My first BotN: Pawel Kurzak (UK)
Another HMB star was lit in 2015 in Prague. Pawel Kurzak came to compete in the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations for the first time in his life! The athlete’s first experience in participating in such scale HMB tournament was not much successful, but the excitement did not go out. And that’s what […]
08 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Bogdan Sbitnev (Kyrgyzstan)
For the very first time in history, Kyrgyzstan was represented at the HMB world championship Battle of the Nations. Bogdan Sbitnev returned home with very decent results. Bogdan stood out, using a very distinct round shield with the sun on a red background. He was seen wielding this shield in the Sword and Shield duels, […]
07 May 2020 11:00
The Battle of the Nations Total Recall marathon unites planet 
For many years, the beginning of May for the entire world HMB community marks the time of the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations – new travels, the best fights, vivid memories. After 10 years of its existence, the Championship has reached an incredible scale and it was decided to hold it once every […]
06 May 2020 14:31
My first BotN: Dayna Berghan-Whyman (New Zealand)
Dayna Berghan-Whyman had the start of her BotN way with injuries. She came to the Santa Severa castle near Rome to compete in the Battle of the Nations 2018. It was her first HMB World Championship and it brought her a lot of adventures!  “I was the fighter for New Zealand in the Longsword duel, […]
06 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Esther Veldstra (the Netherlands)
Esther Veldstra is now the head of the HMBIA Communication Committee. In 2016 she was captain of the national team of the Netherlands for the battle of the Nations, but her own BotN journey began in 2015. She came to Prague as a member of the national team and and competed in women’s duels and […]
05 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Bryce Lightbody (Australia)
Australia is a regular participant of the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations since 2013. Bryce Lightbody, the national team captain of this country, still remember all details of his first Championship:  “My first Battle of the Nations was in Aigues-Morte (France, 2013). We took over just five fighters so had no reserves. This […]
04 May 2020 11:00
My first BotN: Antoine Lutz (Monaco)
In 2019 year the National team of Monaco entered the lists of the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations for the first time. HMBIA News reporter asked Antoine Lutz, the Vice-Captain of the National team of Monaco to tell us about that experience.   “We took part in the 5vs5 category and 150vs150 with the […]
03 May 2020 18:00
My first BotN: João Zerbinatti (Brazil)
The National team of Brazil came to Barcelona in 2017 to take part in the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations for the first time. They appeared at the tournament in high spirits. Full of inspiration and excitement. However, they were ill prepared and their armor was a joke. That’s what João Zerbinatti, fighter […]
02 May 2020 18:00
My first BotN: Greg Polevoy (Canada)
Canada’s national team debuted at the Battle of the Nations in 2016. The championship was held in Prague that year. Everything for the athletes was new, some questions constantly aroused and all the Canadians had to overcome some difficulties at the time. That is how the captain of the national team of Canada Greg Polevoy […]
02 May 2020 09:05
My first BotN: Artem Berehovyi (Ukraine)
Artem Berehovyi, the combat captain of the Taurus UA team and the team Ukraine 2 for buhurts at the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations 2019, recalls his first Battle of the Nations. Being the very young HMB fighter he took part in the very first Championship, which was held in 2010 in Ukraine: […]
01 May 2020 18:00
My first BotN: Dmitrii Trostin (Russia)
Dmitry Trostin, the captain of the Russian national team and a very famous representative of the HMB community, participated in organizing process of the first HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations in 2010. HMBIA News asked Dmitry to tell us how was it and what he was particularly impressed with at that tournament. “Firstlyl, […]
01 May 2020 09:00
HMB elementary school: Medieval sport nominations
Marina Golovina’s mission is to share all the important HMB related information in an easy way. She has started with the essence of each HMB nomination. This world-famous athlete and marshal from Russia shared her view on the official tournament categories from a fighter’s point of view. After reading this, inexperienced viewers will easily find […]
29 Apr 2020 20:08
The Kyrgyz people are not wasting time!
HMB sport in Kyrgyzstan is developing fast, even while quarantined. While there is no way to fight in the lists, representatives of the HMB movement, led by Bogdan Sbitnev, brought their planning and knowledge to a higher level. Of course it is more exciting to fight, but the development of the organisation is no less […]
25 Apr 2020 20:22
XV century in all its glory – full plate armour foot tournament
Full plate armour tournaments are becoming an integral part of our major historical projects. Knightly battles have long been an important attraction in many historical events all over the world.  In Russia, at the largest festival of the military historical movement “REKON” in St. Petersburg, these tournaments are under continous development by “Courage of the […]
24 Apr 2020 17:46
HMB Girls: Stay Home and Train!
Staying fit before, during and after quarantine is the main task of any athlete, and our fighters are no exception. Today, HMBIA News asked HMB female fighters from different countries to talk about their struggle for musculature. Quarantine and isolation continue; however, our girls are not discouraged and are actively working on themselves using all available equipment to them […]
17 Apr 2020 17:40
The British feat in Russia
The HMBIA marshal corps is expanding its geography. The British marshal Andrew Rose worked at the HMB venue of the REKON 2020 festival in St. Petersburg. His work at the event in Russia can be compared to a feat, because he flew to St. Petersburg at a very turbulent time for the whole world, when […]
07 Apr 2020 13:12



1st-4th July
Oradea Fortress, Romania