Richard also likes to learn new skills that also help with acting and other endeavours.
He has over 28 years martial arts experience including training in Judo, Kickboxing, Wing Chun Kung Fu (CRCA), Tai Chi (Lee Family Style), Capoeira and he holds a 2nd Dan in WT Taekwondo (Registered through Kukkiwon). Training with Pilseung TKD in Blacksburg, VA in addition he is currently studying and teaching ITF style Taekwondo with Foothills TKD and Saeng Jeon Do Martial Arts
He also studies Balintawak Arnis Escrima
Other hobbies a number of circus skills such as juggling (balls & clubs), Poi, Contact juggling, fire breathing and gymnastics.