The 1st full scale experimental tournament included in the HMBIA Marshals Committee project, codenamed HMB Future, was held in Saint Petersburg on May 29th in collaboration with HMB Russia. The Alexander Nevsky Cup became the 1st tournament where the experimental rules in the 5vs5 category with the participation of 5 teams were implemented.
On May 22, The Steel Wolf Cup was held in Wellington. It became the first HMB competition within the HMBIA Dueling League ranking system. It was attended by fighters from all over the country.
You can make new friends, talk about HMB and drive the postman crazy if you have the same hobby as Konstantin Matetsky from Russia. A year ago he started collecting stripes and badges with HMB clubs’ emblems.
If we try to describe The Red Crag tournament in China which took place here on May 2, in one word, then it would be “HOT”. This is how Gao Peng, the representative of the organizing group of the event and the captain of the Half Ton HMB team, began his story about the tournament.
What was eaten in the Middle Ages and how it was prepared is an important question for any reenactor of this period. It is no less important for HMB athletes who settled in the historical camp at any tournament, especially at Battle of the Nations.
The Fastest Sword challenge is over, the results have been announced and the awards have found their owners. But the questions remained – How long did the winners train to achieve such high results? HMBIA News exclusively reveal their secrets.
We continue working on the renovation of the documents of both Marshals and Authenticity Committees.
The overall idea of the virtual competition is easy – count the number of strikes you can do per 20 seconds. All you need is your sword, a training pell and a phone to record the video!
The work on introducing full plate armor battles as a new official combat category for the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations in the future has been going for about two years. This is great news, because we have all been able to appreciate the spectacle, beauty and grace of such tournaments.
Milica Kovacevic, Head of the HMBIA Authenticity Committee, gave a number of very efficient and detailed recommendations on how to organize the Medieval camp right, to the delight of oneself and the envy of opponents.