Hanshi Teller began training in USA Goju karate in the early 70's. His training began at The Zen Goju Temple in Brooklyn NY. In 1978 Hanshi left NY to continue his college education at the University of west Florida ,where received both his BS and MS in Sport Science. In 1982 he was introduced to the art of Kali. Hanshi opened the Gainesville Dojo in 1985 offering USA Goju to Gainesville.