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. Athony De Maio - Muay Thai

    Started by Glasseye, 7/10/2011 7:52am 
    2 Replies
    2,105 Views
  2. Jerome Mackey

    Started by garbanzo, 6/15/2004 3:17pm 
    7 Replies
    8,841 Views
  3. Jim West, 600-0 in bloody streetfights: The man you want to trust!

    Started by Partezan, 9/18/2007 7:39am 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    54 Replies
    20,560 Views
  4. anyone heard of these Japanese styles?

    Started by Fa Jing, 6/20/2004 5:13am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    4,150 Views
  5. Stephen Cio Burrell, fake military hero and aikido 8th dan

    Started by omoplatypus, 5/17/2010 9:36pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    13 Replies
    6,675 Views
  6. Layn Von Erich - Ralph Calvillo -Layn Drewes- Registered Sex Offender

    Started by variance, 8/18/2007 4:40pm 
    55 Pages
    1 2 ... 55
    546 Replies
    94,656 Views
  7. Robert Allemier and ATA

    Started by billybob1, 12/09/2005 3:10pm 
    8 Replies
    9,301 Views
  8. Scott Sonnon's résumé

    Started by Cy Q. Faunce, 12/01/2009 11:54pm 
    17 Pages
    1 2 ... 17
    166 Replies
    58,063 Views
  9. Mats and Athletes foot

    Started by antman, 6/25/2004 3:25pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    2,248 Views
  10. Forest City, NC: Ray Rice - 8th degree Shotokan Karate Black Belt?

    Started by tengu22, 1/19/2008 12:51pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    61 Replies
    23,823 Views
  11. Martial Ass Clowns, fakes and liars

    Started by PainMaker, 3/19/2006 7:56pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    62 Replies
    12,759 Views
  12. No sparring boxing

    Started by pachanga, 2/03/2005 7:20am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    6,624 Views
  13. I can't tell if I'm at a McDojo.....

    Started by happyloaf, 4/10/2008 3:01pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    19 Replies
    6,717 Views
  14. total Fang Shen Do review

    Started by GreenHornet, 11/03/2005 8:37pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    55 Replies
    15,716 Views
  15. Paul Vunak

    Started by feedback, 6/18/2004 4:25am 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    32 Replies
    10,908 Views
  16. Street Safe III, by Paul Vunak

    Started by NoMan, 10/08/2006 11:56pm 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    30 Replies
    9,762 Views
  17. 6th degree BB in Jiu-jitsu and MMA in NC

    Started by fenris9, 6/01/2011 7:39pm 
    5 Pages
    1 2 ... 5
    40 Replies
    6,637 Views
  18. John Pelligrini and Combat Hapkido

    Started by TEA, 4/16/2007 12:37pm 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    32 Replies
    27,357 Views
  19. Canadian Martial Arts Hall of Fame?

    Started by Snapp, 3/10/2005 2:32pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    7,606 Views
  20. Who is Matt Barvo BJJ Black Belt in Idaho?

    Started by idahoroller, 4/25/2010 9:40am 
    30 Pages
    1 2 ... 30
    299 Replies
    118,720 Views
  21. Mark Seaholts

    Started by SevereMC, 6/03/2011 5:01pm 
    2 Replies
    1,997 Views
  22. Shaolin temple in georgia? / ironpalmarts.com

    Started by taijiguy, 1/21/2006 10:54pm 
    5 Pages
    1 2 ... 5
    49 Replies
    9,660 Views
  23. Marcelo Lopes BJJ

    Started by maori_88, 5/29/2011 5:53pm 
    6 Replies
    3,930 Views
  24. Question for MMA Experts

    Started by Darth Paul, 6/23/2002 6:07pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    12 Replies
    3,997 Views
  25. O'Sensei Phillip Porter

    Started by Japuma630, 7/22/2005 4:38pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    14 Replies
    4,396 Views

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