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“Battle of the Nations – 2015″ from the participant’s point of view.

“Battle of the Nations – 2015″ from the participant’s point of view.

This year for the first time in the history of the championship fighters from different countries could gather the alliances, fighting under the banner of the one or another national team in "21 vs 21". Those who had to get to continental Europe for attending the “Battle of the Nations” shared their impressions from the innovation with the editors of our website.     Mark Taylor, captain of the National…

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Adam Ujvari:  “Reenactment without an action is dull”

Adam Ujvari:  “Reenactment without an action is dull”

This year’s “Battle of the Nations” welcomes fresh-men from Hungary and Netherlands.  How do they feel about what’s going on? This is one of the questions that we addressed to the captain of Hungarian team…   About being novices   We are here to gain our knowledge from the other more experienced fighters. I have no doubt that we’ll make new friends here, of course: that’s the additional benefit, I…

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Eugen Heinrich: “The main thing for the beginner is to survive the first year”

Eugen Heinrich: “The main thing for the beginner is to survive the first year”

The camp of the Germans was one of the most atmospheric at the festival. Here fighters from the other teams were given a friendly welcome, and little fighting secrets were frankly shared. To ignore such a source of information would probably be a mistake.   About the championship   “We train thoroughly wearing armor in Hattersheim, a suburb of Frankfurt am Main, and keep waiting that one day it will…

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Malte Karnatz, Germany: “We, Germans, prefer to protect our novices with the heavy armor”

Malte Karnatz, Germany: “We, Germans, prefer to protect our novices with the heavy armor”

  "Probably my reason to enter a movement is very simple: I like to fight. I’ve broken my rib on the eve of the Championship, that’s why I perform as a spectator this year, but I have three years of fighting experience, not to mention judo, kickboxing, and other stuff.   About the Championship   I think, it’s great, especially the water at the shower that is always hot, but…

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Tamas Nagy & Borbala Koller, Hungary: “These are fifteenth century costumes”

Tamas Nagy & Borbala Koller, Hungary: “These are fifteenth century costumes”

“There is no reason to follow the movement, unless you are in love with historical medieval re-enactment. I wear the  dress with front lacing, so to be able to put it on by myself.  I’ve bought my shoes, the stockings and the belt, so I can say my costume is partially hand-made.   Besides the costume that I personally like, Tamas wears the sign of The Order of the Dragon, that was…

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HMB is traumatic still popular sport

HMB is traumatic still popular sport

Everybody knows HMB is a tough sport for tough men. Nowadays HMB is becoming extremely popular. The web is full of articles about new world sport that turned to be as traumatic and violent as medieval times. As if our reality isn’t filled with aggressiveness and hatred! In fact, HMB is the emotional sport that helps people to come to their senses rather than to keep anger locked up inside.…

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Marshal summit second round or lost in translation

Marshal summit second round or lost in translation

    Another Marshal summit on the eve of the "Battle of the Nations - 2015" was held on May, the 6th 2015, in Prague. Actually it duplicated the issues discussed by marshals in Geneva while people from Australia and Argentina could not join the discussion at the time.   It is noteworthy that last year's Marshal summit took place in Prague as well and also on May, 9-12. Indeed,…

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The “Royal Day”

The “Royal Day”

  Tomorrow, at 13.00, battles of the "Royal category" ("21 vs 21") start on the main lists of "Battle of the Nations"-2015.    On the first day of the World Championship in HMB, the main lists of "Battle of the Nations" will witness an increase in adrenaline and excitement, armor rattle and shouts of fans. For the first time in history eleven National Teams will compete in the most massive…

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