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Pohl, Czech Republic: “HMBIA and BOTN are well known in Prague now”

Pohl, Czech Republic: “HMBIA and BOTN are well known in Prague now”

As everybody noticed during last 2 years Prague, the capital of Czech Republic, held HMB World Championship "Battle of the Nations". Orgteam, participants and audience are happy with it. And HMBIA News decided to find out is this new tradition helpful for National team of Czech Republic. We asked Pepa Josif Pohl, capitan of the National team of Czech Republic that by the way wast born in Prague and he…

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Pohl, Czech Republic: “I want to feel the smell of victory, that´s for sure”

Pohl, Czech Republic: “I want to feel the smell of victory, that´s for sure”

    For me it is important to have all my stuff (armor and weapons) checked before entering the lists.   When I´m in the fight, I want to be useful for my team. I want to do my best and I want to lead my team to victory.   After the fight, I want to see all my teammates and rivals back on their feet without injuries. And I…

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Gajdošík, Czech Republic: “We had the most crucial time with New Zealand”

Gajdošík, Czech Republic: “We had the most crucial time with New Zealand”

    “Battle of the Nations”-2014:   MEMORY REMAINS     I was really surprised by the debut of Mexican team, because they fought really well. Other team which surprised me was Argentina. The guys had really improved all their skills compared to the previous “Battle of the Nations” and defeating them was really harder this time. I remember almost everything, because I like the movement and people in it.   We…

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Gajdošík, Czech Republic: “Contact fighting means life for me!”

Gajdošík, Czech Republic: “Contact fighting means life for me!”

    Tomáš Gajdošík, fighter of “SKSKBP” club (Sportovní klub středověkého kontaktního boje Praha), fighter of the National Team of Czech Republic     … Concerning his way to HMB sport  My way to HMB was quite the same as other guys from our team had. I had been engaged in medieval reenactment for about 10 years, so when I heard about HMB as a full contact armor fighting I…

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Gajdošík, Czech Republic: “Hope we will fight harder”

Gajdošík, Czech Republic: “Hope we will fight harder”

    LOOK FORWARD  “Battle of the Nations”-2015   I want our team to occupy a better position, hope we will fight harder and we will put more of our hearths in fights than ever before. I expect to meet some new National Teams on the lists which is good for our movement improving and spreading the message that HMB is a really cool sport.   I also hope to…

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Pohl, Czech Republic: “Fighters have to follow the rules”

Pohl, Czech Republic: “Fighters have to follow the rules”

    LOOK FORWARD  “Battle of the Nations”-2015   We need to have a core group, we need to have an option of choosing only the best men. I hope, that at least we will repeat result of this year. We want to be among the best ten teams. And I hope that organizers will improve knowledge and experiences of some marshals. Some situations were refereed incorrectly. But I understand…

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Pohl, Czech Republic: “Historical Medieval Battle was a logical step in my life”

Pohl, Czech Republic: “Historical Medieval Battle was a logical step in my life”

    Pepa Josif Pohl, captain of “MFC Vysocina” club (Czech Republic), captain of the National Team of Czech Republic     … Concerning his way to HMB sport  Three years ago my friend told me about this sport and about an opportunity to try it. I was very pleased and interested. I had been engaged in reenactment since 1999 and I liked tough fights. So, Historical Medieval Battle was…

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Pohl, Czech Republic: “It was a nice lesson for us :)”

Pohl, Czech Republic: “It was a nice lesson for us :)”

    MEMORY REMAINS  “Battle of the Nations”-2014       The best thing was to see my guys participating in “All vs All” category. They were the last non-Russian fighters standing and fighting. I was pleased a lot :).   And I was really surprised by the Teams of Mexico and Argentina. Mexico participated for the first time and they were really tough guys. And Argentina showed a considerable progress…

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