Battle of the Nations
An annual historical combat sporting event that uses armor similar to that of the SCA, but more realistic weaponry and which allows grappling among combatants
Submitted by ervald on Thu, 2015-03-26 10:18
Zorikh Lequidre, known in the SCA as Lord Ervald the Optimistic, is set to make a video documentary of USA Knights, America's original full-combat armored combat team, at the International Medieval Combat Federation world championships this Spring in Malbork Poland. The new video is to be titled “American Knights.”
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-09-07 12:45
Now this from the InterTubes... Battle of the Nations fighters in full armor battle each other - in bumper cars. Let's face it, you wish it were you!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-03-22 18:59
Sir Guy LeStrange is seeking backing to attend and participate in the Battle of Nations, "an international, full contact with steel weapons, no holds barred, western martial arts competition and festival." The 2013 event will take place in France.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-06-20 06:40
For SCA member Edward Lindey of Mobile, Alabama, joining Team USA and traveling to Poland gave him a chance to learn and use grappling techniques, something he can't do in the SCA. Roy Hoffman of the Press-Register has the story. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-06-15 06:38
Sir Gaston de Clermont, General of the Army of Ansteorra, reports on his return from the recent Battle of the Nations in Warsaw, Poland, and discusses the future of the SCA's Team USA.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2012-06-14 15:29
Battle of the Nations is an annual athletic competition that pits national teams and individuals against one another in historically-based simulated armoured combat, using swords, polearms, and related medieval weaponry.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-05-23 07:01
Bill Woodbury and Simon Rohrich, of the Tempe, Arizona area, are off to represent the United States in international competition. No, it's not the Olympics, but the Battle of Nations, the world championship of armored combat held in Poland. Mike Sakal of the East Valley Tribune has the story.
Submitted by mlecin on Tue, 2012-05-08 06:40
Armored combatants from 12 countries have travelled to Poland to take part in the Battle of Nations competition.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-02-17 08:14
International teams come together for grand European melee battle at Battle of the Nations. Now a television series covers the action. Episodes are on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-01-20 11:34
Bob Dionisio is funding for his attendance at the upcoming Battle of Nations where he will participate as part of Team USA.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2011-12-05 16:34
Kit Houston, who is involved in the Full Contact Combat movement in Australia, offers information on the sport, and hopes to contact others in the country who might be interested.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2011-11-23 13:57
Max Von Halstern has a dream: to send Team USA to take part in Battle of the Nations, "the full-contact, extremely authentic medieval martial arts tournament held in the Ukraine." A discussion is taking place on Facebook.