You have embraced a style of swordplay known for circuitous footwork.
Benefit(s): When attempting to bull rush or reposition a foe, you gain a +1 insight bonus on the combat maneuver check and a +4 dodge bonus to your AC against attacks of opportunity you provoke. You also gain a +1 insight bonus to your CMD against bull rush and reposition attempts. When you attempt a dueling dodge during a duel, your bonus to AC increases to +6. To gain these benefits, you must be wielding only a dueling sword (not using a shield, an off-hand weapon, armor spikes, unarmed strikes, or natural weapons).
Note If using the optional Stamina Pool rules, the following trick may be used with this feat.
Combat Trick: By spending 5 stamina points when you attempt a combat maneuver check with a dueling sword, you gain a +4 bonus to your AC against attacks made by that target until the beginning of your next turn.
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