Originally posted on Lacrosse All Stars  |  Last updated 11/14/11
Lacrosse All StarsTop 5 Old School NCAA Lacrosse RulesI’ve been thinking a lot about the way lacrosse is played today, how it will be played tomorrow, and how it was played back in the day.  There have been a lot of rule changes over the years and today we’re giving you our Top 5 Old School Rules! You won’t find these rules in the book nowadays, but they used to the code that laxers lived and died by.  To the old rules! 1) The Dive – The dive was easily one of the most exciting action sequences in all of lacrosse.  The Air Gait was a dive shot and for a long time, that was viewed as THE signature move for our sport.  It was kind of like the dunk in basketball in that it changed the game just a little, and it made offense that much more exciting.  Michael Watson really perfected the Dive Shot while at Virginia, and continued to display these aerobatic scoring moves in the MLL for the LA Riptide and Boston Cannons. Watson diving for the Cannons. Eventually the rule was changed to disallow
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