community of like-minded people, all interested to take responsibility for their financial destiny. I couldn't have asked for more comfortable, relaxed surroundings than at OTA headquarters. The team of educators and administrators are very friendly and just want you to succeed.”

“Valuable information provided by 1st class staff along with great customer service. ”

“If you are serious about trading and want to learn real fundamentals and a methodology with real credibility and a demonstrable track record of success... then this is for you.”

“Truly has opened my eyes to the right way to trade through a core strategy, and because of OTA I have now started to trade full time as my new career choice and feel confident.”

“Everyone at the centre was lovely. You do feel at home. The areas were always clean, there were always more than enough snacks, fruits, coffee etc. for us to indulge ourselves. The choices of lunches were also delicious and filling. EVERYTHING WAS FABULOUS!!!”

“OTA has a policy that they want you to succeed.”

“The program is unique and all about increasing one's knowledge and technical know-how about how not to gamble but to trade professionally and make a living out of it.”

“This foundation course run by OTA is excellent and gives the student all that is necessary to start actively trading. The instructors are all excellent at their job and the particular instructor I have just completed the course with, Stephen Hanahoe, is the best I've had to date. Steve Sargent.”

“The course contents, the instructor's approach and the delivery was exceptional. The online materials and support will definitely keep me close to further learning. I feel it was well worth the while and money well spent. Thank you, OTA and Sunil Mangwani. Also not to forget the educational coaches and other staff at the centre, thank you for your support.”

“Always a pleasure to visit; friendly, helpful staff.”

“There was always somewhere to park. We were very well fed and watered throughout the day. The staff were always on hand if needed. I retook the class after 3 and a half years and not only reminded myself of what I had learnt before but I also learnt more useful things.”


2016

“When I enrolled with OTA, I was anxious because I did not know anything about Trading but I wanted a course where I could study at my own pace, and when I retire I can trade wherever I intend to live. I like it because there are so many learning tools available, and best of all - learning at my own pace. I also like the idea that I am able to keep in touch with someone at the centre who can direct me when I need it. When I enrolled the course, I felt that the staff in St. Albans were very nice, friendly and helpful. Ben, who is the student support - is so willing to help even when I have issues with learning how to use the computer. When I started the class with the instructors, they were very encouraging and their enthusiasms with their work helps to inspire me. The class was well structured. I like the idea that I can retake the class because I felt I am not up to the standard. Louise and Irfan were great instructors and they taught well, reminding us the importance of the XLT, continuing to educate oneself and more.”

“I was made to feel at ease right away, with no pressure at all. An excellent learning experience. The center was very clean and tidy. There is ample parking and the staff is very friendly. The course was excellent. Professionally delivered, enjoyable and presented in a fun way. A terrific learning atmosphere.”

“Learning at OTA is simple and straightforward. Their approach is easy to understand and has made my trading journey a great experience. I would highly recommend OTA to anyone who wants to get into trading as it makes it accessible and fun.”

“I honestly can’t believe it. I never thought it would be this level of help and support, especially the knowledge of the instructor and passion for teaching others and true hands on approach. It is so great. I am truly humble to be a part of OTA family.”

“OTA is worth the money as it delivers. If you are a novice to the market and you want to trade, you need an education. OTA would show you the traps, how to trade and how not to get slaughtered by the pros. A lot of people claim it is a scam, but the pros and brokers will as they rely on novices to make big money.”

“What is interesting to me is hearing from different students that after trying (many) other trading courses, they prefer OTA's strategy the most. This is when you realise that you are getting the best of the best. And after a year being an OTA student myself, I can see why they were saying that. Don't waste your time trying to invent the wheel when it comes to trading, when OTA has done it for you already!”

“I have been looking for someone / organization to learn Trading from for almost a decade. During this period I attended several expensive courses and bought books. OTA is in a different league. It has revealed to me the secrets of trading and I strongly believe I am on the right path to achieving my dream.”

“The staff are all exceptional, helpful; and the additional perk of free food is particularly pleasant when one does repeats and additional courses like the Trading Plan course. This company obviously understands what providing a good service means and getting repeat customers walking through the door.”

“I had a very enjoyable week! All the staff was fantastic. It has been an inspirational experience and I feel very fortunate to be a student of OTA.”

“Trading is a skill that can be developed for life, and help us achieve the goal of earning our own independent income. OTA teaches you how to achieve this through building your trading skills from the foundation up, so you may become the successful trader you were meant to be.”

