We are purposeful but young Team from Switzerland. There are not many people practicing medieval reenactment in our country. There are many theater groups,
but they don’t practice even light fighting. There’s no full contact fighting at all. It means we still have many difficulties with fighters searching, because not many have at least minimum experience. Some guys come and try medieval battles with us, but in the end they say “no, thank you”.
We’ve managed to get the minimal number of fighters for “Battle of the Nations”-2014. We have 5 fighters, but we are still searching for someone as reserve, because it is important to have someone who can help the team in case of problems.
We will take part in the “5 vs 5” category and one fighter from the buhurt team will also fight in the “1 vs 1” category. And we will try to do our best! I can’t say we’re strong team, but we go to Trogir just to test ourselves and see what we will have to change. We hope this event will give us more experience and possibility to find new fighters.
We are not going to participate in women nomination this year. Our only female fighter wouldn’t be able to go to BN this year. But she has already tried to fight and participated in one big competition. She said she would continue practicing the sport with us. So next year we hope that Switzerland will be represented in this category.
It’s a great and important step! We don’t expect a lot of medals. We just hope to have interesting and memorizing fights. Have some fun, meet new and old friends, see how our organization will work and gain experience to bring back home to teach our new fighters. We can just hope to gain such things there in Croatia. Plus, of course, to have a great summer week in general.