Program Overview

Designed for Options Traders

8 days weekend training

40 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

Overview of Options Trading in Indian Markets

Understanding the nuts and bolts of Futures and Options Trading

Understanding Call and Put Options

Understanding the Option Chain

Understanding the Open Interest in Options

Understanding the Volume and Liquidity in Options

Introduction to Option pricing

Introduction to F&O Margin Components

How to use the Margin Calculator and the Importance of using 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

Understanding the Moneyness of the Option

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

When to execute Strangles and Strangles and how to manage straddles and strangles

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

Best Trading Practices and How to manage the risk

Introduction to Options Backtesting

How to Implement Options Trade Automation using Tradingview

How to Implement Options Trade Automation using Amibroker

Building Trend Following Option Strategies with reduced risk

Building low-risk - medium reward option selling strategies and automating it.

Building Market Neutral Options Trading Algo Strategy.

Building Profitable Intraday Option Trading Model.

Framework for Designing Option Strategies

What is Option Adjustments

Importance of Option Adjustments

Debit Spread Adjustment

Credit Spread Adjustment

Probability of ITM

Law of Supply and Demand

Law of Cause and Effect

Law of Effort vs Result

Understanding Wyckoff Market Cycle (Accumulation, MarketUp, Distribution, Market Down)

Nuts and Bots of Volume Sprea Analysis

Understanding Sign of Weakness (Buyers Exhaustion)

Understanding Sign of Strength (Seller Exhaustion)

How to Read VSA Charts and Signals

Understanding VSA bar types

Effort Vs Results

The Path of Least Resistance

When High Volume Occurs at Market Tops?

Understanding Shakeout

Understanding Stopping Volume

How to Recognize the Market Tops and Market Botton using VSA

Understanding Buying Climax Vs Selling Climax

Top Down Analysis, Trade Preparation and Checklist for VSA Analysis

Price Action Trading to Identify Support & Resistance

Sticking to the Reality with Price Action & Volatility

Short Covering & Long Liquidation Price action Patterns

Breakout Failure Trading Patterns

How to trade the event day using price action

Price Action in a Highly Volatile Markets Vs Low Volatile Markets

Handling Price Action in a Bull Market Vs Bear Market

Trading the open with simple price action strategies

Importance of VWAP tracking


Weeks of training


Days of weekend training


Hours of Live Sessions

Rs.40,000 Rs.25,000

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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. 40,000 Rs. 25,000 (including GST)

Option Hydra 5.0

Features / Benefits

  • Total 40+ 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.