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
    18,559 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
    67,509 Views
  3. Sticky Thread Cowardly Lurker! READ ME! MABS: Purpose and Policy

    Started by Wolf, 7/18/2007 3:26pm 
    2 Replies
    19,684 Views
  1. IBJJF Decoded

    Started by Matt Phillips, 12/09/2013 12:06am 
    15 Pages
    1 2 ... 15
    140 Replies
    73,809 Views
  2. Seeking advice on NY Seibukan Dojo

    Started by babo78, 9/09/2005 4:39pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    16 Replies
    8,885 Views
  3. Warriorschool and the Tucson Booj (Prather)

    Started by jllundqu, 4/20/2016 3:08pm 
    1 Replies
    398 Views
  4. Iron body real or fake?

    Started by mewtwo, 2/28/2016 6:23pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    28 Replies
    2,607 Views
  5. Is Ron Collins legit?

    Started by Jay Zarella, 8/26/2005 3:49am 
    16 Pages
    1 2 ... 16
    154 Replies
    42,131 Views
  6. 4 Replies
    680 Views
  7. Anyone hear of Al Martin?

    Started by mcmapman, 4/22/2008 1:42am 
    34 Pages
    1 2 ... 34
    337 Replies
    40,948 Views
  8. Fraud or for real? Richard Kirkham

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

    Started by poprocket, 4/11/2016 11:30am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    1,115 Views
  10. this strikes me as bullshido...at least I smell bull

    Started by gileanofgrey, 4/08/2016 11:30am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    11 Replies
    1,064 Views
  11. 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
    98,794 Views
  12. 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
    2,714 Views
  13. It's a Sad Day - Gracie University

    Started by TEA, 3/11/2009 11:08am 
    105 Pages
    1 2 ... 105
    1,049 Replies
    209,413 Views
  14. Kun Tao

    Started by Skinnywhiteguy, 12/14/2006 7:08pm 
    11 Pages
    1 2 ... 11
    105 Replies
    24,797 Views
  15. 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
    16,552 Views
  16. GKR Karate

    Started by Jerky, 8/28/2006 2:14am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    28 Replies
    3,630 Views
  17. Fear Knot Martial Arts in Pennsylvania: Beware!

    Started by jun17, 2/06/2007 12:42pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    53 Replies
    6,694 Views
  18. 37 Replies
    2,418 Views
  19. possible fraud

    Started by chiaoutzu, 3/02/2016 1:18pm 
    5 Replies
    803 Views
  20. Karl Geis Judo Legacy

    Started by nick lowry, 3/15/2016 11:48pm 
    3 Replies
    750 Views
  21. Is Gregory Fong's i-chuan in Oregon a Bullshido CMA school?

    Started by switch245, 3/26/2007 12:31am 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    62 Replies
    8,037 Views
  22. Mike Gray

    Started by Jmma, 3/10/2016 10:31am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    14 Replies
    1,306 Views
  23. ARAKAN in Brisbane, Australia - a MA from Burma.

    Started by Cymro, 3/28/2006 3:03pm 
    28 Pages
    1 2 ... 28
    270 Replies
    63,574 Views
  24. Youngest 9th dan in Judo?

    Started by T, Mr., 2/23/2016 1:17am 
    9 Replies
    1,425 Views
  25. Investigation Report: Steve Stewart

    Started by Fantasy Warrior, 6/26/2007 8:18pm 
    8 Pages
    1 2 ... 8
    76 Replies
    21,405 Views

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