“I have friends that have trained and been trading since 2006. We talk trade and I have read their training materials; it is nowhere near what I have seen and heard on OTA training. Beautifully crafted.”

“It's a friendly center with all very lovely staff here, very helpful as well. Parking is not difficult, place is tidy. Overall it's a good environment to learn. I think it's a truly great program; will recommend to anyone who would like to open a door to trading.”

“I truly enjoyed my classes with OTA. I came here knowing absolutely nothing about trading, and in a considerably short time I was able to understand the fundamentals of trading and core strategy, which was very clearly defined. The experience was amazing. The teaching was fantastic and I can now go away confident about making trading a career.”

“I was trading in Binary options and losing money like water being poured in a funnel. I thought everyone can trade and make money without formal training. Now I know the truth. OTA training is exceptional because the knowledge and skills practice I have acquired do not end here. I will continually be mentored and refined in trading as time passes. Louise Carr is indeed an exceptionally born instructor.”

“I feel like the blinders have been removed and I now understand what it takes to be successful in the markets. I am confident that together with OTA I will be able to achieve. Stephen Hanahoe put his heart and soul into making this work for us. His practical style is very effective and enables the student to appreciate very quickly what is involved in becoming a successful trader. I now know where I need to get to and all that's left is for me to put in the work to get there; and I know I will arrive thanks to Stephen.”

“I learnt so much during the Forex course and now feel eager to start practicing using the tools and honing the skills that I have been taught. Louise was a great instructor and the whole team at OTA is helpful, knowledgeable and supportive. I feel excited and optimistic about the journey I have embarked upon and would recommend anyone interested in this area to take one of the OTA courses.”

“Being a student of OTA is one of the greatest things to happen to me. The education is first class, the facilities available to me are extensive and comprehensive, and the online learning resources are constantly evolving to suit modern educational needs. All of these provide the platform for me to achieve my ambition of becoming a successful trader. This is a very special community, from the master traders all the way down to beginners. Having been fortunate enough to visit centers both in the UK and Irvine, you can feel the warmth and positivity throughout the whole OTA network.”

“If you truly want to become a trader and want to do it in the right way, and I mean cutting through all the free information out there that is generally geared towards taking your money and making you unsuccessful, then Online Trading Academy is the best way forward.....possibly the only real way forward for an aspiring retail trader/investor.”

“I enjoyed the intensive program delivered masterfully by Louise Carr as well as the company of the other students and the friendliness, support and patience of all the staff at OTA. Everybody at OTA is perfectly aware that we are engaging on a new journey that can potentially change a great deal of our lives and, as a consequence, everybody tries hard to makes us welcome, especially coaches, Louise Carr and Ben Price. Without their help, to reach our goals would be impossible. Now it is very much up to us with OTA support. Excellent parking facilities and let's not forget that the lunch was included making some of the worldly arrangements a lot easier. The majority of us were not local at Saint Albans and some days I had to drive a total 180 mins. from London and back so not having to organise food was an added bonus.”

“I thought I would find this tricky, but it went well and without any misunderstandings. As a basic intro, it gave me confidence to practice and take the platform further on my own at home.”

“The course is very well structured and the material is of a very high standard. I feel as though I can trade confidently in the markets now using OTA's core strategy, and I look forward to interacting with the OTA community for many more years to come.”

“this is the best trading school that I have come across in my reassure that teaches you not for gain but for the benefit of your education ”

“Very friendly and helpful staff. The centre is all ways clean. There is always parking available and there is good food and plenty of tea / coffee available.”

“I endorse the OTA approach to trading because of the methodical and logical approach. The instructors are very knowledgeable and provide both the curriculum and the practical application, as well as support both in and out of the classroom. Nothing is too much trouble; and if something needs to be explained over and over it is done so in a variety of ways to appeal to all learners.”

“I wish I'd found OTA before starting any trading. The core strategy really nails the underlying controls on price movements; my understanding of trading opportunities has increased by leaps and bounds. The rest is down to me - discipline and practice :-). ”

“Although skeptical at first, as anyone would be when you are told you can make money out of the stock market, my attitude to the whole course has totally changed. I'm finding the whole experience a complete joy. The instructors and staff are very helpful and steer you in the right direction, the online lessons are thorough, and the interactive lessons with the instructors on a regular basis I have found really useful. I'm definitely going to continue to complete the other asset classes in the future.”


2015

“The Online Trading Academy has an excellent course to make us successful traders. I t allows us to learn at our own speed and time.”

