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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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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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Juri Lönn, Finland: “As a team, we are very eager to experience us at the World Championship”

Juri Lönn, Finland: “As a team, we are very eager to experience us at the World Championship”

  The HMB movement was properly introduced to us, Finns, early this year. And since then we have been working really hard to make a team for “Battle of the Nations.” At first it seemed like an impossible task due to armor prices and the lack of preparation time, but we did deal with this and now we actually can make it happen.     In March, some of us went…

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Finns and Swiss are actively preparing for “Battle of the Nations”-2014

Finns and Swiss are actively preparing for “Battle of the Nations”-2014

  National teams of Finland and Switzerland are small, but determined to take part in "Battle of the Nations". They are getting ready to come to the Championship.    The news was conveyed by Sergey Tsymbal, Deputy of HMBIA President for international relations.   In particular, Team Finland currently has 8 fighters. Preparing for the tournament, the Finns faced the lack of armor kits, however the World Championship’s organizing committee…

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