• Ali Moin-Afshari
  • Level: Advanced
  • Study time: 13.8 hrs
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Course overview
Pro Trader Mentoring - Recorded Sessions: September 2022
  • Video time: 13:48 hours
  • Session: 2022-09-03
  • Session: 2022-09-10
  • Session: 2022-09-17
  • Session: 2022-09-24


Session: 2022-09-03
  • When not to take a swing trade entry and why
  • Concept of Damage to trend or momentum
  • Using "Damage" to expect second counter-trend legs
  • Expanding Triangle day structure and how it affects intraday trends
  • What indicator to use for trend determination
  • Examples of wide stops
  • Importance of breakouts of major swing points
  • Preparing for surprise moves
  • Understanding probability distribution of markets
  • Simple Exits and minimal trade management
  • Gap on open: how big gaps affect day structure
  • Knowing different follow through scenarios for the setup in hand
  • Spikes and how to use them for support/resistance trading
  • Coding technique for identifying climaxes mechanically
  • How to interpret bars that are crossing a moving average
  • How to build complex chart reading skills one concept at a time
  • Review of some of students' trades
  • Q&A

Session: 2022-09-10
  • What to look for in legs that reverse to trust the reversal
  • Role of price relative to averages in shifting pattern reliability and probabilities of follow through
  • Review of breakouts
  • Secondary factors that influence breakouts
  • Types of symmetrical second legs
  • Pros and cons of simple trade management techniques
  • Weak reversals that becomes strong
  • The effect of leg count on setup probabilities
  • Skill development and managing your mental resources
  • Trading like a big box store
  • How to view losses and the psychology of taking losses
  • The correct method for practicing to build effective trading skills
  • Financial goal setting and position sizing to achieve it
  • Using Bollinger Bands to help identify signals and targets
  • Review of some of students' trades
  • Q&A

Session: 2022-09-17
  • Spike termination trades
  • Role of inside and opposite bars in spikes
  • Estimating pullbacks based on bar relationships in spikes
  • Comparison of lower and higher timeframe patterns
  • Implied pullbacks
  • Wedge on the Open day structures
  • How to use consistency in estimating strength of price legs
  • Spike and Climax pattern
  • Support/Resistance zones of a moving average
  • Dueling Liens Pattern
  • Size of corrections compared to size of patterns
  • How to prevent early entries that gets you into trouble
  • Which swing point is more important 
  • How to estimate where buyers and sellers are
  • How to estimate which wedges are more likely to fail
  • How to find legs that have higher probability of reversal
  • How I develop code for trading
  • Directional tendencies of outside bars
  • Big-Small-Big pattern
  • Review of some of students' trades
  • Q&A

Session: 2022-09-24
  • Market Regime: Always-In (long/short)
  • How to use Regime flip to take high probability trades
  • How to use first time events for scalps
  • The "Good Luck" setup
  • Expanding Triangle day structure review
  • Complex second legs
  • Nested wedges
  • Round numbers
  • TradeStaion order-entry shortcuts
  • The i1R concept
  • How I choose version numbers for my code
  • Division of labor between the trader and the computer
  • Second legs in trading ranges
  • No-Trade-Zones in trading ranges
  • Review of some of students' trades
  • Q&A

About PTM Modules

This is the archived recordings of the Pro Trader live mentoring session for the above date and month. 
      For example, PTM_202207 contains all sessions for month 7 of year 2022.
Each PTM module contains all sessions from one month.
Each session is about 3 hours long. 
Live sessions are conducted over Zoom (or other online meeting tools) and recorded. 
 Recordings are not edited to give you the same experience as being in the session with everyone else. 
Videos show mentor's screen, trading platform, and the electronic whiteboard. 

Ali Moin-Afshari

Systematic Trader
Ali Moin-Afshari is the founder of Quant Systems and course creator of the Systems Academy program. He has had a successful +20-year career in IT and telecom, working as an architect, consultant, and founder of two IT companies. He began his trading career initially as a side business in 2007 and became a full time trader in 2014. He is a systems expert and has designed,  developed, and programed more than 200 trading systems.
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