“As an employee at a leading London hedge fund, I can directly equate the values shown at OTA to the values that the pros actually use. I now feel like I can challenge the Market with the knowledge, mindset and discipline of a pro.”

“The beauty of OTA for me was that if I did not understand something in class, I was able to go home and using XLT fill in the gaps. OTA's support is second to none”

“The Online Trading Academy has impressed me from the very first beginning when I came for a free class. OTA has a concept on which you truly can build and evolve into a Professional Trader. Developing into a good trader is a process. OTA has recognized this and developed a great lifetime program based on the OTA's Core Strategy. I am glad I have started the Journey in a very qualified organization.”

“After many years of struggling with Forex, I feel that this week long course has put me on a totally different level - it really has advanced me as a trader exponentially. I have come a very long way from first watching Online Trading Academy's advertisement on Bloomberg TV to where I am today! I am SO glad I took action and invested in myself and my future. Thank You SO MUCH, OTA!”

“The Centre was extremely well managed and did almost everything possible to provide a good learning environment.”

“OTA center is an A plus organization. The friendliness of the staff and the structure of the classes have met my expectation as a university level facility. Instructors were very knowledgeable on the topic they were teaching. I have learned so much about the market after attending the course. Everything I have hoped to learn from chart reading has met my expectation.”

“Online Trading Academy, in their methodology, have given me an invaluable way to look at the market. The market is no more threatening. I am not fearful. I can see more clearly where the market is. This gives one more of an opportunity, as I have higher probability, higher profitability and lower risk.”

“The OTA education programme has definitely exceeded my expectations. In my opinion, it would be very difficult to find instructors of such quality and experience elsewhere. The fact that they are all active traders gives them tremendous credibility. If you are serious about becoming a professional trader, I would strongly recommend partnering with Online Trading Academy.”

“I have really liked the programe, it's one of the best any one can invest in.”

“I am amazed at the level of ongoing support that I receive from the OTA organisation. It is the only educational trading organisation that I have come across that truly helps students to take the practical but necessary steps to engage in long term successful trading using multiple asset classes.”

“The program was just fantastic. I enjoyed so much and I will recommend it to my friends. I want to thank all the people from here...You are great.”

“OTA has a great core strategy and teaches a professional risk model which is paramount to successful trading.”

“I found the education provided by OTA not only opened my eyes to the realities of trading - but has given me a road-map of how to start trading in a structured manner with confidence. The fact that I am part of the OTA community is a major on-going benefit - as it will help me stay on the right path to be successful for the long term.”

“The course was intense but environment, facilities, strategies, course materials and the breakdown and, most importantly, the skill and the ability of the instructor was brilliant. The whole course was great.”

“One of the best professional courses I've experienced. Totally relevant to my needs and taught with the perfect balance of theory and hands-on practice. Every detail was first class from the teaching, the facilities, the administration, right down to even the food and car parking!”

“I was challenged, informed and enthused. The instructor was patient and down to earth and maintained my interest throughout. I am truly looking forward to going up the learning curve in order to become a professional trader.”


2014

“OTA's supply and demand strategy really puts the trader in a position to fully understand the underlying functions and dynamics of the market, clarifying the reasons why we see what we see on a price chart. I believe the explanation of how price moves from supply to demand is very important and the way it affects price as a result is eye opening. The cause of sharp price movements to and from certain levels on a chart is no longer a haze of confusion but something I can practically apply to my short term day trading with the mind of always keeping the larger time frames and their levels in mind. I now look at a chart with a deeper understanding and greater confidence and am certainly looking forward to getting back to trading and applying everything I've learnt to excel at this journey in becoming a consistently profitable mega trader!”

“Really nice atmosphere here. Very generous, positive and encouraging people. I am a complete newbie to this form of business. I work in the arts, we think very differently, but I was looking for another way to make an income and make my money grow without being ripped off by banks. I have NEVER done anything like this before. I was a bit unsure signing up. I knew I wanted to do it, but I thought it was a bit pricy. Plus, when they told me where the London office was situated I thought, 'London? That's not London!' And I had images of Ryan Air strategies and tactics! I am very pleased to say I don't that way feel now. I feel confident in the training and future with OTA. I'm still a complete beginner and I have a long way to go, but I have begun to develop a new muscle in my brain and maybe found another lifelong family of fun, positive, productive people.”

“Honest genuine information from a successful trader. The closest I could get to being mentored.”

“Georgie has a great team here in London who are all exceptionally helpful.”

