Publications

Frank Døkkr Norðri: “Our goal is to gain experience and bring back home for teaching our new fighters”

Frank Døkkr Norðri: “Our goal is to gain experience and bring back home for teaching our new fighters”

  People of HMB movement   Frank Døkkr Norðri,  captain of the National Team of Switzerland    …concerning his Team     We are purposeful but young Team from Switzerland. There are not many people practicing medieval reenactment in our country. There are many theater groups, but they don't practice even light fighting. There’s no full contact fighting at all. It means we still have many difficulties with fighters searching, because…

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Alberto Baal Jimenez: “We know there is still a long way ahead…”

Alberto Baal Jimenez: “We know there is still a long way ahead…”

  People of HMB movement  Alberto Baal Jimenez, captain of the National Team of Mexico     …concerning his Team       Team Mexico was formed in February of the year 2013, it happened at a seminar when we listened to some information about “Battle of the Nations.” A few months later I went to Aigues-Mortes for two reasons, namely to arrange participation of Mexico in this great competition and…

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Dave McNaughton: “Working together we are far greater than the sum of anyone one fighter”

Dave McNaughton: “Working together we are far greater than the sum of anyone one fighter”

  People of HMB movement   Dave McNaughton,  captain of the National Team of Scotland    …concerning his Team.  And about HMB sport in Scotland, of course    Scotland has been an ongoing 2 year project that will come to final fruition on the 12th June at the World Championship on Historical Medieval Battle "Battle of the Nations"-2014 in Trogir, Croatia.   In Scotland nothing like this has existed, so to help…

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Krzysztof Olczak: “We have many strong fighters of the world level“

Krzysztof Olczak: “We have many strong fighters of the world level“

    People of HMB movement  Krzysztof Olczak,  captain of the National Team of Poland    …concerning his Team     The National Team of Poland has about 50 fighters. They form 3 teams for the “5 vs 5” competition, a team for “21 vs 21” battles and compete as individual fighters in triathlon (men’s and women’s categories). Men for five-member teams are chosen by the captains of 3 best teams of our…

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“Battle of the Nations”- 2014.  World Championship in Historical Medieval Battle

“Battle of the Nations”- 2014. World Championship in Historical Medieval Battle

  We invite everyone to touch HMB cultural and sport movement at the “Battle of the Nations” 2014 in Trogir and get unforgettable experience! Historical Medieval Battle International Association e.V. (HMBIA) Pflugstrasse 12, 9490 Vaduz, Liechtenstein, tel: +41 799 047 334, office@hmbia.com  On June 12-15, 2014 the town of Trogir (Croatia) will host the fifth anniversary World Championship “Battle of the Nations” in historical medieval battle (HMB). The event promises to…

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Women’s League. Warrior Princess. Experiment of “Battle of the Nations”

Women’s League. Warrior Princess. Experiment of “Battle of the Nations”

  Anton Trubnikov, HMBIA President:    - “Battle of the Nations” World Championship has got a new project, namely women’s category. And we can call it an experiment, as a lot of countries aren’t ready to form national teams consisting solely of women fighters, so we have to simplify the rules and ask for one woman from each country. We assign certain time to women to fight on the lists…

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Yulia Roshchak: “I’ve always been more interested in communications with guys”

Yulia Roshchak: “I’ve always been more interested in communications with guys”

  People of HMB movement   - Since my childhood, I’ve always been interested in tough and dangerous sports, which, in their essence, are not for women. I practised karate for a long time, then turned to kickboxing. Now I deal with reenactment. Swords, armor, lists, full contact fighting are the things that fascinate me in this sport.   Historical medieval battle was introduced to me by Rostislav Miroshnichenko a…

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Gavin Stewart: “This year the Italian Team looks dangerously good”

Gavin Stewart: “This year the Italian Team looks dangerously good”

    -- I’ve lived in Italy for 11 years now, but my involvement in historical events has been relatively recent. I was with – to some extent – a Lithuanian team (Medieval Messengers) until last year when I joined Gens Innominabilis from Castell’Arquato. They hold the largest historical event in Italy, involving teams from all over Europe and of course Italy. Over the years at this event I met…

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Tkachenko: “It’s a chance to feel like a participant of a real battle!”

Tkachenko: “It’s a chance to feel like a participant of a real battle!”

  Vitali Tkachenko, representative of Team Ukraine  One of the "Four pioneers of Trogir-2014" (HMB fighters who were the first to fight on the land of hosting country for the World Championship "Battle of Nations"-2014)  …concerning night buhurts. - As for me, night battles allow to plunge deeper into the atmosphere which is not connected with the modern world. We’ll have 100% Middle Ages! Only at night you can feel…

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