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. Bukido Institute (run by Future Weapons host)

    Started by Bayou, 5/04/2007 7:53pm 
    5 Replies
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  2. ModeratiOWNED: Fred Villari

    Started by Kali11324, 2/15/2009 8:57pm 
  3. How much is enough... and too little?

    Started by TheMarquis, 12/22/2007 1:31pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    10 Replies
    1,594 Views
  4. Incidental Review: NEAMA (Long Read)

    Started by Kennings, 6/06/2006 3:06am 
    8 Replies
    2,643 Views
  5. Irish Bare-Knuckle Boxing

    Started by Mr. Miaggi, 12/02/2005 4:52pm 
    5 Pages
    1 2 ... 5
    43 Replies
    9,180 Views
  6. Lt "X" ?

    Started by cyberwolf, 8/07/2006 10:44pm 
    5 Pages
    1 2 ... 5
    48 Replies
    5,047 Views
  7. Little Nine Heaven?

    Started by Judah Maccabee, 10/20/2004 7:48am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    29 Replies
    4,428 Views
  8. A question of procedure

    Started by Ungjaevel, 12/25/2007 2:16pm 
    4 Replies
    951 Views
  9. ModeratiOWNED: Do stand up punching bags suck?

    Started by Vulgar42Ox, 2/15/2009 8:57pm 
  10. Mikhail Ryabko Lineage: A working hypothesis

    Started by melk, 12/25/2007 3:51pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    13 Replies
    10,802 Views
  11. CA: I'm charged a lot at Ernie Reyes TKD, yet it doesn't seem like mcdojo

    Started by Arne, 12/20/2007 4:54am 
    5 Pages
    1 2 ... 5
    46 Replies
    5,566 Views
  12. Any info on this Muay Thai school?

    Started by Aikislacker, 12/24/2007 11:27pm 
    1 Replies
    1,042 Views
  13. Daggorhar? Gwuh?

    Started by Gosai, 12/22/2007 8:42pm 
    8 Replies
    951 Views
  14. Spartan Warriors?

    Started by Natural Fistic, 12/05/2007 11:55am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    26 Replies
    6,010 Views
  15. What to Make of This?

    Started by KFighter, 12/18/2007 5:04pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    15 Replies
    1,425 Views
  16. MT Bullshido? (Read first)

    Started by KFighter, 12/16/2007 7:32pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    14 Replies
    1,672 Views
  17. Breaking a School Contract? Anyone ever done this?

    Started by E-Van, 12/05/2007 4:23pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    56 Replies
    12,269 Views
  18. Verifying BJJ Belts

    Started by Das Moose, 8/06/2007 2:22pm 
    8 Pages
    1 2 ... 8
    72 Replies
    10,943 Views
  19. konigun

    Started by ninjacoop, 12/15/2007 8:00pm 
    3 Replies
    999 Views
  20. Has anyone trained with Grand Master Hwang In-Shik?

    Started by Angry-Monkey, 2/21/2005 10:24pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    24 Replies
    4,157 Views
  21. Has my school gone McDojo?

    Started by Neo2006, 12/11/2007 3:17pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    16 Replies
    2,332 Views
  22. Green Dragon Society - BS?

    Started by MattJ, 6/04/2005 8:13am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    26 Replies
    12,673 Views
  23. 261 Replies
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  24. The Black Belt Program

    Started by Drainpipes, 12/09/2007 2:48pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    14 Replies
    2,125 Views

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