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Mary Tomblin

Sport:
Judo
Level:
GO GOLD Athlete
NGB:
British Judo Association
District:
Rutland
School:
Catmose College
Achievements from Application:
  • Gold at the British Schools Championships
  • 1st Under 44kg Ippon League

This athlete also receives free leisure facility access from: Catmose Sports

Blog

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Cadet England squad training

2 weeks ago I competed in my first competition as a cadet in Wales the following day I took part in the national training in Cardiff. On Sunday I took part in the England cadet squad training which was tough but a worth while session.

21st Nov, 2017

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Active Rutland awards evening

Yesterday I attended the active Rutland awards evening I won the sports woman of the year award. Thank you so much PREIM Ltd for sponsoring the award.

16th Nov, 2017

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Flanders Cup

Last Friday (27th October) , I travelled with the England squad to Belgium to fight in an international judo competition (the Flanders Cup). I fought on Sunday in the -48kg under 15's category. I won my first four fights by ippon and lost my last two fights. Altogether I came 5th out of 19.

2nd Nov, 2017

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Judo grading

Today I took part in the grading at my club I passed meaning I am now 15th mon (top blue belt). During the grading I had to demonstrate throws, strangles and translations I had been learning. My next competition will be at the end of this month abroad in Belgium as part of the England squad.

7th Oct, 2017

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

England squad training

Yesterday, I went to the England squad training unfortunately I wasn't able to take part because of my knees. However my knees are recovering so hopefully I will be able to go to the competition next weekend.

17th Sep, 2017

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Eastern Area Judo Competition

Yesterday I competed in the Eastern Area Judo Competition the last competition as a pre-cadet. Next month I will be competing as a cadet. I won one of my three fights but in my first fight I hurt my knee which didn't help with my other fights.

13th Aug, 2017

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Western area judo competition

Yesterday I competed in the Western area judo competition. I won three of my four fights and won silver I also earned lots of points which will be added to the ippon league.

23rd Jul, 2017

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

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National teams competition

Yesterday, I competed at the national teams competition in Kent where I was part of the pre-cadet girls team Midlands. I was selected to compete in the higher weight category because there were no other girls in that weight category. The team won against one team but lost against two teams.

2nd Jul, 2017

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Athlete of the week

Thank you so much for giving me the opportunity to be Athlete of the Week it was a really good experience. Next weekend I will be gong to Kent to represent the Midlands in the National teams competition.

25th Jun, 2017

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

London area judo competition

Today I competed at the London area (international) judo competition . My group was split into two pools I was put in a pool of four. In my pool I won all three fights (winning two by ippon which will go towards the ippon league). I then went to the semi finals however I lost that fight and therefore winning bronze.

20th May, 2017

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Judo England squad training

On Saturday I took part in the monthly England squad training in Birmingham. It was a good session and in the morning we took part in a technical session where we learnt how to improve our judo and in the afternoon we did a randori session. This training was good practice for my next competition in London this weekend.

15th May, 2017

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Club grading

Last weekend I took part in my clubs grading. I was going for 14th mon (blue belt and two mons/tabs) and I passed my grading. Also recently I have been booking the upcoming competition which are on the ippon league list these include the London open, the Western and Eastern area and the Northern Home Counties. I look forward to attending the presentation on Thursday.

2nd Apr, 2017

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

North West area age banded

On Sunday I went to a judo competition in Blackburn. I won two of my fights and lost two. Unfortunately I didn't win a medal. But the fights I won will go towards the national ippon league (at the moment I'm second.)

1st Mar, 2017

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

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Eastern Area Open Judo Competition and Training

Yesterday I competed in the Eastern area open competition and won silver. I won my first two fights with an ippon but lost my last fight in the last few seconds. Today I took part in the randori training session.

5th Feb, 2017

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Midland Area Judo Competition

Yesterday, I competed in the Midland Area judo competition. I won gold by winning all three of my fights in a fairly big group. This competition was the first competition of the year that went towards the ippon league.

30th Jan, 2017

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

England Squad 2017

I took part in the British Judo championship in December. Unfortunately I didn't win a medal, however I have again been selected for the England pre-cadet squad 2017.

8th Jan, 2017

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

England Squad Training

Yesterday I went to the monthly England Squad training and learnt lots of new techniques and had good practice ready for the nationals at the start of December. Recently I passed my grading and am now a blue belt. Moreover I had a good time at the Sports awards where I represented LRSport and was also nominated for an award. Thanks again for the funding.

20th Nov, 2016

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Flanders Cup

Last weekend, I competed at the international judo competition in Flanders (Belgium) representing the England Squad where I came 5th out of 19 in my new weight category.

Today I again fought in my new weight category and gained silver at the Samurai Open event in Walsall.

6th Nov, 2016

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Micklefield Green and Under

Today I competed at the Micklefield Green and Under judo competition as practice for the forthcoming Flanders Cup in Belgium and the Nationals at the end of the year. I am now competing at a higher weight category and won gold.

8th Oct, 2016

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

England Squad Training

Yesterday, I took part in the monthly England Squad Training in Walsall. It was a good session and I learnt a variety of new skills from experienced coaches. I am now preparing for my next big International Judo competition in Belgium, The Flanders Cup, at the end of October.

25th Sep, 2016

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Heart of England Tournament

Last weekend I competed in the Heart of England tournament. I had 4 fights and won all of them, winning gold. I am going to represent England in the Flanders Cup at the end of October.

17th Sep, 2016

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

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Eastern Area Open

Yesterday I competed in the Eastern Area Open, my first competition in the summer holidays. I was in a group of 5 girls for the -44kg category. I won all of my fights and won gold. Thank you for the Go Gold funding.

14th Aug, 2016

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

National Teams Competition

Last weekend was very busy because I represented the Midlands area in the National teams competition held at Walsall and although I won all of my fights the team did not get a medal. On Sunday, i represented my school Catmose College at the Rutland Schools Competition hosted by my Club Vale Judo. I won gold and my school won the trophy. At this competition I was also given the opportunity to help time keep the fights.

9th Jul, 2016

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

England International Judo Competition

Last weekend, I went to Venray in The Netherlands to represent England at the international judo competition. I came 5th out of 32 narrowly missing out on bronze. It was good being part of the England team and look forward to the training session tomorrow.

11th Jun, 2016

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

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London Open judo championship

Yesterday, I took part in the London Open championship, another ranking event. I won gold having fought four fights. I beat another England Squad member who I have never beaten before. Medals were presented by England judo legend Neil Adams. I am looking forward to representing England in a competition in Venray (the Netherland).

22nd May, 2016

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