Moberly Star Oliver Lee at Ealing Ne-Waza event

Big up Oliver ‘General’ Lee for his Gold winning performance at Ealing Judo Club’s Newaza tournament last Monday. Thanks to Jo for the picture. General had 3 contests and fully deserves his award following his recent efforts in training.
He doesnt smile much but he fights hard..!!

Moberly stars at the Western Area Open

Well done to the three Moberly Stars at the Western Area this weekend. On Saturday in the Pre-cadets, Maddie won a great silver in the u57k and Oliver won a creditable bronze in the u38k. On Sunday Dinari won gold in the u50k with a very commanding performance.

Moberly Stars Fun event and NHC Split Grade

Well done to the Moberly stars that took part in events at Moberly and High Wycombe at the weekend.
In a very hot weekend, Mobely celebrated a return to the newly opened Moberly Sports Centre with a fun event for the youngest members of the Moberly family. The fun event with members from clubs run by Moberly coaches saw all participants receive gold trophies in a very friendly atmosphere. It was a great way to return home.

On Sunday at the NHC Split Grade Competition at High Wycombe, Kyle finally defeated his brother Kamal in the final of the u50k blue and brown belt section. Oliver won a bronze in the u55k. Kristians won a silver in the u42k red and yellow belt section. While in the orange and green section, Parnell picked up a well deserved bronze. Mark, Kaden and Dmori just missed the medals but picked up worthwhile experience.

Moberly Stars at Bishops Stortford Teams and Rumble

Well done to the Moberly stars that fought in Bishop Stortford this weekend. Thanks to Nicole Nunn and the Bishop Stortford Judokwai team for another great weekend of events. With a team event on the Saturday and a Red, Yellow and Orange belt rumble on Sunday it is quite a weekend. The Team event on Saturday saw Moberly enter 3 teams in the very unique combined weight event. The Team event was as usual, very competitive and a very high standard. In the red and yellow belt 105k category, Moberly had two teams. Isabella, Isla and Eva had two very hard contests and fought out if their skins showing great team spirit but were unable to progress into the medal contests. Kadan and Parnell in the boys team were a player short in the first contest but still won 2-1. Then the team ‘borrowed’ Luka from Palavani, and they progressed all the way to the final were they were defeated by the team from Palavani! In the Minors and Pre-Cadet team 115k category, Oliver, Ali and Omar showed their experience as they won 3 contests to get to the semi final where some questionable referreeing decisions cost them a place in the final and they had to settle for bronze.
On Sunday Parnell was back at it winning a great silver in the rumble. Kristians also produced some great throws to also win a silver in his category.

Moberly Stars at Windsor U8 Festival and Red and Yellow Rumble

After my long day yesterday i was back at it again today with the life blood of our sport, the grassroots level, at the Windsor Judo under 8 Festival and Red and Yellow rumble. Thanks to Danielle Batt for a lovely event.
The Moberly stars under 8s simply love their judo and approach events like these with great excitement and anticipation (and nervous parents!)
Great performances and results for Avyaan,Tyrese, Karam, Kameel, Oliver, Abdullah, Dylan, Isa’h and Deborah.
In the red and yellow rumble there were excellent silver medals for Alex, Mark and Mohammad, and a hard fought bronze medal for Isabella