Orión Maldonado Reyes, Mexico: “It’s nice to travel around the world and learn how other teams train, learn their styles and compare them in a good fight”
Our first appearance as Team Mexico took place at the Austrian Cup 2014. Great atmosphere, strong opponents – it was a good practice before “Battle of the Nations”-2014. Our second appearance on the international arena was at “BotN” in Trogir where we participated in “5 vs 5″ and “All vs Russia.” The most memorable battle… […]
23 Dec 2014 11:48
HMBIA makes the “21 vs 21″ category available to everyone
Every willing fighter or National Team will be able to take part in the royal “21 vs 21″ category at the World Championship in HMB “Battle of the Nations”-2015. Such an opportunity has become available for athletes after the HMBIA summit held in Prague (it took place at the end of November, 2014). By the […]
23 Dec 2014 10:10
Villani, Argentina: “I’m proud of my children that they choose such noble and hard hobby”
I have two children – Jade is 4 years old and Leon is 3 years old. And I can say that they`ve been in the middle of the Medieval movement since they were born. It is possible that in the future my children will take part in the competition as fighters. They have it in […]
22 Dec 2014 13:22
Gajdošík, Czech Republic: “Hope we will fight harder”
LOOK FORWARD “Battle of the Nations”-2015 I want our team to occupy a better position, hope we will fight harder and we will put more of our hearths in fights than ever before. I expect to meet some new National Teams on the lists which is good for our movement improving and spreading the message […]
22 Dec 2014 11:26
New women’s category will be represented at “Battle of the Nations”-2015
As you know, women participate in historical medieval battles. The World Championship in HMB “Battle of the Nations”-2014 even presented an official category – women’s “Triathlon”. Unfortunately, the National Teams of participating countries have not so many representatives of the fair sex in their compositions at the moment, but, according to the participating women, they […]
22 Dec 2014 11:19
“Battle of the Nations”-2015 will offer a new “1 vs 1″ polearm category
The schedule of the next World Championship in HMB “Battle of the Nations”-2015, which is to be held in Prague (Czech Republic), will be broadened due to an experimental “1 vs 1″ (“Duel”) polearm category. According to the Organizing Committee of “Battle of the Nations”, this innovation will be interesting not only for fighters, but […]
22 Dec 2014 09:16
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 […]
19 Dec 2014 04:11
HMB Tournaments Map: Let there be maximum efficiency!
HMBIA intends to maintain and develop the work of the HMB tournaments calendar, which is available on “Battle of the Nations” website ( The decision was supported by all summit participants (the summit was held in Prague (Czech Republic) on November 29-30, 2014). The calendar will work in the following way: a representative of the […]
17 Dec 2014 11:39
Markus Walder, Switzerland: “For me it is a way of life!”
Markus Walder, fighter of “Kettenhunde” club, fighter of the National Team of Switzerland… Concerning his way to HMB sport I started in a group of Fantasy and Show-fight, but then I realized very quickly that was not for me. I had asked myself what else was available, and when I read in a Swiss newspaper […]
12 Dec 2014 10:31
Pohl, Czech Republic: “Fighters have to follow the rules”
LOOK FORWARD “Battle of the Nations”-2015 We need to have a core group, we need to have an option of choosing only the best men. I hope, that at least we will repeat result of this year. We want to be among the best ten teams. And I hope that organizers will improve knowledge and […]
12 Dec 2014 09:59
Balkanskiy, Estonia: “I’ve been thinking about being a knight armed with an axe since my childhood…”
Mikhail Balkanskiy, fighter of “Karu” club, fighter of the National Team of Estonia … Concerning his way to HMB sport I’ve joined HMB sport recently. It happened after the traditional tournament in Narva. Then, after the fighting, we had a nice contact with Estonian soldiers. At that time my future comrades were fighting for the […]
09 Dec 2014 12:04
Harris, New Zealand: “I did yelp a little in my helmet when he stood on me and said “please, don’t use that, ok?”
MEMORY REMAINS “Battle of the Nations”-2014 The most memorable fights we had this year were against the Ukraine and Poland teams. They were both very strong opponents and kicked our arses really quickly, we didn’t fight either of them in 2013 and it was a lot of fun, I would have to say though out […]
09 Dec 2014 09:10
Chevasco Diaz, Argentina: “I hope to get a lot of fun :)”
LOOK FORWARD Battle of the Nations-2015 At the next “Battle of the Nations” I would like to fight against the best National Teams. I hope to be better prepared, I hope to be better than last year, I hope to develop new tactics for my National Team, I hope that the National Teams will bring […]
05 Dec 2014 11:15
“Riddle of Steel” HMB Tournament
December the 6th, 2014 USA 3006 Tinker Point, Oviedo FL 32766 Already tomorrow best fighters all over USA will come to compete for the title of Champion at the “Riddle of Steel” HMB Tournament. Around 30 participants have already registered. Fighters will compete in categories “1 vs 1” and “3 vs 3” according to HMBIA […]
05 Dec 2014 10:13
Cartwright, Australia: “I served as a police officer for many years and my baton training transfers well to the mace”
Mike Cartwright, fighter of “WASCL” (West Australian Armored Combat League) club, fighter of the National Team of Australia  … Concerning his way to HMB sport I came into HMB after I got fed up with the policies within the SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism) and the unrealistic fighting style. HMB fighting, to my mind, is […]
04 Dec 2014 10:51
First Class HMB Tournaments Foundation
As you know, last weekend HMBIA held annual summit of association. During the first day of summit there was among others – Tournament Committee session. There were a lot of hot discussions on major topics, and there was also one BIG surprise. President of HMBIA announced about the establishment of a “First Class HMB Tournaments […]
02 Dec 2014 17:35



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