About Us


The Clever Markets technical analysis academy is specifically designed for busy energy traders. Classic technical concepts were updated and modified to be relevant for the energy industry. We go beyond the standard teachings that are so common in the technical field.

In this academy you get the 1-on-1 attention that is required to make technical analysis work for your particular trading requirements. All lectures are translated into action for maximum impact on your trading performance.

We are the industry’s only educator to have it all: in-depths lectures, 1-on-1 coaching, quizzes, assignments, unlimited analyst access, summary cheat sheets, dashboard access and much more.


The training at Clever Markets
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Senior Asset Trader,
BKW Energie AG September 2023
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I highly recommend this course to anyone who wants to learn technical analysis and improve their trading skills. b_star b_star

SCT Lubricants September 2023
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I would recommend anyone to attend the academy and extend their knowledge in TA. b_star b_star

Director of Trading,
Anonymous September 2023
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I liked the structure of the course because we had real practice twice a week and direct consultations once a week. I really look forward to using this knowledge in trading. b_star b_star

Head of Trading,
HSE September 2023
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Great introduction and guidance into TA. Starting from scratch and then slowly approaching the pro stuff. I really recommend it to all traders! b_star b_star

HSE March 2024
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The Academy is well designed both for those who encounter technical analysis for the first time and for those who, in addition to basic concepts, want to familiarize themselves with other tools [...} to better protect themselves against risks. b_star b_star

Quantitative Analyst,
HSE March 2024
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  • Duration 6 May -7 June 2024 (tentatively)
  • Lectures Mondays and Tuesdays
  • 10:00- 11:30 CET
  • Weekly 1-on-1 coaching Thursdays
  • 20 minutes
  • Application Deadline 26 April 2024
  • Intake limit 12 students


Designed for both beginners and seasoned traders, this (tentative) syllabus aims to enhance your trading skills through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical application, preparing participants for the challenges and opportunities in the energy markets.

  1. 1Theory and context
  2. 2Dow, Combining TA and FA
  3. 3Methodology
  4. 4Charting types
  5. 5Chart elements
  6. 6Large candle patterns
  7. 7Small candle patterns
  8. 8Trend tools
  9. 9Momentum tools
  10. 10Overbought/Oversold oscillators
  11. 11Volume & Open Interest
  12. 12Volatility tools
  13. 13Strategy and risk management

Bonus Perks


Weekly quizzes and assignments


Lecture recordings available for duration of academy


Ad-hoc lecturer access to answer all your questions


Handouts for easy memorisation


All slide decks provided to take home


Complementary access to Clever Markets dashboard


Literature and software recommendations


Trade journal template


Per students US$ 5,000
More than four students Contact us for team rates

Who should attend

Applicants are busy professionals in the energy sector who are committed to making better trading decisions. The course is suitable for speculative as well as physical traders, including portfolio managers, hedge funds, CTAs, procurement teams, fleet optimisers, LNG traders, utilities, producers and many more.

The academy is equally suited for absolute beginners, as well as more advanced practitioners of technical analysis who wish to fill their knowledge gaps.

Individual retail traders with no industry affiliation may apply but will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Priority will be given to industry peers.

Lecturer Bio

The academy is hosted by Marcello Kolax, managing director at Clever Markets. He is a seasoned experts in the energy industry, both with a fundamental and technical background. Marcello is a certified technician who has committed his career to the field of energy commodities and technical analysis.

Marcello is a regular guest lecturer at universities where he introduces portfolio management students to the field of technical analysis. He also hosts regular webinars for the London Stock Exchange. You can connect with him on LinkedIn.


Marcello Kolax, Managing Director, Clever Markets

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