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.

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  1. Is Mark Hatmaker legit/for real?!?

    Started by DirtyDutch, 9/30/2005 8:17pm 
    2 Pages
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    17 Replies
    6,405 Views
  2. WTF is a Master of Defense?

    Started by Blue Collar, 11/13/2004 7:05pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    26 Replies
    4,428 Views
  3. The wisdom of MAP: Words of disaster

    Started by Hedgehogey, 5/30/2004 12:10am 
    9 Pages
    1 2 ... 9
    81 Replies
    5,289 Views
  4. Natural

    Started by ITAL, 5/08/2006 7:21pm 
    10 Pages
    1 2 ... 10
    94 Replies
    4,112 Views
  5. muay thai vs. kickboxing

    Started by dandoe123, 5/08/2006 12:45am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    13 Replies
    1,686 Views
  6. Koden Kan Karate

    Started by Mediocrates, 5/06/2005 4:25pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    25 Replies
    3,325 Views
  7. MAP gives out really bad self defense advice!

    Started by Wounded Ronin, 5/04/2006 12:27am 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    69 Replies
    4,786 Views
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  9. I almost puked after I saw this:

    Started by Omega Supreme, 4/21/2006 10:55pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    60 Replies
    6,778 Views
  10. the I-method for BS artists

    Started by Ke?poFist, 5/06/2006 2:00am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    16 Replies
    1,594 Views
  11. The Urban Ninja

    Started by kfss, 5/07/2006 10:54am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    22 Replies
    1,912 Views
  12. Self defense from a wheelchair

    Started by Bobfather59, 5/01/2006 8:30pm 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    39 Replies
    3,455 Views
  13. I you absoulutely have to point spar....

    Started by Odacon, 5/04/2006 5:07pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    28 Replies
    2,810 Views
  14. Check this guy out

    Started by Jun Fan, 4/07/2006 10:57pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    25 Replies
    3,240 Views
  15. Fang Shen Do

    Started by Askari, 2/13/2006 5:50pm 
    157 Pages
    1 2 ... 157
    1,562 Replies
    184,881 Views
  16. Martial Arts Retreat Center

    Started by Ragar, 5/05/2006 10:15pm 
    3 Replies
    1,496 Views
  17. Anyone heard of the TMA (The Martial Art) Center in Atlanta?

    Started by dandoe123, 4/24/2006 1:09am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    10 Replies
    4,556 Views
  18. Wing Chun vs Praying Mantis (bitchfight)

    Started by IronPalm, 4/23/2005 5:37pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    58 Replies
    8,819 Views
  19. Legal Case Against Sacharnoski and Juko Kai

    Started by jboler, 8/19/2003 7:08am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    25 Replies
    6,947 Views
  20. Anybody know this guy?

    Started by Firemedic90, 5/04/2006 8:12am 
    4 Replies
    1,184 Views
  21. American Jujitsu (AJJ)

    Started by Luan, 9/08/2005 6:25am 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    65 Replies
    8,899 Views
  22. BJJ is the real deal

    Started by uAq, 5/05/2006 12:20am 
    9 Replies
    1,409 Views
  23. ModeratiOWNED: Jay Zarella

    Started by Mor Sao, 2/15/2009 8:57pm 
  24. Serious question about Robert Attberry

    Started by kipdynamite, 5/04/2006 9:02pm 
    1 Replies
    811 Views
  25. Changing a McDojo through kids?

    Started by Maverick475, 5/03/2006 7:35pm 
    8 Replies
    1,187 Views

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