Professional Trader Courses - Canada (Core Strategy)

Core Strategy

Core Strategy (7 Days):

Online Course also available in fourteen 3-hour sessions.

XLT - Core Strategy

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Trading is a competition between two sides where there is always a winner and a loser. In our Core Strategy courses, you will learn skills and techniques to help you buy and sell ETFs like a professional trader. We will teach you a simple, rules-based strategy which is designed to keep you on the winning side. This strategy helps you to identify key market turning points and major moves in advance. The Core Strategy courses (formerly known as Professional Trader) focus on stock trading using ETFs, although the skills and discipline you will learn are applicable to any asset class. We deliver powerful and fully interactive lectures led by a professional trader combined with live trading sessions focusing on market analysis and trade execution.

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What You Will Learn

  • The Zero Sum Game

    Trading is a transfer of money from those who don't know how the markets work, to those who do. Unlock the truth as you learn to identify two types of traders and recognize their activity on a price chart.

  • Professional Trading Platform

    Using professional tools is critical to ensure you get the best price and manage risk appropriately. Learn how the pros trade with a direct access workstation and Level II pricing data that shows you the power behind the markets in real time.

  • Charting and Technical Analysis

    Learn how to recognize an imbalance of supply and demand on a price chart in order to plan your entry and exit points. Identify which technical indicators are valuable odds-enhancers, and which can be safely ignored.

  • Your Personal Trading Plan

    Use advanced risk management techniques to ensure consistency in your trades and help take the emotions out of your decisions.

Who You Will Learn From

Our staff of professional instructors is composed of the 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

“Class was fantastic. The teachers are very knowledgeable and at times entertaining.”

, November 2019

“First of all, I loved the atmosphere and the knowledge I gained from attending the class. The information you gain from the class is useful and I personally think anyone should take it. Also, the instructor was amazing; he clearly cared about his students and made sure to do his best to make everyone understand the concept. It's a very entertaining class and very useful.”

, November 2019

“The Core Strategy course is my first class with OTA, and I can say this is the best teaching I’ve ever had to learn to manage and earn my money. OTA has given me the knowledge and tools to take control of my investments.”

, October 2019

“The Core Strategy class was excellent and very informative. I learned a lot and had lots of time to practice applying the information, while having access to excellent support to answer questions and get guidance. The instructor and staff are very friendly, helpful, down to earth and genuine.”

, October 2019

“Both Steve and Richard were very helpful and polite throughout the course. They were extremely patient and consistently checked in to ensure everyone understood the information. They truly exemplify the high-quality standards OTA has set for their staff. I am looking forward to coming back for my Futures class!”

, October 2019

“I enrolled in Core retake to get access to CliK, but found the information super helpful to take again. There were lots of little things I needed a refresher on and was skipping because it was so difficult to follow my trade plan with IB. Trading was also not very enjoyable. Canadian OTA members rejoice if CliK continues to deliver - I think OTA will be in a game of its own. Jordan, Patti, and Support made this retake a joy to attend and I really looked forward to each day.”

, August 2019
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