Who is William Tackett, and what is so special about him?
I am sure you have all heard the name “William Tackett” at least once as a jiu jitsu practitioner.
William Tackett was born on May 14, 2001, in California. He started training at the age of eight, quickly developing a lifetime dedication to jiu jitsu that ultimately earned him a black belt under Rodrigo Cabral. On his path to black belt, William started competing as a minor and achieved multiple titles including Pan Arms & World Champion. And he increased his reputation in the jiu jitsu community by surprising many in this sport by beating and submitting several top-tier black belts. Not only is he one of the fastest rising no-gi jiu jitsu athletes, but he is also very well known for his techniques that ultimately led him to multiple victories and qualification for ADCC 2022.
“Half guard has always been a reliable guard for me and can be for you too.” - William Tackett
William Tackett is a specialist in half-guard attacks, including sweeps and submissions. His matches are full of dynamic offense, originating from half guard. His scientific approach to half guard opens up multiple opportunities to ceaselessly attack. You'll be frustrating your training partners and opponents in no time And the best part of the half-guard attacks is that it is very deceiving. People often feel safe as long as they are on top of someone’s half guard. But little do they know the accumulation of little details becomes an attack that nobody can stop.
“I would like them to know that these are the techniques I’ve always used and continue to use to this day.”
If you have been looking to develop a game that you easily implement whether you are training or competing, you definitely want to check out William’s “No-Gi Half Guard”.
No more getting your face and body smashed!
Despite the multiple benefits that half guard has to offer, it takes one mistake for you to start getting flattened out. Then, it becomes a matter of time before things go downhill. But remember that everything is preventable as long as you have the right guide.
William is the first instructor to offer a thorough layout of "To do" and "Not to do" where anybody can troubleshoot, regardless of their skill level. And his course also includes the following chapters that can easily be implemented into your jiu jitsu game:
Off balancing mechanism
6 Basic and advanced sweeps
3 Unstoppable Guard retention methods
Submissions options you can easily rely on
How do we strategize for victory?
Many of us tend to question ourselves, “What is it that I can do better?” or “How can I start winning?” Not only does William aim to have a full-depth understanding of techniques, but also profoundly analyzes his weaknesses and successfully turns them into his strengths.
As he stated, “There were many positions I avoided that now have become my strongest attacking positions.”
If you are struggling to make further progress, William is here to assist you in overcoming any frustration and converting it into your bread and butter position. Just imagine how exciting it could be to surprise your training partners when they were expecting to beat you like they always do. So it should definitely be checked out by everybody looking to step up their half-guard games and start winning!
There are 3 free videos available for every single course including William's "No-Gi Half Guard"! Just click on any one of them to access and start stepping up your jiu jitsu game!
William’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tackett_jiujitsu/