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National team of Israel: inspired to fight!

National team of Israel: inspired to fight!

The Israeli national team this year will participate in almost everything of what the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations 2019 has to offer. These brave fighters under the leadership of permanent captain Mikhail Morgulis and vice-captain Irina Rogozovskaya registered for almost every nomination. The male part of the national team will take part in all fencing nominations, profights in two weight categories, 5 vs 5, 12 vs 12,…

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Battle of the Nations Live Stream to Reach Its Widest Audience Ever

Battle of the Nations Live Stream to Reach Its Widest Audience Ever

With the much anticipated Battle of the Nations X only days away, fans at home are keen to know what they can expect from the live stream. We caught up with HMBIA Vice-President and veteran BotN commentator Gavin Stewart to give us the details. “Our preparation is in two stages of assessment: what can we improve, and how can we make it bigger. We have had a thorough debriefing about…

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1001 opportunities to learn and play

1001 opportunities to learn and play

None of the days of the Battle of the Nations in Smederevo will be boring. Guests and participants of the Championship will be able to take part in a wide selection of interesting activities. Families with children, friends companies, couples ... Everyone will find entertainment that suits them, like picking up a new skill or making your own souvenir. There’s so much to do that you’d almost forget to watch…

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Banners for 150 vs 150: who will you support?

Banners for 150 vs 150: who will you support?

All banners for the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nation 2019 have been formed. Almost 40 countries gathered in 11 banners by geographical location and friendly relationships. In the past month we published information about every union. Now, let’s look back on which unions we will see in action in this most spectacular and exiting HMB category: the already legendary 150 vs 150.   The Red Dragon banner was…

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China: high hopes and ambitions

China: high hopes and ambitions

2019 is the third HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations for the National team of China. This country loves HMB and every year more and more Chinese HMB athletes enter the lists. 29 fighters from this nation will participate in buhurt 5 vs 5, 30 vs 30, 150 vs 150, also Longsword, Sword and Shield, Sword and Buckler and Polearm duels for male along with 2 athletes for Profights…

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Mighty Eagles are eager to fight!

Mighty Eagles are eager to fight!

The League of Eagles  - that's the name of the USA banner for mass battles 30 vs 30 and 150 vs 150. This banner has the motto E pluribus unum, which was chosen by the captain as a symbol of their unity USA. It is a historic Latin expression, meaning "Of many - one" These words belong to Cicero (the speech "On the merits"). This expression beautifully describes the very…

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Full Plate tournament is waiting for its knights! Sign up!

Full Plate tournament is waiting for its knights! Sign up!

Gentlemen!   We happily remind you that there will be a tournament in full plate armour at the Battle of the Nations! Those who wish to participate in the full plate tournament have only 4 days left to submit applications. The application deadline is April 25th. We need your photos of your armour, showing how it fits within the Regulations of HMBIA , and your will to fence in full-plate…

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Mass battles workshop was held in Serbia

Mass battles workshop was held in Serbia

On April 20th, on the eve of the upcoming Battle of the Nation on the territory of the Smederevo fortress, a workshop was held for the fighters of the Serbian national team. The goal was to get acquainted with the mass nominations in which they will fight. The workshop was conducted by Ali Askerov, instructor of Courage of Ages, as part of the Russian-Serbian partnerships development. At the workshop, participants…

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National team of Czech Republic; they mean business!

National team of Czech Republic; they mean business!

The National team of Czech Republic and their captain, Josif Pohl, are ready for Battle of the Nations. Above all, they look forward to experiencing exciting new categories like the 30 vs 30 and the 150 vs 150. Pohl is assured this year they have a strong team that can get out of the group stage and show good results during the play-off stage in 5 vs 5 buhurts: “With…

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The National team of Canada is ready for the Championship!

The National team of Canada is ready for the Championship!

A lot of practice and analysis of past battles - this is what the participants and the leadership of the National Team of Canada have done to be ready for the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations 2019. In order to be prepared for the championship, Canadians practiced teamwork, developed combat tactics, did a lot of martial arts, did strength exercises, and analyzed their performance at Dynamo Cup and…

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