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. Another Hall Of Famer: Remarkable Claims

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

    Started by tautology, 8/31/2007 5:56pm 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    34 Replies
    15,147 Views
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  4. 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
    31,666 Views
  5. 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
    3,807 Views
  6. David Lang--Wallid Ismail BJJ BB?

    Started by DuckofDeath, 12/09/2010 10:38pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    66 Replies
    41,408 Views
  7. …Senior Military Adviser to the Great Eastern Army

    Started by judoarmo, 1/05/2011 12:45pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    29 Replies
    11,158 Views
  8. Ketto Ryu Ju-Jitsu

    Started by huge, 2/13/2007 8:37pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    13 Replies
    3,263 Views
  9. Sensei Charles at Martial Arts Center of Austin

    Started by jitschix, 7/27/2013 12:03pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    15 Replies
    7,746 Views
  10. Possible BJJ Fraud Yokouska Japan

    Started by tomegatherion77, 2/13/2014 7:23am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    13 Replies
    6,850 Views
  11. Ocoee, Florida / Richard Hackworth / American Dragon Martial Arts Academies

    Started by disco, 8/03/2003 12:38am 
    9 Pages
    1 2 ... 9
    89 Replies
    23,815 Views
  12. Tim Larkin and TFT Ad

    Started by gsalgado7, 8/08/2009 4:54pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    10 Replies
    7,376 Views
  13. clinch academy

    Started by Japuma630, 9/07/2005 6:38pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    19 Replies
    8,752 Views
  14. Manny Whelan

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

    Started by RegularJoe, 8/15/2007 3:11pm 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    30 Replies
    18,203 Views
  16. 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
    24,826 Views
  17. Lloyd Irvin School Allegations: Investigative team forms here...

    Started by Scrapper, 3/01/2013 3:10pm 
    12 Pages
    1 2 ... 12
    111 Replies
    26,401 Views
  18. Sensei Wallace Platt (Hanshi) Ku Dan 9

    Started by FlowsLikeGlue, 5/22/2007 11:35pm 
    9 Pages
    1 2 ... 9
    81 Replies
    33,441 Views
  19. wmpyr

    Started by AzianDragonz, 6/04/2013 2:20am 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    37 Replies
    9,940 Views
  20. David Kunz Misrepresenting himself. Again!

    Started by HereBeADragon, 2/12/2010 3:44am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    13 Replies
    6,659 Views
  21. Brown Belt gold medalist at the Pan Ams controversy

    Started by lukerawks, 3/29/2013 8:44am 
    5 Pages
    1 2 ... 5
    47 Replies
    13,439 Views
  22. Chris Garland

    Started by DuckofDeath, 4/18/2005 1:25pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    59 Replies
    21,683 Views
  23. John Paul Corrigan 's Tatakai Jikoboei Do Kempo

    Started by hungryjoe, 12/23/2011 1:37am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    24 Replies
    11,910 Views
  24. 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
    12,099 Views
  25. Bogus Muay Thai/MMA School and Instructor

    Started by mwillie42, 8/01/2013 2:30pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    16 Replies
    6,017 Views

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