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Martial Arts Facility
GOJU HALL NO. 047
Shihan Dai Keith Teller, 10°
Visit the Gainesville Dojo
536 SW 2nd Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
Hanshi Teller, a student of Grand-Master
Peter Urban, began his training at the Zen Goju Temple in Brooklyn, N.Y.,
under Shihan Vincent Merenda.
He moved to Florida in 1978 (after receiving his
Nidan from Grand-Master Urban) to continue his college education.
same year, Hanshi Teller established the first Karate Club at the
University of West Florida, and began teaching
USA Goju Karate.
receiving his Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science degree from
the University of West Florida,
Hanshi moved to Gainesville Florida, and opened
the Gainesville Dojo.
Maestro Urban's official ID card when Hanshi Teller was a
6th Dan Kyoshi
Teller's Fight Schools Network ID card from 2008
Hanshi Teller's Urban World Goju ID card
Hanshi Teller's Gainesville Dojo Masters Seminar - March
Credits were provided from the
Urban World Goju Organization
Kyoshi Stacey E. Boyette, Ph.D.
Karate – Goju Hall #047-02
Experience: 6th Dan, 23 years Goju (32 years total)
School: The Madeira Dojo
8328 Georgetown Pike
McLean, VA 22102
Boyette began her martial arts training in the Japanese karate style of
Kyokushinkai in 1972 and received her Shodan in 1977.
After relocating for graduate school, she began her training in USA Goju Karate
with Hanshi Keith Teller at the Gainesville Dojo in 1986.
Under Hanshi Teller’s tutelage Kyoshi Boyette won the Florida State Women’s
Full-Contact Karate Title in the lightweight division in 1987.
Following graduate school, she began teaching USA Goju Karate wherever her
career took her and also began training in Goshin Do Karate in 1992.
Kyoshi Boyette currently lives in Falls Church, VA and maintains close ties with
Hanshi Teller and the Gainesville Dojo.
She teaches Chemistry, AP Chemistry, and USA Goju Karate at the Madeira School
in McLean, VA.
March 3, 2009,
Sensei Teller Promoted to Shihan Dai, 10th Dan by Shihan Vincent Merenda.
Some of Shihan Tellers black belts who
attended the banquet following the 20th Annual Gainesville Open: left to right
Back row, Sensei Chuck Joyner (Godan),
Sempai Scott Beaulieu (Shodan), Sensei Andrew Adcock (Renshi), Sempai Dave
Castine (Shodan) Sempai Dan Ominski (Nidan), Shihan Dai Keith Teller (10*),
Sempai John Baptiste (Nidan),
Front row: Renshi Bridgette Morris (Renshi), Kyoshi Stacey Boyette (Rokudan).
The Gainesville Dojo is located at 536 SW 2nd Avenue, Gainesville, Florida,
The 5500 Square foot facility houses a full boxing and kickboxing
center, and is also the home of GH# 047.
Classes are taught Monday through
Thursday evenings from 6:00 P.M. to 7:45, P.M.
and on Saturday from 10:30
A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
Hanshi Teller can be reached in Gainesville Florida
email: email@example.com ~ Phone: (352)378-3070
Hanshi Teller receives the prestigious "E" Flag of excellence at the
llth annual Al Gotay
NYC Goju Invitational, 2000. Hanshi proudly displays
his new flag along with Maestro Urban,
and Gainesville Dojo Nidan, Andy
Hanshi Teller performing Kata and sparring at the 8th annual Al Gotay
NYC Goju Invitational, 1997.
He took 1st place in Kumite in the Kyoshi division for the 2nd year in a
Hanshi Teller with some of his Black Belts at Goju Hall No.047,
and with Shihan Merenda (after his victory at the 8th annual NYC Goju
Invitational, in 1997)
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This web page last updated on April 13, 2013.