Kevin Lovas began his martial arts studies in 1972 in the system of Isshin Ryu Karate earning the rank of 2nd Degree Black Belt under Sensei Richard Starks. When Master Jang Soo Son arrived in the United States, Sensei Starks sent his students to study Son's Plum Blossom Preying Mantis Chinese Kung Fu. Kevin studied 18 years with Master Son and holds rank of Fifth Level Black Sash.
In 1974 Kevin met Joe Cavallaro and began training with Joe concurrent with his other training. Studies included Internal training in Taiji and Bagua along with exploration of an array of styles including Chinese Boxing, Penjat Silat, Jeet Kun Do, Ju Jitsu, Western Boxing, weapons and meditation. Joe formulated this unique style as Way of Harmony Martial Arts system. Kevin has taught Way of Harmony for the past twenty years in the Cleveland area and currently is 7th level red sash in Way of Harmony Martial Arts.