Bern, by one of their warriors

Bern, by one of their warriors

Alex Mashtakov is 34 years old, he’s married with a beautiful and talented photographer named Sasha, has two children, runs his own small business, and lives in Glázov, a picturesque Russian city with a population that stands around 100.000. But even when his lifestyle may be enviable, there is something else about his life we […]

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Medieval combat gets stronger in Santa Fe

Medieval combat gets stronger in Santa Fe

It is a fact that, besides every ups and downs, the sport in Argentina improved a lot during the last year. Many clubs were founded, others got into the list for the first time after months of training, and those with experience kept progressing. All that is a clear sign of how, day after day, […]

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Magna Societas Catalanorum: The benefits of persistence

Magna Societas Catalanorum: The benefits of persistence

While looking for fighters with history inside this sport, we met Enric Giménez, captain from Magna Societas Catalanorum, a Catalonian team, who dedicated some words to us about his club’s experience since its foundation more than four years ago. – Can you tell us something about you and how you got to know this sport? – I […]

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Inside Battle of the Nations: Day 3

Inside Battle of the Nations: Day 3

At the third and last day of Battle of the Nations, the names of the countries that achieved the glory were known, as well as the names of those which would have a year full of hard work to get to the podium on the next edition. Between all the main characters of this day, […]

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Inside Battle of the Nations: Day 2

Inside Battle of the Nations: Day 2

Gone the first day of Battle of the Nations, the fighters from some countries increased the chances of taking back a medal to their lands, while others seem to have all their hopes slowly vanished in the air. Teemu Laiho, captain of the Finnish National Team, told us how their expectations for the National Team […]

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Inside Battle of the Nations: Day 1

Inside Battle of the Nations: Day 1

On the first day of Battle of the Nations, the participants’ anxiety and expectations could be easily noticed. We managed to contact some of them, who shared their experiences. Sami Lappeteläinen, from Finland National Team, sent us warm greetings and told us how they started this day: “This morning started with weapons check; huge amount [&h...

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Argentina’s National Team: A project on the move

Argentina’s National Team: A project on the move

The sport is growing day by day around the country and, as a result, it’s mandatory to create a system that allows to enhance its development. That’s the reason why Argentina’s Medieval Combat Federation (FACoM) decided to elect a team responsible for selecting and preparing the members of the National Team. During a training of […]

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Buhurt mercenaries ‘a la mexicana’

Buhurt mercenaries ‘a la mexicana’

There was a burning sun in Cordoba while the organizers finished the last details prior to starting Saturday’s duels. A group of fighters, mainly from Mexico, were playing a friendly football match, setting aside the main reason that brought them to Argentina. Near the game field, two figures captured our attention, so we decided to […]

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Embalse welcomes IMCF Open

Embalse welcomes IMCF Open

Every art work requires a framework worth of emphasising its beauty. That’s why, speaking of medieval combat, the location’s surrounding is as important as the performance of the fighters. The landscape, the atmosphere, the view, and everything that helps us to get involved in that world of fantasy where the tournaments take us, are essential [&hel...

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The dream of a knight

The dream of a knight

Trying to know a little more about the buhurt experience in other countries, we went abroad in a trip to the distant Spanish lands, fascinated with the enormous castles and the epic stories of our ancestors. We were fortunate to cross paths with José Luis González de Lara y Gómez de Urda, a warrior with […]

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