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What Makes A Good Team Captain?

What Makes A Good Team Captain?

  This article gives a basic introduction to what qualities an individual needs to perform his or her duties as a national team captain and what is expected of the person who takes on this role.     Before even considering taking on the role of national team captain, you must first ask yourself these questions:   - “Do I have the time to dedicate to this role?”    …

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Historical Medieval Battle training seminar

Historical Medieval Battle training seminar

  1-2 November 2014, Italy   Extraordinary event will be held in the beginning of November in Italy. Champions of “Battle of the Nations” will share their experience with HMB fighters.   On the first day of seminar, 1st of November, Sergey Ukolov and Ivan Vasiliev will hold a 1vs1 “Duel” category training.   On the second day of a seminar, 2nd of November, best fighters of club “Bern” (Russia)…

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“Bern”. Current legend

“Bern”. Current legend

  HMB clubs   "Bern", historical reenactment club (Russia). Established in 2002. Mainly focuses on reconstruction of the material culture and combat art of the Swiss cantons of the XIV-XVth centuries.       "Bern" is a legendary Russian club which is well-known around the world. The club has been unchallenged leader of full contact medieval battles for the last five years. __________________________________________________________________________   Today, the club has more than…

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The rising Sun of club “Knyaz”

The rising Sun of club “Knyaz”

  HMB clubs      Shining armor, clank of weapons, adrenaline and stands full of fans. It’s the way a spectator sees historical medieval battles, when the prize-winning places of the tournament are at stake, when people root for their teams. It creates a special atmosphere of unity among the parties, making them one single entity. However, a spectator sees only an outer side, a beautiful, entertaining fight of teams…

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Kirton, UK: “I am the first female marshal in the world!”

Kirton, UK: “I am the first female marshal in the world!”

  People of the HMB movement    Jemma Kirton,  HMBIA marshal  The last HMB World Championship “Battle of the Nations”-2014 was an amazing experience not only for me, but for all the new members of the national team of the United Kingdom.   In my opinion, Croatia was an ideal venue for the Championship. A lovely medieval fortress, hospitable people and the country itself was perfect for the sport. I…

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“Beautiful, practical … and very authentic!”

“Beautiful, practical … and very authentic!”

  It is one of the principles of the HMBIA Authenticity Committee. Its aim is to help participants of the Championship to comply with one of the main ideas of "Battle of the Nations." Committee's attention is focused on armor, weapons, clothing and life of festival participants.   The Committee begins its work long before "Battle of the Nations." Authentic officers should check an application form of every participant (fighter…

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Jon Barry, UK: “I am still teased for showing my flag before field marshal”

Jon Barry, UK: “I am still teased for showing my flag before field marshal”

  People of the HMB movement:    Jon Barry,  HMBIA certified marshal  In 2014, HMB World Championship’s board of marshals has been joined by referees from Europe. According to Alexander Davydov, head of the HMBIA Marshal Committee, this step will contribute to further development of the HMB movement.   "We decided to make the board of marshals more international. We were joined by referees from France, Germany, Great Britain, Moldova,…

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“Battle of the Nations”-2014. To clear a height!

“Battle of the Nations”-2014. To clear a height!

  This year Trogir (Croatia) was attended by almost three dozen countries whose representatives sought honor and glory. In addition to the laurels, winners expected to get a substantial prize fund of 30,000 euros.   A lot of adrenaline, passions, intrigue was present at the event... But even heat followed by a shower eventually yielded to fighters and guests of "Battle of the Nations"-2014 :) Many points were absolutely new.…

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The best authentic and aesthetic armor and costume at “Battle of the Nations”-2014

The best authentic and aesthetic armor and costume at “Battle of the Nations”-2014

  Contest for the best authentic costume and armour World Championship in Historical Medieval Battle  “Battle of the Nations”-2014   Winners and participants  The best authentic costume MALE The Winner Serdjan Obradovic (Serbia)  Axel Friederfdorf (Germany) Glebs Kozitckics (Estonia) Gregory Ian Posh (Austria) Maksim Shishkin (Russia) Mattia Dazzi (Italy) Nick Birmingham (UK)   Sebastian Przybyszewski (Poland)   Tomasz Konopka (Poland) The best authentic costume FEMALE  The Winner Anna Zarzab (Poland)…

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Final results of a World Championship in Historical Medieval Battle “Battle of the Nations”-2014

Final results of a World Championship in Historical Medieval Battle “Battle of the Nations”-2014

  “Battle of the Nations”-2014 World Championship in Historical Medieval Battle  Trogir (Croatia),  June 12-15, 2014    Results   Category "Duel"  Categories "Group Battles", "Mass Battles" Female category "Duel" 1vs1. Places 1 - 12   1. Tatiana Guseva, Russia 2. Gulina Kokhvakko, Russia 3. Yana Zabolotnikova, Russia     Male category "Duel" 1vs1. Places 1 - 32    1. Sergey Ukolov, Russia  2. Oleksii Petrik, Russia  3. Evgenij Lapik, Russia  4. Krzysztof…

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