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Independent Trader: Three Keys to Reach Your Full Trader Potential

Whatever system or strategy you trade, you ultimately want to reach your full trader potential as an Independent Trader. What do I mean by that? An Independent Trader has transitioned along the steps of

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Trading Visual Price Patterns is a Bit Like Hunting for Fish

Trading for visual price patterns is a bit like hunting for fish. Sometimes the small fish come close to the beach – and at other times, you need to go out a bit deeper into the waters to find bigger

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How Your Learning Type Determines Success (Part II)

Over the last ten years or so, I have taught and coached several hundred traders through my workshops and coaching programs. It has been very interesting for me to observe different types of behaviors

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The Trap – And How My Cat ‘Dolfi’ Got Caught

After some thinking, I decided to write the article today about thoughts that are occupying my mind most right now and relate them to trading the markets. I am a big cat lover. If they could trade –

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Become the Hunter Yourself

Since my early childhood, I have a passion for Learning & Growth. During the early 1980s, there was a common belief that “Learning” was only possible as you were growing up. Later in life, learning

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Deliberate Practice and Trading Mastery

Tennis was a very popular sport in Germany in the early 1980s so as an adolescent, one of my dreams was to become a professional tennis player. Back then, the most common form of practice was to play against

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A Structured Approach to Trading Mastery

Many traders start a trading venture and approach the markets in a very discretionary way with barely any rules – or no rules at all. They have a strong desire to apply their own ‘trading guts’ testing

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Trading is 100% Psychology

The title of this article comes from Van’s legendary statement in the trading community. Van has been a renowned trading coach for many years and through my interest in capital markets and psychology,

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Developing Trader Competence

Many traders I meet at the Van Tharp Institue — both novices and veterans — have gone through periods of confusion, frustration, or maybe even outright desperation. Regularly I have witnessed how from

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The Boom & Bust Cycle is an Important Hurdle to Overcome

Every trader goes through certain stages of development. Part of the first stage is to find a good trading system that fits the trader who also commits to fully following its’ rules. Learning and internalizing

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