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. Meaningless movements............

    Started by keyboarddo, 7/07/2009 4:40am 
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  2. Seeking info: False BJJ black belt in Texas

    Started by Aesopian, 7/03/2006 4:22pm 
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  3. Judo Black Belt testing criteria

    Started by Mtripp, 7/02/2009 7:30pm 
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    24 Replies
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  4. Holy Shi*! What are the Knights of SCARS up to now?

    Started by Rigante, 1/21/2005 3:28pm 
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  5. Originator of Your Art

    Started by Roidie McDouchebag, 8/19/2004 9:37pm 
    11 Pages
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    103 Replies
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  6. ...and so it begins

    Started by Mtripp, 7/01/2009 4:06pm 
    3 Pages
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    22 Replies
    2,371 Views
  7. A first hand account of Systema from a 3 year student

    Started by King of Nigeria, 3/08/2007 10:41pm 
    51 Pages
    1 2 ... 51
    508 Replies
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  8. ModeratiOWNED: Deconstructing Matthew Morton's Kodokan Diploma

    Started by omoplatypus, 6/26/2009 1:59pm 
  9. The deadliest of the martial arts...900 yr old Ninja training

    Started by KFR Bait, 6/09/2009 11:11pm 
    3 Pages
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    29 Replies
    4,607 Views
  10. Missing Link Federation

    Started by uhrenschmied, 6/25/2009 11:20am 
    4 Replies
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  12. What about Bruce Juchnik and Kosho Ryu?

    Started by patfromlogan, 2/03/2004 9:40pm 
    2 Pages
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  13. Just got this...IIMAA 'buy your rank' spam email.

    Started by Mtripp, 6/02/2009 1:49pm 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    31 Replies
    3,718 Views
  14. Any good schools in Austin, TX?

    Started by jorrybee, 7/19/2005 4:37pm 
    7 Pages
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  18. Jong Park TKD & US Combat Sambo. Tonawanda, NY

    Started by sambosteve, 4/04/2009 10:33pm 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    36 Replies
    8,420 Views
  19. Grandmaster Archibeque's Animal Gun Fu

    Started by Neil-o-Mac, 5/25/2005 3:19am 
    17 Pages
    1 2 ... 17
    165 Replies
    14,840 Views
  20. BJJ Black Belt?

    Started by iceman_82, 6/12/2009 6:47pm 
    5 Replies
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  21. is this place legit? your thoughts?

    Started by ciscodog, 6/11/2009 12:15pm 
    9 Replies
    1,795 Views
  22. How many errors?

    Started by Mtripp, 6/08/2009 6:04am 
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    14 Replies
    1,763 Views
  23. Possible McDojo? Need some help, here!

    Started by Scrapper, 1/05/2005 4:42pm 
    4 Pages
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    33 Replies
    8,794 Views
  24. Allie Alberigo and Long. Island Ninjutsu

    Started by Fitz, 3/18/2009 7:28pm 
    3 Replies
    4,785 Views
  25. Jay Evers fired again!!!

    Started by illmakeutap, 6/08/2009 5:27pm 
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