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“Prague Vixens” about workout and opponents

“Prague Vixens” about workout and opponents

  "Prague Vixens" girls love to fight and they are skilled in it. These girls enjoy every moment on the list but after the fights they analyze the results and work on mistakes. That`s a good tradition!   This year "Battle of the Nations" was hard for them because all their opponents were great fighters. But they liked it.   Klára Vintnerová: "It was a pleasure for us to fight…

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Precious fighting experience of Brazil and “Battle of the Nations”

Precious fighting experience of Brazil and “Battle of the Nations”

  The National Team of Brazil participated in the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2018 for the second time. There were a lot of tough fights for them, but Brazilians were ready! According to João Zerbinatti, they worked hard before the championship to represent their country with honor.   João Zerbinatti: "Two weeks before the "Battle of the Nations"-2018 I dedicated myself much more to the sport and…

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Rodrigo González Ayala: five years of swords, fights and HMB sport

Rodrigo González Ayala: five years of swords, fights and HMB sport

  Rodrigo González Ayala from Spain has a strong hit and a great sense of humor. His hits are tough, but after the fight you can`t stop laughing with this charismatic guy. But let’s start our story from the very beginning. Rodrigo told about his way in HMB. He had a long experience in HEMA, more than 15 years. He is one of the founders of the HEMA in Spain.…

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HMBIA got seven new Marshals after the “Battle of the Nations”-2018

HMBIA got seven new Marshals after the “Battle of the Nations”-2018

  The HMB Marshals do a very important job during the tournaments. Due to these people, we can see real sport fights in the lists. There was an opportunity for trainees to pass a practice exam during the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2018 to become certified Marshals. According to the HMBIA Marshal supervisor Sergey Myasishchev, there were 11 trainees who tried to take this test, but only…

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Pawel Kurzak: summing up “Battle of the Nations”-2018

Pawel Kurzak: summing up “Battle of the Nations”-2018

  The National Team of the UK got the greatest success to date - one gold, one silver and two bronze medals including a medal in the "21 vs 21" buhurt category. Year by year the UK team is getting stronger. Pawel Kurzak even told that such a steady improvement is excellent, but it will be a huge challenge to keep it that way.   Pawel Kurzak fought in "5…

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Esther Veldstra about the improvement for the future tournaments

Esther Veldstra about the improvement for the future tournaments

  Esther Veldstra from the Netherlands is quite happy with her results on the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2018. This year she had an opportunity to focus on her own trainings and preparations for the championship. She chose the "Sword and Buckler" duel category and her results were great!   "The last four years I spent mostly organizing events for the Dutch sport as a whole. This…

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Sweden keeps training

Sweden keeps training

  The Swedish team got new fighting experience after the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2018 in Italy. Jonas Balkefors – a captain of the National Team of Sweden told us about their workout routine after the championship.   Jonas Balkefors: "We usually have more soft kit trainings after tournaments trying new technics and tactics and doing feedback on our fighting. Additionally, more armour before tournaments. Tactical fighting,…

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Champion`s meeting on the “Battle of the Nations”-2018

Champion`s meeting on the “Battle of the Nations”-2018

  Young athletes, winners of world championships in HMB Soft, met the best HMB athletes of the world for Russia - Alexey Petrik, Sergey Ukolov and Ilya Ivanov. The champions visited the HMB Soft arena and talked with the guys.   Particularly, young athletes were interested in the champions’ training process; they asked how the fighters started their sport career, how they prepare for the championships and how they set…

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Alexey Petrik: “The secret of success is simple”

Alexey Petrik: “The secret of success is simple”

  Alexey Petrik from Russia became the world champion in HMB for the third time in 2018. Additionally, Alexey is a four-time champion of Russia as well. His fights are reviewed and analyzed by HMB athletes all around the world. What is the secret of such successful performances? According to Alexey, the secret is simple.   Alexey Petrik: "The victory in the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"…

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Country in numbers – the story of Hungary

Country in numbers – the story of Hungary

  2014 was a year, when HMB found out about the Hungarians. György Sárközi, a fighter of the National Team of Hungary, told about the HMB statistics in his country.   - When did the HMB start in Hungary? How was it? About five-six years ago we saw fights of our compatriot Ádámffy Zsigmond as a member of Croatian team. This and the videos from earlier "Battle of the Nations"…

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