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The blacksmith is indispensable at “Battle of the Nations”!

The blacksmith is indispensable at “Battle of the Nations”!

  The blacksmiths at the HMB tournament are one of the most important specialists! All representatives of the HMB movement know this, and the high-quality and fast work of such a specialist is priceless.   The World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations" has always been famous for cooperation with such professionals. This year, many fighters had the opportunity to get acquainted with the blacksmith Fedor Pushkarev and his…

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The very first “Béhourd à Azincourt” tournament in France: hurry up to fight!

The very first “Béhourd à Azincourt” tournament in France: hurry up to fight!

  The 1st Azincourt tournament will take place in three weeks on 22 July! Azincourt is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in Northern France. The competition will include WMFC profights, "21 vs 21" and mass battle categories.   Here is the schedule of the tournament. It will start at 10 am and finish at 6 pm UTC+02. In the morning, the audience will see the WMFC profights, “21 vs…

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“Battle of the Nations”-2018 awards – a separate subject!

“Battle of the Nations”-2018 awards – a separate subject!

  The World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2018 has already came to the end, but cups and medals, that the strongest fighters of the world brought home, will please the eyes and warm their memories for a long time. This year, the cups and medals differed from the usual awards of the past. They were created by Russian specialists from St. Petersburg, led by the blacksmith Fedor Pushkarev.…

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Sofie Maceanruig: “HMB is a lifestyle”

Sofie Maceanruig: “HMB is a lifestyle”

  Her nickname is "Trouble" and when you see her, you understand that this girl is willing for adventures. She is active, creative, funny, friendly and so much more. She looks like an angel, but you can see the little devils in her eyes. HMB was her love from first sight. However, it wasn`t easy for this woman to fight as she is so tiny.   Today we will meet…

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“Prague Vixens” about workout and opponents

“Prague Vixens” about workout and opponents

  "Prague Vixens" girls love to fight and they are skilled in it. These girls enjoy every moment on the list but after the fights they analyze the results and work on mistakes. That`s a good tradition!   This year "Battle of the Nations" was hard for them because all their opponents were great fighters. But they liked it.   Klára Vintnerová: "It was a pleasure for us to fight…

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Precious fighting experience of Brazil and “Battle of the Nations”

Precious fighting experience of Brazil and “Battle of the Nations”

  The National Team of Brazil participated in the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2018 for the second time. There were a lot of tough fights for them, but Brazilians were ready! According to João Zerbinatti, they worked hard before the championship to represent their country with honor.   João Zerbinatti: "Two weeks before the "Battle of the Nations"-2018 I dedicated myself much more to the sport and…

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Rodrigo González Ayala: five years of swords, fights and HMB sport

Rodrigo González Ayala: five years of swords, fights and HMB sport

  Rodrigo González Ayala from Spain has a strong hit and a great sense of humor. His hits are tough, but after the fight you can`t stop laughing with this charismatic guy. But let’s start our story from the very beginning. Rodrigo told about his way in HMB. He had a long experience in HEMA, more than 15 years. He is one of the founders of the HEMA in Spain.…

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HMBIA got seven new Marshals after the “Battle of the Nations”-2018

HMBIA got seven new Marshals after the “Battle of the Nations”-2018

  The HMB Marshals do a very important job during the tournaments. Due to these people, we can see real sport fights in the lists. There was an opportunity for trainees to pass a practice exam during the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2018 to become certified Marshals. According to the HMBIA Marshal supervisor Sergey Myasishchev, there were 11 trainees who tried to take this test, but only…

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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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