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OnlineTradingAcademyCourseCurriculum

ProfessionalTraderCourse
CourseType:OnLocation,Online(bothwithLifetimeRetakeOption)
Duration:OnLocationPart1:2days,Part2:5days,Daysareapproximately6.5hours
OnlinePart1:4,3hoursessions,Part2:10,3hoursessions

Overview
OnlineTradingAcademysunique,proprietary,awardwinningmarkettimingstrategyistaughtinthe
ProfessionalTradercourse.Tobesuccessfulintradingyoumusthaveanedge,andthecore
strategyyouwilllearninthiscoursewillgiveyouthatedgethroughdynamicskillbuildinglessons
andhandsonlivemarkettradingsessionswithrealmoneyOURmoney.Weabsorballlosses
andcommissions,leavingyoutofocusonproperrulebasedstrategy.

WhytradetheStockMarket?
LiquidityStrongliquidityallowsforimmediateexecutionwithminimalslippage
PriceRangeManystockswithdifferentpricepointsallowsyoutotradeastockina
comfortablepricerange
CommissionsWithcommissionsaslowas$0.05pershare,thetransactioncostfor
executionisminimal
MarketInformationPopularwiththemedia,anabundanceofinformationisavailableon
mostequities
FlexibilityBroadmarketsandmajorsectorsallowflexibilitytotradeindividualcompaniesor
majorindexes
DiversificationAbilitytotradeExchangeTradedFunds(ETF)offersdiversification(GLD)
RiskAbilitytotradeverysmallpositionsize(10shares)whilelearningtogainrealtrading
experience

Audience
Thiscourseisdesignedforstudentsofallexperiencelevelswhoareseriousaboutbecominga
professionaltrader.

Prerequisites

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OnlineStudentOrientationandthePlatformOrientationarerecommendedprerequisitesforthis
course.Notradingexperienceisrequired.

Format
Eachday'sagendacontains23powerfulandfullyinteractivelecturesledbya
professionaltradercombinedwith12livetradingandanalysissessionsfocusingon
marketanalysisandtradeexecution.
Maximum22personcapacityprovidingindividualattentionfromyourinstructor
Eachstudentisprovidedaclassroomcomputerwheretheylearninahandsonenvironment
foroptimallearning
Studentsareprovidedtradingaccountsfundedwithrealmoneywheretheytradewithlivedata
ineithersimulationorlivemode.OnlineTradingAcademyabsorbsallofthelosingtradesand
commissions,providingthestudentwitharealtolifeenvironmentforexecutingtrades.

CourseObjective
ToclearlyunderstandandproperlyexecuteOnlineTradingAcademysrulebasedCoreStrategyin
ordertoattainshorttermincomeandlongtermwealth.

DetailedCourseOutline

PART1,DAY1
TradingFoundation
ThezerosumgameTradingisatransferofmoneyfromthosewhodontknowhowthe
marketswork,tothosewhodo.Unlockthetruthasyoulearntoidentifytwotypesoftraders
andrecognizetheiractivityonapricechart.
BasicConceptsandTerminology
Gainaclearunderstandingofkeytradingconcepts(includingS.E.T.ingatrade,understanding
thetwoprimaryaccounttypesandmore)andfamiliarizeyourselfwithstandardindustryterms
andspecificOnlineTradingAcademyterms.
NewsandEconomicReports
Asatrader,yourworldishighlydependentontheeconomiccalendar.Thissegmentwillteach
youhowtomanageandleveragetheimpactofkeymarketandeconomicreportsonyour
trading.
TheFlowofTrading
Learnhowinformationandmoneyflowintradingbyunderstandingtheroleofspecificpeople
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andentities.Variousproductsassociatedwithtradingaswellastheimportanceofdirect
accesstradingplatformswillalsobecovered.
Charts,TheWindowIntotheMarket
ThePowerofPriceAnyandallinfluencesonpricearereflectedinpriceanddisplayedon
pricecharts.Gainasolidfoundationonhowtonavigateandmanipulatecharts,timeframes,
andrecognizeOnlineTradingAcademyspecificpriceactionpatterns.
CoreStrategyFoundation
DayoneslearningobjectiveiscenteredonthisintroductiontoOnlineTradingAcademyscore
strategy,whichisthebasisfortherestofthecourse.Learntheapproachtoidentifyingmarket
turningpoints,identifyingwheretheinstitutionsandbanksarebuyingandselling,andhowto
recognizeopportunityonapricechart.
CoreStrategySetupsandZones(TheWHERE)
IntroductiontoBuySetupandSellSetupandthefocusedactiontotakewheneachspecific
setupisidentified.Setupsaredocumentedusingzonesthatestablishthefoundationfora
simplerulebasedstrategybasedona3StepZoneingmethod.
CoreStrategyTrends(TheWHEN)
ExplorethetwoattributesofaTrend,DirectionandMomentum,andhowtheseareusedto
determinewhentobuyandwhentosell.Lookatthefourstagesofatrendandlearntrend
analysisbasicsusingthreedifferentapproachestohelpinstrategicdecisionmakingfor
enteringandexitingtrades.

