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New HMB school for children in Australia

New HMB school for children in Australia

  Skye Burnie - well known australian female fighter told HMBIA News a really great news! Bryce Lightbody and Skye are planning to open soft sword school for the kids in Sydney (Australia). Skye will be one of the founders and, of course, one of the trainers. Skye Burnie: "We`re hoping to start up a soft sword school for kids in Sydney in the future. We visited the kids at…

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Ida Sonne Lehm about “Montbazon Tournament”-2016: “… everyone did a great job!”

Ida Sonne Lehm about “Montbazon Tournament”-2016: “… everyone did a great job!”

September 11, in Montbazon (France), an HMB event  - "Montbazon Tournament"-2016 was held. This event got international status and that is really great! Ida Sonne Lehm, female fighter from "Det Frie Kompani" HMB Club (Denmark), and her team (female-fighters) got first place and HMBIA News had Ida telling her impressions in the interview.       "I fought with two other danish girls from Broderskabet. I really enjoyed "Montbazon"Tournament -…

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Sergheev, Moldova. “I support the idea of women’s triathlon!”

Sergheev, Moldova. “I support the idea of women’s triathlon!”

    "Battle of the Nations" gets new categories, in particular for women, and it's great! I think well of this. I notice that teams’ levels grow from year to year, new fighters appear, including women. I've been watching women fighters not once, they are great! At the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2014 in Croatia I enjoyed watching their fights, I shot videos, rooted for friends and…

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Burnie, Australia: “Especially, I can’t wait to be involved in the new women’s category “All vs All”

Burnie, Australia: “Especially, I can’t wait to be involved in the new women’s category “All vs All”

    I am looking forward to “Battle of the Nations”-2015, to meeting up with old friends and making new ones. And I expect to see more fighters, more countries engaged.   I think that during this competition our team will have much harder fights, because we have a little more experience now. It will be our 3rd Championship.   I’m looking forward to fighting to test myself, to compete…

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New women’s category will be represented at “Battle of the Nations”-2015

New women’s category will be represented at “Battle of the Nations”-2015

    As you know, women participate in historical medieval battles. The World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2014 even presented an official category - women's "Triathlon". Unfortunately, the National Teams of participating countries have not so many representatives of the fair sex in their compositions at the moment, but, according to the participating women, they want to fight more, and not only in the "1 vs 1", or…

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Burnie, Australia: “When the fight started, I felt fine”

Burnie, Australia: “When the fight started, I felt fine”

    I represented my country in the women's "Duel" category at the HMB World Championship “Battle of the Nations.” I was a little bit nervous before the beginning of the fighting, as I felt great responsibility. But when the fight started, I felt fine, and even had a lot of fun!   However, the weather was very hot, and when the time of the last battle came, I was…

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“Battle of the Nations”-2014 “If you train, you will be a champion”

“Battle of the Nations”-2014 “If you train, you will be a champion”

  An official closing ceremony of the fifth Championship in historical medieval battle “Battle ofthe Nations” was held on Sunday, June 15. Now we know all the winners, all the champions of each represented category. The anniversary “Battle of the Nations” has offered a new category, namely “1 vs 1” female fights. Women represented their national colours with dignity in Trogir. The strongest woman is Tatyana Guseva from Russia. Tatyana practises fencing, she…

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Woman-marshal at “Battle of the Nations”

Woman-marshal at “Battle of the Nations”

  We already have the first female trainee marshal. And this is Jemma Kirtan from the UK, who is training judged female fights in ”1 vs 1” category this year at “Battle of the Nations”. And this is what she will be doing next year. I met her in our camp, and she told me interesting things about herself, about her relating to HMB movement.    This is the first…

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