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. Warriorschool and the Tucson Booj (Prather)

    Started by jllundqu, 4/20/2016 3:08pm 
    3 Replies
    819 Views
  2. Seeking advice on NY Seibukan Dojo

    Started by babo78, 9/09/2005 4:39pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    16 Replies
    9,554 Views
  3. Warriorschool: The cult in the Bujinkan's backyard.

    Started by Virus, 5/24/2007 4:29pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    52 Replies
    27,988 Views
  4. Youngest 9th dan in Judo?

    Started by T, Mr., 2/23/2016 1:17am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    12 Replies
    2,291 Views
  5. Is Ron Collins legit?

    Started by Jay Zarella, 8/26/2005 3:49am 
    16 Pages
    1 2 ... 16
    154 Replies
    44,104 Views
  6. Anyone hear of Al Martin?

    Started by mcmapman, 4/22/2008 1:42am 
    34 Pages
    1 2 ... 34
    337 Replies
    42,851 Views
  7. Fraud or for real? Richard Kirkham

    Started by Dunno, 4/12/2016 6:36am 
    9 Replies
    1,269 Views
  8. Shady martial arts club: Where is the money going?

    Started by poprocket, 4/11/2016 11:30am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    1,825 Views
  9. this strikes me as bullshido...at least I smell bull

    Started by gileanofgrey, 4/08/2016 11:30am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    11 Replies
    1,940 Views
  10. Investigating Master S.C. Ray of the St. Louis Martial Arts Center

    Started by Airman Kai, 4/19/2007 10:47am 
    62 Pages
    1 2 ... 62
    618 Replies
    102,750 Views
  11. Should I "out" a McDojo and can I be sued for defamation in doing so?

    Started by red_cloak, 3/06/2016 3:27am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    24 Replies
    3,964 Views
  12. It's a Sad Day - Gracie University

    Started by TEA, 3/11/2009 11:08am 
    105 Pages
    1 2 ... 105
    1,049 Replies
    214,847 Views
  13. Kun Tao

    Started by Skinnywhiteguy, 12/14/2006 7:08pm 
    11 Pages
    1 2 ... 11
    105 Replies
    26,037 Views
  14. Where Do You Live, and What MA is Taught There...

    Started by Phrost, 7/10/2003 10:17pm 
    11 Pages
    1 2 ... 11
    103 Replies
    17,498 Views
  15. GKR Karate

    Started by Jerky, 8/28/2006 2:14am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    28 Replies
    4,012 Views
  16. Fear Knot Martial Arts in Pennsylvania: Beware!

    Started by jun17, 2/06/2007 12:42pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    53 Replies
    7,494 Views
  17. 37 Replies
    3,243 Views
  18. possible fraud

    Started by chiaoutzu, 3/02/2016 1:18pm 
    5 Replies
    1,095 Views
  19. Is Gregory Fong's i-chuan in Oregon a Bullshido CMA school?

    Started by switch245, 3/26/2007 12:31am 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    62 Replies
    8,434 Views
  20. Mike Gray

    Started by Jmma, 3/10/2016 10:31am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    14 Replies
    1,651 Views
  21. ARAKAN in Brisbane, Australia - a MA from Burma.

    Started by Cymro, 3/28/2006 3:03pm 
    28 Pages
    1 2 ... 28
    270 Replies
    66,532 Views
  22. Investigation Report: Steve Stewart

    Started by Fantasy Warrior, 6/26/2007 8:18pm 
    8 Pages
    1 2 ... 8
    76 Replies
    22,203 Views
  23. WTF Is Maududo in Cincinnati, OH?

    Started by NuclearFist, 5/13/2007 5:00pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    69 Replies
    25,481 Views
  24. Hapkido?

    Started by Majglow, 4/17/2005 11:00pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    51 Replies
    8,286 Views
  25. Target Focus Training: Striking Series

    Started by blackbrujo, 5/24/2006 11:58pm 
    5 Pages
    1 2 ... 5
    40 Replies
    7,329 Views

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