Don’t Hide The Handshake

I’ve often wondered why most youth sports programs have players shake hands after games rather than before. Think about it. We constantly talk about the importance of displaying good sportsmanship, yet when game day rolls around, one of the ultimate displays of good sportsmanship–the handshake–often gets shoved to the end of the game. The pre-game talks from coaches, the stretching and warm-ups and–at the younger levels–even goofing around with teammates comes first. Too often the post-game handshake for kids turns …


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