Martial Arts BS, Fraud, Investigations, and Skepticism

The official forum for Bullshido. SERIOUS discussion on McDojos, questionable Martial Artists, and Martial Arts History only. Help us fight fraud in the Martial Arts by contributing well-thought-out threads and ideas on the subject.

This is our showcase forum and raison d'être; please keep to the subject at hand and take the squabbling to YMAS or Trollshido. Strongly moderated for On-Topic posting.

  1. Sticky Thread Cowardly Lurker! READ ME! "Somebody Do Something!!!!!1!"

    Started by Cy Q. Faunce, 4/04/2010 10:42pm 
    3 Replies
    18,787 Views
  2. Sticky Thread Cowardly Lurker! READ ME! Bullshidoka Arguments

    Started by OnceLost, 3/07/2007 3:55pm 
    10 Pages
    1 2 ... 10
    92 Replies
    67,819 Views
  3. Sticky Thread Cowardly Lurker! READ ME! MABS: Purpose and Policy

    Started by Wolf, 7/18/2007 3:26pm 
    2 Replies
    19,765 Views
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    1,693 Views
  2. IBJJF Decoded

    Started by Matt Phillips, 12/09/2013 12:06am 
    18 Pages
    1 2 ... 18
    175 Replies
    75,640 Views
  3. A question or two about GKR

    Started by jemimapuddleduc, 5/12/2016 7:35am 
    6 Replies
    640 Views
  4. Anshu Christa Jacobson - Budo Ryu

    Started by suddenimpact, 8/22/2007 3:41pm 
    26 Pages
    1 2 ... 26
    253 Replies
    158,834 Views
  5. Kaizentao in DC (systema-like bs?)

    Started by bgeezy69, 8/25/2009 8:25am 
    9 Replies
    6,258 Views
  6. Gay Bashing in the Martial Arts

    Started by The Villain, 5/23/2015 2:10pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    25 Replies
    4,069 Views
  7. Warriorschool and the Tucson Booj (Prather)

    Started by jllundqu, 4/20/2016 3:08pm 
    3 Replies
    548 Views
  8. Seeking advice on NY Seibukan Dojo

    Started by babo78, 9/09/2005 4:39pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    16 Replies
    9,110 Views
  9. Warriorschool: The cult in the Bujinkan's backyard.

    Started by Virus, 5/24/2007 4:29pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    52 Replies
    27,053 Views
  10. Youngest 9th dan in Judo?

    Started by T, Mr., 2/23/2016 1:17am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    12 Replies
    1,716 Views
  11. Iron body real or fake?

    Started by mewtwo, 2/28/2016 6:23pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    28 Replies
    2,940 Views
  12. Is Ron Collins legit?

    Started by Jay Zarella, 8/26/2005 3:49am 
    16 Pages
    1 2 ... 16
    154 Replies
    42,775 Views
  13. 4 Replies
    857 Views
  14. Anyone hear of Al Martin?

    Started by mcmapman, 4/22/2008 1:42am 
    34 Pages
    1 2 ... 34
    337 Replies
    41,475 Views
  15. Fraud or for real? Richard Kirkham

    Started by Dunno, 4/12/2016 6:36am 
    9 Replies
    889 Views
  16. Shady martial arts club: Where is the money going?

    Started by poprocket, 4/11/2016 11:30am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    1,323 Views
  17. this strikes me as bullshido...at least I smell bull

    Started by gileanofgrey, 4/08/2016 11:30am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    11 Replies
    1,387 Views
  18. Investigating Master S.C. Ray of the St. Louis Martial Arts Center

    Started by Airman Kai, 4/19/2007 10:47am 
    62 Pages
    1 2 ... 62
    618 Replies
    99,920 Views
  19. Should I "out" a McDojo and can I be sued for defamation in doing so?

    Started by red_cloak, 3/06/2016 3:27am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    24 Replies
    3,122 Views
  20. It's a Sad Day - Gracie University

    Started by TEA, 3/11/2009 11:08am 
    105 Pages
    1 2 ... 105
    1,049 Replies
    210,744 Views
  21. Kun Tao

    Started by Skinnywhiteguy, 12/14/2006 7:08pm 
    11 Pages
    1 2 ... 11
    105 Replies
    25,086 Views
  22. Where Do You Live, and What MA is Taught There...

    Started by Phrost, 7/10/2003 10:17pm 
    11 Pages
    1 2 ... 11
    103 Replies
    16,799 Views
  23. GKR Karate

    Started by Jerky, 8/28/2006 2:14am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    28 Replies
    3,770 Views
  24. Fear Knot Martial Arts in Pennsylvania: Beware!

    Started by jun17, 2/06/2007 12:42pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    53 Replies
    6,936 Views
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    2,669 Views

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