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Women are gathering for Buhurt in Argentina – “The sport unites us”

Women are gathering for Buhurt in Argentina – “The sport unites us”

Argentina never stops to please HMB community with good news. Let us introduce you to all-woman HMB club Valherjes! Martina Ochoa - female fighter from Valherjes HMB Club (Argentina) told us about the princess warriors, the swords of which you have to be aware of.   Martina Ochoa: "There are six of us female fighters in our club, in Argentina there are 8 all-female clubs in total. The girls in my…

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“WMFC Germany Challenge: atmospheric and neat, as Germans like it”

“WMFC Germany Challenge: atmospheric and neat, as Germans like it”

First German tournament from the First Class Tournament series took its place not so long ago and now, when the excitement has died down a little, we can have a peaceful and thorough discussion about the tournament and the impressions it left. HMBIA News asked Marina Golovina – female fighter from Russia, military-patriotic club “Tverd” (Tver’) representative. Marina told us that visiting Germany had been her dream, the pretext couldn’t…

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Irina Rogozovsky, Israel: “…women came out of the shadows in this sport”

Irina Rogozovsky, Israel: “…women came out of the shadows in this sport”

In Historical Medieval Battles, as in any other sport, women firmly took their place. The HMB World Championship: "Battle of the Nations", is no exception. Female fighters have been competing in the category of "Triathlon", and taking part in profights since 2014. In 2015, women have had the opportunity to participate in buhurts in "All vs All”. Organizers of the "Battle of the Nations" do not plan to stop -…

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Andy Di Francesco: it`s a BOY!!!

Andy Di Francesco: it`s a BOY!!!

Andy Di Francesco is a famous person in HMB-movement not only in Argentina. She is a well known as a female fighter and leader. She is a regular participant of HMB World Championship “Battle of the Nations” in “1vs1” category and the captain of the National team of Argentina, Andy is also a member of organizational team of different HMB-events, marshal and she is doing everything to develop HMB-sport in…

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Galina Kohvakko, Russia: “My guarantee of victory is speed and intelligence”

Galina Kohvakko, Russia: “My guarantee of victory is speed and intelligence”

  Galina Kohvakko,  fighter of "Tannenberg" club (Russia), fighter of National Team of Russia, twice champion of Russia, twice champion of the CIS,  silver medalist of the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2014      … Concerning her way to HMB sport  I started my participation in HMB competitions in 2010. For me, full contact fights are challenging and interesting kind of martial arts. I perceive historical medieval…

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Irina Rogozovsky, Israel. “I would provide any fighter, regardless of their sex, with an opportunity to join the National Team!”

Irina Rogozovsky, Israel. “I would provide any fighter, regardless of their sex, with an opportunity to join the National Team!”

  Irina Rogozovsky,  fighter of the National Team of Israel       … Concerning her way to HMB sport  Travelling across Poland, I met some reenactors and they told me about historical reenactment clubs in Israel...   For me, fighting in armor is sport and fun. I like to hit people! :). And I’ve been doing it for 2 years.     … Concerning her armor and weapons  My…

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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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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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