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Boot Camp

Are you ready to begin trading options?  Are you not sure where to start and how to learn about Options...this course is for you.   The Option Pit Beginner Bootcamp will help traders learn the ins and outs of option trading.  Traders will learn fundamentals, ways to use options in their trading immediately, as well as some basics of spreading including credit and debit spread trading.

  • Understand the Basics of option pricing
  • Master buying and selling decision making
  • Sell option premium effecitvely
  • Use options to generate income effecitvely
  • Trade credit and debit spreads for profits
  • Use options to trade for direction
  • Manage risk effectively

The best beginner course budding option traders can take

Level:  Beginner

Just $297 Learn Options Today!

Introduction to VIX Futures and Options

Have you looked at the VIX, VIX Futures, and VIX options and the VIX etp’s and said “why is everyone trading these and what do I need to do to understand them?”  The answer is probably yes... and this course has all of those answers.  Traders will understand what makes up all of the pieces of the VIX and the VIX ETP’s.  Learn what VIX is all about from the VIX masters.  When this course is over traders will know:

  • How VIX is calculated
  • The structure of VIX futures
  • Why the VIX  options trade the way they do
  • How VIX futures trade intra and inter month
  • Smart ways to money trading VXX, UVXY, SVXY and XIV
  • Tips our traders use all the time to trade VIX

In this beginner course traders will capture actionable ides to apply to their trading right away

Level:  Beginner

Understand VIX and VIX ETPs just $147

The Option Pit Vol Primer

Volatility is the number 1 contributor to the success of an option trade.  It is also the most likely downfall of the average trader.  If your goal is to become a professional this course is the first strong step a trader can take toward becoming successful at trading options.  Traders will learn how to apply volatility to all aspects of trading from directional trading to non directional trading.  This is a powerful volatility course that all traders should view.

Understand Volatility and the Greeks
Learn advanced techniques to trade vol around earnings
Use volatility to trade for direction
Take advantage of volatility to produce more income
Ride volatility cycles like a pro surfer
Trade the volatility ETN's using volatility
Manage risk with volatility like a professional trader
Become an expert vol trader through this course

Level: Beginner, plus

Master Volatility for just $247

Creating Income Using Option Spreads

Do you want to be an 'income' option trader? Many traders do not realize how difficult it can be to produce income using options. In this 3+ hour primer Mark Sebastian Founder of Option Pit and Andrew Giovinazzi C.O.O. of Option Pit cover all of the pieces of producing income traders need to use. Learn why professionals can make A LOT of money selling premium and you can't. Understand the steps you need to take to produce consistent income with options.

Understanding the major volatility cycles of a stock
Powererfully intigrate volatility and stock charts
Proven Methods to find income option trades
Trading of options at market bottoms and tops
Mastery of option spreads that produce income
Important risk management techniques only professionals know
This course is a can't miss for those that want to sell option premium

Level: Beginner-Intermediate

Purchase this course for just $247

Mastering Iron Condors & Butterflies

An incredibly powerful course covering condors and butterflies. Learn to master trading non directional condors and butterflies. In addition Mark and his team cover using butterflies for directional trading. When the trader is done viewing the course he or she will have actionable ideas to use right away. In addition the trader will capture risk management and adjustment skills that only professionals use. The major topics of this 4 hour course are:

Execute Iron Butterflies with precision
Trade Condors with Confidence
Create trades using weekly and monthly options
Manage and Adjust Iron Condors when they get into trouble
Adjust and Manage Iron Butterflies
Manage risk associated with these spreads like a professional trader
When traders are done viewing this course they will be ready to trade condors and butterflies

Level:  Intermediate

Just $247! Buy It Now!

