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
    18,511 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
    67,453 Views
  3. Sticky Thread Cowardly Lurker! READ ME! MABS: Purpose and Policy

    Started by Wolf, 7/18/2007 3:26pm 
    2 Replies
    19,664 Views
  1. Seeking advice on NY Seibukan Dojo

    Started by babo78, 9/09/2005 4:39pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    16 Replies
    8,824 Views
  2. Warriorschool and the Tucson Booj (Prather)

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

    Started by mewtwo, 2/28/2016 6:23pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    28 Replies
    2,531 Views
  4. Is Ron Collins legit?

    Started by Jay Zarella, 8/26/2005 3:49am 
    16 Pages
    1 2 ... 16
    154 Replies
    42,044 Views
  5. 4 Replies
    652 Views
  6. Anyone hear of Al Martin?

    Started by mcmapman, 4/22/2008 1:42am 
    34 Pages
    1 2 ... 34
    337 Replies
    40,861 Views
  7. Fraud or for real? Richard Kirkham

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

    Started by poprocket, 4/11/2016 11:30am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    1,063 Views
  9. this strikes me as bullshido...at least I smell bull

    Started by gileanofgrey, 4/08/2016 11:30am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    11 Replies
    1,010 Views
  10. 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
    98,536 Views
  11. 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
    2,643 Views
  12. It's a Sad Day - Gracie University

    Started by TEA, 3/11/2009 11:08am 
    105 Pages
    1 2 ... 105
    1,049 Replies
    209,213 Views
  13. Kun Tao

    Started by Skinnywhiteguy, 12/14/2006 7:08pm 
    11 Pages
    1 2 ... 11
    105 Replies
    24,720 Views
  14. 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
    16,490 Views
  15. GKR Karate

    Started by Jerky, 8/28/2006 2:14am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    28 Replies
    3,581 Views
  16. Fear Knot Martial Arts in Pennsylvania: Beware!

    Started by jun17, 2/06/2007 12:42pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    53 Replies
    6,631 Views
  17. 37 Replies
    2,354 Views
  18. possible fraud

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

    Started by nick lowry, 3/15/2016 11:48pm 
    3 Replies
    732 Views
  20. 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
    7,998 Views
  21. Mike Gray

    Started by Jmma, 3/10/2016 10:31am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    14 Replies
    1,269 Views
  22. ARAKAN in Brisbane, Australia - a MA from Burma.

    Started by Cymro, 3/28/2006 3:03pm 
    28 Pages
    1 2 ... 28
    270 Replies
    63,481 Views
  23. Youngest 9th dan in Judo?

    Started by T, Mr., 2/23/2016 1:17am 
    9 Replies
    1,381 Views
  24. Investigation Report: Steve Stewart

    Started by Fantasy Warrior, 6/26/2007 8:18pm 
    8 Pages
    1 2 ... 8
    76 Replies
    21,347 Views
  25. WTF Is Maududo in Cincinnati, OH?

    Started by NuclearFist, 5/13/2007 5:00pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    69 Replies
    24,364 Views

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