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. Lets kill the myths

    Started by Malikd, 7/17/2009 2:08am 
    9 Replies
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  2. Gym sends legal letter to popular forum.

    Started by John.O.Brien, 8/25/2007 1:54pm 
    9 Pages
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    80 Replies
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  3. Judo Bullshido: Why many Judoka are silent on rank inflation.

    Started by Mtripp, 7/01/2009 9:06am 
    13 Pages
    1 2 ... 13
    126 Replies
    23,456 Views
  4. Master Richard Gordon of First Strike

    Started by TheObserver, 4/24/2008 9:11pm 
    10 Pages
    1 2 ... 10
    97 Replies
    11,748 Views
  5. Miletich Dirty Laundry, or Internet Rumor BS Artist?

    Started by Ke?poFist, 5/20/2007 7:45pm 
    29 Pages
    1 2 ... 29
    283 Replies
    45,998 Views
  6. Someone mind checking this school out...

    Started by Rendox, 7/11/2009 11:06am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    10 Replies
    1,895 Views
  7. Rhadi Ferguson

    Started by Rockpyle, 7/13/2009 12:05pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    22 Replies
    3,952 Views
  8. Meditations on Violence by Rory Miller

    Started by NYBUDOKA, 6/30/2008 6:27pm 
    39 Pages
    1 2 ... 39
    389 Replies
    73,234 Views
  9. Thai Ju Jitsu /Nigel Scantlebury/ - know him?

    Started by Tonuzaba, 7/07/2009 12:27pm 
    5 Replies
    4,262 Views
  10. The other side of Validating Judo rank...

    Started by Mtripp, 7/11/2009 4:39am 
    1 Replies
    1,038 Views
  11. Meaningless movements............

    Started by keyboarddo, 7/07/2009 4:40am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    1,940 Views
  12. Seeking info: False BJJ black belt in Texas

    Started by Aesopian, 7/03/2006 4:22pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    10 Replies
    8,028 Views
  13. Judo Black Belt testing criteria

    Started by Mtripp, 7/02/2009 7:30pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    24 Replies
    5,804 Views
  14. 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
    2,842 Views
  15. Originator of Your Art

    Started by Roidie McDouchebag, 8/19/2004 9:37pm 
    11 Pages
    1 2 ... 11
    103 Replies
    10,057 Views
  16. ...and so it begins

    Started by Mtripp, 7/01/2009 4:06pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    22 Replies
    2,641 Views
  17. 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
    127,264 Views
  18. ModeratiOWNED: Deconstructing Matthew Morton's Kodokan Diploma

    Started by omoplatypus, 6/26/2009 1:59pm 
  19. 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
    5,085 Views
  20. Missing Link Federation

    Started by uhrenschmied, 6/25/2009 11:20am 
    4 Replies
    892 Views
  21. 5 Replies
    4,500 Views
  22. What about Bruce Juchnik and Kosho Ryu?

    Started by patfromlogan, 2/03/2004 9:40pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    15 Replies
    19,068 Views
  23. Just got this...IIMAA 'buy your rank' spam email.

    Started by Mtripp, 6/02/2009 1:49pm 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    31 Replies
    4,059 Views
  24. Any good schools in Austin, TX?

    Started by jorrybee, 7/19/2005 4:37pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    66 Replies
    14,488 Views
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