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. Jiu Jitsu Bianchi??

    Started by Messatsu, 7/20/2014 9:59am 
    0 Replies
    868 Views
  2. 33 Replies
    6,879 Views
  3. Central School of Krav Maga London

    Started by aegismaster, 7/15/2014 5:41am 
    0 Replies
    1,058 Views
  4. A young Mikhail Ryabko's Systema - Ever Shifting History?

    Started by melk, 8/20/2007 8:21pm 
    16 Pages
    1 2 ... 16
    152 Replies
    38,699 Views
  5. Richard Lee aka Richard Cuvelier and East West bok fu do

    Started by beka, 2/03/2005 11:39pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    16 Replies
    6,695 Views
  6. Steve Bennest in Washington State a Fraud!

    Started by VGA Disciple, 2/24/2008 1:23am 
    14 Pages
    1 2 ... 14
    133 Replies
    39,303 Views
  7. African American Machete = Afrikan Kimarekani Fimbo Kisu?

    Started by jwinch2, 6/22/2014 10:06am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    24 Replies
    4,011 Views
  8. Another Hall Of Famer: Remarkable Claims

    Started by slamdunc, 2/11/2012 10:24am 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    65 Replies
    19,795 Views
  9. Christopher Gerlitz and MAFC in Calgary, Canada

    Started by tautology, 8/31/2007 5:56pm 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    34 Replies
    15,354 Views
  10. 4 Replies
    5,508 Views
  11. Poll Poll: Reality Defense in Phoenix, AZ a McDojo?

    Started by International W, 4/28/2007 1:38pm 
    21 Pages
    1 2 ... 21
    205 Replies
    32,334 Views
  12. Is AfricanMMA.com a Fraud? Who is Dr. Edward S. Thalheimer?

    Started by Milk_, 3/25/2014 2:49am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    4,038 Views
  13. David Lang--Wallid Ismail BJJ BB?

    Started by DuckofDeath, 12/09/2010 10:38pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    66 Replies
    42,102 Views
  14. …Senior Military Adviser to the Great Eastern Army

    Started by judoarmo, 1/05/2011 12:45pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    29 Replies
    11,438 Views
  15. Ketto Ryu Ju-Jitsu

    Started by huge, 2/13/2007 8:37pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    13 Replies
    3,372 Views
  16. Sensei Charles at Martial Arts Center of Austin

    Started by jitschix, 7/27/2013 12:03pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    15 Replies
    7,993 Views
  17. Possible BJJ Fraud Yokouska Japan

    Started by tomegatherion77, 2/13/2014 7:23am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    13 Replies
    6,987 Views
  18. Ocoee, Florida / Richard Hackworth / American Dragon Martial Arts Academies

    Started by disco, 8/03/2003 12:38am 
    9 Pages
    1 2 ... 9
    89 Replies
    24,363 Views
  19. Tim Larkin and TFT Ad

    Started by gsalgado7, 8/08/2009 4:54pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    10 Replies
    7,500 Views
  20. clinch academy

    Started by Japuma630, 9/07/2005 6:38pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    19 Replies
    8,993 Views
  21. Manny Whelan

    Started by The Villain, 3/05/2014 4:34pm 
    1 Replies
    762 Views
  22. Grandmaster Y.K. Kim

    Started by RegularJoe, 8/15/2007 3:11pm 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    30 Replies
    18,666 Views
  23. Israel Velez III American Modern Jujitsu and BJJ Black Belt.

    Started by It is Fake, 10/17/2011 6:31pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    52 Replies
    25,464 Views
  24. Lloyd Irvin School Allegations: Investigative team forms here...

    Started by Scrapper, 3/01/2013 3:10pm 
    12 Pages
    1 2 ... 12
    111 Replies
    26,919 Views
  25. Sensei Wallace Platt (Hanshi) Ku Dan 9

    Started by FlowsLikeGlue, 5/22/2007 11:35pm 
    9 Pages
    1 2 ... 9
    81 Replies
    34,074 Views

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