Program Overview

Designed for Traders

40 Hours of Live Training

94 Hours of Learning

Access to recorded sessions

Access to Trading Community

Life Time Support

Option Hydra Syllabus

Best-in-class content in the form of videos, theoritical sessions and live sessions

Why to Analyze Futures Charts to Trade Options

How to Trade In the Money Options (ITM Options)

Trading Options Discretionarily Vs Trading Options Systematically

Deeper Introduction to Implied Volatility

Understanding Bull Market Volatility Vs Bear Market Volatility

Introduction to Option pricing

Introduction to F&O Margin Components

How to use the Margin Calculator and Importance of use the Margin Calculator

New Margin Calculation as per SEBI regulations

Cash Secured Put Strategy for Investors

Exercising Options (European Options Vs American Options)

Cash Delivery Vs Compulsory Physical Delivery

How to Interpret the Open interest Charts

How to take a view using Open Interest and Price Structure

Understanding Theta Decay

Weekly Options Vs Monthly Options

Understanding the Payoff Graph of Long Call Options and Long Put Options

Understanding the Payoff Graph of Short Call Options and Short Put Options

How to Apply Top-down approach to take an objective view in the Market

How to Understand the Market Structure?

How to get a Trading Perspective?

Importance of Measuring the Volatility

Understanding Implied Volatility

Realized Volatility Vs Unrealized Volatility

Introduction to Volatility Skew

How to retrieve historical option data open interest from NSE india portal

Importance of reading India VIX

IV percentile & IV Rank

Classification of Strategies with IV percentile

Event Trading and the Options Premium Behavior during Events

Implied Volatility Crush during Event

How to trade Options during event

Simple Price Action Pattern in Trading Events

How to Trade Post Market Event and How to Trade Ongoing Event

How to Design your options Strategy and efficiently manage your Margin Requirements

Different Market Participants and How to read Open Interest data of various Market Players

Understanding the Option Greeks

Importance of Option Greeks and Option Premium Behavior (Useful for Option Buyers & Option Sellers)

Option Price Behavior Vs Underlying Price Behavior

Impact of Gamma on Options Impact

Lottery tickets on Expiry and Emotional Trading Sentiment on Expiry Day

Understanding Nifty IV and IV Percentile Graph

Call Side Volatility Skew Vs Put Side Volatility Skew

Speculations of Stock Options and How to benefit from the behavior

Understanding Bull Call Spread & Bear Put Spread

Understanding Bull Put Spread & Bear Call Spread

Trading Scenarios for various trading strategies

What-If Scenarios for Vertical Spread

Strike Price Impact due to Corporate Action

How to Select Optimal Strikes for Vertical Spread

Understanding OI Live and OI EOD to measure the Institutional Positions

Margin Requirements for Vertical Spreads

Vertical Spreads vs Ladder Strategies

Covered Call Strategies

Best Trading Practices for Executing Vertical spreads

What is Synthetic Covered Call

Understanding Vertical Spread, Calendar Spread and Diagonal Spreads

Expiry Trading Vs Calendar Spread and Diagonal Spreads

Margin Requirement for Calendar Spreads and Diagonal Spreads

Leap Options, Liquidity in Options

How to achieve consistent returns and reduced risk using Option Spread Strategies

Understanding Payoff Graph for Diagonal Spreads and How to select Option Strikes

Constructing Safer Strategies using Spreads, Risk-Reward Analysis

Income Trading Strategy Double Diagonal Spreads

Income Trading Strategy Double Calendar Spreads

Best Trading Practices and Learning from Mentor Experience

Reverse Calendar Spreads - Neutral Strategies

What is Volatility?

Volatility Trading Principles

What makes the market to go sideways?

Policy Measures and Market Reaction to the Policy Measures

Trend Vs Balance

How to Execute Option Strategies for Small Accounts to get Reduced Margin Benefits

Why Leveraged Strangles and Strangles are Dangerous to Execute

Margin Requirements for Straddles & Strangles

How to use the Option Spread AFLs (Requires Amibroker)

Implied Volatility and Standard Deviation Move Calculation

When to Execute Twisted Sister Trading Strategy

Margin Requirement for Twisted Sister Trading Strategy

Twisted Sister Vs Jade Lizard

Chicken Iron Condor and Variation of Chicken Iron condor

Collar Options Trading Strategy

Framework for Designing Option Strategies

What is Option Adjustments

Importance of Option Adjustments

Debit Spread Adjustment

Credit Spread Adjustment

Probability of ITM

Best Trading Practices and How to manage the risk

Introduction to Auction Process and Auction Market theory

Introduction to Market Profile / Volume Profile

Understanding Price Discovery Process

Basic Building Blocks of Market Profile (TPOs, Initial Balance, Value Area, Point of Control, Tails, Range Extension)

Importance of Point of Control and Value Area

Market Profile Terminologies

What to Observe from Market Profile Charts

Ninjatrader 8 TPO Settings (Optimal)

