The Van Tharp Institute's Free Resources

Take advantage of these free resources to learn more about trading, self-awareness, and what we teach here at The Van Tharp Institute

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What Is Your Trader Type?

Take this quick test to find out!

Based on research of over 5,000 traders. Discover your trader type in just 4 minutes. Each trader type has its own temperament, personality, perception and interpretation that ultimately affect how the market is approached and traded. Do You Have the traits of Top Traders?

How Happy are You?

Take this free happiness test to find out

Do you feel happy and satisfied for no reason? Is there someone in your life I cannot forgive? Do you blame others or complain too much? Get your Happiness Assessment Interpretation by taking this free happiness test by Van K. Tharp. You will not only get your results but also qualify for In-Box Coaching (if you do not already receive it).


free book

Trading beyond the matrix

Get your own copy for FREE, just pay for shipping. This book covers the different levels of transformation to improve as a trader and to become a happier person. It also shares real success stories of people who have changed their trading significantly as a result of adopting these concepts. Learn how to meet your objectives, understand the market and much more!

FREE Download

Position Sizing™ trading simulation game

  • Determine how much to risk on each position
  • Learn how to let your profits run and cut your losses
  • Practice Position Sizing™ methods for your own trading. Trading simulation helps you develop the discipline to follow the golden rules for trading success


Take The Mystery Out Of Trading

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.

FREE Webinars Most Monday's with Special Guests

Learn the foundations for Good Trading

FREE online course

The super trader fundamentals course

Get FREE Instant access. This course is suited for both new traders as well as experienced traders who have not yet been exposed to Dr. Tharp's teaching.

  • Transform yourself into a Super Trader
  • ​Discover your Trader Personality
  • Your Super Trader Power Tools
  • ​Read the Market Like a Super Trader
  • Free Exclusive Bonuses & Discounts!

Free Audio Presentation

Steps to becoming a great trader

Learn the 17 steps to becoming a great trader in this audio presentation

Tharp Think Podcast

Gems beyond the matrix

Subscribe to The Tharp Think Podcast to learn more about Dr. Tharp's classic principles for your life and your trading.


The Van Tharp Institute's glossary of trading terms

These trading terms will help with your understanding of trading concepts.

Newsletter Archives

The Van Tharp Institute's newsletter archives

All the past issues of the newsletter from January 2005 until October 2018

Video Resources

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Checkout all the free videos on our Youtube channel and don't forget to subscribe to get notified when we add more videos.


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View answers to the most frequently asked questions, and ask your own question via the comment section on this page.

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