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.

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  1. Judo Bullshido: Why many Judoka are silent on rank inflation.

    Started by Mtripp, 7/01/2009 9:06am 
    13 Pages
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    126 Replies
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  2. Master Richard Gordon of First Strike

    Started by TheObserver, 4/24/2008 9:11pm 
    10 Pages
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    97 Replies
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  3. Miletich Dirty Laundry, or Internet Rumor BS Artist?

    Started by Ke?poFist, 5/20/2007 7:45pm 
    29 Pages
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    283 Replies
    44,377 Views
  4. Someone mind checking this school out...

    Started by Rendox, 7/11/2009 11:06am 
    2 Pages
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    10 Replies
    1,828 Views
  5. Rhadi Ferguson

    Started by Rockpyle, 7/13/2009 12:05pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    22 Replies
    3,774 Views
  6. Meditations on Violence by Rory Miller

    Started by NYBUDOKA, 6/30/2008 6:27pm 
    39 Pages
    1 2 ... 39
    389 Replies
    71,168 Views
  7. Thai Ju Jitsu /Nigel Scantlebury/ - know him?

    Started by Tonuzaba, 7/07/2009 12:27pm 
    5 Replies
    3,947 Views
  8. The other side of Validating Judo rank...

    Started by Mtripp, 7/11/2009 4:39am 
    1 Replies
    971 Views
  9. Meaningless movements............

    Started by keyboarddo, 7/07/2009 4:40am 
    2 Pages
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    18 Replies
    1,868 Views
  10. Seeking info: False BJJ black belt in Texas

    Started by Aesopian, 7/03/2006 4:22pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    10 Replies
    7,585 Views
  11. Judo Black Belt testing criteria

    Started by Mtripp, 7/02/2009 7:30pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    24 Replies
    5,424 Views
  12. Holy Shi*! What are the Knights of SCARS up to now?

    Started by Rigante, 1/21/2005 3:28pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    11 Replies
    2,755 Views
  13. Originator of Your Art

    Started by Roidie McDouchebag, 8/19/2004 9:37pm 
    11 Pages
    1 2 ... 11
    103 Replies
    9,768 Views
  14. ...and so it begins

    Started by Mtripp, 7/01/2009 4:06pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    22 Replies
    2,474 Views
  15. 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
    122,851 Views
  16. ModeratiOWNED: Deconstructing Matthew Morton's Kodokan Diploma

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

    Started by KFR Bait, 6/09/2009 11:11pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    29 Replies
    4,806 Views
  18. Missing Link Federation

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

    Started by patfromlogan, 2/03/2004 9:40pm 
    2 Pages
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    15 Replies
    17,895 Views
  21. Just got this...IIMAA 'buy your rank' spam email.

    Started by Mtripp, 6/02/2009 1:49pm 
    4 Pages
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    31 Replies
    3,887 Views
  22. Any good schools in Austin, TX?

    Started by jorrybee, 7/19/2005 4:37pm 
    7 Pages
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    66 Replies
    14,197 Views
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