Publications

Orión Maldonado Reyes, Mexico: “The only real weapon for me is a fighter”

Orión Maldonado Reyes, Mexico: “The only real weapon for me is a fighter”

  Orión Maldonado Reyes, fighter of “Dragones Grises” club, fighter of the National Team of Mexico       … Concerning his way to HMB  I have been engaged in full contact fighting (Muay Thay, wushu, boxing etc.) for long. But when one of my friends told me about fighting in armor, I was stunned, I could not believe that! Then I watched some video and said, “This is what…

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Irina Rogozovsky, Israel. “I would provide any fighter, regardless of their sex, with an opportunity to join the National Team!”

Irina Rogozovsky, Israel. “I would provide any fighter, regardless of their sex, with an opportunity to join the National Team!”

  Irina Rogozovsky,  fighter of the National Team of Israel       … Concerning her way to HMB sport  Travelling across Poland, I met some reenactors and they told me about historical reenactment clubs in Israel...   For me, fighting in armor is sport and fun. I like to hit people! :). And I’ve been doing it for 2 years.     … Concerning her armor and weapons  My…

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Markus Walder, Switzerland: “For me it is a way of life!”

Markus Walder, Switzerland: “For me it is a way of life!”

  Markus Walder,  fighter of “Kettenhunde” club,  fighter of the National Team of Switzerland     … Concerning his way to HMB sport  I started in a group of Fantasy and Show-fight, but then I realized very quickly that was not for me. I had asked myself what else was available, and when I read in a Swiss newspaper report concerning “Battle of the Nations” and met people from the…

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Cartwright, Australia: “I served as a police officer for many years and my baton training transfers well to the mace”

Cartwright, Australia: “I served as a police officer for many years and my baton training transfers well to the mace”

  Mike Cartwright,  fighter of “WASCL” (West Australian Armored Combat League) club,  fighter of the National Team of Australia           … Concerning his way to HMB sport  I came into HMB after I got fed up with the policies within the SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism) and the unrealistic fighting style.   HMB fighting, to my mind, is probably the closest thing to the real combat (with…

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First Class HMB Tournaments Foundation

First Class HMB Tournaments Foundation

  As you know, last weekend HMBIA held annual summit of association. During the first day of summit there was among others - Tournament Committee session.   There were a lot of hot discussions on major topics, and there was also one BIG surprise. President of HMBIA announced about the establishment of a "First Class HMB Tournaments Foundation". This is a foundation with 20,000€ in the pool, and this money…

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