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Crane Style (Combat, Style)

Source Ultimate Combat pg. 1 (Amazon)
Your unarmed fighting techniques blend poise with graceful defense.

Prerequisites: Dodge, Improved Unarmed Strike, base attack bonus +2 or monk level 1st.

Benefit: You take only a –2 penalty on attack rolls for fighting defensively. While using this style and fighting defensively or using the total defense action, you gain an additional +1 dodge bonus to your Armor Class.

Combat Trick

Source Pathfinder Unchained pg. 116 (Amazon)
While using this style and fighting defensively or using the total defense action, when you are targeted with a melee attack, you can spend up to 3 stamina points and take an immediate action to increase your dodge bonus to AC against that attack by an amount equal to the number of stamina points you spent.