Double Diagonals Class

(On- Demand)

Class Overview

Class Description: This class covers the versatile Double Diagonal Strategy–sometimes called “The Most Flexible Strategy in the World”–which can be adjusted for all volatility levels. Dan and Mark will show you how to enter adjustments and manage Weekly/Monthly Double Diagonal trades.

Class Format: This class is a collection of video recordings from the actual Live class that was previously offered. Once a student buys a class, an email is then sent, containing login credentials to access the archived class page. Typically, each class runs for four weeks, with two classes each week. Some classes contain additional videos and sessions. Purchasing access to a class gives access to all class recordings, as well as trade updates, PDF’s and PowerPoints. Any questions? Email us at

Class Specifics:

  • You are welcome to ask questions directly to Dan or another mentor
  • Each class recording is a minimum of 1 hour, total of 10-12 hours approximately
  • All fees for online classes are deductible towards our GOLD Mentoring Program ($1000 limit) Click Here

Detailed Class Content

Class 1- DD Basic Principals: Structure & Strike Selection

  • What is a Double Diagonal (DD)?
  • Why Trade Double Diagonals?
  • What other strategies use the short strangle as their foundation?
  • Where do you place short and long strikes with Double Diagonals?
  • What are the Greek guidelines for Double Diagonals?

Class 2- DD for Monthly Income: Entry Timing, Execution, P/L Goals, Making a Plan!

  • Double Diagonals (DD) vs. Calendars & Double Calendars
  • Duration of DD’s
  • When to do Iron Condor vs. DD
  • How to execute DD’s
  • Exiting DD’s

Class 3- DD Vehicle Selection: Evaluating individual vehicles

Class 4-Volatility and its effects on DD’s: Evaluation & utilizing volatility changes to enhance DD management 

  • 1/2 Iron Condor & 1/2 Double Diagonal = Neutral Vega
  • How to neutralize Short Vega of Iron Condor
  • DD’s when Implied Volatility is cheap (narrow strikes, less margin
  • DD’s when Implied Volatility is expensive (widen strikes), more margin
  • Legging into DD’s when IV is low, buying longs first
  • Legging into DD’s when IV is high, selling strangle first

Class 5- DD adjustments and management: Adjusting principles and ideas for trade repair

Class 6- Weekly and Shorty DD’s: Utilizing weekly and shorty options for DD’s. Trade set-up & short term volatility effects.

Class 7- DD’s and your portfolio: Allocation ideas for the best use of DD’s in a long or short term portfolio

Class 8- DD’s in speculative or directional trading: Utilizing DD’s for earnings plays and trades when you have a directional opinion.

Important Notice — Course Materials Disclaimer

The course offering can change at any time at Sheridan Options Mentoring’s Discretion. Any changes to this Educational Program will be posted on the web site, which will serve as notification of any changes. Dan Sheridan’s classes are for Educational purposes only. We are not an advisory service, nor do we guarantee any kind of return on investment. Sheridan Mentoring does not offer refunds on online class purchases.

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