The Option Pit VIX Primer

If you want to learn to trade VIX and VIX etp’s its best to learn from the best in the world. Look know further than this course. The Option Pit team is the best group of VIX traders that are willing to talk about the subject. If you want to learn about UVXY, VXX, VIX options and Futures, and of course the VIX cash itself, this course is a can’t miss. No other place can provide the pieces of the VIX puzzle…and put it together like the traders at Option Pit. Traders will learn:

The major VIX cycles and zones
How to trade VIX options for income
How to take advantage of weakness and strengths of VIX ETNS
The not so secret secrets to buying and selling XIV and VXX
Safe trading of UVXY and VXX that know other company in the world understands
The approaches only a professional VIX trader can apply to trading VIX.
When traders finish this course they will understand how Option Pit traders make money trading these products habitually

Level:  Intermediate

Learn to Trade VIX! Just $297!

Butterfly Intensive

Not only does this course cover how to sell iron flies, but how to buy them as well. It covers when to buy and when to sell butterflies. In addition it covers advanced butterflies like broken wing flies and split strike flies. This course is an expansion on trading butterflies and condors. It builds on the lessons taught about butterflies in the previous course.

Trade butterlies and iron flies for income
Learn to trade broken wing butterflies
Trade flies for direcitonal purposes
Use butterflies that allow you to take advantage of wild movement
Get tricks only the pro's know
Adjust trades like a professional
This course will leave traders with the confidence to execute flies like a full time trader

Level:  Intermediate-Advanced

Learn Flies for $297!

Professional Approaches to Directional Option Trading

This course is the next step up on the directional trading primer.  It covers everything advance traders need to know in order to trade options for direction. Trade direction-ally more effectively and like a professional option trader.

Understand the cycles of volatility
Powerfully intigrate charts and directional trading
Trade covered calls and cash secured puts
Pick tops and bottoms more effectively
Execute swing and day trades
Professional risk managment approaches for a portfolio

This course will leave traders with the confidence to execute directional trades like a full time trader

 

Level:  Intermediate-Advanced

$197-Get This Course!

Option Pit Master Class: Income Trading

The Option Pit Master Class on Income Trading, will teach beginners how to think like a pro and those that are actively trading options for income how to trade like a professional. This course will start with credit and debit spreads and move all the way through front spread and back spreads. This is a must for those that want to or see themselves as professionals.

Sell calls and puts
Set debits and credit spreads up like a pro
learn to trade calendar and double calendar spreads
Trade butterflies and condors in a professional manner
Advanced income spreads pro traders know and many retail trader do not know
When NOT to adjust
Professional risk managment approaches for a portfolio
This course will leave traders with the confidence to execute income trades like a full time trader

Level:  Beginner  to Advanced

Great Value at $1997!

Options for Gold, Oil, and Other Commodities

This Course will give traders actionable tools to trade Gold, Oil, and other commodities. Many traders are astounded to learn that there are ways to trade options on these contracts to produce consistent income WITHOUT risking catastrophic loss on market moves. In this 3+ hour primer Mark Sebastian Founder of Option Pit and Keith Harwood CTA teach traders to:

  • Master the ins and outs of each asset
  • Execute the right trade in these names given the situation
  • Create trades using weekly and monthly options
  • Manage and Adjust trades in these names
  • Adjust and Manage Iron Butterflies
  • Manage risk associated with these contracts like a professional trader

Level:  Intermediate

Master Commodity Options just $297!

Mastering Long Gamma Trading

This course uses the concept of realized volatility to help successfully set up long option positions.  Basic skills like quantifying risk, buy ranges for IV and position management are all covered.  Long option directional trading has the theoretical underpinnings to create great risk reward scenarios.

 

Level:  Intermediate

Master Long Gamma $297

Options for Stock Traders

This course uses realized volatility to help define option strategies and control risk.  It will teach traders to use the natural leverage of options with Vega, Delta and time to generate better returns for the same risk dollar.

 

Level:  Intermediate

Options for Stocks $297

Trading Debit and Credit Spreads

This course uses the Option Pit Method of Risk Management, Efficient Use of Capital and Trade Structure to properly set up simple spreads and single options.

 

Level:  Intermediate

Debit & Credit Spreads $197

Trading Volatility Like a Professional Trader

This course is for trading low volatility environments using VIX and VXX options.  We pay special attention to using VIX options as a hedge and short VIX options as a trade.  Analysis of volatility conditions and how they specifically apply to VIX option trading is also covered.

