Flat Pattern

Flat Pattern

Flat Pattern


Flats are very common forms of corrective patterns, which generally show a sideways direction. Waves A and B of the Flat are both corrective patterns. Wave C on the contrary is an impulsive pattern. Normally wave C will not go beyond the end of wave A.  

Rules and guidelines

It is composed of 3 waves. • Wave C is an impulse, wave A and B are corrective. • Wave B retraces more then 61.8% of A. • Wave B often shows a complete retracement to the end of the previous impulse wave. • Wave C shouldn’t go beyond the end of A. • Normally wave C is at least equal to A. In which wave It occurs mostly in B waves, though also quite common in 4 and 2.  

Internal structure

As mentioned before a Flat consists of 3 waves. The internal structure of these waves is 3-3-5. Both waves A and B normally are Zigzags.

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