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Tapsell, New Zealand: “We want to meet Teams Ukraine and Russia on the lists, because we will only get better by fighting with the best”

Tapsell, New Zealand: “We want to meet Teams Ukraine and Russia on the lists, because we will only get better by fighting with the best”

    We are really looking forward to coming to the World Championship in HMB “Battle of the Nations”-2015. We hope to get a better place than the 16th one got by us in 2014, and hope to join Australia in the category of “21 vs 21”.   Of course, we train hard to become much better fighters than we were last year and we want to meet Teams Ukraine…

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Harris, New Zealand: “I did yelp a little in my helmet when he stood on me and said “please, don’t use that, ok?”

Harris, New Zealand: “I did yelp a little in my helmet when he stood on me and said “please, don’t use that, ok?”

    MEMORY REMAINS  “Battle of the Nations”-2014   The most memorable fights we had this year were against the Ukraine and Poland teams. They were both very strong opponents and kicked our arses really quickly, we didn’t fight either of them in 2013 and it was a lot of fun, I would have to say though out of the both of them. The fight against Poland… I remember the…

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Harris, New Zealand: “I have really enjoyed full contact fighting as it has meant that I can travel the world and meet new people.”

Harris, New Zealand: “I have really enjoyed full contact fighting as it has meant that I can travel the world and meet new people.”

    Justin Harris, fighter of “Wellington Full Contact Medieval Combat” club, fighter of the National Team of New Zealand     … Concerning his way to HMB sport  I started getting interested in full contact fighting in 2011. Living on the far side of the world we had no one to teach us or tell us what was required. So we began watching videos and trying to get armor…

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Tapsell, New Zealand: “It was amazing to fight against Ukraine in buhurt!”

Tapsell, New Zealand: “It was amazing to fight against Ukraine in buhurt!”

    All the teams showed their best, but the most important moment for me was the fight of our team against Ukraine. The fact is that since I’ve started practising HMB sport, I’ve been a fan of the National Team of Ukraine. It was amazing to fight against Ukraine in buhurt! I managed to bring down several Ukrainian fighters and it was worth a journey across the world!  …

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Tapsell, New Zealand: “The most important thing is to get fun participating in the tournament!”

Tapsell, New Zealand: “The most important thing is to get fun participating in the tournament!”

    Participating in the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2014, the men of our team got a lot of experience and excellent skills. We have learned much about the art of combat, about attack and defense... Also, now we know more about the tactics of the best teams in the world.   The acquired knowledge will not be lost in vain! We’ll use it to train new…

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Rob McIntyre, New Zealand: “We’ve got experience to share”

Rob McIntyre, New Zealand: “We’ve got experience to share”

    This year our national team has got maximum experience participating in different tournaments. Two our fighters and me planned a grand trip to Europe and European tournaments. And we made our plans come true!   In addition to the HMB World Championship "Battle of the Nations"-2014, we participated in a tournament in Austria (Austrian Cup), and attended "Days of Grunwald"-2014 in Poland. It allowed us to compare our…

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Members of Team New Zealand go to Europe to learn

Members of Team New Zealand go to Europe to learn

  New knowledge, skills and experience is the aim of the European tour members of the National Team of New Zealand will take. Their "educational" tour will last for about six weeks. Within that time, Rob McIntyre and his comrades will visit four countries, namely Austria, Croatia, Poland and Luxembourg.    "Our next fight will take place in Austria. Then we go to "Battle of the Nations"-2014 to Croatia, and…

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Charlie Tapsell, New Zealand: As a team, we are struggling to get ready for “Battle of the Nations”-2014

Charlie Tapsell, New Zealand: As a team, we are struggling to get ready for “Battle of the Nations”-2014

  Three of us attended the event last year and the other three are new to HMB. We will have three men for “1 vs 1” fights and one woman to compete in the category as well, also we’ll have a five-member team.    All our fighters are ready to fight and I believe that we will do much better than last year, as we have better armor now. And…

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