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HMB and Quarantine: No Team Training!

HMB and Quarantine: No Team Training!

Covid-19 is holding the world in quarantine for a long time. People are trying to stay at home in self-isolation to avoid this serious virus. All public events are shut down for this period, and HMB tournaments are no exception. The HMB community worldwide is staying home but athletes keep training. HMBIA News asked our fighters from different countries to tell us about their training during the quarantine. Arturo Gutiérrez,…

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HMB Kyrgyzstan: another step forward

HMB Kyrgyzstan: another step forward

“Judge and Travel” is the new motto that helps Bogdan Sbitnev from Kyrgyzstan to develop HMB sports in his country. For 2 months he has been working as an international HMBIA  marshal and decided to share his satisfaction with HMBIA News and all our readers.Marina Golovina, a very well-known and highly respected female fighter and marshal was the first marshal with whom he trained. At an organized seminar in Astana,…

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Young athletes demonstrate a high class!

Young athletes demonstrate a high class!

On the first day of the international festival of the military historical movement REKON, serious passions flared up at the HMB Soft area. Here, on several lists at once, there were 5 vs 5 fights in the age group of 10-11 years, as well as individual fights of the youngest athletes of the age groups of 4-5 years old, 6-7 years old for boys and girls and 8-9 years old…

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REKON -2020: HMB Soft contention

REKON -2020: HMB Soft contention

The international festival of the military historical movement REKON" -2020 is in a full swing. Traditionally, fights of different epochs take place. The HMB Soft tournament is also featured in the festival sports program. Mass battles 5 vs 5 of 10-11 years age category are held at several lists. This year the teams demonstrate high rivalry and level of training.   In parallel with the “fives”, as part of the…

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HMB Soft in Israel: a new round of development

HMB Soft in Israel: a new round of development

The end of February in Israel proved to be extremely eventful. The first HMB Soft tournament was held there for youths and adults, and a seminar for Israeli marshals was held in the city of Tel Aviv, where they learned to master the skills of working at HMB Soft events. With particular focus on advanced training of the marshals, they decided to organize a seminar headed by Ali Askerov, the…

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Israel: HMB Soft as something new

Israel: HMB Soft as something new

On February 28, the first HMB Soft tournament was held in Petah Tikva (Israel). It's no secret that this direction of HMB sports is only developing, but Israeli athletes are working to popularize fighting in soft armor.  So, the result of the organization team’s work was the tournament, which for the first time received the official appellation - “HMB Soft”. A feature of this tournament was the experimental category for…

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The HMB Soft Open German Championship is returning!

The HMB Soft Open German Championship is returning!

 The HMB Soft Open German Championship 2020 will take place on April, 4 in the city of Berne (Germany). It will be the third edition of the tournament this year and the organization team headed by Michael Tegge have already announced the start of participant registration. To take part in the HMB Soft Open German Championship 2020 every HMB athlete can fill in the registration form. It is expected that…

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Kurzak: “Physical training is the foundation of the sport”

Kurzak: “Physical training is the foundation of the sport”

Paweł Kurzak is literally one of the best HMB fighters in the world. As everyone in the HMB community knows, Paweł is a member of the White Company HMB club from the UK. This strong and muscular athlete shows great results in the list fighting alone and in the 5vs5 team led by him. He is responsible for the buhurt training of the White Company fighters. Also he is a…

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Spain: when you have fencing in your blood

Spain: when you have fencing in your blood

HMB sport is beautiful in its diversity. A variety of weapons, tactical decisions, categories ... Duels and mass battles. Here everyone will find a category to their liking. Today we will talk about duels. More specifically, the popularity of dueling categories in Spain. HMBIA News had an interesting conversation with Rodrigo González Ayala, well known HMB representative from this country about this beautiful and noble category. According to Rodrigo, Spanish…

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A story about an armored scientist

A story about an armored scientist

Today HMBIA News will tell you a story about an archaeologist who picked up fighting. It is about the Italian girl who fell in love with HMB sport and did everything possible to enter the lists of the most important HMB competition - HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations! Beatrice Pellegrini was born in Milan, Italy. She had a normal life; studying and hanging out with friends. That’s when…

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