What’s In The Course:
Part 1: Technical Setups
In part 1 of the Swing Trading with Options course, Keith gives a run-down of his favorite technical setups to trade with options. Each of these technical setups gives a bit of a different nuanced trade approach and Keith goes into depth on what to look for in the charts.
Part 2: Risk Management Principles
In part 2 of the Swing Trading with Options course, Keith gives a primer on risk management. Risk management is a crucial element of any trading system, and so is understanding the application of risk management principles such as stop-losses and appropriate position sizing.
Part 3: Understanding Implied Volatility
In part 3 of the Swing Trading with Options course, Keith gives a crash course on why implied volatility matters in options trading. In this section, he goes over what implied volatility is, what historical volatility is, and how to determine when options “go on sale” at the wrong time.
Part 4: Scaling Risk with Options
In part 4 of the Swing Trading with Options course, Keith shows how to vary trade sizes with options at varying times to expiration. It is crucial to understand that there are different risks associated with options with very short times to expiration and those with longer times to expiration. With those differing options risks come different risk sizing, and that is discussed in depth here.
Part 5: Price Targets and Trade Duration
In part 5 of the Swing Trading with Options course, Keith goes into depth on calculating price targets. Using a combination of chart formations and statistics, Keith can then get a better sense of the risk/reward profile of various options trades. Along with this, Keith gives a simple structure for target options trade durations.
Part 6: The Magic of 30-Delta Options
In part 6 of the Swing Trading with Options course, Keith shows why 30-Delta options are particularly magical for his trading systems. Using a statistical backdrop, Keith goes in-depth on how he chooses his options trades to balance leverage and probability of success.
Part 7: Trade Execution
In part 7 of the Swing Trading with Options course, Keith explains how he executes his trades. Execution is a key part of any trade as it can have a significant impact on the success or failure of options trades. He also discusses the nuance of the term structure of options, as this can help add to the potential reward of options trades.
Part 8: Trailing Stops and Early Exits
In the final part of the Swing Trading with Options course, Keith explains how he applies statistics and chart formations to his trade exit. By applying a trailing stop, Keith shows how to reduce the risk of a trade as it is working. Using statistics and market sentiment, Keith also shows how an early exit signal can be generated.