Walter Wright vs Dan Wallace

Jan 20, 2008

I recently watched the fight (boxing) between Walter Wright and Dan Wallace, on YouTube. You can watch the last two rounds here.

I’m honestly quite intrigued by boxing. And well, one lesson we can learn from the fight. It’s not about how much you move. It’s where you’re moving to. Wallace, in that fight, moved all over the place, and did more. But more often than not, his punches missed, and he moved straight into the line of Wright. Wright on the other hand, threw less punches, and moved less. But he did what he needed to. He moved straight to where the opportunity was, and threw the punch.Moving, and doing something just for the sake of doing something, is pointless. You need to know where you want to go, where you’ll be effective in. And go there.

As the conversation from Alice in Wonderland went:

Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?
The Cat: That depends a good deal on where you want to get to
Alice: I don’t much care where.
The Cat: Then it doesn’t much matter which way you go.

Do you know where you’re going to?