249695 Bullies, 3553 online  
  • Register
Our Sponsors:

Results 1 to 10 of 27
Page 1 of 3 1 23 LastLast
Sponsored Links Spacer Image
  1. UltimoPlata is offline

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    36

    Posted On:
    1/13/2015 12:03pm


     Style: BJJ, Muay Thai, Boxing

    1
    Hell yeah! Hell no!

    Sambo Bullshido in IL?

    Hello, and good afternoon fellow Bullshidoka. I start here today about doing research on a MMA gym in the Chicagoland area that I believe is partaking somewhat in Sambo bullshido.

    Anyway, there is a gym in Aurora, IL where a man going by the name of "Coach Stewart" is the head coach at Full Mount MMA. In his bio he claims to hold black belts in Combat Sambo, Combat TKD (lol) and TKD. Also claims to have trained with a lot of well known, famous fighters. Now his fighters dont do great in competition but they dont do that bad either. That is not my beef. What I do hav I issue with is the claim of Combat Sambo. As far as I know, there are no certified Combat Sambo coaches here in Illinois. That would be a well known fact among the MMA and martial arts circles.

    I have contacted both the coach himself and the American Sambo Associaton as well, just waiting on replies. Anybody else that wants to assist in this is more then welcome.

    (PS: I would post links to the gym but I am on my phone at work and do not have the ability.)
  2. UltimoPlata is offline

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    36

    Posted On:
    1/13/2015 12:35pm


     Style: BJJ, Muay Thai, Boxing

    1
    Hell yeah! Hell no!

    Combat Bullshido in Illinois?

    Hello and good morning to my fellow Bullshidoka. I start this thread because I do believe there is someone partaking in some Combat Bullshido here in the Chicagoland area.

    There is a guy that goes by "Coach Stewart" that is the head instructor at a gym in Aurora, Il called Full Mount MMA. In his bio on his site, he claims black belts in Combat Sambo, Combat TKD and TKD. He says he has trained with former UFC fighters as well. His guys don't do bad in MMA (I even fought one of his guys before and lost. Probably due to the fact that I moved up a weight class for the fight, dumb move on my part).

    My issue is that he claims a black belt in Combat Sambo. As far as my knowledge goes, there is not any certified Combat Sambo coach here in Illinois. I do know of a TKD school that has a Sambo group up north, but that there is still no certified coach teaching Sambo.

    I have emailed him and the American Sambo Association as well to get replies. I did not see his school listed on any Sambo governing body's site. Just because someone is a decent MMA coach does not mean they should make fraudulent claims of another styles rank.

    If anyone else wants to help with this investigation, I do welcome it. I will also post any email replies I get pertaining to my inquiries.
  3. UltimoPlata is offline

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    36

    Posted On:
    1/13/2015 3:29pm


     Style: BJJ, Muay Thai, Boxing

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    I have heard back from Mr. Koepher of the ASA and he said he has not heard of "Coach Stewart" being a Combat Sambo black belt. He said he will look into the situation as well.
  4. CrazyCalligula is offline

    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Posts
    7

    Posted On:
    1/13/2015 4:02pm

    Bullshido Newbie
     Style: Jeet Kune Do

    -4
    Hell yeah! Hell no!

    Are Karate Blocks Practical

    I've been looking for blocks to incorporate into my style even though one can usually evade attacks with footwork I still want to learn them I've also read that karate blocks weren't originally intended to block strikes but I've started to incorporate the inside block the high block the x block if you've got better suggestions please comment
  5. UltimoPlata is offline

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    36

    Posted On:
    1/13/2015 7:08pm


     Style: BJJ, Muay Thai, Boxing

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    I have gotten a reply from Mr. Koepher of the ASA. He said has never heard of this Coach Stewart. Also said the claiming of a black belt in Combat Sambo is a red flag. He said he will look into this matter as well.
  6. UltimoPlata is offline

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    36

    Posted On:
    1/14/2015 11:15am


     Style: BJJ, Muay Thai, Boxing

    1
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Another update for everyone. Received a couple more emails from Mr. Koepher. He confirms that this guy is bullshit not only when it comes to Sambo but that he has never trained with Frank Shamrock either.
  7. Guird is online now

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Posts
    87

    Posted On:
    1/15/2015 3:26pm


     Style: BJJ,(kick)boxing,JJJ

    2
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Joined this month and already finding fakes. Not only that, but you singlehandedly got some pretty damning evidence in one day.

    I'm a major noob when it comes to investigations, so it would be nice if a few guys with more experience would say something if I get something wrong.

    could you post the link to the school's page now? Also, it would be a good idea to get a screen capture of his claims, because he may change them quickly if he catches wind of this. I mean, that is what we want from him, but it's good to get the dirty laundry clearly out there.

    A transcript of the E-mails is probably a good idea too.

    Any reply from the coach himself?

    P.S. 'Bullshidoka' is usually applied to the frauds, as they are the ones who practice 'Bullshido', so like a guy who does judo is a judoka, and a guy who does bullshido is a bullshidoka. We usually call each other 'bullies'. I think it's because frauds, etc. sometimes call bullshido members that.
  8. UltimoPlata is offline

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    36

    Posted On:
    1/15/2015 3:33pm


     Style: BJJ, Muay Thai, Boxing

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Hi there Guird. I can post emails of the conversation between Mr. Koepher and myself, of Mr. K telling me that Stewart is a fake. And I will also post the school's site as well. I'm on my phone at work so until I get on my PC, I cannot post them.

    And the coach has not emailed me back either.
  9. ghost55 is online now
    ghost55's Avatar

    Senior Member

    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Munich, Germany
    Posts
    1,729

    Posted On:
    1/15/2015 4:07pm


     Style: MMA

    1
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    You're doing god's work here. Keep it up.
  10. UltimoPlata is offline

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    36

    Posted On:
    1/15/2015 4:22pm


     Style: BJJ, Muay Thai, Boxing

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Thank you ghost! I hate liars and frauds in martial arts.
Page 1 of 3 1 23 LastLast

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Powered by vBulletin™© contact@vbulletin.com vBulletin Solutions, Inc. 2011 All rights reserved.