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. 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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  2. Thai Ju Jitsu /Nigel Scantlebury/ - know him?

    Started by Tonuzaba, 7/07/2009 12:27pm 
    5 Replies
    4,165 Views
  3. The other side of Validating Judo rank...

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

    Started by keyboarddo, 7/07/2009 4:40am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    1,916 Views
  5. Seeking info: False BJJ black belt in Texas

    Started by Aesopian, 7/03/2006 4:22pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    10 Replies
    7,880 Views
  6. Judo Black Belt testing criteria

    Started by Mtripp, 7/02/2009 7:30pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    24 Replies
    5,713 Views
  7. 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
    2,821 Views
  8. Originator of Your Art

    Started by Roidie McDouchebag, 8/19/2004 9:37pm 
    11 Pages
    1 2 ... 11
    103 Replies
    9,994 Views
  9. ...and so it begins

    Started by Mtripp, 7/01/2009 4:06pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    22 Replies
    2,586 Views
  10. 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
    126,202 Views
  11. ModeratiOWNED: Deconstructing Matthew Morton's Kodokan Diploma

    Started by omoplatypus, 6/26/2009 1:59pm 
  12. 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
    5,009 Views
  13. Missing Link Federation

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

    Started by patfromlogan, 2/03/2004 9:40pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    15 Replies
    18,856 Views
  16. Just got this...IIMAA 'buy your rank' spam email.

    Started by Mtripp, 6/02/2009 1:49pm 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    31 Replies
    4,016 Views
  17. Any good schools in Austin, TX?

    Started by jorrybee, 7/19/2005 4:37pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    66 Replies
    14,414 Views
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    1,453 Views
  21. Jong Park TKD & US Combat Sambo. Tonawanda, NY

    Started by sambosteve, 4/04/2009 10:33pm 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    36 Replies
    9,005 Views
  22. Grandmaster Archibeque's Animal Gun Fu

    Started by Neil-o-Mac, 5/25/2005 3:19am 
    17 Pages
    1 2 ... 17
    165 Replies
    15,680 Views
  23. BJJ Black Belt?

    Started by iceman_82, 6/12/2009 6:47pm 
    5 Replies
    1,274 Views
  24. is this place legit? your thoughts?

    Started by ciscodog, 6/11/2009 12:15pm 
    9 Replies
    1,967 Views
  25. How many errors?

    Started by Mtripp, 6/08/2009 6:04am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    14 Replies
    1,892 Views

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