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. A young Mikhail Ryabko's Systema - Ever Shifting History?

    Started by melk, 8/20/2007 8:21pm 
    16 Pages
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    152 Replies
    38,026 Views
  2. 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
    6,579 Views
  3. Steve Bennest in Washington State a Fraud!

    Started by VGA Disciple, 2/24/2008 1:23am 
    14 Pages
    1 2 ... 14
    133 Replies
    38,984 Views
  4. African American Machete = Afrikan Kimarekani Fimbo Kisu?

    Started by jwinch2, 6/22/2014 10:06am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    24 Replies
    3,893 Views
  5. Another Hall Of Famer: Remarkable Claims

    Started by slamdunc, 2/11/2012 10:24am 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    65 Replies
    19,581 Views
  6. Christopher Gerlitz and MAFC in Calgary, Canada

    Started by tautology, 8/31/2007 5:56pm 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    34 Replies
    15,242 Views
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    5,442 Views
  8. 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
    31,917 Views
  9. 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
    3,911 Views
  10. David Lang--Wallid Ismail BJJ BB?

    Started by DuckofDeath, 12/09/2010 10:38pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    66 Replies
    41,684 Views
  11. …Senior Military Adviser to the Great Eastern Army

    Started by judoarmo, 1/05/2011 12:45pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    29 Replies
    11,282 Views
  12. Ketto Ryu Ju-Jitsu

    Started by huge, 2/13/2007 8:37pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    13 Replies
    3,296 Views
  13. Sensei Charles at Martial Arts Center of Austin

    Started by jitschix, 7/27/2013 12:03pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    15 Replies
    7,841 Views
  14. Possible BJJ Fraud Yokouska Japan

    Started by tomegatherion77, 2/13/2014 7:23am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    13 Replies
    6,893 Views
  15. Ocoee, Florida / Richard Hackworth / American Dragon Martial Arts Academies

    Started by disco, 8/03/2003 12:38am 
    9 Pages
    1 2 ... 9
    89 Replies
    24,001 Views
  16. Tim Larkin and TFT Ad

    Started by gsalgado7, 8/08/2009 4:54pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    10 Replies
    7,428 Views
  17. clinch academy

    Started by Japuma630, 9/07/2005 6:38pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    19 Replies
    8,876 Views
  18. Manny Whelan

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

    Started by RegularJoe, 8/15/2007 3:11pm 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    30 Replies
    18,420 Views
  20. 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
    25,108 Views
  21. Lloyd Irvin School Allegations: Investigative team forms here...

    Started by Scrapper, 3/01/2013 3:10pm 
    12 Pages
    1 2 ... 12
    111 Replies
    26,583 Views
  22. Sensei Wallace Platt (Hanshi) Ku Dan 9

    Started by FlowsLikeGlue, 5/22/2007 11:35pm 
    9 Pages
    1 2 ... 9
    81 Replies
    33,729 Views
  23. wmpyr

    Started by AzianDragonz, 6/04/2013 2:20am 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    37 Replies
    10,076 Views
  24. David Kunz Misrepresenting himself. Again!

    Started by HereBeADragon, 2/12/2010 3:44am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    13 Replies
    6,747 Views
  25. Brown Belt gold medalist at the Pan Ams controversy

    Started by lukerawks, 3/29/2013 8:44am 
    5 Pages
    1 2 ... 5
    47 Replies
    13,601 Views

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