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McNaughton, Scotland: “We’ve founded regional clubs across the country to select the best fighters for the National Team”

McNaughton, Scotland: “We’ve founded regional clubs across the country to select the best fighters for the National Team”

    Participation in the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2014 gave us a lot of invaluable experience which our team started to implement immediately after returning from Croatia. We continued to train and taught novices, shared our experiences with them.   At the beginning of our preparation for "Battle of the Nations"-2014 we had only one set of armor, which made it impossible to train in a normal way. To somehow compensate the lack of equipment, we devoted a lot of time to physical training, martial arts and fencing.…

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McNaughton, Scotland. Concerning the course made…

McNaughton, Scotland. Concerning the course made…

    Pioneer of the Scottish HMB movement, Dave McNaughton, concerning his way of stirring up the movement in his country.   First we had to learn whether the people of Scotland really wanted to join the National Team of the country. We began to conduct surveys in the social network Facebook. As a result, we held a meeting for all those who were interested in HMB. There we had a public vote. We wanted to find out whether Scotland needed its own national team for historical medieval battle. The event took place on the 8 of September 2013 in the Stirling Castle.   Having gathered…

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Numbers of influential HMB fans have grown!

Numbers of influential HMB fans have grown!

    Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond has recently expressed his interest in HMB sport. It was told by Dave McNaughton, a well-known member of the global HMB movement, on the Facebook page of the Scottish Knight League.   - Dave McNaughton, captain of the National Team of Scotland: "I’ve recently met the First Minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond, and introduced him to the sport, namely historical medieval full contact…

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Dave McNaughton, Scotland: “In the end we ended up with a lot of friends and supporters of Scotland”

Dave McNaughton, Scotland: “In the end we ended up with a lot of friends and supporters of Scotland”

      When Scotland went to Battle of the Nations we took a small team, only 5 fighters with 1 support. We realised quickly the level of support we actually required during the fights. We were lucky to have great friends from the national teams of Luxembourg, Croatia and Australia who helped to get us ready and hydrated between the fights.   Lewis Hamilton from our team was a…

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Dave McNaughton, Scotland: “It was a really good learning for us this year”

Dave McNaughton, Scotland: “It was a really good learning for us this year”

  This is was our first time. And it was just a come out for al us. Just to represent Scotland. And we have actually done our goal. We have got so much information to get back home. And share with interested guys, and future fighters. It was a really good learning for us this year. We don’t have a lot of armour in Scotland, but we have managed to gather some and…

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Dave McNaughton, Scotland:  We have 6 Clans, and they will be represented by their Champions

Dave McNaughton, Scotland: We have 6 Clans, and they will be represented by their Champions

  As Clan Champions they have shown their skill and determination to serve Scotland and its people. Clan Hamilton Champion – Miles Hamilton Clan Grant Champion – Andy Pratt Clan MacNamara Champion – Paul MacNamara Clan Cuthbert Champion – Grahame Cuthbertson Clan MacKenzie Champion – Ginovanni Sambucci Clan MacNaughton Champion – Dave McNaughton   We will be entering the 5v5 category. We would like to have entered the 1v1s category…

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