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. Rhadi Ferguson

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

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

    Started by Tonuzaba, 7/07/2009 12:27pm 
    5 Replies
    4,406 Views
  4. The other side of Validating Judo rank...

    Started by Mtripp, 7/11/2009 4:39am 
    1 Replies
    1,070 Views
  5. Meaningless movements............

    Started by keyboarddo, 7/07/2009 4:40am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    1,976 Views
  6. Seeking info: False BJJ black belt in Texas

    Started by Aesopian, 7/03/2006 4:22pm 
    2 Pages
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    10 Replies
    8,177 Views
  7. Judo Black Belt testing criteria

    Started by Mtripp, 7/02/2009 7:30pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    24 Replies
    5,937 Views
  8. 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
    2,870 Views
  9. Originator of Your Art

    Started by Roidie McDouchebag, 8/19/2004 9:37pm 
    11 Pages
    1 2 ... 11
    103 Replies
    10,140 Views
  10. ...and so it begins

    Started by Mtripp, 7/01/2009 4:06pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    22 Replies
    2,693 Views
  11. 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
    128,484 Views
  12. ModeratiOWNED: Deconstructing Matthew Morton's Kodokan Diploma

    Started by omoplatypus, 6/26/2009 1:59pm 
  13. 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
    5,184 Views
  14. Missing Link Federation

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

    Started by patfromlogan, 2/03/2004 9:40pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    15 Replies
    19,514 Views
  17. Just got this...IIMAA 'buy your rank' spam email.

    Started by Mtripp, 6/02/2009 1:49pm 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    31 Replies
    4,162 Views
  18. Any good schools in Austin, TX?

    Started by jorrybee, 7/19/2005 4:37pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    66 Replies
    14,587 Views
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    1,517 Views
  22. Jong Park TKD & US Combat Sambo. Tonawanda, NY

    Started by sambosteve, 4/04/2009 10:33pm 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    36 Replies
    9,284 Views
  23. BJJ Black Belt?

    Started by iceman_82, 6/12/2009 6:47pm 
    5 Replies
    1,317 Views
  24. is this place legit? your thoughts?

    Started by ciscodog, 6/11/2009 12:15pm 
    9 Replies
    2,113 Views
  25. How many errors?

    Started by Mtripp, 6/08/2009 6:04am 
    2 Pages
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    14 Replies
    1,957 Views

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