PART1,DAY2
CoreStrategyEntryTypesandProperExit
ThethreecomponentsofatradearecontainedinthesimpleacronymS.E.T.(Stop,Entry,
Target).OurcorestrategycontainsthreeentrytypesLimit,ZoneandConfirmationEntry.
Gainasolidunderstandingoftheseentries,aswellastwoimportantwaystoexitatradewith
StopsandTargets.
OddsEnhancers
OddsEnhancersareOnlineTradingAcademysproprietaryscoringsystemforobjectively
measuringthequalityoftradingopportunities.ThreepowerfulOddsEnhancersthatwill
provideyouwiththeedgeoverthetradingcompetitionarecovered.
TradeManagement
Thissegmentfocusesonhavingaplanbeforeyouenteratradeandwillprovideyouwithtwo
presenttrademanagementplansthatyoucanbuildupon.Howyoumanageatradewillaffect
thedynamicbetweenwinningpercentageandprofitability.
OrderTypes
Learnthepurposeoffourdifferentordertypesandtheprosandconsforeachordertype.
Ordertypesinclude:MarketOrder,LimitOrder,StopMarketOrder,StopLimitOrder

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BracketOrders
ThisportionofthecoursefocusesonproperlysettingupaBracketOrder,whichoffersthe
traderthebenefitsofnothavingtositinfrontoftheircomputerandminimizationoftrader
emotion.
RiskManagement
Therearefiveoutcomeswhentradingandthissegmentwillgiveyouaclearunderstandingof
eachoutcomeandhowtoeliminateriskforthebestchanceofbecomingasuccessfultrader.
MultipleTimeFrameAnalysis
MultipleTimeFrameanalysisisessentialinidentifyinghighprobability,lowrisk,andhigh
rewardtradingopportunities.Nomatterwhatstyleoftraderyouare,youwillutilizethree
specificcharttimeframeswithpurposeandfocus.
PuttingItAllTogether
Allofthedetailcoveredinthefirsttwodaysofthisclasswillbeputtogetherinasimple,
organized,strategicstepbystepactionplanthatallowstradingwithasimple,yetpowerful
rulebasedstrategy!

PART2,DAY1
CoreStrategyReview
ProfessionalTraderPart1isTHEeducationfoundationforyourtradingregardlessoftheasset
classesyoutradeorthetimeframesandstyleyoutradeorinvest.Learnimportantbuilding
blocksthatwillstaywithyouthroughoutyoureducationalexperiencewithOnlineTrading
Academy.
MoreTerminology
Intheearlystagesofyoureducationyouwillbroadenyourpersonalglossaryofimportant
terms.InthissectionyouwillgainadditionaltermssuchasLevel1,Level2,NASDAQTotal
View,MarketMakersandECN.
OrderTypeReview
Thisfivedaycoursewilllaunchyouintoactionandallowyoutostarttrading.Thissectionwill
providelearningreinforcementonLimitOrders,MarketOrders,StopMarketOrders,StopLimit
OrdersandBracketOrders.
LiveTradingLabSessions
FourLiveTradingLabsessions,plusdailyaccessfortheremainderofthiscourse,willenable
youtoapplytheknowledgeyouvegained.Usingaclassroomstudentcomputeryouwill
accesslivedatawhiletradingrealmoneyOURmoney.Weabsorballlossesand
commissions,leavingyoutofocusontradingexecutioninaverystructuredlabsession.

