Publications

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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We are glad to introduce SwordFit!

We are glad to introduce SwordFit!

  We are thrilled to introduce SwordFit to our steel fighting community!   SwordFit is a training regimen developed specifically for HMB sport. Check out our promo and hurry up to get your SwordFit level 1 Trainer certificate. Subscribe to get more news and updates on SwordFit.   Watch our promo video!   [embed]https://youtu.be/Ko-_js4pHIA[/embed]  

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Stewart: “….their biggest success was that they took care of everyone and made their stay a pleasure”

Stewart: “….their biggest success was that they took care of everyone and made their stay a pleasure”

Gavin Stewart, the head of the Development Committee also told HMBIA News about his impressions of WMFC First Class Tournament "Torneo del Montefeltro "Ardet ut Feriat". Gavin Stewart: "On 29th October, Italy held its first ever WMFC event in the beautiful medieval town of Urbino in central Italy. The organisation of this event was in the hands of Club Feltrio, a team which has enjoyed phenomenal growth this year and…

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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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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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«RED DRAGON CUP»-2016: new beginnings and new victories”

«RED DRAGON CUP»-2016: new beginnings and new victories”

October 22nd, "RED DRAGON CUP"-2016 tournament took its place in the city of Buenos Aires (Argentina). It was a national tournament, so there were teams from all around the country. Juan Manuel Chevasco Diaz - well known fighter of the National team of Argentina, strategy, tactics and technics coach told HMBIA News his impressions of the event.   Juan Manuel Chevasco Diaz: "It was a really difficult tournament. It was…

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“WMFC First Class Germany Challenge” – 2016

“WMFC First Class Germany Challenge” – 2016

10-11 September 2016, a WMFC First Class series tournament took its place in the German town of Nurnberg. Such event could not leave HMBIA News uninterested. Programme of the tournament throughout 2 days was as follows: 10 September – profights; 11 September – soft sword. We have contacted one of the organizers of the tournament Valentin Zerr and discussed the tournament, his impressions and the overall summary of the event.…

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Andryus Kiselyus: “…my hardest rival is not a team or a fighter, it’s my mirror image.”

Andryus Kiselyus: “…my hardest rival is not a team or a fighter, it’s my mirror image.”

Our friends from Argentina, an HMB-oriented blog Crónicas Bohurteras, have shared with HMBIA News an interesting interview with a famous Russian fighter Andryus Kiselyus. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ How long have you been practicing this sport and why did you start training in the first place? ⠀⠀ - For me, this sport started 7 years ago 2009-2010, I think. So long ago! The first time I saw guys fighting in armor I went…

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“David Dixon, ITOC-2016. David Dixon about the tourney”

“David Dixon, ITOC-2016. David Dixon about the tourney”

International Tournament of Chivalry «ITOC» -2016 is a big HMB-event, so HMBIA News decided to find out some more participants’ impressions, as such information would be interesting and useful for both our followers and organizers of the tournaments. We interviewed a well-known American fighter of “Ursus” HMB-club (USA) - David Dixon.   "It was excellent! The organization of the tournament was top notch. Seeing fighters from many different nations and…

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Tim Edward Jerry Gaensler-Debs (USA) about “IToC”-2016: “…I want to push club Ursus to greater victories”

Tim Edward Jerry Gaensler-Debs (USA) about “IToC”-2016: “…I want to push club Ursus to greater victories”

International Tournament of Chivalry "ITOC"-2016 has passed, but everybody will remember it and will be waiting to participate again. Tim Edward Jerry Gaensler-Debs, fighter from USA told us that event was great and Brad Schaive and Black Swan did a great job!     Tim Edward Jerry Gaensler-Debs: "Upon arriving at the International Tournament of Chivalry, it was clear that Brad Schaive and Black Swan had committed themselves to making…

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