Murumets, Estonia: “I would expect good fighting“
LOOK FORWARD Battle of the Nations-2015 I would expect good fighting. It’s what we need. A good fight is a fight when fighters are happy, as well as spectators. It’s nice to fight with your friends and then to talk and listen to various stories after hard battles. Concerning triathlon, I hope to meet even […]
02 Dec 2014 13:24
Official summit of HMBIA. Prague, Czech Republic. Day 2
2nd day of the meeting was dedicated to World Championship “Battle of the Nations” 2015: dates, venue, new format of the venue. The World Championship will take place on the 7-10th of May in Czech Republic. Among other questions were discussed next important points: – Recognition of National Teams; – Legionnaires regulations and mixed teams […]
02 Dec 2014 10:00
“Battle of the Nations”-2015. The venue
“Battle of the Nations”-2015 will take place in Czech Republic! Next year the 6th “Battle of the Nations” will be held from 7th to 10th of May in Czech Republic (Prague). More than 30 countries will take part in the championship. Four days of spectacular fights. Full contact challenge for best of the best. We […]
01 Dec 2014 12:32
Official summit of HMBIA. Prague, Czech Republic. Day 1
On the 29th of November 2014 was held the first day of HMBIA’s summit 2014. Participants from more than 25 countries both offline and online attended official meeting of HMBIA. First day was dedicated to HMBIA matters. The most important questions that were discussed: Development Committee, Marshal’s Committee, Authenticity, Tournament and PR&Marketing Committee. Friendly atmosphere […]
01 Dec 2014 11:25
Quayle, UK: “Fighting on the lists against the Russians filled me with adrenaline, my heart was thumping in my chest”
Team UK participated in “Battle of the Nations” World Championship in France in 2013. I did not fight then as I didn’t know about the sport. 95% of the team that fought in “Battle of the Nations” this year were new fighters, who had never fought in any HMB-tournaments before and who started their training […]
30 Nov 2014 11:53
Pohl, Czech Republic: “Historical Medieval Battle was a logical step in my life”
Pepa Josif Pohl, captain of “MFC Vysocina” club (Czech Republic), captain of the National Team of Czech Republic … Concerning his way to HMB sport Three years ago my friend told me about this sport and about an opportunity to try it. I was very pleased and interested. I had been engaged in reenactment since […]
30 Nov 2014 11:45
Allan Schiller, Denmark: “I think Denmark will be a strong force”
Allan Schiller, fighter of “CMFC” club (“Copenhagen Medieval Fighting Club”), Denmark fighter of the National Team of Finland (“Battle of the Nations”-2014)      … Concerning his way to HMB sport It all started for me in early 2013 when I saw a YouTube video concerning “Sharukhan Clan” fighting at the “Dynamo” Cup. I was […]
26 Nov 2014 17:20
Annual meeting of HMBIA. 2014: Prague, Czech Republic
Due to good tradition, Historical Medieval Battle International Association e.V. HMBIA annually gathers main representatives of HMB movement to hold an official summit of HMBIA. The summit of HMBIA is a two-days working meeting. In its frames participants have an opportunity to discuss activities of Association, to create and make changes in development strategy of […]
25 Nov 2014 11:57
Murumets, Estonia: “I rely on my muscular memory, the things that I have drilled in practice”
Jaan Murumets, fighter of “Turm” club (Estonia), fighter of the National Team of Estonia … Concerning his choice of HMB sport Everything started with the interest to swords and history. From there came LARP. I found friends who were interested in history and reenactment. About 5 years ago those friends called me to Viking swordfigthing practice. […]
25 Nov 2014 10:00
European Championship for full-contact medieval combat, “5 vs 5” Russia, Moscow Sokolniki, Znamenski Brothers Olympic Centre 22 of November, 2014 Results: 1. ”Partisan-1”, “Bern” club, Russia 2. “Furious Five”, “Southern Outpost” club, Russia 3. “Honor”, “Knaz” and “Ayna Bera” club, Ukraine 4. “Bear Paw”, “Bern” club, Russia 5. “Glory”, “Knaz”, “Ayna Bera” and “Kheshikten” club, […]
24 Nov 2014 11:52
Pohl, Czech Republic: “It was a nice lesson for us :)”
MEMORY REMAINS “Battle of the Nations”-2014 The best thing was to see my guys participating in “All vs All” category. They were the last non-Russian fighters standing and fighting. I was pleased a lot :). And I was really surprised by the Teams of Mexico and Argentina. Mexico participated for the first time and they […]
21 Nov 2014 13:04
Harris, New Zealand: “I have really enjoyed full contact fighting as it has meant that I can travel the world and meet new people.”
Justin Harris, fighter of “Wellington Full Contact Medieval Combat” club, fighter of the National Team of New Zealand … Concerning his way to HMB sport I started getting interested in full contact fighting in 2011. Living on the far side of the world we had no one to teach us or tell us what was […]
21 Nov 2014 11:58
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 […]
19 Nov 2014 15:06
Chevasco Diaz, Argentina: “I like to learn from the best”
Juan Manuel Chevasco Diaz, fighter of “CECM” club (Argentina), fighter of National Team of Argentina … Concerning his way to HMB sport I have been doing a research on medieval fencing for over 8 years and have been implementing what I had read in the bests-known manuals. We don’t have professional trainers here in Argentina, […]
18 Nov 2014 12:45
Vyshutin, Ukraine: “I try to do complex exercises, because if you focus only on one point, it’ll do no good.”
Ilyas Vyshutin, fighter of “Knyaz” club (Kharkiv, Ukraine), fighter of the National Team of Ukraine … Concerning his way to HMB sport It happened by chance, two years ago my friend offered me to try it… Today, historical medieval battle for me is an opportunity to feel alive, real. … Concerning his armor My armor […]
17 Nov 2014 12:24
Ivan Pampi Loborec, Croatia: “As for the future, I foresee a lot of official HMB clubs in Croatia united in the League”
In 2014, Croatia hosted the World Championship in HMB “Battle of the Nations”, and showed itself as a worthy opponent on the lists. The National Team of the country was a “dark horse” of the Championship. Ivan Pampi Loborec, president of the National HMB Association of Croatia lifted a veil of secrecy concerning the National […]
17 Nov 2014 11:16



1st-4th July
Oradea Fortress, Romania