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. Proud Papa or Total Idiot ?

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

    Started by Bluto Blutarsky, 8/31/2006 10:34am 
    4 Pages
    1 2 ... 4
    37 Replies
    3,000 Views
  3. who owns 'teh real muay thai'?....

    Started by john joe, 9/05/2006 4:08pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    22 Replies
    1,969 Views
  4. The Essential Phil Elmore Collection

    Started by drew-jitsu, 9/05/2006 2:28pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    13 Replies
    4,003 Views
  5. 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
    2,211 Views
  6. Wikipedia MA bullshido?

    Started by Te(V)plar, 12/03/2005 8:14pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    28 Replies
    2,825 Views
  7. Phil Elmore and FM3-25.150

    Started by datdamnmachine, 9/05/2006 11:20am 
    5 Replies
    1,067 Views
  8. early 1900's european MMA?

    Started by hl1978, 8/31/2006 8:58am 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    14 Replies
    1,859 Views
  9. 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
    13,026 Views
  10. I need info on Shingo-Ha Yoshukai Karate!

    Started by Airman Kai, 8/13/2006 3:42pm 
    3 Replies
    2,691 Views
  11. 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
    3,019 Views
  12. Interesting Wikipedia Listing

    Started by Nathan McScary, 9/04/2006 2:59am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    20 Replies
    1,884 Views
  13. If I ever get good...

    Started by Vulgar42Ox, 9/03/2006 6:47pm 
    9 Replies
    1,032 Views
  14. Is there some truth hidden in eastern martial arts?

    Started by Vulgar42Ox, 8/29/2006 7:46pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    66 Replies
    4,528 Views
  15. Continuous training ailments (achillies tendon)

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

    Started by Rawk n Roller, 9/03/2006 11:12pm 
    7 Replies
    1,161 Views
  17. The worst teacher you've ever had

    Started by Matthius100, 1/27/2004 3:12pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    68 Replies
    10,997 Views
  18. The REAL influence behind BJJ

    Started by BomberH, 7/10/2006 12:09pm 
    8 Pages
    1 2 ... 8
    71 Replies
    6,362 Views
  19. Kenpo from Africa? I am so confused!

    Started by m4949, 6/11/2003 10:16am 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    23 Replies
    1,820 Views
  20. 75 Replies
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  21. 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
    3,325 Views
  22. Mc Dojo Wars

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

    Started by Animosimony, 9/02/2006 9:19pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    10 Replies
    1,471 Views
  24. How much time between ranks of dan in your art?

    Started by leo1970, 9/01/2006 12:50pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    18 Replies
    1,570 Views
  25. Kiai!

    Started by butterfinger, 9/01/2006 1:55pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    16 Replies
    1,644 Views

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