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Frankfurt HMB seminar

Frankfurt HMB seminar

8-9 October, a fencing triathlon seminar will be taking place in Frankfurt, Germany. The seminar will be hosted by the World Champions of HMB Galina Kohvakko and Aleksey Petrik and is dedicated to handling long sword, buckler and sword combo and heraldic shield and sword combo. During the event an intensive course of fencing will be presented: morning and evening trainings. Besides the practical fencing, every participant of the seminar…

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“Hakkapeliitta”-2016 in Finland: Let’s hear it from the organizers!

“Hakkapeliitta”-2016 in Finland: Let’s hear it from the organizers!

August 20, in Tampere (Finland) everybody could visit and support and even participate in "Hakkapeliitta"- 2016 tournament. It was a quite interesting international event and HMBIA News decided to share more details with our followers. We interviewed Tero Oksala, main coordinator of the tournament. Tero Oksala: "Personally, I think that event was successful and the audience really enjoyed it. We learned a lot and this knowledge will come in handy…

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Veldstra, Netherlands: “We wanted to keep our kit as Dutch as possible, close to our roots”

Veldstra, Netherlands: “We wanted to keep our kit as Dutch as possible, close to our roots”

Today, HMBIA News decided to talk on the topic of armor. In our humble opinion, it is one of the most important topics in our movement. So let’s find out what armor do fighters from all around the world prefer! Let’s begin with Netherlands! Why? Because ladies first! We spoke to Esther Veldstra, captain of the National Team of the Netherlands.   Esther Veldstra: "My kit is of Western European…

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Antonio De Zio, Italy: “There is no need to fight with men. Ladies have their own tournament”

Antonio De Zio, Italy: “There is no need to fight with men. Ladies have their own tournament”

17 and 18th of September "Principessa Isabella" tournament is held in Volpiano (Turin-Italy). As Antonio De Zio told HMBIA News, it is the first event for female-fighters that he had an honor of organizing. There will be fights in category "1vs1" (Triathlon) using HMB rules for tournament categories.   Antonio De Zio, captain of National team of Italy: “This is going to be a massive medieval event with battles as…

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Mendoza First HMB Tournament – results and impressions

Mendoza First HMB Tournament – results and impressions

August 13th Argentina officialy got new HMB tournament. It lasted for 2 days and gathered many new and experienced fighters from all country. The tournament was held in the city of Mendoza, in the west zone of Argentina (region of Cuyo). Miguel García is head of the orgteam of the tournament and he told HMBIA News about results of this new sport event, his impressions and plans. As you can…

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Friendly Ukranian-Polish Historical Medieval Battle Tournament

Friendly Ukranian-Polish Historical Medieval Battle Tournament

On the 20th of August in the Central culture and recreation park of M. Gorkiy, a “Friendly Ukranian-Polish Historical Medieval Battle Tournament” took place. Polish and Ukranian fighters were competing in the “5 vs. 5” nominations and “one vs. one” profights. Yan Zdanovsky, the consul of General Consulate of Republic of Poland in Kharkov, greeted the contestants and guests. Yan Zdanovsky: “It is indeed first such cooperation between General Consulate…

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Vanaja Tournament 2016 Finland

Vanaja Tournament 2016 Finland

The biggest event in FInland! Vanaja Tournament 2016 will be taking place September 3-5 in Häme Castle, Hämeenlinna. Don't miss the opportunity to witness epic male/female polearm, WMFC first class profights and, of course, BUHURTS! Schedule and fight bracket as follows:   Friday 2.9.2016 18.00 Doors are open to school accommodation Address: Linnankatu 12-14   Saturday 3.9.2016 08.00 Breakfast in school accommodation 09.30 Registration and weapon check opens in the…

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