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“5vs5” or duels – is that a question for David Dixon?”

“5vs5” or duels – is that a question for David Dixon?”

HMBIA asked David Dixon, fighter of “Ursus” HMB-club (USA) if he has in plans performance in other categories and his answer was clear and short!   David Dixon: "I am interested in the style of pro fights and I am training to hopefully compete in that style of fighting starting in mid 2017 provided that orgteam of International Tournament of Chivalry "ITOC"-2017 will add such a category and make it…

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Brad Schaive: “HMB-sport is very popular in USA”

Brad Schaive: “HMB-sport is very popular in USA”

Brad Schaive, President of HMB USA, Member of the Company of the Black Swan and head of orgcommittee of the International Tournament of Chivalry «ITOC» -2016  told HMBIA News about HMB-sport in his country. Mr. Schaive would like to notice the help of Senator and Mayor of Springfield in particular. Brad Schaive: "Senator Andy Manar helped with visas and also held the press conference with the Mayor of Springfield -…

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International Tournament of Chivalry «ITOC» -2016 – results and plans for the future

International Tournament of Chivalry «ITOC» -2016 – results and plans for the future

Oct 1st. Springfield Illinois (Prarie Capital Convention Center) was a place of International Tournament of Chivalry «ITOC» -2016 - the largest tourney in the Western Hampshire. Here gathered over a 100 fighters. Sportsmen from Mexico, Canada, Russia, Austria and the top six HMB-clubs in the United States came to compete in "5 vs 5", women's and men`s single duels nominations. You can see results yourself "5 vs 5" 1 -…

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The Torneo del Montefeltro “Ardet ut Feriat” – First Class in Italy

The Torneo del Montefeltro “Ardet ut Feriat” – First Class in Italy

    WMFC First Class Tournament “Ardet ut Feriat” to take place on October 29th, 2016 in Urbino (Italy). The venue of the tournament will be the Palace of the Sport "Mondolce". This tournament is the first Italian event of "international character" dedicated to the sport of full-contact fighting in historical armor. HMBIA News couldn`t miss such an event and decided to write about it. Gabriele Tonucci, "Feltrio" HMB-club captain…

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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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“Havoc Highlands Cup” – first time in Australia

“Havoc Highlands Cup” – first time in Australia

    In September,"Havoc Highlands Cup" took place in Australia. Bryce Lightbody, captain of the Sydney based HMB team "Havoc", told HMBIA News about the tournament and his own impressions of the event.   Bryce Lightbody:   "The tournament was quite small in comparison with European ones but we still filled a whole day with consistent fighting. The crowd loved the show, especially the pro-fights and buhurts. This was the…

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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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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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