Name: inner to outer counter
Spec Type: tai
Backstory: the martial arts are known not only for the flashy techniques, but also the simplicity of the techniques in use. While a punch and kick are simple. The art of defending is the major focus of many arts.
Taijutsu taking the most from many scattered art also takes the importance of defensive arts. In paticular the blocks. The inner to outter block is the simple art of blocking where it can be used both open and closed fist. While each variation share the same movement they both have a diffrent function.
The outter to inside block also holds an infamous stage to set up alot of badic combinations for practiconers. However this block is only effective against strikes .
Appearance: hand dipping down towards the center of the body and pressing the assualting hand outwardly. (Open and closed fist)
Duration: 1 post
Cooldown: 1 post
Speed: equal to reaction time
Stat Boosts: +5 power if closed fist. +5 speed if open handed
What it does:
By sweeping the hand in a deceptive motion the user is able to effectively block an strike being thrown at them. If closed fist and the block makes contact the next taijutsu technique used will increase by strength an additional +5.
If open handed the user can make an attempt to grab the targets (speed equal to reaction time) attacking limb this grants the user +5 speed the next post and reduces the opponents speed by -5 till the end of their next post.
This only works on hand and arm based attacks. Does not work on weapons such as swords and spears.
Character Specific: no
Wordcount to learn: 500
Action Cost: 5
Bonus Requirements: nay
Canon or Custom: site canon