Anne Kordes, University of Louisville Head Coach and 2010-2011 USA Select Team Lead Coach, takes you into a Wednesday morning practice with a focus on passing and footwork.
Coach Kordes emphasizes the importance of keeping your shoulders forward and keeping the ball in front of you. The drill focuses on quick movements and maintaining posture. This is a great drill to challenge the athlete and work on the important fundamentals.
How many of your athletes can only hit cross court? Former USA Select National Team Lead Coach, Anne Kordes, walks players through a progression to learn how to develop multiple shots and how to read blockers to best take advantage of any open spot on the court.
A consistent approach is important to disguise the shot as well as maximizing hip action in the swing.