 

Level:  Intermediate

Trade Vol Like a Pro $297

VIX Made Easy

Option Pit is introducing a new series of webinars to make option trading easier for beginning traders. We will tackle the VIX first.

-VIX intro is our webinar to uncover the secrets of the VIX and discover the basics behind its movement.

-VIX futures will teach basic VIX pricing around the VIX futures and interpreting market conditions using the VIX future curve.

-VIX options describes the basic functions of the unique VIX calendar and skew to help with proper trade set up based on the edge in options at any point in time

-VIX positions helps with basic option trading strategy for puts and calls, call spreads and call butterflies singular to VIX

-VIX trading will put all the theory into action to trade VIX options in various conditions using the optimal trade strategies we outline in the course

This is a five hour course and a great place to begin your option trading journey.

Level:  Beginner

5 Hours Only $97!!

Adjusting Positions and Managing Risk

Option trades do not always go as planned, this is why adjusting positions is so important.  Proper adjusting of an option trade can reduce P&L volatility, and potentially save trades gone wrong.  Poor adjustments can make positions FAR worse.  In this course traders will learn how to properly adjust a host of trades and how to manage global risk across a portfolio.  This is an incredibly powerful course for all traders from intermediate to advanced.

Understand the pitfalls of adjusting positions
Smart ways to adjust positions
Proven methods for matching the right adjustment to the current scenario
Mastery of option spread adjustments
When NOT to adjust
Professional risk managment approaches for a portfolio
This course will leave traders with the confidence to execute adjustments like a full time trader

Level:  Intermediate

Just $247! Get this Course!

Mastering Daily Options

There are options expiring EVERY DAY in many indexes and ETF's. Get ahead of the curve in this powerful course covering the ins and outs of daily option trading. If you want to create more income against stock positions this course is a must. Additionally, this course will teach traders advantage of mispriced volatility across many terms. Finally, using these options as a tool for directional trading is covered in detail. When finished with this course traders will have:

Understanding of Daily Options Decay and Movement
Mastery to integrate volatility and stock charts
Proven Methods to create income using Daily Options
Directional trading methods to create profit faster
Use of Daily Option spreads and calendar spreads
Important risk management techniques
When done, the trader will have a strong understanding of how daily options will change the way traders manage and trade options forever.

Level: Intermediate

Trade Daily Options for Just $297

Maximizing Profits With Weekly Options

Weekly options are one of the most profitable and dangerous tools to trade.  Learn the  proper way to trade these incredible financial instruments. Traders will have mind blowing experience learning how weekly options really trade, how pros turn weekly's into consistent profits…whether they are buying or selling premium in these products. Trader’s will walk away ready to execute trades in weekly’s on a ‘weekly’ basis. In this 3+ hour primer Mark Sebastian Founder of Option Pit and Andrew Giovinazzi C.O.O. of Option Pit teach traders:

Understanding of Weekly Options Decay and Movement
To powerfully integrate volatility and stock charts
Proven Methods to create income using Weekly Options
Trading Weekly Options for direction
Mastery of Weekly Option spreads and calendar spreads
Important risk management techniques
For traders looking to ramp up their trading, this is a must view

Level:  Intermediate

Trade Weekly Options for Just $247

Trading Calendar Spreads

Calendar spreads are one of the most complex trades in the option trading universe. When done right, they can be extremely profitable and relatively low risk. When done wrong, they can cost traders and arm and a leg. This course will teach traders to master term structure and multi-month trading. If your goal is to trade calendar spreads like the professionals this 4 hour course will be more than worth your time. Traders will master:

Master Long Calendar Spreads
Take advantage of mispriced term structure to maximize profits
Create trades using weekly and monthly options
Use diagonals to improve directional trading
Understand short time spreads
Manage risk associated with Calendar Spreads like a professional trader
This course will leave traders with the confidence to execute time spreads like a full time trader

Level:  Intermediate

Just $247! Buy it Now!

