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. Irish Bare-Knuckle Boxing

    Started by Mr. Miaggi, 12/02/2005 4:52pm 
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    43 Replies
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  2. Lt "X" ?

    Started by cyberwolf, 8/07/2006 10:44pm 
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    48 Replies
    5,015 Views
  3. Little Nine Heaven?

    Started by Judah Maccabee, 10/20/2004 7:48am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    29 Replies
    4,402 Views
  4. A question of procedure

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

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

    Started by melk, 12/25/2007 3:51pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    13 Replies
    10,669 Views
  7. 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
    5,511 Views
  8. Any info on this Muay Thai school?

    Started by Aikislacker, 12/24/2007 11:27pm 
    1 Replies
    1,035 Views
  9. Daggorhar? Gwuh?

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

    Started by Natural Fistic, 12/05/2007 11:55am 
    3 Pages
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    26 Replies
    5,980 Views
  11. What to Make of This?

    Started by KFighter, 12/18/2007 5:04pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    15 Replies
    1,408 Views
  12. MT Bullshido? (Read first)

    Started by KFighter, 12/16/2007 7:32pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    14 Replies
    1,646 Views
  13. Breaking a School Contract? Anyone ever done this?

    Started by E-Van, 12/05/2007 4:23pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    56 Replies
    12,174 Views
  14. Verifying BJJ Belts

    Started by Das Moose, 8/06/2007 2:22pm 
    8 Pages
    1 2 ... 8
    72 Replies
    10,865 Views
  15. konigun

    Started by ninjacoop, 12/15/2007 8:00pm 
    3 Replies
    993 Views
  16. 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
    4,130 Views
  17. Has my school gone McDojo?

    Started by Neo2006, 12/11/2007 3:17pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    16 Replies
    2,298 Views
  18. Green Dragon Society - BS?

    Started by MattJ, 6/04/2005 8:13am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    26 Replies
    12,601 Views
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  20. The Black Belt Program

    Started by Drainpipes, 12/09/2007 2:48pm 
    2 Pages
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    14 Replies
    2,091 Views
  21. 'UFC' School

    Started by AlexSchira, 8/21/2005 6:28pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    54 Replies
    7,055 Views
  22. peruvian system

    Started by ralphg, 12/12/2007 9:21pm 
    0 Replies
    1,132 Views
  23. Family Safety Institute

    Started by joecos, 5/26/2007 9:29am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    10 Replies
    2,452 Views
  24. Stoffel Van Vureen resigns as head of BDFS international

    Started by lamokio, 12/01/2007 8:53pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    17 Replies
    1,744 Views

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