I know its late, I always lose sleep when something is eating at me. I'm also too busy to think about this stuff during the day. What does the gang at ET think about having a good coach to learn trading and the significance it has had in your success? I do not prop/pro trade yet. I've got the license, some exp., industry knowledge, youth, desire, etc. My best coach in sports was a guy named Sully, great man, inspiring, and made me realize the best for myself. Under his coaching our team had an awesome record, and I took home lots of medals. If I wasn't such a know-it-all and listened to him more, then I definitely would have went further. If he was a trader, 1) I know he'd be successful, and 2) I'd be on his team in a heartbeat, no questions about it. He's deceased, and I'm thankful for the time I got while he was around. I'd be willing to bet that a lot of the reason that great traders are from or work at BB firms is because of the serious training lots of time learning, working as an assistant, etc. Its also logical that the opposite is true with with so many rookies at daytrading shops. with that said, I think I've got all the prep work to trading well under way. I'm now searching for a great coach, or training program, experience, whatever it will take to increase my success rate.