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. Kaizentao in DC (systema-like bs?)

    Started by bgeezy69, 8/25/2009 8:25am 
    9 Replies
    6,561 Views
  2. Gay Bashing in the Martial Arts

    Started by The Villain, 5/23/2015 2:10pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    25 Replies
    5,067 Views
  3. Warriorschool and the Tucson Booj (Prather)

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

    Started by babo78, 9/09/2005 4:39pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    16 Replies
    9,574 Views
  5. Warriorschool: The cult in the Bujinkan's backyard.

    Started by Virus, 5/24/2007 4:29pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    52 Replies
    28,051 Views
  6. Youngest 9th dan in Judo?

    Started by T, Mr., 2/23/2016 1:17am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    12 Replies
    2,335 Views
  7. Is Ron Collins legit?

    Started by Jay Zarella, 8/26/2005 3:49am 
    16 Pages
    1 2 ... 16
    154 Replies
    44,280 Views
  8. Anyone hear of Al Martin?

    Started by mcmapman, 4/22/2008 1:42am 
    34 Pages
    1 2 ... 34
    337 Replies
    42,996 Views
  9. Fraud or for real? Richard Kirkham

    Started by Dunno, 4/12/2016 6:36am 
    9 Replies
    1,280 Views
  10. Shady martial arts club: Where is the money going?

    Started by poprocket, 4/11/2016 11:30am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    1,852 Views
  11. this strikes me as bullshido...at least I smell bull

    Started by gileanofgrey, 4/08/2016 11:30am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    11 Replies
    1,970 Views
  12. 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
    103,123 Views
  13. 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
    4,018 Views
  14. It's a Sad Day - Gracie University

    Started by TEA, 3/11/2009 11:08am 
    105 Pages
    1 2 ... 105
    1,049 Replies
    215,391 Views
  15. Kun Tao

    Started by Skinnywhiteguy, 12/14/2006 7:08pm 
    11 Pages
    1 2 ... 11
    105 Replies
    26,113 Views
  16. 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
    17,582 Views
  17. GKR Karate

    Started by Jerky, 8/28/2006 2:14am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    28 Replies
    4,029 Views
  18. Fear Knot Martial Arts in Pennsylvania: Beware!

    Started by jun17, 2/06/2007 12:42pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    53 Replies
    7,513 Views
  19. 37 Replies
    3,285 Views
  20. possible fraud

    Started by chiaoutzu, 3/02/2016 1:18pm 
    5 Replies
    1,104 Views
  21. 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
    8,461 Views
  22. Mike Gray

    Started by Jmma, 3/10/2016 10:31am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    14 Replies
    1,663 Views
  23. Investigation Report: Steve Stewart

    Started by Fantasy Warrior, 6/26/2007 8:18pm 
    8 Pages
    1 2 ... 8
    76 Replies
    22,242 Views
  24. WTF Is Maududo in Cincinnati, OH?

    Started by NuclearFist, 5/13/2007 5:00pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    69 Replies
    25,569 Views
  25. Hapkido?

    Started by Majglow, 4/17/2005 11:00pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    51 Replies
    8,341 Views

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