...to-hand. And Misty had been specializing in more than just water pokémon lately, and that really worried Ash.
While he took his bath, he was hoping to make it through these next three hours of stiff competition by none other than his girlfriend....
Ash just dodged a lightning-quick spinning heel kick from Misty. He attempted to and succeeded in sweeping Misty, putting her on her back. Misty sprung up, and attacked with a fast stomach jab, a knife hand to the neck, and then a high side kick. All three connected, sending Ash to the floor.
"What happened to defense, Ash?"
"I'm working on it."
Ash sat up and prepares for her next attack. She lunged with a middle side kick, which Ash dodges. She followed with a heel trap kick, stunning Ash. Ash thought he saw an opening with Misty's back towards him, but before he could touch her, he was whipped by a swift spinning back kick, knocking Ash down again. When he got up, he was seeing stars. Misty's kicks packed a lot of power!
"C'mon Ash," Misty said as she yawned, "If you're not gonna fight me, just say so, okay?"
"Believe me, I am not done."
Now it was Ash's turn to go on the offense. He shot a trio of jabs, ending with a roundhouse kick. Misty dodged every single hit, and threw him over her shoulder afterward. After getting up, he then tried a side kick into a leg sweep. Misty just picked up his leg and he dropped like a sack of potatoes. Just then, Ash had an idea. He did two lunge...