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Life at the Tapout House with female MMA fighter Tami Carswell – Victory favors those that take pain

Tami Carswell lives in the Tapout House and train's at Greg Jackson's MMA Academy.

Tami Carswell’s Tapout house blog –┬áVictory favors those that take pain

We started out strong going into the gym. Everyone energized from a chill weekend. First we had some great stand up drills lead by Greg and then we switched to take downs.

When it was my turn I entered with the intention of defending anything that came my way. Staying low, I was ready when my opposition shot in on me, sprawling out I defended the shoot.

What happened next I did not anticipate. My sparring partner grabbed my torso on the ground, picked me up, and slammed me down right on my shoulder. When I got up I knew something was different.

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