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. Anyone hear of Al Martin?

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

    Started by Dunno, 4/12/2016 6:36am 
    9 Replies
    1,186 Views
  3. Shady martial arts club: Where is the money going?

    Started by poprocket, 4/11/2016 11:30am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    1,728 Views
  4. this strikes me as bullshido...at least I smell bull

    Started by gileanofgrey, 4/08/2016 11:30am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    11 Replies
    1,791 Views
  5. 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
    101,494 Views
  6. 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
    3,731 Views
  7. It's a Sad Day - Gracie University

    Started by TEA, 3/11/2009 11:08am 
    105 Pages
    1 2 ... 105
    1,049 Replies
    213,732 Views
  8. Kun Tao

    Started by Skinnywhiteguy, 12/14/2006 7:08pm 
    11 Pages
    1 2 ... 11
    105 Replies
    25,724 Views
  9. 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
    17,303 Views
  10. GKR Karate

    Started by Jerky, 8/28/2006 2:14am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    28 Replies
    3,938 Views
  11. Fear Knot Martial Arts in Pennsylvania: Beware!

    Started by jun17, 2/06/2007 12:42pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    53 Replies
    7,357 Views
  12. 37 Replies
    3,009 Views
  13. possible fraud

    Started by chiaoutzu, 3/02/2016 1:18pm 
    5 Replies
    1,035 Views
  14. Karl Geis Judo Legacy

    Started by nick lowry, 3/15/2016 11:48pm 
    3 Replies
    1,033 Views
  15. 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
    8,368 Views
  16. Mike Gray

    Started by Jmma, 3/10/2016 10:31am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    14 Replies
    1,593 Views
  17. ARAKAN in Brisbane, Australia - a MA from Burma.

    Started by Cymro, 3/28/2006 3:03pm 
    28 Pages
    1 2 ... 28
    270 Replies
    65,898 Views
  18. Investigation Report: Steve Stewart

    Started by Fantasy Warrior, 6/26/2007 8:18pm 
    8 Pages
    1 2 ... 8
    76 Replies
    22,011 Views
  19. WTF Is Maududo in Cincinnati, OH?

    Started by NuclearFist, 5/13/2007 5:00pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    69 Replies
    25,224 Views
  20. Hapkido?

    Started by Majglow, 4/17/2005 11:00pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    51 Replies
    8,116 Views
  21. Target Focus Training: Striking Series

    Started by blackbrujo, 5/24/2006 11:58pm 
    5 Pages
    1 2 ... 5
    40 Replies
    7,110 Views
  22. FAKE Black Belt Rob McCaskill !!

    Started by Bjjfatt, 1/15/2016 9:31am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    11 Replies
    2,857 Views
  23. WV Fighting Arts Association

    Started by jh1954, 12/09/2014 1:01pm 
    6 Replies
    1,915 Views
  24. Sexual Assaults @ Saroughi Martial Arts (Ottawa)

    Started by Keej613, 1/31/2014 10:06am 
    2 Replies
    3,240 Views
  25. APLEA Krav Maga

    Started by Ayreforcepyper, 1/27/2016 12:56am 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    58 Replies
    4,757 Views

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