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How to create champions? Russian secrets

How to create champions? Russian secrets

The HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations 2019 reached an unprecedented scale two months ago, but we still cannot forget the battles of the national teams. Technique, tactics, strategy, strength, power and agility, a high class of possession of combat techniques and many types of weapons ... From such a spectacle our heads were spinning. Athletes from Russia, as always, showed high results. How does one prepare against these…

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Gavin Stewart: “… It all comes down to enthusiasm and passion”

Gavin Stewart: “… It all comes down to enthusiasm and passion”

Big HMB events are now more oriented to a different kind of audience - HMB fans and people who just start to follow it as these tournaments have online broadcasting. Thanks to the commentators of Live streams we can understand what's happening in the list, find out a lot of interesting things about fighters, teams and different aspects of HMB.   HMBIA News asked the famous commentator of the English…

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HMB Marshals: who? when? why? what?

HMB Marshals: who? when? why? what?

Do you know who the HMB marshals are? We are confident that everyone who is involved in HMB sport will say YES. However, do we know everything about them and their work? Let’s not make any assumptions and let's analyze in more detail the very concept of the “HMB Marshal”. Let’s talk about their duties and about their work. Perhaps after reading this, you too want to pick up the…

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The tempering of a top team

The tempering of a top team

At the World Championships in HMB, Battle of the Nations, we saw a team that consisted  of different fighters from different clubs. They were from different cities of the same country. However, despite these obstacles this team worked together as one. They operated as if they were mentally connected. It was a thing of magic. HMBIA News spoke to Marina Golovina, one of the fighters from this phenomenal Russian women’s…

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“I swear” – one of the most important traditions of BOTN

“I swear” – one of the most important traditions of BOTN

A slight feeling of nostalgia stays with us after the tenth anniversary of Battle of the Nations in Serbia. We would like to relive the championship events again and again and return to that unique atmosphere.   Let's look back at the opening ceremony of the Championship together, and focus on one of the most important traditions associated with it. From year to year, more and more teams participate in…

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