Before the Five Rings
- Benefit: +1 Agility
- Skills: Athletics, Defense, Sleight of Hand, any two Weapon Skills, any two Primitive Skills
- Technique: You gain +1k0 to Attack Rolls and you may subtract your Agility from the total penalty to Agility Skill Rolls imposed by calling Raises on Agility Skill Rolls. At the end of each round of combat, if you have suffered no Wounds since your last turn, you may roll 1k1 and increase your Initiative or decrease the Initiative of any enemy against whom you either made a successful Attack Roll or upon whom you inflicted Wounds since your last turn by that amount.