PART2,DAY2

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PositionSizing
IntroductiontotermssuchasPositionandSize.Youwilllearnhowtoobjectivelydetermine
thesizeofyourpositionsusingasimplemathematicalcalculation,aswellasgainan
understandingofthevalueofObjectiveRiskManagement.
StockSelectionProcess
Youwilllearnhowtonavigatethroughthousandsofindividualequitymarketpossibilitiesto
createawatchlist,andthenimplementaverystructuredtopdownanalysisthathelpsyouto
focusontherightmarketswiththelowestrisk,highestreward,andhighestprobabilitytrading
opportunities.
TaxStrategies
GainanunderstandingoftheimportanceandpowerofvarioustaxstrategiesforTradersand
theconsiderationsyouneedtomakethatwillhelpyoumanageandoptimizeyourtrading
effortsandmaximizeyourprofitpotential.

PART2,DAY3
XLTLiveTrading
XLTstandsfortheExtendedLearningTrackgraduateprogramatOnlineTradingAcademy.
Thisonlineprogramextendsthetimeourgraduateshavewiththeirinstructorsandtheirfellow
students.Byprovidinga90minuteXLTsessionspecificallyforthestudentsinthe
ProfessionalTraderCourse,itallowsstudentstoexperienceourgraduateprogramfirsthand.
TechnicalIndicators
Improperuseoftechnicalindicatorsisoneofthebiggestreasonstradersfail!Although
indicatorsarenottheprimarytoolusedinOnlineTradingAcademysCoreStrategy,when
usedproperly,theycanserveasasecondarysupporttoolforconfirmationintakingatrade.
TradingGaps
Gapsarethemostobviouswaytoidentifywherethenextbigmarketmovewillbeginand
producesomeofthelowestrisk,highestrewardandhighestprobabilitytradingforour
students.YouwillgainanunderstandingofthedifferencebetweenanOTANoviceGapvs.an
OTAProGap,akeycomponentofourrulebased,markettimingstrategy.
TenLawsofTrading
TheTenLawsofTradingareabsolutesthatshouldbeapartofeverytraderstradingplan.
Theyprovidethefoundationforbecomingafocused,wellrounded,disciplinedprofessional
trader.
OddsEnhancers#4
OddsEnhancers#4measuringFreshLevels

PART2,DAY4

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TraderTimeZones
Knowingthethreekeypricereversaltimesinthemarketeverydayandcombiningthemwith
OTAsCoreStrategywillhelpstacktheoddsinyourfavor.
MomentumTradingTactics
Momentumtradingallowsyoutoparticipateinastrongmarketmoveafteritisunderway.You
willlearntherulesandskillstotakeadvantageofmomentummoveswhilestillproperly
managingriskandreward.
MarketTraps
Youareconstantlyexposedtobuyandsellsignalsfromavarietyofsourcesthatinviteyouto
takeactioninthemarketplace.Manyoftheseinvitationsaretraps,riskdisguisedas
opportunity.Youwilllearnhowtorecognizeandsteerclearofthetrapsandtakeadvantageof
theopportunity.
MasteringtheMentalGame
Thehumanmindisconditionedfrombirthtonaturallygravitatetowardthatwhichmakesus
feelgoodandstayawayfromthatwhichmakesusfeelbad.Takingthisactioninthemarkets
isarecipeforconsistentlosses.Thiscourseprovidesyouwiththepropertoolstohandle
thosenaturalemotionsandtheactionsthatstemfromthem.

PART2,DAY5
LiveTradingSkillTest
Tradingismorethanknowledgeitisanacquiredskill.Thistestprovidestheinstructorwith
confirmationthathis/herstudentscomprehendedtheconceptsandexecutedtheskillstaught
throughoutthecourse.
FinalExam
Acomprehensiveexamcoveringall7daysofbothPart1and2oftheProfessionalTrader
Course
TenSurvivalSkills
These10survivalskillsgohandinhandwiththe10LawsofTradingandshouldalsobe
representedinyourtradingplanandserveasareminderandafocuspoint.
ClassSurveyandGraduation
Eachstudentcompletesasurveyoftheirentireeducationexperience,providingOnline
TradingAcademywithvaluablefeedbackineveryareaoftheeducationalexperience.A
graduationceremonywillcelebrateyourcompletionofthiscourse!

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