Understanding Different Market Participants

Characteristics of Different Market Participants

Introduction to Trading Inventory

Balanced and Imbalanced Markets

Understanding Excess and Balance

Understanding Poor Lows & Good Tails

Understanding the importance of Single Print Zones

The behavior of Value Area in a Sideways and Trending Markets

Understanding Anomalies and Poor Structure

Initial Auction Vs Initial Balance

Importance of Initial Auction

Different Market opening Types and market confidence 09.30-10.30 AM - 01.30-02.30 PM

How to Measure Market Confidence during live markets 09.30-10.30 AM - 01.30-02.30 PM

Initial Auction Vs Point of Control 09.30-10.30 AM - 01.30-02.30 PM

Profile Structures and Market Confidence 09.30-10.30 AM - 01.30-02.30 PM

What is Confidence Monitor? 09.30-10.30 AM - 01.30-02.30 PM

Deep Introduction to Point of Control.

How to Monitor Developing Point of Control?

Introduction to Prominent Point of Control and the importance in day to day trading.

What is R-PPOC and Importance of R-PPOC levels?

POC Non Migration Vs POC Migration.

What are Weaker POC and the usage of WPOC in day to day trading?

Back to Back Prominent POC

POC Rejection based Trading Strategies

Slingshot Trading Strategies using Promient POC

Exponential Promeint POC

45 Degree line

How to do top down analysis 09.30-10.30 AM - 01.30-02.30 PM

How to observe the Value area and Point of Control during live markets 09.30-10.30 AM - 01.30-02.30 PM

Importance of the objectivity during market profile analysis 09.30-10.30 AM - 01.30-02.30 PM

2nd Week Weekly Expiry 09.30-10.30 AM - 01.30-02.30 PM

How to Prepare the Market Profile Sheet. 09.30-10.30 AM - 01.30-02.30 PM

Different Types of Profile Structures ( Normal, Normal Variation, Neutral, Trend Day, Double Distribution Days, P shape and b shape structures)

What is visual references

How to use visual references for Intraday and Positional Trading

Importance of Rally High and Pullback Low references

Importance of Halfback and Intrabar halfback references

Importance of Day timeframe references

Importance of POC as visual references

Psychological reference as visual references

Poor lows Vs AB Poor Lows Vs Weaker References

R-PPOC Touch Vs WPOC references

Early Morning High as Visual Reference

How to Carry Visual references

Understanding Acceptance Vs Rejection

Understanding Short term references

Introduction to P/b shape references and Trading scenarios

Spikes,Spike references and Spike Trading Rules

Types of Spikes

Short Term References from Double Distribution and Triple Distribution

Inside Bars and Short Term References

Prominent POC as Reference

Introduction to Failed Auction and Auction Scenarios

Live Commentary on Market Profile and Orderflow

Identify Intraday and Positional Trading Opportunities using Market Profile and Orderflow

Analyze the underlying market sentiment

Spot both sideways and trending markets

Learn to trade the odd based trading using market profile

Understand the Market Structure and learn what the trading competition thinks

Learn to control trading emotions and focus on the trading odds


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Learn from India’s leading Market Profile Mentor

Rajandran Marketcalls - Option Hydra


Full Time Trader

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Mr.Rajandran is a Full time trader and founder of Marketcalls, hugely interested in building timing models, algos, discretionary trading concepts and Trading Sentimental analysis. He now instructs users all over the world, from experienced traders, professional traders to individual traders.

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Program Fee

Rs. 35,000 (including GST)

Option Hydra 4.0

Features / Benefits

  • Total 70+ hours of Online Workshop
  • Access to Live Trading Room
  • 4 Weeks of live training
  • Access to Slack Community Chat
  • Access to Previous Webinars

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is market profile?

Market Profile is an Institutional grade visualization tool which explain what kind of trading behavior is happening in the markets.

Why market profile is used in option hydra?

Market Profile in Option Hydra helps traders to take view based trading and also to manage their risk.

What Will You Learn?

Foundational Futures & Options Trading Basics, Understanding Option Greeks, Volatility, Time Decay and Option Tools etc.,

Who is this course for?

Full time and Part time Traders, Option Traders, Traders who are enthuastic to learn

Do you provide recorded video access?

Yes, all the sessions are recorded and the access will be provided for One year.

Do I get post training support?

Yes, We do provide post training support in the Community webinars(Lifetime Support).

What is a community webinar?

Community webinar are currently accessible only to workshop participants to enhance their Trading Skills.
In a month 1-2 hours will be dedicated to learn the existing concepts better and if any new strategies are implemented it will be part of community webinar.

Is there any chat support during live markets?

Yes, We do provide chat access to our private trading group(Slack) to learn during live markets where traders can ask questions, listen to the experts and learn how strategies are implemented during live markets.
It is life time access to all the workshop participants.