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Lightbody (Australia): “… our fighters have definitely stepped up”

Lightbody (Australia): “… our fighters have definitely stepped up”

  HMBIA News could not write about National team of Australia in this series of articles. So we had a conversation with Bryce Lightbody, Australian captain and found out a lot about his team and selection tournaments in this country. Now you will know it too.   Bryce Lightbody: "Selecting the National Team of Australia is quite a challenge because of the huge distances between all of our teams. To…

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France will show new faces of its National team

France will show new faces of its National team

  The National team of France has been taking part in HMB World Championship "Battle of the Nations" for many years. This time they will come to Barcelona as well. The French Selection tournament took place in the end of March and it was full of surprises. HMBIA News got more details about the 2017 team from Edouard Eme, captain of the National team of France.   Edouard Eme: "Selections…

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There is going to be an international marshal team judging at the “Battle of the Nations”-2017

There is going to be an international marshal team judging at the “Battle of the Nations”-2017

  There is no HMB fight without a referee. The result of the battle often depends on quality work of marshal. Championship of the world in HMB “Battle of the Nations” – is not an exception. The strongest fighters from all over the world meet here, on the lists and such fights can only be judged by the most prepared and experienced marshals.   Traditionally, for work on the Championship,…

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Bernal (Spain): “… it’s a big step forward to hold a world championship here”

Bernal (Spain): “… it’s a big step forward to hold a world championship here”

  As everybody in HMB movement knows, Spanish Barcelona will hold HMB World Championship "Battle of the Nations" this year. HMBIA News could not wait to speak to Spanish captain that lives in this city about it. We asked Cristian Bernal, captain of the National team of Spain for a little interview and he found time for it.   Cristian Bernal: "Having "Battle of the Nations"-2017 in Barcelona is especially…

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Pohl, Czech Republic: “I think the level of our fighters is growing…”

Pohl, Czech Republic: “I think the level of our fighters is growing…”

  This time HMBIA News got to Czech Republic and had a little interview with it`s National team captain Pepa Josif Pohl. Our conversation was about forming the National team, level of his fighters etc. Detailed information below.   Pepa Josif Pohl: "Everything is ready for the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2017, we are anxiously awaiting the end of April. There was selection tournaments in our country…

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Poland is ready for the “Battle of the Nations”-2017

Poland is ready for the “Battle of the Nations”-2017

  National team of Poland is planning to take part in "5vs5" category and in duels, that`s what Robert Szatecki, member of the National team told HMBIA News.   Robert Szatecki: "Right now, we have only a few weeks before the last qualification tournament. This year in Poland we had 5 qualification tournaments during winter period and they are the most important in terms of selection best 5vs5 fighters. After…

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“HMB-Soft gains pace!”

“HMB-Soft gains pace!”

  On March 11, First Championship of the Europe in HMB-Soft took place in Minsk (Republic of Belarus). Participants 12-17 years old from France, Poland, Moldova, Belarus, Ukraine and Russia fought for the top awards of the tournament. Ali Askerov, the head of HMB-Soft-Russia told HMBIA News more details about the Championship and its summary.   Ali Askerov: “The event went on high organizational level. Sportsmen have shown an excellent…

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“HMB fans will be able to support fighters online”

“HMB fans will be able to support fighters online”

  HMBIA tries to take good care of those fans of historical medieval battle, who could not personally make it to Barcelona to root for their teams, so the live stream of the fights is to be organized.   According to the organizational committee of the “Battle of the Nations” – 2017, such broadcasting has become a tradition of the Championship and they gather thousands of people from all around the world.…

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“Battle of the Nations” – 2017: combat and noncombat nominations

“Battle of the Nations” – 2017: combat and noncombat nominations

  In 2017, the participants of the Championship of the world in HMB “Battle of the Nations” will be able to measure their strength in both familiar and quite new nominations. In particular, sportsmen are to take part in such categories:   - Duel nominations: halberd, longsword, shield-sword, buckler-sword (male and female categories) and “Triathlon” (male and female categories)   - Buhurt nominations: “3x3” (female), “5x5” and “21x21” (male)  …

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“Battle of the Nations”-2017: fighters’ accommodations

“Battle of the Nations”-2017: fighters’ accommodations

  Getting ready for the Championship of the world in HMB “Battle of the Nations”-2017, sportsmen have obviously been worried about the question of accommodations.   As it is known, the prices in Barcelona are quite high and HMBIA works on providing every participant with accommodation.     As for today, according to organizational committee of the “Battle of the Nations”, work with representatives of the countries taking part in…

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