Trading Psychology Workshop

A practical and interactive 2-day training program designed to help traders and fund managers who want to improve their decision making and performance. You will learn practical, evidence-based strategies drawn from the areas of elite performance, psychology, physiology, neuroscience and decision science combined with over 15-years of practical experience of coaching and training traders across the globe and across asset classes.

The course includes two days of classroom training and a course manual.

This course is led by one of the world’s top trading and investing performance coaches and a qualified mindfulness teacher.

Understanding Trading and Investing Performance

  • Performance v P&L
  • The 3 components of trading/investing performance
  • Assessing your trading performance

Developing Your Trading Process and Trading Skill

  • The importance of process, and the role skill and luck play in trading decisions
  • The trading performance cycle
  • Reviewing and developing your trading process

Understanding Trading Decision Making, Discipline and Strategy Drift

  • How trading decisions are made by the brain and body
  • Key cognitive and emotional biases that can affect traders decision making
  • Practical strategies for reducing the impact of biases in trading decisions

Developing Self-Awareness, Self-Control and Discipline

  • The importance of developing self-awareness for high performance
  • 3 core strategies for developing self-awareness
  • Developing mindful awareness for enhanced self-control and discipline

Understanding Risk Taking, Risk Psychology and Your Risk Personality

  • The psychology and neuroscience of risk
  • Risk personality and trader decision making and performance

How To Develop A Winning Traders Mindset

  • How your mental framework (mindset) influences your decision making and performance
  • Assessing your trading mindset, your beliefs, and perceptions
  • Understanding how you think about risk, markets, trading, winning, losing, money, mistakes
  • Strategies for developing/refining your mental framework for enhanced performance

How To Manage Your Trading Emotions – Fear, Anxiety, Anger and Overconfidence

  • The neuroscience of emotions and trading decisions
  • How to develop your emotional awareness
  • How to harness and use your emotions as data to enhance your decision making

Trading With Confidence – Developing The Mental Skills of High Performance Trading

  • Developing the mental skills required to enhance your trading decision making
  • Dealing with trading losses, setbacks and challenges
  • Practical strategies to enhance your composure, commitment, confidence and concentration

Understanding and Applying The Physiology of Trading Decision Making

  • Understand the role that the body plays in risk taking and decision making
  • The stress response, developing stress resilience and biofeedback training
  • Decision fatigue and the importance of managing energy for optimising decision making
  • Gut feel and strategies for developing interoception (your 6th sense)