Condor Intensive

Not only does this course cover how to sell iron condors, but how to buy them as well. It covers when to buy and when to sell Iron Condors. In addition it covers advanced approaches to condors and adjustment techniques. This course is an expansion on trading butterflies and condors. It builds on the lessons taught about butterflies in the previous course.

Trade condors and iron condors for income
Trade condors for direcitonal purposes
Use condors that allow you to take advantage of wild movement
Get tricks only the pro's know
Adjust trades like a professional
This course will leave traders with the confidence to execute flies like a full time trader

Level:  Intermediate-Advanced

Learn Condors for $297!

Trading Straddles, Strangles, Long Gamma, VXX and UVXY

Short volatility is the rage, learn to it effectively. In this course the Option Pit team will teach you how to sell and buy straddles and strangles. Traders will learn how to be short VXX and UVXY and how to own premium and short the VIX ETP's for a profit. This is going to be a great course for those that want to be "short volatility safely".

Understand when to buy options
Learn advanced techniques to trade long straddles and strangles
Use volatility to pick the right option to buy
Take advantage of volatility to produce more income
Ride volatility cycles like a pro surfer
Trade VXX and UVXY vs long gamma positions
Manage risk and reduce potfolio risk with offsetting longs
Plus, special techniques Professional traders use each day to hunt for the best trades every day

Learn to surf the volatility

Just $297! Buy it Now!

Option Pit Master Class: Volatility

The Option Pit Master Class on Volatility Trading, will teach beginners how to think like a pro when it comes to volatility. It will teach those that are actively trading VIX how to trade like a professional VIX trader. This course will start with the basics of VIX and move all the way through advanced VIX and VIX ETP trades. This is a must for those that want to or see themselves as professionals in the VIX space. This course is 10 sessions and over 12 hours long.

The major cycles of VIX
Trade VIX options for income
Create opportunity with VXX and VIX ETP's
Smart approaches to trading XIV, VXX and UVXY
Ways to hedge with VIX and VXX options
Professional risk managment approaches for a portfolio
This course will leave traders with the confidence to execute income trades like a full time trader

Level:  Beginner to Advanced

Great Value at $1497!

Options for Long Term Trading and Hedging

This Special Course will give traders actionable tools to invest and hedge with optionsMany traders are astounded to learn that there are ways to use optoin to increase portfolio yeild and reduce P&L volatility while eliminating the risk of catastrohpic loss on a large market move.   In this 3+ hour primer Mark Sebastian Founder of Option Pit and Andrew Giovinazzi C.O.O. of Option Pit teach traders:

  • Make more profits risking fewer dollars
  • Master the replacement of stock with options
  • Learn how to use options to execute swing and day trades
  • Ramp up put and call overlay strategies
  • Buy market bottoms and sell market tops
  • Execute high probability trades with options
  • Master portfolio hedging and risk management
  • Management the risk associated with the buying and selling of options

Level:  All Levels

Master Long Term Trading for $297!

Mastering Calendars and Diagonals

This course begins with what is the proper market condition for a diagonal calendar spread to succeed.  We then break down the how, why and when of successful diagonal spread trading with a handy Trade Check List to increase the chances of a successful position.

 

 

Level:  Intermediate

Master Calendars & Diagonals $297

Mastering Trading Breakouts with Options

This course covers low implied vol and high impact gamma to generate extremely favorable trade setups.  Trade flags and breakout signals are covered in this long gamma approach to trading options for direction.

 

 Level:  Intermediate

Trading Breakouts $147

Using Options to Trade for Direction

This course focuses on the different trade types for direction.  We cover risk reversals, butterflies and broken wing butterflies all with an emphasis on the underlying directions to set up the trades.

 

Level:  Intermediate

Using Options to Trade Direction $297

Mastering VIX

This is our basic VIX education webinar.  How VIX works and how to trade the options are covered in great detail.  We also cover VIX future decay, Option Pit VIX Zones for the volatility ETPs like VXX and UVXY.  The unique character of option trading with these products is brought to like with multiple examples.

 

 Level:  Intermediate

Master the VIX just $297!
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