How to sign guard in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hands in front of you with them overlapping at the wrist area. Then, move them both forward in unison a couple of times.

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Sequential Breakdown of guard

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of guard

End of Sign

Final Frame of guard

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for guard
Fold middle, ring, and pinky fingers into the palm, bring the tips of the thumb and index finger close together while keeping the index finger straight but bent at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for guard
Fold middle, ring, and pinky fingers into the palm, bring the tips of the thumb and index finger close together while keeping the index finger straight but bent at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle.

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