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Transform Your Trading with The Van Tharp Institute

Discover cutting-edge trading strategies and resources to help you achieve your trading goals. The Van Tharp Institute stands out as a global leader in trading education. Explore our comprehensive education programs and resources to take your trading to the next level.

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We offer a wide range of high-quality products For every trader and every investor. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced professional trader, the Van Tharp Institute provides the tools and strategies needed to succeed. Learn about Day trading, Swing Trading, Forex Trading, and more. Join a community of passionate traders committed to excellence.


Master Advanced Trading Strategies with our expert-led workshops.


Deepen your knowledge with our in-depth online courses.


Explore the best-seliing Van Tharp's books.

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About The Van Tharp Institute

Empowering Traders Worldwide

In the unique arena of professional trading coaches and consultants, The Van Tharp Institute stands out as an international leader in the industry. Founded by Dr. Van Tharp in 1982, our mission is to empower traders and investors to achieve trading results and transform their lives. We are dedicated to offering high-quality educational products and services for traders and investors around the globe.

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RJ Hixson
Libby Adams
Gabriel Grammatidis
Kim Andersson

Transform Your Trading and Your Life

Why Choose The Van Tharp Institute?

Proven Trading Expertise and Leadership

Over 40 years of experience in empowering traders and investors worldwide. Founded by renowned trading psychology expert Dr. Van Tharp.

Renowned Publications and Resources

Best-selling books such as Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom and Super Trader. Exclusive resources like the Peak Performance Home Study Course.

Comprehensive Educational Offerings

Diverse educational products including books, courses, and workshops. Unique techniques like Position Sizing™ to limit risk and maximize trading profits.

Global Influence and Recognition

Conducted international workshops and seminars in major financial hubs. Featured in *Market Wizards* and trusted by top financial institutions.

Trading Strategies and NLP Expertise

Dr. Tharp's integration of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) in trading models. Proven strategies for overcoming self-sabotage and developing trading discipline.

Holistic Personal Transformation

Focus on personal growth and consciousness beyond financial success. Mission to help traders achieve happiness, success, and fulfillment through trading.


Van Tharp Institute's Instructors

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Van Tharp

Coach and Founder of the Van Tharp Institute

RJ Hixson

RJ Hixson

VP of Research and Development

Libby Adams

Libby Adams

Founder of Psychology Rehab for Traders

Gabriel Grammatidis

Gabriel Grammatidis

Founder of IntuFX and full-time Forex trader

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Ken Long

Professional trader and Systems developer

Kim Andersson

Kim Andersson

Super Trader Graduate - Van Tharp Institute

Traders Testimonials and Stories

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Free Resources and Highlights

Tharp Think Concepts

These concepts take the mystery out of trading by helping you understand who you are as a trader, how your personal psychology can work for you instead of against you, how to think about and manage risk, and how to develop winning trading systems.

What Is a Trading System? by Van K. Tharp, PhD

Get a clear understanding of what constitutes a trading system and its importance. Dr. Van Tharp explores how different individuals, based on their relationship with money, perceive and interact with systems.

Van Tharp’s Favorite Trading Books

This is a list of Dr. Van Tharp's favorite trading books, which is provided along with his commentary. They are ranked alphabetically by author.

The Importance of Position Sizing™ Strategies

This is an excerpt from the Definitive Guide to Position Sizing Strategies book. It serves as a useful reminder for those who are already familiar with the topic and as valuable new information for those who are just beginning to learn about it. It's important!

Van Tharp’s Favorite Non-Trading Books

This is a list of Dr. Van Tharp's favorite non-fiction, non-trading books. He had a library at his house with several thousand such books, so picking just a few favorites from them was not easy.

Tharp’s Thoughts Weekly Newsletter Archive

Tharp’s Thoughts Weekly Newsletter offers invaluable insights for traders and investors, praised for its unique and thoughtful content.

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Ready to Elevate Your Trading Skills?

Explore our wide range of workshops, courses, and books at the Van Tharp Institute to transform your trading and achieve your financial goals. Discover the strategies and techniques that have empowered traders worldwide to excel in the markets. Whether you're seeking to enhance your trading psychology, master position sizing, or develop a winning system, we have the resources to help you succeed.

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