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. Black Belt's 'MA Myths' and more fun

    Started by Kengou, 11/08/2005 10:35pm 
    14 Pages
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    136 Replies
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  2. Ask a ninja...

    Started by poidog, 4/03/2006 2:58pm 
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    13 Replies
    1,768 Views
  3. ModeratiOWNED: Jujitsu or Judo for Self Defense?

    Started by Shogun1204, 2/15/2009 8:57pm 
  4. Is your martial art a Cult?

    Started by Askari, 2/16/2006 10:11pm 
    4 Pages
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    37 Replies
    5,025 Views
  5. TV Show "Free Ride" Bashes TMA Bullshido

    Started by Nathan McScary, 4/03/2006 1:09pm 
    0 Replies
    931 Views
  6. The Digital Master

    Started by TheSparrow, 4/03/2006 8:20am 
    3 Replies
    1,023 Views
  7. Learning from a DVD?

    Started by Earth Man, 2/22/2006 9:41pm 
    2 Pages
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    17 Replies
    2,008 Views
  8. ModeratiOWNED: JFS vs. Anthony in a real fight

    Started by Jay Zarella, 2/15/2009 8:57pm 
  9. Wooden cooking spoon warrior...

    Started by poidog, 3/31/2006 3:29am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    22 Replies
    2,098 Views
  10. ModeratiOWNED: Yo back from the gulf! *Nothing to do with Bullshido - GG

    Started by Jay Zarella, 2/15/2009 8:57pm 
  11. NthDegree News (Jan 2006)

    Started by Kintama, 1/28/2006 2:05am 
    2 Pages
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    15 Replies
    2,077 Views
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  13. 2 months normal to move from white belt to yellow in 2 months?(kenpo)

    Started by Da SHreDdA, 3/09/2006 12:20pm 
    4 Pages
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    39 Replies
    3,270 Views
  14. Holy &@#$ing $4!T Batman!!!

    Started by Coyote, 4/01/2006 12:11pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    15 Replies
    1,514 Views
  15. Why I Like Judo

    Started by kokanee king, 3/31/2006 7:24pm 
    3 Replies
    1,291 Views
  16. My 2 cents on "reality based self defense".

    Started by milwaukee cop, 3/31/2006 2:58pm 
    2 Pages
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    17 Replies
    2,592 Views
  17. The "poofing" of TMA?

    Started by GoldenJonas, 3/10/2006 1:43pm 
    5 Pages
    1 2 ... 5
    44 Replies
    3,677 Views
  18. Well Meaning Bullshido???

    Started by Spezza, 3/30/2006 9:56pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    2,689 Views
  19. my bullshido story

    Started by Whitey, 4/10/2003 3:20pm 
    6 Pages
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    54 Replies
    10,831 Views
  20. Should I be worried about my soon-to-be BJJ school?

    Started by MajinFajita, 3/27/2006 6:19pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    21 Replies
    2,769 Views
  21. Rodney King???

    Started by mystsa, 3/28/2006 7:20am 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    54 Replies
    4,235 Views
  22. Seeking Good School in North Hollywood CA 91601

    Started by killerknives, 3/19/2006 11:23pm 
    2 Pages
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    18 Replies
    2,298 Views
  23. Ashida Kim has Landed in Africa!!!!

    Started by mystsa, 3/30/2006 10:25am 
    5 Replies
    1,265 Views
  24. Poll Poll: If an art has any sub-optimal components is that art bullshido?

    Started by PirateJon, 2/09/2006 4:30pm 
    8 Pages
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    75 Replies
    7,170 Views
  25. Fudoshin Bujutsu

    Started by Ken_Masters, 3/26/2006 8:58pm 
    3 Pages
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    24 Replies
    3,288 Views

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