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. Is your martial art a Cult?

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

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

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

    Started by Earth Man, 2/22/2006 9:41pm 
    2 Pages
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    17 Replies
    1,984 Views
  5. ModeratiOWNED: JFS vs. Anthony in a real fight

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

    Started by poidog, 3/31/2006 3:29am 
    3 Pages
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    22 Replies
    2,045 Views
  7. ModeratiOWNED: Yo back from the gulf! *Nothing to do with Bullshido - GG

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

    Started by Kintama, 1/28/2006 2:05am 
    2 Pages
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    15 Replies
    2,045 Views
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  10. 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
    3,218 Views
  11. Holy &@#$ing $4!T Batman!!!

    Started by Coyote, 4/01/2006 12:11pm 
    2 Pages
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    15 Replies
    1,497 Views
  12. Why I Like Judo

    Started by kokanee king, 3/31/2006 7:24pm 
    3 Replies
    1,277 Views
  13. 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
    2,545 Views
  14. The "poofing" of TMA?

    Started by GoldenJonas, 3/10/2006 1:43pm 
    5 Pages
    1 2 ... 5
    44 Replies
    3,611 Views
  15. Well Meaning Bullshido???

    Started by Spezza, 3/30/2006 9:56pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    2,649 Views
  16. my bullshido story

    Started by Whitey, 4/10/2003 3:20pm 
    6 Pages
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    54 Replies
    10,700 Views
  17. 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
    2,732 Views
  18. Rodney King???

    Started by mystsa, 3/28/2006 7:20am 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    54 Replies
    4,167 Views
  19. Seeking Good School in North Hollywood CA 91601

    Started by killerknives, 3/19/2006 11:23pm 
    2 Pages
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    18 Replies
    2,277 Views
  20. Ashida Kim has Landed in Africa!!!!

    Started by mystsa, 3/30/2006 10:25am 
    5 Replies
    1,248 Views
  21. Poll Poll: If an art has any sub-optimal components is that art bullshido?

    Started by PirateJon, 2/09/2006 4:30pm 
    8 Pages
    1 2 ... 8
    75 Replies
    7,087 Views
  22. Fudoshin Bujutsu

    Started by Ken_Masters, 3/26/2006 8:58pm 
    3 Pages
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    24 Replies
    3,228 Views
  23. Is this guy legit??

    Started by mystsa, 3/29/2006 5:27am 
    5 Replies
    1,338 Views
  24. Grand Celestial Do

    Started by Mjelva, 1/23/2006 1:49am 
    4 Pages
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    38 Replies
    15,280 Views
  25. Something better in Perth, Western Australia

    Started by namaste, 3/23/2006 1:34am 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    32 Replies
    9,220 Views

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