“Battle of the Nations – 2015″. Afterword.
So, after the “Battle of the Nations-2015″ is over, after the results of the championship were summarized with national teams gathered on the large lists, the only thing left is to collect memories. So, the “Battle of the Nations-2015” is over. After the championship results were summarized before a gathering of the national teams in […]
18 May 2015 11:16
Malte Karnatz, Germany: “We, Germans, prefer to protect our novices with the heavy armor”
“Probably my reason to enter a movement is very simple: I like to fight. I’ve broken my rib on the eve of the Championship, that’s why I perform as a spectator this year, but I have three years of fighting experience, not to mention judo, kickboxing, and other stuff. About the Championship I think, it’s […]
14 May 2015 14:41
Tamas Nagy & Borbala Koller, Hungary: “These are fifteenth century costumes”
“There is no reason to follow the movement, unless you are in love with historical medieval re-enactment. I wear the  dress with front lacing, so to be able to put it on by myself.  I’ve bought my shoes, the stockings and the belt, so I can say my costume is partially hand-made. Besides the costume […]
14 May 2015 11:50
HMB is traumatic still popular sport
Everybody knows HMB is a tough sport for tough men. Nowadays HMB is becoming extremely popular. The web is full of articles about new world sport that turned to be as traumatic and violent as medieval times. As if our reality isn’t filled with aggressiveness and hatred! In fact, HMB is the emotional sport that […]
09 May 2015 11:01
Day 1: “21 vs 21″ results
The correct results in the “buhurt” category in groups “A” and “B”: “A” Russia/Italy 2: 0 Austria /Czech 0: 2 Poland /Belarus 0: 2 Russia Austria 1: 2 Russia Poland 2: 0 Austria Belarus 0: 2 Italy Poland 0: 2 Czech /Belarus 0: 2 Italy /Austria 2: 0 Czech /Poland 0: 2 Russia /Belarus 2: […]
08 May 2015 11:13
Marshal summit second round or lost in translation
Another Marshal summit on the eve of the “Battle of the Nations – 2015″ was held on May, the 6th 2015, in Prague. Actually it duplicated the issues discussed by marshals in Geneva while people from Australia and Argentina could not join the discussion at the time. It is noteworthy that last year’s Marshal summit […]
07 May 2015 19:14
The “Battle of the Nations – 2015″ opening ceremony
May, 7th at 10 a.m. in the heart of Prague, on Hradcany Square an opening ceremony of the World Historical Medieval Battle Championship called “Battle of the Nations – 2015″ took place. Modern knights from more than thirty countries of the world appeared before the spectators and journalists in full shining armor and then were […]
07 May 2015 11:12
The “Royal Day”
Tomorrow, at 13.00, battles of the “Royal category” (“21 vs 21″) start on the main lists of “Battle of the Nations”-2015. On the first day of the World Championship in HMB, the main lists of “Battle of the Nations” will witness an increase in adrenaline and excitement, armor rattle and shouts of fans. For the […]
06 May 2015 14:20
Commentators WANTED
Every year Battle of the Nations continues to grow and this year promises to be the biggest and best by far. The development of this event over the years has been hard work and sometimes we’ve been short of collaborators, but we’re now in a position where we can choose the best of the best […]
22 Apr 2015 11:09
Bernal, Spain: “Mistakes are necessary for further improvement”
As for me, before the fight it’s important to have a proper warm up and to focus on the oncoming fight. Visualize the combat. It helps to get a proper state of mind. During the combat I usually try to be aware of how the fight is going around me, so I can try to […]
20 Apr 2015 10:06
Novices at “Battle of the Nations-2015″!
“Battle of the Nations” expands its geography! 32 National Teams have entered the lists of “Battle of the Nations” within 5 years. At the same time, new Teams continue to appear. Every year the World Championship in HMB is attended by new National Teams. 2015 is not an exception. This time at least two National […]
09 Apr 2015 09:03
Lönn, Finland: “Everyone in the National Team can choose freely what kind of armour set to use”
In our National Team everyone can choose freely what kind of armour set to use. I have opted to get a lightweight splint mail for my arms and legs and brigandine for my torso. My set is dated back to the end of the 14th century and middle Europe. I have chosen that time because […]
08 Apr 2015 12:22
Eme, France: “My goals are related to the fighting”
– How many men are you going to take to “Battle of the Nations”-2015? – 37 fighters. – Are you planning to have a support group? How many people will it consist of? – I don’t know that at the moment. – What categories will be taken by your team? – All. – Will there […]
08 Apr 2015 09:09
Villani, Argentina: “We make new armour each year and try to make it better”
The armour for all my group and for me, too, was made here in Argentina. We make all our equipment for ourselves. We test different types of protection. The helmet that I use was the first klappviser we made. The shield has the colors of our country’s flag and the logo of my group “VALHERJES”. […]
02 Apr 2015 14:33
Prague is ready to welcome the best. Qualifiers are close to completion!
A series of qualifiers for the HMB World Championship “Battle of the Nations”-2015 is close to completion. Compositions of all the National Teams will be known by mid-April. Greater number of participants than ever before, higher level of fighters’ training and openness of the tournaments are the features of this year’s qualifiers. – Pavel Besaga, […]
02 Apr 2015 13:28
Esther Veldstra, Netherlands: “Most of us knew about “Battle of the Nations” and had an ambition in that direction”
HMB movement in the Netherlands is small in number. We are a mixed group of martial arts enthusiasts and reenactors of various periods. The historical fighting in the Netherlands is represented mostly by fencing and HEMA, and the western competitive style for early medievalists. People who were the initial members of TDMCA (The Dutch Medieval […]
02 Apr 2015 00:39



1st-4th July
Oradea Fortress, Romania