CORE STRATEGY COURSE:

Course Curriculum Day Wise

Day 1
  • Terminology:
    You will review the terms covered in the pre-essentials and learn additional industry terms as well as specific Online Trading Academy terms that will be used throughout the course.
  • Piloting Trade Tiger Platform:
    Take a hands on more extensive tour of the trading platform you will be using throughout the course.
  • Supply and Demand:
    OTA's Core Strategy is based on the tried and true principles of supply and demand. You will learn key concepts of how trading price action is impacted by the imbalance of supply and demand and what this looks like on a price chart.
  • Formations:
    You will learn key candle formations such as Rally-Base-Drop, Drop-BaseRally and how they are used as building blocks in the Zoning Process.
  • Odd Enhancers:
    Odds Enhancers are Online Trading Academy's proprietary scoring system for objectively measuring the quality of trading opportunities and are used to identify and train your eye to recognize these quality trading opportunities.
  • Zoning Process:
    Using the concepts of Supply and Demand, Odds Enhancers and the Base Isolation Technique, you will become proficient at identifying Supply Zones and Demand Zones.
Day 2
  • Decision Matrix:
    You will put everything you have learned together and come to a decision using Curve, Zone, Location and Trend of what the "trade action" will be using the Decision Matrix.
  • Entry Types and Proper Exit:
    The three components of a trade which are contained in the simple acronym S.E.T. (Stop, Entry, Target). Our core strategy contains three entry types; Limit Zone and Confirmation Entry. Gain a solid understanding of these entries, as well as two important ways to exit a trade with Stops and Targets.
  • More Odds Enhancers and Scoring the Trade:
    You will explore additional Odds Enhancers and then accumulate all the Odds Enhancers together to "Score" the trading opportunity
  • Margin/Leverage/Cost/Risk:
    You will gain a solid understanding of what Margin and Leverage are and how these components impact the buying power needed to enter a trade and lay the foundation for understanding the various aspects of risk management.
  • Position Sizing:
    You will learn how to objectively determine the size of your positions using a simple mathematical calculation, as well as gain an understanding of the value of Objective Risk Management.
Day 3
  • Bracket Orders Using Chart Trading:
    There are various order types used when placing a trade with your broker. We will focus on one specific order type called the "Bracket Order" which includes all three components of a S.E.T. in the order. There are also different "ways" to place a trade. This lesson focuses on using the chart trading capability to enter the bracket order.
  • Place Order:
    This is the final step in preparing and placing a trade in a trading platform. You will learn how to properly place orders in the trading platform.
  • Trading Purpose:
    One key component of a trading plan is for you to have a clear purpose as to why you are trading. This lesson will explore "your why" and help you craft a purpose statement for your trading plan and help identify what "type" of trader you are.
  • Establish Rewarded/Risk Rules:
    Another key component of your trading plan is having a clear set of rules for your trading plan around managing Risk AND Reward for your trading. This lesson will walk you through the considerations in establishing your rules
  • Review Result:
    You will gain an understanding of key metrics such as winning percentage, Reward-to-Risk-Ratio, average win amount to average loss amount and how to analyze these metrics to improve your trading to follow in measuring your results are Online Trading Academy's proprietary scoring system for objectively measuring the quality of trading opportunities.
  • Check Reports:
    As a trader, being aware of the activities in our world affecting the financial landscape is important to your trade planning. Using the economic calendar is one way to be in touch with what is going on. This lesson will teach you how to manage and leverage the impact of key market and economic reports on your trading
  • Trade Management:
    This segment focuses on having a plan before you enter a trade as it relates to how to manage a trade that has met entry with considerations such moving stops, multiple targets, scaling in or out of a trade. How you manage a trade will affect the dynamic between winning percentage and profitability. Trade Management considerations will also be included in your trade plan.
  • Logging Trades:
    Having a trade log is invaluable to your ability to learn from your past actions and improve your trading. You will learn the way to log trades and the value of staying disciplined in keeping a trade log.

Day 4
  • Bracket Orders Using the Chart Trading:
    You will learn how to place Bracket Orders using the trading platform's "Chart Trading" capability.
  • Trading Labs:
    The majority of this day will consist of walking through each step in the trading process and practicing trading in the live markets with guidance and oversight from your instructor.
Day 5
  • Analysis Techniques:
    You will be introduced to several industry/conventional additional analysis techniques that will assist in helping you spot novice traders making novice mistakes that can give you "the edge" in trading and investing.
  • Trading Labs:
    The majority of this day will consist of walking through each step in the trading process and practicing trading in the live markets with guidance and oversight from your instructor
Free Class