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. Mikhail Ryabko Lineage: A working hypothesis

    Started by melk, 12/25/2007 3:51pm 
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  2. 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
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    46 Replies
    5,388 Views
  3. Any info on this Muay Thai school?

    Started by Aikislacker, 12/24/2007 11:27pm 
    1 Replies
    1,002 Views
  4. Daggorhar? Gwuh?

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

    Started by Natural Fistic, 12/05/2007 11:55am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    26 Replies
    5,907 Views
  6. What to Make of This?

    Started by KFighter, 12/18/2007 5:04pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    15 Replies
    1,357 Views
  7. MT Bullshido? (Read first)

    Started by KFighter, 12/16/2007 7:32pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    14 Replies
    1,605 Views
  8. Breaking a School Contract? Anyone ever done this?

    Started by E-Van, 12/05/2007 4:23pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    56 Replies
    11,974 Views
  9. Verifying BJJ Belts

    Started by Das Moose, 8/06/2007 2:22pm 
    8 Pages
    1 2 ... 8
    72 Replies
    10,725 Views
  10. konigun

    Started by ninjacoop, 12/15/2007 8:00pm 
    3 Replies
    947 Views
  11. 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
    4,027 Views
  12. Has my school gone McDojo?

    Started by Neo2006, 12/11/2007 3:17pm 
    2 Pages
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    16 Replies
    2,248 Views
  13. Green Dragon Society - BS?

    Started by MattJ, 6/04/2005 8:13am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    26 Replies
    12,467 Views
  14. 261 Replies
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  15. The Black Belt Program

    Started by Drainpipes, 12/09/2007 2:48pm 
    2 Pages
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    14 Replies
    2,014 Views
  16. 'UFC' School

    Started by AlexSchira, 8/21/2005 6:28pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    54 Replies
    6,967 Views
  17. peruvian system

    Started by ralphg, 12/12/2007 9:21pm 
    0 Replies
    1,099 Views
  18. Family Safety Institute

    Started by joecos, 5/26/2007 9:29am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    10 Replies
    2,402 Views
  19. Stoffel Van Vureen resigns as head of BDFS international

    Started by lamokio, 12/01/2007 8:53pm 
    2 Pages
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    17 Replies
    1,697 Views
  20. Would the real MA of the Spetznaz please stand up.

    Started by melk, 12/08/2007 1:34pm 
    8 Replies
    1,693 Views
  21. Ryukyu Kenpo in Israel - Jerusalem is becoming LARPtastic!

    Started by melk, 9/28/2007 9:27am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    21 Replies
    3,690 Views
  22. Youn Wha Ryu

    Started by Psycho Dad, 9/16/2006 9:08pm 
    14 Pages
    1 2 ... 14
    133 Replies
    9,859 Views
  23. Does anyone have information on aiki-jitsu

    Started by jera, 12/09/2007 1:07am 
    5 Replies
    1,804 Views
  24. Stoffel Van Vureen and Felkoff and Day Exposed

    Started by lamokio, 12/09/2007 10:59am 
    0 Replies
    2,922 Views

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