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Taika Oyata demostrates tuite on Koubushi Gossett

More Tuite by Taika Oyata on

Koubushi Gossett

Nunte Sai/Nunte Bo

Kata and Fighting Kata

Bill Gossett Executive Director- America Crown Wrestling with Nate Carr Olympic Bronze medalist, Lee Kemp 9x World Champion, Melvin Douglas Olympic Medalist,        NAIA Champion, Frank Lipoli Director Virginia Challenge.

Eku demostration at Okinawan Festival

Honolulu, Hawaii 2014

Koubushi Gossett Bio

Ryukyu and East Asian Martial Arts

- Began Study and training in in East Asian Martial arts in 1967 at the age of 9.

- Mastered areas of expertise include Ryukyu Kempo, Ryu Te, Ryukyu Kobudo (ancient *Ryukyuan weaponry), Oyata Shin Shu Ho, Tuite Jitsu, Kyusho Jitsu,   Atemi Jitsu, Judo, Jiu Jitsu, Bogu Kumite, Iaido, Ken Jitsu, ancient Chinese weaponry.

- Personal student of Taika Seiyu Oyata 1982 to 2010.  Founder of Ryukyu Kempo in America, Ryu Te, and Oyata Shin Shu Ho. Koubushi/Hanshi Gossett resides

15 minutes from Taika Oyatas former home and former headquarters dojo.

- Traveled and featured with Taika Oyata 1982  to 2010 in various international demonstrations and instructional seminars with the ancient Ryukyuan Eku.

Sumo Wrestling

- United States Sumo Federation “Trustee” National Board of Trustees


- Head Coach JR/Youth National Sumo Team United States Sumo Federation

Wrestling (International and Scholastic)

- Began study and training in Collegiate/Folkstyle, Freestyle and Greco-Roman     wrestling in 1967 at the age of 9.  Accomplished high school and collegiate wrestler.

- Olympic  training center Colorado Springs, CO  USA wrestling Gold, Silver, Bronze and Copper certified coach.

- Former Featured speaker for Olympic training center, Colorado Sprngs, CO , USA Wrestling  Coaches Silver Certification College program.

- Former Head Coach Liberty Wrestling Club “National Team”

- Former Senior Coach Liberty Wrestling Garage “National Team”

- Former Head Coach Liberty North Eagles Wrestling Club


- B.A. Philosophy, M.A. East Asian Languages and Cultures, Ph.D Ancient East Asian Studies (presently completing).

- Adj.Professor 1987-1998 East Asian Cultures and Martial Arts William Jewel College, Liberty, MO.

- Internationally and Nationally published author on East Asian Cultures and East Asian Martial Arts.

- Published Articles:

“Seiyu Oyata and the Ryukyuan Eku”

Terry O’Neill’s Fighting Arts International No. 90 1995

“Ryukyu Kempo”

Budo Dojo Fall 1992

"A Philosophy of Peace Taught Thruogh an Ancient Weapon:  Seiyu Oyata and the Ryukyuan Eku" Nov 2007


Japanese Calligraphy “Zen Ga Sho Do”

- While attending graduate school at Kansas University, attended various Japanese “Sho Do” classes, demonstrations and seminars under Roshi Fukushima Keido.  Roshi Keido is considered to be a living Japanese cultural treasure, who frequently visited KU and the EALC program.  Koubushi Gossett studied “Sho Do” calligraphy under Taika Seiyu Oyata 1982-2010, as well.

Japanese Calligraphy demonstration Ryukyu Summer Camp 2014

Japanese Calligraphy demonstration  Vazec,  Slovakia 2015

Bill Gossett Executive Director Titan Games Kelly Gneiting Sumo National Champion, GM Frank Sanchez WHFSC Founder, Kena Heffernan Sumo National Champion

Bill Gossett US SUMO Federation trustee and 2015 US SUMO National Champions

Koubushi Bill Gossett Kyoshi Mike Cline Dojo of Hidden Teachings Minnesota

Henery Cejudo Olympic Gold Medalist

Bill Gossett Executive Director

Bill Gossett Executive Director

Nate Carr Olympic Bronze Medalist

Taika Seiyu Oyata

Bill Gossett Executive Director

Introduces Taika to 10,000 spectators as Greatest Living Martial Artist

Jim Logue, Taika Oyata, Bill Gossett,  Gary Shull - Jim Logue Dojo South Carolina

Koubushi Bill Gossett receiving Marital Arts World Hall of Fame recognition in Texas

Koubushi Bill Gossett teaching Eku at Oyata International Summer Camp

Koubushi Bill Gossett receiving Oyata Shin Shu Ho Scroll from Taika Oyata

Koubushi Bill Gossett , Taika Oyata International Summer Camp

Oyata Shin Shu Ho Scroll Holders 1st group to receive ranks.

Greg Lindquist, Bill Gossett, Steve Stark, Taika Oyata, Jim Logue, Oyata International Summer Camp

Bill Gossett Dojo Missouri

Taika Oyata

Bill Gossett  Taika Oyata

Gerry Senese Dojo New York

Bill Gossett demonstrates Eku at Bethesda Naval Command Maryland with  Taika Oyata Peter Polander and dignitaties

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