Drawing is when a fighter invites a particular attack by exposing a specific target from an angle that makes the target appear available. Counter fighters are fighters who prefer to react to attacks using counterattacks rather than initially attacking, so they like to draw opponents into predictable attacks so they may fire planned counterattacks. Counter fighters are willing to take a blow or give up a point if it permits them to score with numerous counter blows.
Drawing has the advantage of exposing the attacker to a counterattack, but it some disadvantages. The opponent may realize it is a draw, score with the initial attack, and then be prepared for the counterattack. Also, taking a hit can be dangerous if the hit is more powerful than expected.
In most fights with inexperienced fighters, the fighters trade techniques, it is a "monkey see, monkey do" scenario. Since most fighters fight in a closed (same sides forward) fighting position, when one fighter attacks with a technique, it means that fighter is usually open for the opponent to attack with the same technique. Therefore, the usual counter to a lead round kick is is a lead round kick, the usual counter to a jab is a jab, etc. Since this is usually the case, if you want an opponent to fire a particular technique, you should fake with that technique.
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