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Valentin Zerr about the Marshal`s job

Valentin Zerr about the Marshal`s job

  Not only a fighter should be in a good shape, Marshals have to be ready as well. They also must keep their professional skills on a high level. Of course, it`s higly important before such a tough tournament as the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"! Today we will tell you, how the Marshal from Germany Valentin Zerr prepares for the most important HMB tournament of the…

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Italians are willing to enter the lists!

Italians are willing to enter the lists!

  This year Italy welcomes the "Battle of the Nations", and Italian athletes are willing to show as good results as possible, while fighting on their motherland. They worked hard and ready to fight! For example, Roberto Fontana from "Italy-1" team. Few years ago he had an injury, but he returned and got to the National Team again! He will fight in "5 vs 5" and "21 vs 21" categories.…

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Esther Veldstra is ready to fight!

Esther Veldstra is ready to fight!

  In a few days the best fighters all around the world will come to the beautiful castle of Santa Severa to participate in the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2018. So, everybody is waiting for it and doing the last preparations.   Esther Veldstra from the Netherlands is ready and can`t wait to enter the lists. She will fight in the women's "5 vs 5" buhurt and…

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Mark Jackson: growing the future of HMB sport!

Mark Jackson: growing the future of HMB sport!

  This story is about a father and his son. They are fighters, best friends and sometimes even opponents. They enjoy spending time together. Mark Jackson and his fifteen years old son Aaron live in Madera city in California (USA). They’ve been training together since his son was two years old. In about 2006 they used wooden swords and were unarmored. Aaron prefers a longsword and trained with the local…

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Country in numbers – the story of the Czech Republic

Country in numbers – the story of the Czech Republic

  This country is not so big in a geographical sense, but its success in HMB sport is huge! It has been involved in HMB movement for six years and did a lot to bring this sport to such a level. Today we will talk to Tomáš Gajdošík about the HMB statistics of the Czech Republic.   When the HMB movement appeared in the Czech Republic? How was it? -…

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Yorick Zelessen, the Netherlands: a real team player!

Yorick Zelessen, the Netherlands: a real team player!

  It all started way back in 2009, when Yorick had been keen on re-enactment. He just heard about HMB sport and the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations", but it didn't get his blood flowing at that point in time. This story is about Yorick Zelessen, a chairman of the "HMB Federatie Nederland" from the Netherlands.   Four years passed and Yorick got to right place in…

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Who is on the “Battle of the Nations”-2018 poster?

Who is on the “Battle of the Nations”-2018 poster?

  It seems like everyone wants to know the answer to this question. Be sure that you know this guy and you’ve already had an opportunity to fight with him. His name is Rob Hunter and he is from USA. However, it was a great surprise for Rob to see his picture in action on the official poster of the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2018.   Rob…

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Flávio Lopes, Brazil: sport is a good alternative

Flávio Lopes, Brazil: sport is a good alternative

  Flávio Lopes, the fighter of the National Team of Brazil, in his usual life trying to help children understand that there are a lot of ways to make their lives much better. One of this way is sport. He created a presentation to introduce HMB to "ordinary" people and has been visiting schools for a year now in his armour, giving children lectures, in which he combined the medieval…

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Real HMB family: a fighter and two Marshals

Real HMB family: a fighter and two Marshals

  It seems like everyone in Argentina loves HMB sport. There are many families going in for this sport. And now you will know about one more family involved in HMB. Roxana E. Ruiz de Miauro and her husband Edward are Marshals, their daughter Paula D. Miauro is a duelist fighter, and this story started thanks to her.   Paula began to practice HMB sport in "CECM" HMB club three…

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Country in numbers – the story of China

Country in numbers – the story of China

  China is a huge country, which is not associated with armor, knights and medieval fights. However, everyone in the HMB movement knows that once you try yourself in this sport, you cannot stop it. This is also applicable to Chinese athletes. They are new to HMB, but their team has already took part in the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2017 in Barcelona. Gao Peng, a manager…

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