So – what’s the deal with Icarus?
The Legend of Icarus
The story of Icarus is one of failed ambition.
It tells the legend of Icarus and his father, Daedalus, who were both imprisoned in a large maze by King Minos.
Daedalus came up with a daring plan to escape. As a master craftsman, he fashioned two pairs of wings by adhering feathers to wooden frames with wax. Giving one pair to his son, he warned Icarus that flying too close to the sun would cause the wax to melt.
But Icarus became ecstatic with the ability to fly and soon forgot his father’s warning. As he soared higher and higher, the feathers came loose and Icarus plunged to his death in the sea.
Icarus, the Trader
Like Icarus’ escape, retail traders start trading with the best intentions. But when it comes down to it, they get so emotionally caught up with the price fluctuations that they lose perspective and soon spiral out of control.
Had our Greek protagonist followed a strategy that made it easy for him to stay rational, this story would have had a better ending.
You see, it wasn’t that Icarus didn’t understand his father’s warning – it was that his emotions made him ignore it.
Look – I’m not infallible, and I’m guessing neither are you. While it’s easy to stick to a set of trading rules for a couple of months, doing the same for years is a completely different thing. That’s tough. There will always be the temptation to “squeeze more cash out of the market”, or to “try a new strategy”… and that’s when the rules get broken, and all hell breaks loose.
So it’s not enough that we try to stick to a trading strategy… the strategy itself must be designed to be easy to follow, with minimal opportunity for the trader to foul things up.
This is the first secret to why the Icarus method is so effective.
Chris & The Inner Circle
Hi, my name is Christopher Lee, and in Summer 2009 a group of traders and I set out to navigate the markets together. We called our little group the Pip Mavens Inner Circle.
This was the first time I’d shown my full trading method in front of a 'Live' audience… and boy, was it put through some serious testing.
You see, it’s one thing to trade own my own, in my own private space – it’s quite another to make trade calls and take losses in the public spotlight.
Trading is challenging enough as it is. Add to that the pressure of having my every move scrutinized and commented upon, and you know this is something only a truly effective method can pull off.
Over a period 3 years, our members have seen me take many hits and misses. We’ve had a good time trading together, and the results will speak for themselves.
Live performance results verified by Myfxbook
Icarus is the complete training program to impart to you the same skills, mindset and strategies that got us these results. By joining the program now, you’ll have the benefit of learning from our mistakes and to trade with the most effective approach, right from the start.
But don’t get me wrong – this is not simply a course to “follow and make money”. Icarus is more than that.
Financial Independence with Forex
This is the Pip Mavens motto.
Right from the beginning, we were never about “making money”, per se.
It’s not about making $200 on this trade, and $500 on that trade…
It’s about giving YOU the skills and mindset necessary to be a winning trader.
It’s about developing YOU, the trader, to make $200, $500, $1,000 trades for the rest of your life.
I don’t believe in giving a man a fish to eat for a day – I believe in teaching him to fish for himself, for life.
The vast majority of trading courses out there teach specific entry and exit techniques that hardly qualify as a complete trading course. They may work for a few months (if at all), but once the market phase changes, you’ll find yourself back where you started, looking for the next “hot” entry and exit technique.
Until you can look past these shallow pursuits and really think about the root of the problem, this cycle will continue until you get too frustrated to try again, or too broke to continue.
Icarus goes past this short-term mindset and focuses on training YOU to become a fully independent trader, for life.
"A New, Hands-Off Method To Trade Forex"
Here's what it's all about...
What's this course about?
Icarus is a 5-phase, step-by-step training course for growing a Forex trading account and deriving a low-effort, lifetime income from it.
What's unique about this course?
Put simply: everything.
Icarus focuses on developing your trading mind, not imparting some "secret" combination of technical indicators.
Once you truly understand what makes the market tick, you’ll realize that entry and exit signals are nothing more than icing on the cake. There’s much more going on behind the scenes to consistently grow your account over the long run.
In fact, the timing of trades is not at all important. It’s the price at which we enter them, that matters. This goes against 90% of what retail traders understand about trading.
How is this course carried out?
This is an online-only course that you can access through a secure members area.
You'll receive training materials across 5 modules presented through 64,000+ words of clear, illustrated knowledge, instructional videos, trade examples, and various spreadsheets and resource links.
This course comes with lifetime access so please go through everything at a pace you are comfortable with.
Remember: trading isn’t a 100-meter sprint, it’s a life-long marathon. Take the time necessary to go through and review each module carefully.
1. One of the primary goals of Icarus is to build you a trading track record of above-market returns with low drawdowns.
2. Icarus emphasizes understanding the market and the trading game. You won't be taught what to think, you'll be taught how to think. It's not about getting a fish to eat for a day – it's about learning how to fish for yourself, for life.
3. With sufficient capital, you'll be able to draw an income from your trading within 12 - 18 months. Alternatively, if you choose to take on investor capital (I'll show you how), you can start making money with your trading skills much sooner.
5. We'll be trading on the daily chart, and taking an average of 1 - 3 trades per week, and spending approximately 15 minutes a day doing so