The Keys to the 5-1 Offensive System!

University of Louisville Head Coach, Anne Kordes, goes over the most popular system in volleyball which utilizes only 1 setter and 5 attackers. This formation demands a very good setter who is the team leader, possessing knowledge of volleyball strategy, enthusiasm and the ability to provide clear communication to the team. 5-1 Offensive System Coach Kordes […]

Develop Your Team’s Defensive Movements!

Anne Kordes, University of Louisville Women’s Volleyball Head Coach. uses an experienced group of junior high school players and thoroughly discusses the ‘Setter Up Defense.’ This drill gets the team moving in unison to the opponent’s movements and allows you to determine if your players are mastering the system. Setter Up Drill After discussing the correct position for […]

Develop Your Footwork for a Stronger Attack!

Anne Kordes, University of Louisville Head Coach, breaks down attacking fundamentals by beginning with teaching proper “dynamic footwork.” Coach Kordes emphasizes the importance of efficient footwork mechanics in setting the athlete up in a position to create vertical leap from their momentum.  Approach Footwork She takes athletes through a 3 step progression which teaches athletes […]