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Vyshutin (Ukraine): “This year it was a bit more difficult and interesting.”

Vyshutin (Ukraine): “This year it was a bit more difficult and interesting.”

Within the confines of the “Torneo del Montefeltro “Ardet ut Feriat” a seminar for the local fighters of the “Feltrio” HMB club took place in the Italian town of Urbino. The seminar was hosted by one the most famous fighters in the world, the fighter of the HMB club “Knyaz” (Kharkov, Ukraine), the fighter of the National team of Ukraine – Ilyas Vyshutin. HMBIA News had a conversation with Ilyas…

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Gabrielle Tonucci: “…I’m proud of the Italian fighters, who accepted such challenge for the first time”.

Gabrielle Tonucci: “…I’m proud of the Italian fighters, who accepted such challenge for the first time”.

Gabriell Tonucci, representative of WMFC Italy, "Feltrio" HMB-club captain shared his impressions from WMFC First Clas tournament "Ardet au Feriat"-2016.   Gabrielle Toucci: "As such event took place for the first time in Italy, I'm really proud of the results that we’ve achieved, I'm proud of my Club and I'm glad that fighters from other countries participated.   A year ago, when I became the national responsible for the development…

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Tonucci, Italy: “…I’m really proud of the results we’ve achieved”

Tonucci, Italy: “…I’m really proud of the results we’ve achieved”

29th October 2016 fighters from 4 countries gathered in Urbino (Italy) to take part in WMFC First Class Tournament "Torneo del Montefeltro "Ardet ut Feriat".   HMBIA News asked main technical responsible of the tournament, representative of WMFC Italy, captain of the "Feltrio" HMB-club Gabriele Tonucci (Italy) to tell us the results of the tournament.   Gabriele Tonucci: “Following some requests by the participants, the organization staff decided to have…

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Eme, France: “I especially like the team aspect”

Eme, France: “I especially like the team aspect”

  Edouard Eme,  captain of “Martel” club (France), captain of the National Team of France       - Tell us, please, about your way to HMB sport. What does full contact fighting in armor mean to you? How long have you been engaged in it? - For me, fighting in armor is the most beautiful and most chivalric way to practise a combat sport. I especially like the team…

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Toro, Chile: “We will fight, that’s what we do and what we love”

Toro, Chile: “We will fight, that’s what we do and what we love”

  I am the “pioneer” of this sport in my country. So, my friends and I had to solve some legal formalities to validate HMB in our country.   As we are a South American country, we do not have medieval traditions, so it's hard for the local society to accept combat in armor. We followed the legal way, and we had some progress, now we can train serenely. But…

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Maksimenko, Latvia: “HMB is a sport where you have to try hard, do your best and fight for victory”

Maksimenko, Latvia: “HMB is a sport where you have to try hard, do your best and fight for victory”

  Vladimir Maksimenko (Hartman Enon),  fighter of "Lubeck" club (Latvia),  captain of the National Team of Latvia      … Concerning his way to HMB sport  I started practising full contact fighting in armor by chance. There was no HMB movement in Latvia, there were reenactors and role players. When I was a teenager, I was on friendly terms with some guys from a role-playing club called "Frontier", located in…

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“MCSF Jyväskylä”, Finland. Guys who warm up public before “Manowar”

“MCSF Jyväskylä”, Finland. Guys who warm up public before “Manowar”

  - HMB clubs      “MCSF Jyväskylä”, Finland  Established in 2014     Finland is rich not only in beautiful nature, stable economy and Santa Claus. People love and actively develop the HMB movement there. Today, there are 3 clubs practising HMB sports in Finland, namely “MCSF Helsinki”, “HMB Lappeenranta” and “MCSF Jyväskylä”. We’ll tell you about the latter today. Juri Lönn, captain of the National Team of Finland,…

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“CECM”, Argentina: “There are no unimportant people, everyone is important!”

“CECM”, Argentina: “There are no unimportant people, everyone is important!”

  HMB clubs        "CECM" Club, Argentina (Buenos Aires).  Established in 2013       Historical medieval battle is a new and relatively young sport, but it develops rapidly in Argentina. The country has an HMB Federation, which is working on the sport promotion. And its work is paying off, today HMB clubs are represented almost throughout Argentina.   Andy Di Francesco is one of the most popular…

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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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Brand Lancaster: “We want to be champions in the future, and you can’t be one unless you fight against champions”

Brand Lancaster: “We want to be champions in the future, and you can’t be one unless you fight against champions”

  People of HMB movement  Brand Lancaster,  captain of National team of USA      …concerning his Team and HMB sport  We are new people for HMB movement. Most of the guys of our team have never fought. Sounds funny, but it’s true. I mean a lot of them have attended some festivals, but they have never practiced full contact. Only 2 guys have been practicing full contact battles, and…

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