Alex Richter practices with the Wooden Dummy at his Kung Fu school "City Wing Tsun" in New York, the United States, July 17, 2017. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)
Alex Richter, a native-born American, was hugely influenced by the martial art films star Bruce Lee when he was a kid. His love towards Kung Fu, especially Wing Tsun, which Bruce Lee learned as a teenager, has been with him ever since.
Richter started to learn Wing Tsun at the age of 15 in Seattle area in the United States. At age 19, Richter shipped himself to Germany for Wing Tsun training for several years.
In 2002, he rented a small dance studio and started his career as a martial art instructor in New York. At the beginning, he had only 15 students. Step by step, he now has over 400 students. Full Story