Moberly Stars at the Kent International

2015-06-27 11.34.47 2015-06-27 13.05.55 2015-06-27 17.12.01 There were some great results and performances  from the Moberly stars at the Kent International event last weekend.

On Saturday, the event was split into 3 sections. In the Yellow belt section all 6 competing players were in amazing form claiming 3 golds, 2 silvers and 1 bronze.

Ali, Kyle and Oliver all displayed remarkable consistency achieving another clean sweep in the u30k. Ali winning an excellent gold, beating Kyle in the final with Oliver battling to the bronze.

Anna and Amel claimed further golds in the u44k and u48k respectively, While Mariam had to fight hard to secure the silver in the u57k.

The Orange and Green belt section proved to be a very difficult event with the strong Dutch and Belgian teams in the mix.

Kamal showed great fighting spirit to progress to the final on the u30k. Omar was extremely unlucky in his semi final contest against his Belgian opponent and had to settle for a bronze. Kamal lost out to the same Belgian in the final but was chuffed with his silver medal. Michael was in tremendous form in the u60k. His speed and skill were too much for his opponents as he claimed yet another gold medal.


The final medal was won by Max in the Blue and Brown belt section in the u42k. Max was very impressive with his new technical skills but had to settle for a bronze on points.

Great experience for the remainder of the team, Dinari, Daniel, Luan, Nelson, David , Michael, Ben and Ethan.

Onwards and upwards




Moberly Stars at the London Youth Games

It was an extremely busy occasion for the Moberly Stars last weekend as 17 stars took part in the London Youth Games at Crystal Palace. Representing 8 boroughs this event shows how London wide the Moberly stars really are!

David was in great form for Westminster winnng the gold in the u46k, while older brother Michael claimed a bronze in the u50k. Tyrell just missed out in the u38k category.

Representing Brent, Omar, Kamal and Kyle again took a clean sweep of the u30k category wining gold, silver and bronze. While Hamza in his very first event in a year won a great silver in the u50k. Both Tyrese and Bence took well deserved bronzes in the u73k and u60k respectively.

Oliver was also making a long awaited return to competition and although he did not win a medal, the Hammersmith and Fulham representative enjoyed his first event following the recovery from a break in 2013.

Kensington and Chelsea’s brother and sister Mariam and Dawood showed fantastic throwing skills. Mariam took a well deserved silver in the u57k while Dawood just missed the u42k medals.

Nelson battled hard for Ealing but also just missed the medals in the u42k, losing in the bronze medal final.

Max and Michael  representing Harrow returned with a gold and a bronze in the u42k and u60k respectively.

Amel won an excellent silver for Croydon in the u48k, while Luan also claimed a silver in the u38k for Tower Hamlets.

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Moberly Stars at the South Coast Red and Yellow Belt Rumble


Six Moberly Stars took part in the South Coast Red and Yellow belt rumble at Worthing today. The spirited squad gained further experience returning with one gold, two silvers and three bronzes.

In the red belt section, Gold medal winner Maddie was showed her excellent progress with her improving fighting ability. While both Gabriel and D’mori produced excellent winning throws as both claimed well deserved bronzes.

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In the yellow belt section both Ali and Kyle were in excellent form, showing true spirit and determination winning 3 contests each. Unfortunately, both were defeated in tough encounters but won excellent silvers. Finally Dawood started with a breath-taking uchi-mata in his first contest, but was also unfortunate as he also ended the day with a bronze.

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onwards and upwards!!


Moberly Stars at the NHC Pre-Cadet and Cadet Ranking Event

A mixed day for the Moberly Stars at the NHC pre-cadet and cadet ranking event at Harlow today, 3 golds and 1 silver was a very good return for the squad.

Both Anna and Mariam showed the result of hard training with eye catching performances against more experienced competitors.  Anna’s vastly superior newaza skills and Mariam’s excellent counter attacking judo proved enough to win  Golds in the u44k and u57k respectively.


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Max was professional as always to claim the u42k Gold  while Lucy was frustrated by a disqualification in the final of the u63k despite dominating the contest with her improving fighting abilities.

It was a frustrating day for brothers, David and Michael Osher, and Michael Mensah all of whom had to move up to heavier categories and missed out on the medals. Mohud also picked up further experience from another high level event.