Lou studied and taught Tai Chi Chuan for over thirty years. He trained under Professor Huo Chi-Kwang for ten years and Grandmaster Hsu Fun-Yuen for three years. Besides Tai Chi Chuan, Lou studied Pa-Kua Chuan, Chinese sword and saber. He currently works with Master Scott Rodell in traditional Chinese sword fencing.
Lou has trained in the Wu Dang tradition of Taoism for twenty years.