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  To Silver 7 Members   From our family to yours, thank you for your continued support and love during this incredibly difficult time we all face. We feel so blessed to have so many great people within our Silver 7 family.    We have been part of the community fabric for many years, and we believe that as a community, we all need to come together. This is, in part, why we will continue to post online classes to encourage everyone to stay active while we are in self-isolation.   This unprecedented global health pandemic will

Adaptability is about how you respond to your child, especially when things do not go as planned. Your child will have a variety of great days, bad days, and everything in between. Here are a few ways you can apply adaptability to your parenting and keep your child motivated:   Intrinsic Motivation:   1. Choices   What do you do if your child does not want to do something? You can intrinsically motivate them by allowing them to make choices or small decisions. Before I began using healthy competition to encourage my child to brush his

Have you ever had that friend that asked “Why is your son/daughter in martial arts?” I am sure you have. I am also sure that you were able to provide a great answer to that question. I was recently asked that question as well! Before I replied, I knew I really wanted to get to the heart of what we do at Silver 7 Martial Arts, beyond the typical responses. So instead, I remembered a few hidden benefits that I hear most often from our parents!