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. Someone mind checking this school out...

    Started by Rendox, 7/11/2009 11:06am 
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  2. Rhadi Ferguson

    Started by Rockpyle, 7/13/2009 12:05pm 
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    22 Replies
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  3. Meditations on Violence by Rory Miller

    Started by NYBUDOKA, 6/30/2008 6:27pm 
    39 Pages
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    389 Replies
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  4. Thai Ju Jitsu /Nigel Scantlebury/ - know him?

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

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

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

    Started by Aesopian, 7/03/2006 4:22pm 
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    10 Replies
    7,538 Views
  8. Judo Black Belt testing criteria

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

    Started by Rigante, 1/21/2005 3:28pm 
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    2,735 Views
  10. 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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  11. ...and so it begins

    Started by Mtripp, 7/01/2009 4:06pm 
    3 Pages
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    22 Replies
    2,414 Views
  12. 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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  13. ModeratiOWNED: Deconstructing Matthew Morton's Kodokan Diploma

    Started by omoplatypus, 6/26/2009 1:59pm 
  14. 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
    4,730 Views
  15. Missing Link Federation

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

    Started by patfromlogan, 2/03/2004 9:40pm 
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  18. 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
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  19. Any good schools in Austin, TX?

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

    Started by sambosteve, 4/04/2009 10:33pm 
    4 Pages
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    36 Replies
    8,556 Views
  24. Grandmaster Archibeque's Animal Gun Fu

    Started by Neil-o-Mac, 5/25/2005 3:19am 
    17 Pages
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    165 Replies
    15,069 Views
  25. BJJ Black Belt?

    Started by iceman_82, 6/12/2009 6:47pm 
    5 Replies
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