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Player Expectations of Themselves

Player Expectations of Themselves

Jack & Coach Raveling talk about players and their expectations of themselves. Coach Raveling believes that players need to see themselves in a broader perspective, beyond the individual, beyond the team, and beyond basketball. Jack & Coach also discuss what it takes to be a great teammate, how important the willingness to sacrifice is for […]

Practice, Turning Mistakes Into Opportunities To Grow

Practice, Turning Mistakes Into Opportunities To Grow

Jack & Coach Raveling talk about practice, how Coach Rav’s view of practice has evolved over the years, the importance of placing greater value on practice and everything that surrounds it, what makes up a truly great practice, the overlooked aspect of ensuring that not only the players have a high energy level but the […]

Importance of Reading

Importance of Reading

Jack & Coach Raveling talk about the importance of reading and how it can improve every aspect of your life. Coach Raveling is known to many as being addicted to reading everything from books to articles to newspapers, Coach talks about how he is able to read so much, the best way to comprehend all […]

2017 Nike Extravaganza Recap

2017 Nike Extravaganza Recap

SANTA ANA, Ca. – The national powerhouse program of legendary coach Steve Smith that is Mouth of Wilson (VA) Oak Hill Academy saw its 56-game, two-season winning streak snapped by Chatsworth (CA) Sierra Canyon in December. Saturday night at Mater Dei High, in the finale of the 22nd Nike Extravaganza, Smith’s Warriors will get a […]

The Power of Creating A Network

The Power of Creating A Network

What’s the real value of a relationship? Jack & Coach Raveling talk about the power of developing deep and meaningful relationships that create true value in each others lives. From how Coach creates value in relationships to how to positively contribute to the lives of others and what steps each of us can take to […]

No One Asked Me About the NBA, but…

No One Asked Me About the NBA, but…

1. Luke Walton, LA Lakers, is my early pick for NBA Coach of the Year. 2. Gregg Popovich, coach San Antonio Spurs, loses Tim Duncan … keeps winning! 3. There is no defense for Steph Curry, Golden State Warriors, just hoping he misses. 4. I underrated the LA Clippers; they are leading the Western Division […]

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