Richard enjoys learning new skills that also help with acting and other endeavors.

He has over 30 years martial arts experience including training in Judo, Kickboxing, Wing Chun Kung Fu (CRCA), Tai Chi (Lee Family Style), Capoeira and he holds a 3rd Dan in WT Taekwondo (Registered through Kukkiwon). Training and instructing with Pilseung TKD in Blacksburg, VA and he studies Balintawak Arnis Escrima 

Other hobbies include a number of circus skills such as juggling (balls & clubs), Poi, Contact juggling, fire breathing and gymnastics. As well as learning Japanese (he hopes to travel to Japan as well as use his Japanese to watch Japanese films and animation).

Taekwondo Black Belt Award