Richard also likes to learn new skills that also help with acting and other endeavours.

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 with Pilseung TKD in Blacksburg, VA as well as training in ITF style Taekwondo with Foothills TKD and Saeng Jeon Do Martial Arts

In addition 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.

Taekwondo Black Belt Award