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Pawel Kurzak: summing up “Battle of the Nations”-2018

Pawel Kurzak: summing up “Battle of the Nations”-2018

  The National Team of the UK got the greatest success to date - one gold, one silver and two bronze medals including a medal in the "21 vs 21" buhurt category. Year by year the UK team is getting stronger. Pawel Kurzak even told that such a steady improvement is excellent, but it will be a huge challenge to keep it that way.   Pawel Kurzak fought in "5…

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Esther Veldstra about the improvement for the future tournaments

Esther Veldstra about the improvement for the future tournaments

  Esther Veldstra from the Netherlands is quite happy with her results on the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2018. This year she had an opportunity to focus on her own trainings and preparations for the championship. She chose the "Sword and Buckler" duel category and her results were great!   "The last four years I spent mostly organizing events for the Dutch sport as a whole. This…

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Sweden keeps training

Sweden keeps training

  The Swedish team got new fighting experience after the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2018 in Italy. Jonas Balkefors – a captain of the National Team of Sweden told us about their workout routine after the championship.   Jonas Balkefors: "We usually have more soft kit trainings after tournaments trying new technics and tactics and doing feedback on our fighting. Additionally, more armour before tournaments. Tactical fighting,…

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Champion`s meeting on the “Battle of the Nations”-2018

Champion`s meeting on the “Battle of the Nations”-2018

  Young athletes, winners of world championships in HMB Soft, met the best HMB athletes of the world for Russia - Alexey Petrik, Sergey Ukolov and Ilya Ivanov. The champions visited the HMB Soft arena and talked with the guys.   Particularly, young athletes were interested in the champions’ training process; they asked how the fighters started their sport career, how they prepare for the championships and how they set…

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Alexey Petrik: “The secret of success is simple”

Alexey Petrik: “The secret of success is simple”

  Alexey Petrik from Russia became the world champion in HMB for the third time in 2018. Additionally, Alexey is a four-time champion of Russia as well. His fights are reviewed and analyzed by HMB athletes all around the world. What is the secret of such successful performances? According to Alexey, the secret is simple.   Alexey Petrik: "The victory in the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"…

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Country in numbers – the story of Hungary

Country in numbers – the story of Hungary

  2014 was a year, when HMB found out about the Hungarians. György Sárközi, a fighter of the National Team of Hungary, told about the HMB statistics in his country.   - When did the HMB start in Hungary? How was it? About five-six years ago we saw fights of our compatriot Ádámffy Zsigmond as a member of Croatian team. This and the videos from earlier "Battle of the Nations"…

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Sergey Ukolov about the “21 vs 21″ category

Sergey Ukolov about the “21 vs 21″ category

  A unique event occurred at the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2018! Sergey Ukolov, one of the most titled HMB athletes in the world, entered the lists in the buhurt category "21 vs 21" as a member of the Russian team. Such an event could not be overlooked, because Sergey usually represents his country in duels.   According to Ukolov, he was invited to participate in the…

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Harvey Palmer: “Swordwork is the poetry of my life”

Harvey Palmer: “Swordwork is the poetry of my life”

  He is a well-known person within the HMB community. He is the captain of the National Team of a huge country and with honor performs his duty to the fighters. He is emotional, but it's very motivating before the fight. Today we will talk about Harvey Palmer, the captain of the USA National Team, also known as Aveloc Twiceborn. So how did he start this way?   Harvey Palmer:…

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The secret weapon of the National Team of UK

The secret weapon of the National Team of UK

  UK team was satisfied with the results of this year World Championship "Battle of the Nations". Antony Lamsdell, the President of the British Buhurt Federation told about it. He noticed that "Battle of the Nations"-2018 was very successful, and their team finally took a medal in the "21 vs 21" category. He is also proud of their duelists who took medals in "Sword and Shield" and the Profight categories.…

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Alexander Jost: “Fighters who join our club are joining a family”

Alexander Jost: “Fighters who join our club are joining a family”

  “Iron Lions”, the HMB club from Germany, is one of the biggest clubs in this country. This club occupies high positions in Germany and has a corresponding reputation. Their captain was even honored to lead the National Team of Germany at the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2018.   Its history started in 2015 when two smaller clubs merged, and grew further in 2016 when another club…

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