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. Sifu "ranked number one" in the world?

    Started by Grashnak, 12/12/2005 3:20pm 
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    23 Replies
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  2. Proud Papa or Total Idiot ?

    Started by C Moon, 9/04/2006 2:07pm 
    5 Pages
    1 2 ... 5
    43 Replies
    2,272 Views
  3. Fake chi videos, good for a laugh.

    Started by Bluto Blutarsky, 8/31/2006 10:34am 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    37 Replies
    2,647 Views
  4. who owns 'teh real muay thai'?....

    Started by john joe, 9/05/2006 4:08pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    22 Replies
    1,529 Views
  5. The Essential Phil Elmore Collection

    Started by drew-jitsu, 9/05/2006 2:28pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    13 Replies
    3,412 Views
  6. Can somebody tell me if this guy is for real?

    Started by Wetzelbill, 9/04/2006 1:34am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    23 Replies
    1,991 Views
  7. Wikipedia MA bullshido?

    Started by Te(V)plar, 12/03/2005 8:14pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    28 Replies
    2,463 Views
  8. Phil Elmore and FM3-25.150

    Started by datdamnmachine, 9/05/2006 11:20am 
    5 Replies
    959 Views
  9. early 1900's european MMA?

    Started by hl1978, 8/31/2006 8:58am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    14 Replies
    1,580 Views
  10. I would like a honest opinion on Action Kenpo karate

    Started by killwhiteybelt, 4/18/2005 5:31pm 
    11 Pages
    1 2 ... 11
    109 Replies
    12,163 Views
  11. I need info on Shingo-Ha Yoshukai Karate!

    Started by Airman Kai, 8/13/2006 3:42pm 
    3 Replies
    2,296 Views
  12. Dear Lord, I know someone that trains with Lt. X

    Started by Te(V)plar, 8/31/2006 6:20am 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    30 Replies
    2,704 Views
  13. Interesting Wikipedia Listing

    Started by Nathan McScary, 9/04/2006 2:59am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    20 Replies
    1,602 Views
  14. If I ever get good...

    Started by Vulgar42Ox, 9/03/2006 6:47pm 
    9 Replies
    834 Views
  15. Is there some truth hidden in eastern martial arts?

    Started by Vulgar42Ox, 8/29/2006 7:46pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    66 Replies
    4,013 Views
  16. Continuous training ailments (achillies tendon)

    Started by Nemesai, 9/04/2006 9:20am 
    2 Replies
    772 Views
  17. Out of the mouths of babes

    Started by Rawk n Roller, 9/03/2006 11:12pm 
    7 Replies
    1,062 Views
  18. The worst teacher you've ever had

    Started by Matthius100, 1/27/2004 3:12pm 
    7 Pages
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    68 Replies
    9,661 Views
  19. The REAL influence behind BJJ

    Started by BomberH, 7/10/2006 12:09pm 
    8 Pages
    1 2 ... 8
    71 Replies
    5,906 Views
  20. Kenpo from Africa? I am so confused!

    Started by m4949, 6/11/2003 10:16am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    23 Replies
    1,540 Views
  21. 75 Replies
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  22. Poll Poll: OMFG!!! NEW "MMA" PLACE GONNA OPEN IN EASTERN CT!!

    Started by Scrapper, 9/01/2006 1:16pm 
    6 Pages
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    54 Replies
    2,944 Views
  23. Mc Dojo Wars

    Started by JaySmooth01, 9/02/2006 5:56pm 
    7 Replies
    827 Views
  24. BJJ Bullshido?

    Started by Animosimony, 9/02/2006 9:19pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    10 Replies
    1,238 Views
  25. How much time between ranks of dan in your art?

    Started by leo1970, 9/01/2006 12:50pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    1,336 Views

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