HMB Soft World Championship: the new HMB-generation is coming!
The first HMB Soft World Championship is a significant event for the HMB-community around the world. This is the prestigious playground, where juniors will show what they have learned from grown-up fighters, who handed down to younger comrades their skills and knowledge, gave passion and will to victory! While teams are training hard before combats, […]
13 Nov 2017 18:18
Kohvakko: “The coach is the most valuable thing that a fighter can have”
You hardly can find anyone in the HMB-world who does not know Galina Kohvakko. Everyone knows her as an excellent fighter, showing consistently high results, as well as an excellent companion and a person who sincerely loves HMB-sport. She invests all her soul not only in her own training, but also in the preparation of […]
13 Nov 2017 13:08
Training practices: how to increase your fighting speed?
Fast, strong, falling down one by one hits are a very important part of each really spectacular combat! These high-speed combats are popular both with fighters and spectators. But it is not always come with success to show a good speed during all combating day and didn’t lower it even at the end of competition. […]
10 Nov 2017 18:37
Axes, records and tough fights in Australia
“The Timeline Cup”-2017 was held at Kryal Castle in Victoria, Australia, on the 28th – 29th of October. This event was held as part of a larger reenactment festival and was the last in a series of three selection tournaments to identify the National team of Australia for HMB World Championship “Battle of the Nations”-2018. […]
10 Nov 2017 16:48
“Dynamo Cup”-2017: preparations of marshals
Maciej Reihl from Poland in a well-known person in the HMB-movement and an experienced international marshal. He in one of the marshals, who will work in the lint of the “Dynamo Cup-2017″. Of course, he also has to prepare for it. For now, he told HMBIA News he was repeating the HMB-rules and regulations. It […]
10 Nov 2017 13:17
“The 3rd Annual HMB California Classic”: November heat
November, 11-12 at Fresno, California (the USA) there will be very hot weekend! This days Fresno will held perhaps the largest HMB tournament in the history of the USA – “The 3rd Annual HMB California Classic”. This event will be held under Buhurt League system. It will be really great tournament – 15 teams representing […]
09 Nov 2017 22:31
“Steel Bear”-2017: pure adrenaline!
In November, 11 Nizhny Novgorod will held the first HMB-tournament “Challenger” class called “Steel Bear”, which will open the Buhurt League season in Russia. At the tournament the fighters will meet in the nominations “5vs5″ and “3vs3″. “Steel Bear” is a tournament with its own history and reputation. Its winners will take part in the […]
09 Nov 2017 14:53
Le Tournoi Des Flandres: results and impressions
“Le Tournoi des Flandres“ was the last tournament of the year for the teams of the French championship. And the first one, holding by the Buhurt League system in France. The teams fought hard to gain the last points for the French ranking and for the Buhurt League standings. That made fights really impressive. It […]
09 Nov 2017 13:35
David Briscoe about “Waihora Battle”-2017: “It was great to see everyone fighting so hard”
The “Waihora Battle” in New Zealand was a really tough tournament. Four teams from all the country came to fight in November. The results of that event were so important for every participant because the tournament has been added to the Buhurt League system, so all teams, registered in the League system, started to earn […]
08 Nov 2017 13:09
John Walbrecq about “Dynamo Cup”-2017: “….it’s like to come in buhurt motherland”
“Dynamo Cup”-2017 is coming, so everybody trying to prepare as well as possible. HMBIA News will tell you about the preparations of some participants. But don`t tell anybody – its a secret! We find out that this year “Dynamo Cup” will be the first for the french team. So our reporter asked John Walbrecq, one […]
07 Nov 2017 13:11
Polish HMB Soft club “Niepokorni Orzesze”: if kids are smiling all world is smiling
The “Niepokorni Orzesze” club was the first HMB club in a modern sword fighting in Poland. Trainers have already taken part in HMB tournaments for adult, and they want to share their hobby with kids. So, “Soft” section appeared in 2013. There was Victoria Olesh among the pioneers of this club. Now she is the […]
06 Nov 2017 19:02
Buhurt League – the future of HMB
A Buhurt League announced at the beginning of HMBIA General Assembly 2017 became one of the most priority matters of the meeting. This League will unite numerous of HMB worldwide tournaments for buhurt categories (men’s 5vs5 and women’s 3vs3 first of all) to one unified system. It will arrange the counting of results in a […]
06 Nov 2017 12:24
Country in numbers – the great story of the USA
«We see HMB as the next big sport in the world», – Jonathan deSalvo, HMB fighter and the owner of «Wolfengarde» told. In the USA HMB sport is in the active phase of development for now. At first let’s take a look at the progress of the American HMB community in numbers. Amount of clubs […]
03 Nov 2017 18:33
“Torneo Medieval de Calaveras”- 2017 impressions and results
The end of October will stay in memory of many HMB-fighters because October, 28-29 Mexico held on of the biggest National tournament. There came to partcipate sportsmen from all the country. Oscar de la Parra, Captain of “Hermandad Medieval de Aiuascalientes” HMB-club and head organizer of the “Calaveras Medieval Tournament”-2017 had a conversation with HMBIA […]
02 Nov 2017 19:57
Waihora Battle: starting of the Buhurt League in New Zealand
Waihora Battle will take place on 4th of November in New Zealand. The tournament has been added to the Buhurt League system. It means that all teams, registered in the League system, will start to earn points for the tournament. “Everyone is excited about being part of the Buhurt League this year”, – David Briscoe, […]
01 Nov 2017 18:27
Training process: how to become an effective poleaxe-fighter
An poleaxe is not a simple weapon to work with. In battles on poleaxes hits are much tougher, and the fights are quite aggressive. What do you need to know about combats with this interesting ponderous weapon? Skillful poleaxe-fighters share tips and personal experience of such fights. Ilias Vyshutin, the fighter of “Knyaz” Ukrainian club, […]
01 Nov 2017 14:56



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Oradea Fortress, Romania