Playing tug of war with Louis is always a test of strength and endurance but you can psych him out with mind/paw games.
Louis does not like it if you cover his paws whilst you are playing. He either has a hissy fit or drops the toy; sometimes both.
Here’s Sue’s mum showing this tactic in action:-
Louis loves playing tug of war so much he will put up with being pestered like this for ages.