Gain insight from University of Illinois Head Women’s Volleyball Coach, Kevin Hambly. In 2011, he led the team to the NCAA Championship Game and was the 2011Volleyball Magazine Coach of the Year. See how to have a better posture for digging the ball. Also, understand the importance of eye movement on defense.
Check out this Catch Drill that will allow you to get in position to make a well executed dig. Look at the coaching points Coach Hambly makes here in this exercise. Your players will be able to develop a nice posture for the dig.
Another great activity to create a better defense is this Eyework Sequence Drill. Use visual cues that will help you identify how you should react. Focus on alternating from the ball back to player at specific time frames.