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. Fake chi videos, good for a laugh.

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

    Started by john joe, 9/05/2006 4:08pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    22 Replies
    1,669 Views
  3. The Essential Phil Elmore Collection

    Started by drew-jitsu, 9/05/2006 2:28pm 
    2 Pages
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    13 Replies
    3,697 Views
  4. 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
    2,111 Views
  5. Wikipedia MA bullshido?

    Started by Te(V)plar, 12/03/2005 8:14pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    28 Replies
    2,590 Views
  6. Phil Elmore and FM3-25.150

    Started by datdamnmachine, 9/05/2006 11:20am 
    5 Replies
    1,025 Views
  7. early 1900's european MMA?

    Started by hl1978, 8/31/2006 8:58am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    14 Replies
    1,688 Views
  8. 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
    12,519 Views
  9. I need info on Shingo-Ha Yoshukai Karate!

    Started by Airman Kai, 8/13/2006 3:42pm 
    3 Replies
    2,517 Views
  10. 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
    2,846 Views
  11. Interesting Wikipedia Listing

    Started by Nathan McScary, 9/04/2006 2:59am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    20 Replies
    1,723 Views
  12. If I ever get good...

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

    Started by Vulgar42Ox, 8/29/2006 7:46pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    66 Replies
    4,205 Views
  14. Continuous training ailments (achillies tendon)

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

    Started by Rawk n Roller, 9/03/2006 11:12pm 
    7 Replies
    1,121 Views
  16. The worst teacher you've ever had

    Started by Matthius100, 1/27/2004 3:12pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    68 Replies
    10,303 Views
  17. The REAL influence behind BJJ

    Started by BomberH, 7/10/2006 12:09pm 
    8 Pages
    1 2 ... 8
    71 Replies
    6,093 Views
  18. Kenpo from Africa? I am so confused!

    Started by m4949, 6/11/2003 10:16am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    23 Replies
    1,691 Views
  19. 75 Replies
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  20. Poll Poll: OMFG!!! NEW "MMA" PLACE GONNA OPEN IN EASTERN CT!!

    Started by Scrapper, 9/01/2006 1:16pm 
    6 Pages
    1 2 ... 6
    54 Replies
    3,111 Views
  21. Mc Dojo Wars

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

    Started by Animosimony, 9/02/2006 9:19pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    10 Replies
    1,355 Views
  23. How much time between ranks of dan in your art?

    Started by leo1970, 9/01/2006 12:50pm 
    2 Pages
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    18 Replies
    1,459 Views
  24. Kiai!

    Started by butterfinger, 9/01/2006 1:55pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    16 Replies
    1,526 Views
  25. ModeratiOWNED: can someone please tell me how to log out?

    Started by roberts, 2/15/2009 8:57pm 

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