Anthony Lynch, USA: “I’ll gonna have exact same trials and tribulations as all my fighters”
People of the HMB movement Anthony Lynch, HMB-fighter, One of the organizers of International Tournament of Chivalry (ITOC), Springfield, Illinois. … About the forming of USA National Team The next season our goal is to get local groups to form clubs and work hard together to bring together a national team. What the idea is […]
29 Sep 2014 10:01
Talented Mr. Kainz closed his season of the year 2014
 People of the HMB movement A talented person can do all sorts of things! This saying has been confirmed by an Austrian, Mathias Kainz, known as a commentator of the online broadcast of the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations-2014. Mathias proved himself as a successful HMB fighter. A fight, where Mathias Kainz and […]
28 Sep 2014 09:17
Jimenez, Mexico. Remembering about the future
We really enjoy doing this, so in Mexico we expect this to grow, and become a big sport. First we think our system is good, for now, there are not many Mexicans in armor fighting, right now, so we are trying to promote this new sport and get more people to play with us. We […]
27 Sep 2014 13:27
Pedersen, Norway: “I decided to gather a team some time ago”
– New people in the HMB movement A year ago I saw the sport on YouTube, became interested in it and now I am a fan of the sport. I decided to find more people who would share my interest in historical medieval battles in armor. I began to look for reenactment groups, but as […]
27 Sep 2014 12:24
Kievan Rus got its heroes!
The “Call of Heroes II». Results “Kievan Rus” theme park (Kyiv, Ukraine) hosted the international championship in historical medieval battle “Call of Heroes II» on September 20-21, 2014. The tournament was traditionally visited by many fighters, both from Ukraine and other countries, in particular from Israel and the Russian Federation. The championship was the last […]
27 Sep 2014 10:20
Weapons for beginners
“What weapon should I choose to start training?” – Frequently Asked Questions / Information for novices In general, you can train using any weapon, be it “soft” (foam weapon) or wooden one. Or, you can even use the arms used in battles. Wooden weapons are good to train and practise blow delivering, but they’re apt […]
26 Sep 2014 12:31
Lightbody, Australia: “Next year, we will fight against the experienced participants right from the first round!”
Unfortunately, I failed to attend Battle of the Nations-2014, but four my clubmates joined the National Team of Australia. Next year, I hope to bring two full 5-member teams to participate in BotN-2015. Now the Australians are in talks with representatives of the HMB movement of New Zealand concerning formation of a mixed team to […]
25 Sep 2014 21:17
“Iron Tower”. One of the three pillars of Italian HMB sport
  HMB clubs “Iron Tower”, Italy (Tuscany) Established in 2014 Italian Tuscany is considered a paradise on our planet! It has stunning landscapes, nature reserves, a thriving wine industry and wonderful, amiable people. Among other merits of Tuscany is a HMB club called “Iron Tower”. Roberto Fontana, a fighter of Team Italy, member of the […]
24 Sep 2014 19:53
Who says it’s uncomfortable to rave in armor?!
(Weekend idea:)) A team of the United Kingdom had a good time in a «FUEL ROCK CLUB» in Cardiff. Taking part in a medieval fair «Caldicot Re-enactment Extravaganza» (Cardiff, Wales), Her Majesty’s subjects could not miss an opportunity to combine business with pleasure. Being in their right mind and full dress, the guys went to […]
19 Sep 2014 17:34
“Battle of the Nations” family has expanded!
The HMB movement is constantly growing and developing. During the five years of the HMB World Championship “Battle of the Nations” existence, the lists welcomed more than thirty National Teams from different countries. And, as it turns out, it’s not the limit! At the moment, HMBIA knows about the appearance of several new National Teams. […]
19 Sep 2014 17:01
Are there any tricks in HMB for a quick after-wound rehabilitation?
– Frequently Asked Questions: A fighter can be wounded at HMB tournaments. As well as during a training session. In Historical Medieval Battle, as in any other sport (including figure skating), injuries and wounds are a part (an integral part!) of objective reality. There’s no getting away from the issue. Concerning the question… Everything is […]
19 Sep 2014 11:12
International HMB Championship “Call of Heroes II” (Ukraine)
September 20-21, 2014 “Kievan Rus” Park Kyiv region, Ukraine The most titled fighters of the world will gather at the “Call of Heroes” this weekend. And all the fans of historical medieval full contact battles in armor will be able to join the event, since historical medieval battle is not only a fascinating spectacle, but […]
18 Sep 2014 12:16
Loborec, Croatia: “We know that we can always count on the help of our friends”
We were greatly supported at the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations-2014 by the mayor’s office of my home town of Sveti Ivan Zelina, and personally the head of Zagorje district! The sum was not big, but it was enough to cover the cost of logistics for the trip to Trogir. Our support team, […]
17 Sep 2014 16:28
Brad Schaive, USA: “Our tournament will gather a lot of men from the Team USA and many other skilled fighters!”
On October 17-18, 2014 the United States (Springfield, Illinois) will host an International Tournament of Chivalry «ITOC». It is a large and well-known (in the HMB movement) tournament. This year, on October 17, participants will be able to take part in a workshop where the best fighters from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus will share their […]
17 Sep 2014 15:23
Concerning the battle line
“Why do they form no line?..” – Frequently Asked Questions Observing battles of the “21 vs 21″ category, some spectators wonder why fighters form no battle line, but move around the lists chaotically… Probably, they are unable to do that, or do not want, or, probably, the line is a prohibited formation? We want to […]
17 Sep 2014 12:21
Valentyn Kalyn, Ukraine: “Only people who have never participated in buhurts can dislike them!”
People of the HMB movement  Valentyn Kalyn, HMB fighter, certified HMBIA marshal      …concerning mass buhurts   I participated in a mass bugurt in 2006 for the first time, when I was only eighteen. The fighting took place near Vyborg Castle (St. Petersburg region, Vyborg). I knew that was an old fortress of the […]
16 Sep 2014 17:00



1st-4th July
Oradea Fortress, Romania