“Always a thorough, professional and enjoyable experience, giving you fresh insights into the trading environment. ”

“It is worth the money paid.”

“Absolute perfection! Fantastic education and very friendly instructors - 100% satisfied and I am looking forward to studying all other courses soon.”

“A brilliant immersion into the world of trading. I came feeling clueless and left feeling excited and inspired. Louise was great.”

“Online Trading Academy has taught me how to trade successfully.”

“Friendly staff, good food. Irfan has great knowledge and understands his teaching topic well, which reflects in his confidence when he teaches the class.”

“Online Trading Academy provides relevant, up to date and market specific education for financial training. Excellent!”

“For the first time in my life I have the certainty that I am on the right path to be independently wealthy.”

“I learned so much in one week. The staff were all excellent and very helpful. Would definitely recommend.”

“Since I have started with Online Trading Academy, I can only say that my trading knowledge has gone through the roof. I would say I feel confident trading Forex profitably, and now after my second Futures class and many XLT's, I am now close to trading a live account. This is my dream to be a trader and I feel that I am very close to achieving this goal. I'm so lucky Online Trading Academy is close to where I live and I made the decision to get trained professionally by this company. I don't think trading is easy, but Online Trading Academy shows me how to use leverage, timing, location and position to trade high probability trades. Thanks.”

“Online Trading Academy has shown me how to trade from classes on Forex, options and futures. I was pretty stubborn with bad habits in my old trading style that has not been profitable for years, and now I am starting to see winning trades again and only small losses. I can now use leverage correctly and still sleep knowing I am using proper trade management techniques. Online Trading Academy training develops your skill set for trading, but allows you to evolve as the trader you want become (SET, day trader, position). So there is flexibility to trade how you want, when and where you want as well.”

“Online Trading Academy, and specifically Sam Evans, is indeed a blessing to our generation. As a product of this academy, I stand also to be a blessing to my generations.”

“I taught myself, more or less, to trade spot Forex... Thankfully, I found Online Trading Academy. During and after my course with Sam it all made sense, what I was doing incorrectly. I am now armed and conscious! Needless to say, I still have a few stairs to climb by putting it all into practice and embracing a paradigm shift. The indelible Sam Evan - He has definitely left foot prints on my heart. Thank you, Sam and to all the Online Trading Academy team. Love you guys.”

“I have taken other courses from other institutions, but this takes the cake. The instructors are very knowledgeable and experienced traders. More important, they want you to be a success in trading. I have found this a very rare quality. ”

“All staff are very friendly and polite. Excellent team at Online Trading Academy.”

“The atmosphere was great. A lot of good people, all like minded. Very friendly staff and mentors keen to make sure we are all well looked after.”

“The course was generally well conducted and everyone was quite friendly and supportive.”

“Online Trading Academy is what Ferrari is to the car industry, you get to your destination fast and in class.”

“Without any real experience in trading, I have learned enough to feel like I know what I'm looking for and, with the support of Online Trading Academy, will begin to trade live with confidence.”

“Everything was really good at the Center. The staff were really friendly and helpful if I needed anything.”


2013

“A highly enjoyable and hugely educational experience. Anyone who is considering trading the capital markets must do these courses - to attempt to try without this level of education and experience is commercial suicide.”

“My name is Peter Gould, after looking at the Forex market for six years, I finally made the decision to start TRADING. I responded to an advert on LBC Radio, and I am so glad I did. It began with a half day seminar, then a three day course, now I have just completed a seven day Professional Trader Course. If you want to be successful Trading, forget all the phony courses or even buying countless books, just give the guys at the Trading Academy a ring.”

“The clear instruction and the after course support offered by Online Trading Academy is just what I need for me to achieve my trading aims.”

“Online Trading Academy staff and instructors have a genuine passion for trading, which makes the quality of teaching first class.”

“Forex is a skill to be learned and those who do not organise professional education are putting their money and time at serious risk. Online Trading Academy is, without doubt, the best organised to provide this education.”

“I am pleased that I decided to take this class, as it met and exceeded my expectations. The simplicity in the format was what I needed. I like the gradual layers that were added daily to create the Bigger Picture. I feel truly confident that I can apply the wealth of Knowledge that Sam has empowered me with to meet my goals and gradual success. Would highly recommend Online Trading Academy to my friends and family who wish to engage the financial markets for independence. Freedom....... here I come!!!!”

“Online Trading Academy really goes out of their way to educate you and fill you with the confidence to put your newly acquired knowledge into practice.”

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