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
    979 Views
  3. The Digital Master

    Started by TheSparrow, 4/03/2006 8:20am 
    3 Replies
    1,173 Views
  4. Learning from a DVD?

    Started by Earth Man, 2/22/2006 9:41pm 
    2 Pages
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    17 Replies
    2,183 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
    2,378 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
    2,213 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
    3,517 Views
  11. Holy &@#$ing $4!T Batman!!!

    Started by Coyote, 4/01/2006 12:11pm 
    2 Pages
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    15 Replies
    1,611 Views
  12. Why I Like Judo

    Started by kokanee king, 3/31/2006 7:24pm 
    3 Replies
    1,385 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
    2,804 Views
  14. The "poofing" of TMA?

    Started by GoldenJonas, 3/10/2006 1:43pm 
    5 Pages
    1 2 ... 5
    44 Replies
    3,899 Views
  15. Well Meaning Bullshido???

    Started by Spezza, 3/30/2006 9:56pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    2,900 Views
  16. my bullshido story

    Started by Whitey, 4/10/2003 3:20pm 
    6 Pages
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    54 Replies
    11,426 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
    2,914 Views
  18. Rodney King???

    Started by mystsa, 3/28/2006 7:20am 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    54 Replies
    4,452 Views
  19. Seeking Good School in North Hollywood CA 91601

    Started by killerknives, 3/19/2006 11:23pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    2,437 Views
  20. Ashida Kim has Landed in Africa!!!!

    Started by mystsa, 3/30/2006 10:25am 
    5 Replies
    1,397 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
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    75 Replies
    7,562 Views
  22. Fudoshin Bujutsu

    Started by Ken_Masters, 3/26/2006 8:58pm 
    3 Pages
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    24 Replies
    3,518 Views
  23. Is this guy legit??

    Started by mystsa, 3/29/2006 5:27am 
    5 Replies
    1,508 Views
  24. Grand Celestial Do

    Started by Mjelva, 1/23/2006 1:49am 
    4 Pages
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    38 Replies
    16,122 Views
  25. Something better in Perth, Western Australia

    Started by namaste, 3/23/2006 1:34am 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    32 Replies
    9,438 Views

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