• Ali Moin-Afshari
  • Level: Advanced
  • Study time: 12 hrs
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Course overview
Pro Trader Mentoring - Recorded Sessions: April 2023
  • Video time: 12 hours
  • Session: 2023-04-01
  • Session: 2023-04-08
  • Session: 2023-04-15: No session
  • Session: 2023-04-22
  • Session: 2023-04-29
  • Trades Charts


Session: 2023-04-01
  • Price Action Basics: Breakouts
  • Price Action Basics: Bar formation
  • Event - Response 
  • Volatility
  • Why Price Action is Fractal
  • Basic chart pattern: the two legged move
  • Q&A
Session: 2023-04-08
  • IBS (Intra-Bar Strength) calculation
  • Bar direction and how to code it in an algorithm 
  • Buy and Sell zones inside price bars
  • What constitutes a price leg
  • Single leg failures
  • Spikes, Gaps, and Climaxes: what are the differences
  • Different styles of trading: trend following, swing trading, scalping / market making and how they relate to each other
  • Normal Market Behavior
  • Expectations based on the Normal behavior
  • Expectations based on Abnormal behavior
  • Secondary trades 
  • The 2-bar IBS (Ankit's indicator)
Session: 2023-04-15
Ali is away on this weekend
Session: 2023-04-22
  • Simple legs
  • Micro gaps
  • Tick gaps
  • How to use micro and tick gaps for limit order trading
  • Expectations for high and low probability outcomes
  • Secondary trade examples
  • Changing your trading style based on market cycle
  • The importance of depth and duration of pullbacks
  • Entering with limit orders during the spike phase of a trend
  • Considerations for day structure and price action of yesterday
  • Expectations for market behavior during market crashes
  • Q&A
Session: 2023-04-29
  • Installing indicators in TradeStation

PTM Conventions:
  • End of Day chart annotations
  • My expectations
  • Your expectations
  • What I’ve seen happen with my past students

Working on Trading Excellence
  • Deliberate practice
  • Topic/Technique selection
  • Discipline

  • The importance of Breakout Size or Distance
  • Review of last week
  • SPB Trend vs. NYSE TICK
  • TTRD vs. Broad Channel day structures
  • 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. 
Includes trades charts

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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