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. David Falcaro aka David C. Falcaro, aka David C Falcaro

    Started by liger1, 4/27/2005 8:11pm 
    14 Pages
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    139 Replies
    34,036 Views
  2. BJJ MMA gym in birmingham alabama claims on their website

    Started by Andrew WA, 7/11/2012 12:24am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    21 Replies
    8,629 Views
  3. Who the heck is Carnes??

    Started by GrandmasterCain, 5/29/2016 6:22pm 
    7 Replies
    945 Views
  4. Jim Shipley at Clermont Family Martial Arts

    Started by SteveC4001, 6/01/2016 6:58pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    10 Replies
    1,550 Views
  5. Nick Lowery, 8th dan in Judo?

    Started by Mtripp, 7/11/2011 6:12pm 
    23 Pages
    1 2 ... 23
    229 Replies
    44,436 Views
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    1,007 Views
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    9,216 Views
  8. Hanshi Soke Grandmaster Irving Soto

    Started by Permalost, 4/04/2014 12:00pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    11 Replies
    5,939 Views
  9. A question or two about GKR

    Started by jemimapuddleduc, 5/12/2016 7:35am 
    6 Replies
    1,425 Views
  10. Anshu Christa Jacobson - Budo Ryu

    Started by suddenimpact, 8/22/2007 3:41pm 
    26 Pages
    1 2 ... 26
    253 Replies
    165,260 Views
  11. Kaizentao in DC (systema-like bs?)

    Started by bgeezy69, 8/25/2009 8:25am 
    9 Replies
    6,667 Views
  12. Gay Bashing in the Martial Arts

    Started by The Villain, 5/23/2015 2:10pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    25 Replies
    5,395 Views
  13. Warriorschool and the Tucson Booj (Prather)

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

    Started by babo78, 9/09/2005 4:39pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    16 Replies
    9,687 Views
  15. Warriorschool: The cult in the Bujinkan's backyard.

    Started by Virus, 5/24/2007 4:29pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    52 Replies
    28,416 Views
  16. Is Ron Collins legit?

    Started by Jay Zarella, 8/26/2005 3:49am 
    16 Pages
    1 2 ... 16
    154 Replies
    44,912 Views
  17. Fraud or for real? Richard Kirkham

    Started by Dunno, 4/12/2016 6:36am 
    9 Replies
    1,437 Views
  18. Shady martial arts club: Where is the money going?

    Started by poprocket, 4/11/2016 11:30am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    1,966 Views
  19. this strikes me as bullshido...at least I smell bull

    Started by gileanofgrey, 4/08/2016 11:30am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    11 Replies
    2,170 Views
  20. 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
    104,757 Views
  21. 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
    4,283 Views
  22. It's a Sad Day - Gracie University

    Started by TEA, 3/11/2009 11:08am 
    105 Pages
    1 2 ... 105
    1,049 Replies
    217,670 Views
  23. Kun Tao

    Started by Skinnywhiteguy, 12/14/2006 7:08pm 
    11 Pages
    1 2 ... 11
    105 Replies
    26,472 Views
  24. 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
    17,986 Views
  25. GKR Karate

    Started by Jerky, 8/28/2006 2:14am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    28 Replies
    4,084 Views

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