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The Kyrgyz people are not wasting time!

The Kyrgyz people are not wasting time!

HMB sport in Kyrgyzstan is developing fast, even while quarantined. While there is no way to fight in the lists, representatives of the HMB movement, led by Bogdan Sbitnev, brought their planning and knowledge to a higher level. Of course it is more exciting to fight, but the development of the organisation is no less important! “Kyrgyz HMB movement representatives started preparing a “detailed plan for the training process 2.0”  Why…

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XV century in all its glory – full plate armour foot tournament

XV century in all its glory – full plate armour foot tournament

Full plate armour foot tournaments are becoming an integral part of our major historical projects. Knightly battles have long been an important attraction in many historical events all over the world.  In Russia, at the largest festival of the military historical movement “REKON” in St. Petersburg, these tournaments are under continous development by “Courage of the Ages”. In 2019, dueling in full plate armor was included in the program of…

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HMB Girls: Stay Home and Train!

HMB Girls: Stay Home and Train!

Staying fit before, during and after quarantine is the main task of any athlete, and our fighters are no exception. Today, HMBIA News asked HMB female fighters from different countries to talk about their struggle for musculature.   Quarantine and isolation continue; however, our girls are not discouraged and are actively working on themselves using all available equipment to them in this difficult situation.     For example, Alexandra Soloshchenko,…

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The British feat in Russia

The British feat in Russia

The HMBIA marshal corps is expanding its geography. The British marshal Andrew Rose worked at the HMB venue of the REKON 2020 festival in St. Petersburg. His work at the event in Russia can be compared to a feat, because he flew to St. Petersburg at a very turbulent time for the whole world, when in many countries there was already a quarantine and Andrew also had to fly home…

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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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