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“Marshals summit 2016 in Moscow: how it happened…”

“Marshals summit 2016 in Moscow: how it happened…”

Before the beginning of the report from the last marshals summit in Moscow, we would like start off earlier and unveil the whole picture. So then, the year 2016 was rich with organizational events for the marshal’s committee – four international summits were held – in Sonora (USA), Riga and Copenhagen and, traditionally, the final event was the Moscow summit. The Moscow summit took place the next day after the…

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“A new venue for a top notch tournament!”

“A new venue for a top notch tournament!”

HMB grows and becomes more and more famous all around the World. From one side, it raises the interest of different organisations in our tournaments at their venues. From the other side, doing our sport everyone likes to attend high quality tournaments, discover new cities and venues for HMB movement. And we think that it is a right time to introduce you a new HMB event in such significant medieval…

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“Discovering the world of HMB”

“Discovering the world of HMB”

   Nowadays, it is not surprising to hear from some of your friends that they have joined the army of medieval times admirers. Some of the aforementioned friends got tired of standard programs, suggested by the gyms. Some have decided to try out new, extreme sensations. Some are seriously keen on medieval because they found to like it a lot. We all are united in the common mood, imbedded in…

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“10 facts you didn’t know about barcelona”

“10 facts you didn’t know about barcelona”

      Barcelona is a very elegant city, famous for its impressive history, culture, monuments, fantastic architecture, museums, galleries and interesting people. There is a lot that can be said about this city, so below we've made up a list of 10 interesting and fun facts about Barcelona just for you. 1) The Sagrada Familia has taken longer to build than the great pyramids The great Pyramid of Giza…

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“Battle of the Nations just for THREE days”

“Battle of the Nations just for THREE days”

  Battle of the Nations 2017 will take only three days for the first time in history. Those are going to be the most intensive fighting days of the year, taking into account numbers of participants at BotN. Just remember, in 2016 we had 59 teams in “5 vs 5” and almost 100 combatants in different duel categories. Add to this women’s “3 vs 3” and royal category “21 vs…

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“TerraMagica”-2017 – the view from the Australian side”

“TerraMagica”-2017 – the view from the Australian side”

HMBIA News couldn`t told our friends about Australian experience of fighting in the Mexican tournaments. Eric Cortis, fighter of HMB club "Havoc" from Australia participated in "TerraMagica"-2017 tournament in Mexico. Our reporter had a little conversation with Eric and that`s what he told us.   Eric Cortis: "I arrived the night before due to Lufthansa having a two day strike. Arriving in time to fight the next day I met…

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“Key factors of HMB development”

“Key factors of HMB development”

Historical Medieval Battles movement growths and develops step by step. New fighters and even countries join our movement every year. HMB started from only four nations and hundred of fighters in 2009 and became a worldwide practiced sport with more than seven hundred fighters from 30 nations that participated in World Championship in HMB “Battle of the Nations”-2016. For the moment, HMB represented in more than 45 countries from 6…

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“Estonia meets HMB Soft”

“Estonia meets HMB Soft”

On January 14-15th, fighter of Estonian club Nordburg and the rest of the HMB movement’s participants in the country had the opportunity to take part in the first HMB Soft seminar. Seminar turned out quite eventful, so the weekend passed rapidly for both sides. Participants were met with the art of handling soft weapons with the help of HMB Soft general judge Sergey Myasischev, HMB Soft coordinator Ali Askerov and…

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“TerraMagica” – tough fights and good hosts

“TerraMagica” – tough fights and good hosts

"TerraMagica"-2017 got international status and Brad Schaive, President of HMB USA, Member of the "Company of the Black Swan" told HMBIA News about his team participation and whole impressions.     Brad Schaive: The "Company of the Black Swan" fought in Mexico City in a tourney "TerraMagica". We finished 2nd in buhurt. We liked it. Great tournament. The fighting was very strong and the Mexican teams are very tough fighters.…

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“Battle of the Nations” – 2017: participants’ high level and spectacular battles.

“Battle of the Nations” – 2017: participants’ high level and spectacular battles.

It’s only January 2017, but the organizational work on Championship of the world in HMB “Battle of the Nations” – 2017 has been going for quite some time. This year, the battle for main awards is expected to be really serious.   It is hard to not consider the fact, that every year HMB sport becomes more and more popular and the number of tournaments all around the globe increases.…

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