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. The other side of Validating Judo rank...

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

    Started by keyboarddo, 7/07/2009 4:40am 
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    18 Replies
    1,821 Views
  3. Seeking info: False BJJ black belt in Texas

    Started by Aesopian, 7/03/2006 4:22pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    10 Replies
    7,483 Views
  4. Judo Black Belt testing criteria

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

    Started by Rigante, 1/21/2005 3:28pm 
    2 Pages
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    11 Replies
    2,710 Views
  6. Originator of Your Art

    Started by Roidie McDouchebag, 8/19/2004 9:37pm 
    11 Pages
    1 2 ... 11
    103 Replies
    9,576 Views
  7. ...and so it begins

    Started by Mtripp, 7/01/2009 4:06pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    22 Replies
    2,394 Views
  8. 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
    121,130 Views
  9. ModeratiOWNED: Deconstructing Matthew Morton's Kodokan Diploma

    Started by omoplatypus, 6/26/2009 1:59pm 
  10. 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
    4,650 Views
  11. Missing Link Federation

    Started by uhrenschmied, 6/25/2009 11:20am 
    4 Replies
    814 Views
  12. 5 Replies
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  13. What about Bruce Juchnik and Kosho Ryu?

    Started by patfromlogan, 2/03/2004 9:40pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    15 Replies
    17,416 Views
  14. Just got this...IIMAA 'buy your rank' spam email.

    Started by Mtripp, 6/02/2009 1:49pm 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    31 Replies
    3,752 Views
  15. Any good schools in Austin, TX?

    Started by jorrybee, 7/19/2005 4:37pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    66 Replies
    14,090 Views
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    1,740 Views
  18. 2 Replies
    1,375 Views
  19. Jong Park TKD & US Combat Sambo. Tonawanda, NY

    Started by sambosteve, 4/04/2009 10:33pm 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    36 Replies
    8,491 Views
  20. Grandmaster Archibeque's Animal Gun Fu

    Started by Neil-o-Mac, 5/25/2005 3:19am 
    17 Pages
    1 2 ... 17
    165 Replies
    14,889 Views
  21. BJJ Black Belt?

    Started by iceman_82, 6/12/2009 6:47pm 
    5 Replies
    1,196 Views
  22. is this place legit? your thoughts?

    Started by ciscodog, 6/11/2009 12:15pm 
    9 Replies
    1,808 Views
  23. How many errors?

    Started by Mtripp, 6/08/2009 6:04am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    14 Replies
    1,780 Views
  24. Possible McDojo? Need some help, here!

    Started by Scrapper, 1/05/2005 4:42pm 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    33 Replies
    8,842 Views
  25. Allie Alberigo and Long. Island Ninjutsu

    Started by Fitz, 3/18/2009 7:28pm 
    3 Replies
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