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Beat

To sign beat, first hold both hands in a fist, with the non-dominant hand resting in front of you, facing down, and the dominant hand hovering above the non-dominant one. Then flick the bent index and middle fingers of your dominant hand forward as this fist hovers over the non-dominant fist. It is as if you are telling the person you are talking to that you "beat" them in the game or race.

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Teach your child the beat sign in the context of watching a game live, on your PC or tablet, or on TV. If you are having a simple game with your toddler, it is also okay to teach the sign in jest, keeping a good-natured spirit and showing this to the toddler. We want our kids to develop a healthy sense of competition in sports early on, as it adds to the excitement and good performance of the game.

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