Fake Testimonials & Recycled Martial Arts Websites

As a consumer in martial arts education is it obvious when a school has imagery that misrepresents who is training there and what they personally get out of it?

For example, how do all these different schools from across the United States all have the same people testifying how great their individual experience has been?


http://www.bellinghammartialarts.com/muay_thai/  Bellingham, Washington

http://www.martialartsplusinc.com/hopewell-muay-thai/index.php Hopewell, New Jersey

http://www.bellinghammartialarts.com/bjj/  Bellingham, Washington

http://www.intlmac.com/buena-park-brazilian-jiu-jitsu/  Buena Park, California

http://www.fishkillkarate.com/fitness_kickboxing/   Fishkill, New York

http://www.extremekarate.com/fitness-kickboxing/index.php   Rockledge, Pennsylvania

http://www.richmondmartialarts.com/fitness-kickboxing/  Ashland, Virginia

http://www.bellinghammartialarts.com/fitness-kickboxing/   Bellingham, Washington

http://www.fmalahabra.com/fitness-kickboxing/  La Habra, California

http://www.frankfortmartialarts.com/fitness-kickboxing/  Frankfort, Illinois

http://www.kungfutaichibocaraton.com/mixed-defense-tactics/  Boca Raton, Florida

http://www.buffalogrovekravmaga.com/buffalo-grove-krav-maga/  Buffalo Grove, Illinois

http://www.winwithkarate.com/krav-maga/  Flower Mound, Texas

http://www.fraziermartialartsorange.com/krav-maga/  Orange, California 

http://www.bellinghammartialarts.com/self-defense/  Bellingham, Washington


There are many more examples out there.

Believe me: Sean Mazzola, Jennifer Sanders, Jessica L., and Cassidy H., Espinozo Garcia, Frank Caldwell, Keith Leggio have never stepped inside any of these schools.

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My favorite part of Unbridled Martial Arts was that I left my very first day with self-defense moves that I could use immediately. Each day I attended, I felt like I built upon those moves and learned new moves. By practicing free rolling so soon in my training, I gained confidence in the practice of defending myself. Additionally, I enjoyed the atmosphere. The club was no pressure, and the people were extremely nice. Finally, the price of the class was incomparable, and with no contract I am glad that I can take time off when I need to and feel free to come back. I’m hoping to start back up again either spring or summer, when my busy season subsides. Thanks again for a few wonderful classes.

~ Michelle Silcott, Firefighter/EMT

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