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. Christopher Gerlitz and MAFC in Calgary, Canada

    Started by tautology, 8/31/2007 5:56pm 
    4 Pages
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    34 Replies
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  3. 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
    31,651 Views
  4. 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
    3,803 Views
  5. David Lang--Wallid Ismail BJJ BB?

    Started by DuckofDeath, 12/09/2010 10:38pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    66 Replies
    41,389 Views
  6. …Senior Military Adviser to the Great Eastern Army

    Started by judoarmo, 1/05/2011 12:45pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    29 Replies
    11,152 Views
  7. Ketto Ryu Ju-Jitsu

    Started by huge, 2/13/2007 8:37pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    13 Replies
    3,261 Views
  8. Sensei Charles at Martial Arts Center of Austin

    Started by jitschix, 7/27/2013 12:03pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    15 Replies
    7,740 Views
  9. Possible BJJ Fraud Yokouska Japan

    Started by tomegatherion77, 2/13/2014 7:23am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    13 Replies
    6,845 Views
  10. Ocoee, Florida / Richard Hackworth / American Dragon Martial Arts Academies

    Started by disco, 8/03/2003 12:38am 
    9 Pages
    1 2 ... 9
    89 Replies
    23,803 Views
  11. Tim Larkin and TFT Ad

    Started by gsalgado7, 8/08/2009 4:54pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    10 Replies
    7,373 Views
  12. clinch academy

    Started by Japuma630, 9/07/2005 6:38pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    19 Replies
    8,751 Views
  13. Manny Whelan

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

    Started by RegularJoe, 8/15/2007 3:11pm 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    30 Replies
    18,197 Views
  15. 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
    24,804 Views
  16. Lloyd Irvin School Allegations: Investigative team forms here...

    Started by Scrapper, 3/01/2013 3:10pm 
    12 Pages
    1 2 ... 12
    111 Replies
    26,387 Views
  17. Sensei Wallace Platt (Hanshi) Ku Dan 9

    Started by FlowsLikeGlue, 5/22/2007 11:35pm 
    9 Pages
    1 2 ... 9
    81 Replies
    33,429 Views
  18. wmpyr

    Started by AzianDragonz, 6/04/2013 2:20am 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    37 Replies
    9,934 Views
  19. David Kunz Misrepresenting himself. Again!

    Started by HereBeADragon, 2/12/2010 3:44am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    13 Replies
    6,653 Views
  20. Brown Belt gold medalist at the Pan Ams controversy

    Started by lukerawks, 3/29/2013 8:44am 
    5 Pages
    1 2 ... 5
    47 Replies
    13,426 Views
  21. Chris Garland

    Started by DuckofDeath, 4/18/2005 1:25pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    59 Replies
    21,656 Views
  22. John Paul Corrigan 's Tatakai Jikoboei Do Kempo

    Started by hungryjoe, 12/23/2011 1:37am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    24 Replies
    11,901 Views
  23. XFC - MMA Champ and 5th degree black belt under Rickson?

    Started by King Sleepless, 4/14/2011 10:40pm 
    5 Pages
    1 2 ... 5
    42 Replies
    12,092 Views
  24. Bogus Muay Thai/MMA School and Instructor

    Started by mwillie42, 8/01/2013 2:30pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    16 Replies
    6,005 Views
  25. Choi Kwang Do, the delusion continues

    Started by Fantasy Warrior, 7/24/2007 6:32pm 
    31 Pages
    1 2 ... 31
    308 Replies
    68,001 Views

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