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Ukraine. Final results of 2014 HMB season

Ukraine. Final results of 2014 HMB season

  Ukrainian season of the year 2014 consisted of six tournaments, it began in April and ended in September. Results of the tournaments can be used to make a rating grid of clubs and their teams.   The tournaments of the year 2014 were the following:   April 12-13, Dnipropetrovsk, qualifying battles for places in the National Team of Ukraine;  May 31-June 1, Kyiv region, "Kievan Rus" park, "Call of…

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“Iron Tower”. One of the three pillars of Italian HMB sport

“Iron Tower”. One of the three pillars of Italian HMB sport

  HMB clubs       "Iron Tower", Italy (Tuscany)  Established in 2014          Italian Tuscany is considered a paradise on our planet! It has stunning landscapes, nature reserves, a thriving wine industry and wonderful, amiable people. Among other merits of Tuscany is a HMB club called "Iron Tower".    Roberto Fontana, a fighter of Team Italy, member of the club "Iron Tower", kindly agreed to tell…

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“Battle of the Nations” family has expanded!

“Battle of the Nations” family has expanded!

  The HMB movement is constantly growing and developing. During the five years of the HMB World Championship "Battle of the Nations" existence, the lists welcomed more than thirty National Teams from different countries. And, as it turns out, it’s not the limit!     At the moment, HMBIA knows about the appearance of several new National Teams. About six months ago, National Teams of Brazil, Colombia and Chile were…

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Valentyn Kalyn, Ukraine: “Only people who have never participated in buhurts can dislike them!”

Valentyn Kalyn, Ukraine: “Only people who have never participated in buhurts can dislike them!”

  People of the HMB movement        Valentyn Kalyn,  HMB fighter,  certified HMBIA marshal         …concerning mass buhurts     I participated in a mass bugurt in 2006 for the first time, when I was only eighteen. The fighting took place near Vyborg Castle (St. Petersburg region, Vyborg). I knew that was an old fortress of the XIIIth century. Big buhurts of "100 vs 100", "200…

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What Makes A Good Team Captain?

What Makes A Good Team Captain?

  This article gives a basic introduction to what qualities an individual needs to perform his or her duties as a national team captain and what is expected of the person who takes on this role.     Before even considering taking on the role of national team captain, you must first ask yourself these questions:   - “Do I have the time to dedicate to this role?”    …

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Historical Medieval Battle training seminar

Historical Medieval Battle training seminar

  1-2 November 2014, Italy   Extraordinary event will be held in the beginning of November in Italy. Champions of “Battle of the Nations” will share their experience with HMB fighters.   On the first day of seminar, 1st of November, Sergey Ukolov and Ivan Vasiliev will hold a 1vs1 “Duel” category training.   On the second day of a seminar, 2nd of November, best fighters of club “Bern” (Russia)…

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“Bern”. Current legend

“Bern”. Current legend

  HMB clubs   "Bern", historical reenactment club (Russia). Established in 2002. Mainly focuses on reconstruction of the material culture and combat art of the Swiss cantons of the XIV-XVth centuries.       "Bern" is a legendary Russian club which is well-known around the world. The club has been unchallenged leader of full contact medieval battles for the last five years. __________________________________________________________________________   Today, the club has more than…

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The rising Sun of club “Knyaz”

The rising Sun of club “Knyaz”

  HMB clubs      Shining armor, clank of weapons, adrenaline and stands full of fans. It’s the way a spectator sees historical medieval battles, when the prize-winning places of the tournament are at stake, when people root for their teams. It creates a special atmosphere of unity among the parties, making them one single entity. However, a spectator sees only an outer side, a beautiful, entertaining fight of teams…

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