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
    18,849 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
    67,908 Views
  3. Sticky Thread Cowardly Lurker! READ ME! MABS: Purpose and Policy

    Started by Wolf, 7/18/2007 3:26pm 
    2 Replies
    19,800 Views
  1. Who the heck is Carnes??

    Started by GrandmasterCain, 5/29/2016 6:22pm 
    5 Replies
    181 Views
  2. Hanshi Soke Grandmaster Irving Soto

    Started by Permalost, 4/04/2014 12:00pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    11 Replies
    4,410 Views
  3. Iron body real or fake?

    Started by mewtwo, 2/28/2016 6:23pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    29 Replies
    3,090 Views
  4. ModeratiOWNED: Judo For Self-Defense On The Street

    Started by WarriorMonk7, 5/27/2016 4:17am 
  5. 7 Replies
    986 Views
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    1,855 Views
  7. IBJJF Decoded

    Started by Matt Phillips, 12/09/2013 12:06am 
    18 Pages
    1 2 ... 18
    175 Replies
    76,005 Views
  8. A question or two about GKR

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

    Started by suddenimpact, 8/22/2007 3:41pm 
    26 Pages
    1 2 ... 26
    253 Replies
    159,236 Views
  10. Kaizentao in DC (systema-like bs?)

    Started by bgeezy69, 8/25/2009 8:25am 
    9 Replies
    6,288 Views
  11. Gay Bashing in the Martial Arts

    Started by The Villain, 5/23/2015 2:10pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    25 Replies
    4,179 Views
  12. Warriorschool and the Tucson Booj (Prather)

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

    Started by babo78, 9/09/2005 4:39pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    16 Replies
    9,176 Views
  14. Warriorschool: The cult in the Bujinkan's backyard.

    Started by Virus, 5/24/2007 4:29pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    52 Replies
    27,166 Views
  15. Youngest 9th dan in Judo?

    Started by T, Mr., 2/23/2016 1:17am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    12 Replies
    1,773 Views
  16. Is Ron Collins legit?

    Started by Jay Zarella, 8/26/2005 3:49am 
    16 Pages
    1 2 ... 16
    154 Replies
    42,926 Views
  17. Anyone hear of Al Martin?

    Started by mcmapman, 4/22/2008 1:42am 
    34 Pages
    1 2 ... 34
    337 Replies
    41,662 Views
  18. Fraud or for real? Richard Kirkham

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

    Started by poprocket, 4/11/2016 11:30am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    1,361 Views
  20. this strikes me as bullshido...at least I smell bull

    Started by gileanofgrey, 4/08/2016 11:30am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    11 Replies
    1,467 Views
  21. 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
    100,081 Views
  22. 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
    3,204 Views
  23. It's a Sad Day - Gracie University

    Started by TEA, 3/11/2009 11:08am 
    105 Pages
    1 2 ... 105
    1,049 Replies
    211,113 Views
  24. Kun Tao

    Started by Skinnywhiteguy, 12/14/2006 7:08pm 
    11 Pages
    1 2 ... 11
    105 Replies
    25,149 Views
  25. 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
    16,860 Views

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