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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

National Teams Competition

1st Jul, 2018

Yesterday I competed in the National Teams competition in Cardiff representing the Midland area.

I competed as part of the cadet team (age 15-18) & was also invited to represent the Seniors (age 15+) in -52kg. In both teams we competed against other regional teams.

In cadets we were against four teams and got knocked out of our group.

In seniors we had three fight to start with and came second in our pool. We then got through to the finales and won against Northern Home Counties winning gold.

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Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

School Games

29th Jun, 2018

This morning I did a judo demonstration for the primary School Games final it was a good day and nice to see so many people enthusiastic about sport. Thank you GoGold for giving me this opportunity.

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Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

London area judo competition

20th May, 2018

Yesterday I competed at the London area judo competition. I won two of my three fights and placed third in my group out of nine.

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Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Budo-Nord training camp

14th May, 2018

Yesterday, I got back from Sweden. I had an amazing experience. I did three days of training after the judo competition which included a morning and afternoon session each day. During these sessions I was able to learn new techniques from different coaches from around the world and also practice my new techniques in the randori.

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Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Budo Nord judo competition in Sweden

10th May, 2018

Yesterday I traveled to Sweden and weighed In, in the evening. Today I competed in the under 18 -52kg. I won my first fight, then lost my last two fights. This was a really good competition which gave me lots of experience. The next three days I am taking part in the training camps.

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Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Judo grading

23rd Apr, 2018

At the weekend I took part in my clubs grading and training camp. I passed my grading so I am now a brown belt.

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Sportif international competition and camp

4th Apr, 2018

On Sunday I took part in the Sportif international competition in London, I won my first fight but then got injured in my second fight. I also attended the two day training camp where I learnt lots of new techniques some of these sessions were run by famous judo players like Neil Adams and Nekoda Smythe-Davis.

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Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Southern area open

13th Mar, 2018

On Sunday I competed at the southern area judo competition. I moved up weight categories from -48kg into the -52kg and I came third.

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Cadet England squad training

21st Nov, 2017

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.

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Active Rutland awards evening

16th Nov, 2017

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.

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Flanders Cup

2nd Nov, 2017

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.

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Judo grading

7th Oct, 2017

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.

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

England squad training

17th Sep, 2017

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.

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Eastern Area Judo Competition

13th Aug, 2017

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.

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Western area judo competition

23rd Jul, 2017

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.

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

National teams competition

2nd Jul, 2017

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.

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Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Athlete of the week

25th Jun, 2017

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.

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

London area judo competition

20th May, 2017

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.

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Judo England squad training

15th May, 2017

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.

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Club grading

2nd Apr, 2017

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.

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

North West area age banded

1st Mar, 2017

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.)

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Eastern Area Open Judo Competition and Training

5th Feb, 2017

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.

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Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

Midland Area Judo Competition

30th Jan, 2017

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.

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

England Squad 2017

8th Jan, 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.

Mary Tomblin

Mary Tomblin

GO GOLD Athlete

England Squad Training

20th Nov, 2016

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.

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