What are Soccer Stars @Home Virtual Classes?

Soccer Stars @Home Virtual Classes offer digital classes to children to interact with their Super Soccer Stars coach in an educational learning environment.

How do I join my class?

Download Zoom (Client for Meetings) to access your class on a computer, tablet, or smartphone.

No account or profile needed!

Once enrolled, you will receive a Meeting ID and a link to join the class to your provided email address.

How will the Soccer Stars @Home Virtual Classes work?

Classes will be operated through the Zoom platform. Coaches will provide participants prior to the start of class with a link to access via email. 

In order to participate in the Soccer Stars @Home Virtual Class you must be actively registered for the class, and have a WIFI connection and WIFI enabled device.

 In order for the coach to see the participants and to further assist with individual skill building, the recipients must have a video camera. If participants do not have a video camera they can still be able to see our coach and participate through audio.

What are the benefits of Soccer Stars @HOME Virtual Classes?

Unlike our typical classes, Soccer Stars @HOME Virtual Classes are not restricted to our regular locations and spaces.

It allows children to stay connected with their friends, teammates, and Soccer Stars’ coaches.

Offers activity classes to our children and players to have fun and continue their soccer skill building. We want to encourage our children to live healthy and active lifestyles and do it all while having fun and learning the fundamentals. 

We now have a further reach and can provide content to virtually anywhere in the world.

Friends and family can do classes from across the globe. This opens up many class opportunities for those who can’t travel to attend a class in person.

Training becomes more affordable because there is no travel or accommodation cost. 

The ability to record the live class, so children can review sessions afterwards. These recorded sessions can serve as refreshers or for children to go back and do the class again or become on-demand content for those who did not attend the class in the first place.

What device do you recommend I stream the class from?

We would recommend a PC or Tablet to get the best interactive experience in terms of seeing your coach and your teammates, but a mobile phone will work as well.

Can I stream the class from Zoom to my TV?

You can simultaneously stream to your TV from your laptop or phone! Keep in mind, you will still need to use your camera/webcam to interact with your coach and teammates. Here are some available options to connect to your TV.

OPTIONS TO CONNECT ANDROID & iOS DEVICE TO TV
1. USB cable
The latest smart TVs with USB ports and phones with USB should support mirroring with a cable. Try plugging your phone in with a USB cable.

2. HDMI cable
You can mirror your device to your TV using a compatible HDMI cable (the cable must have lightning or USB, and HDMI components).

3. AppleTV
You can mirror your phone screen to your Apple TV using Airplay.

4. Samsung SmartTV
If you have the Samsung Smartview app installed on your iPhone, you can use this to cast to your Samsung TV.

5. LG Smart TV (2019 or newer)
Mirror your screen using Airplay.

6. Chromecast
For Android  – cast your phone’s screen through the Google Home app.

For iOS – you can use a third-party app, such as Streamer for Chromecast, to cast your phone screen to your TV.

7. Amazon Fire TV or FireTV Stick

Go to the “Settings” tab on your Firestick and move to “Display & Sounds” tab
In the “Display & Sounds” tab, scroll down to “Enable Display Mirroring”
Click on “Enable Display Mirroring” to make your Firestick ready to accept casting through other devices.

8. Roku (Android & Windows Only)

To use screen mirroring, you must first set up and enable the feature on your Android or Windows device and then request a connection to your Roku device. Once a connection is established, you can see your mobile screen on your TV and control it from your phone or tablet.

Can I take my Virtual Class outside?

Absolutely! We do have some recommendations to make sure you have the best possible experience:

  • Set up a tripod or other stable way to maintain your camera’s position. Holding your laptop or mobile device while your child plays can create a lot of extra movement in your stream and takes away from your overall experience as well.
  • As you move outside, you tend to move further away from your home wifi connection. Change your settings to run on cellular data, service permitting, to help maintain a more consistent connection
Do I need any equipment for my child to participate?

No equipment, no problem! While our coaches may use a soccer ball and cones, they will also suggest a variety of household items that can be used for each lesson.

Soccer Ball – Any round ball, rolled up pair of socks, paper & tape ball
Tall Cone – water bottle, plastic cups, lego tower
Flat Cone – plastic bowl, small pillow, folded towel
Spots – Paper plate, shirt, piece of paper
Goal – Cardboard box, laundry basket, pair of sneakers against the wall

How much open space does my child need for the class?

Lessons are run with small spaces in mind – a 5×5 ft area is all you need.

Will the same coach teach my child every week?

You bet! Your child will work with the same coach each class. Having the same coach allows for better skill development with the child and provide feedback for the parents as the child progresses in the program.

When registering for your Soccer Stars @HOME Virtual Class you will get to see which coach is teaching each class time.

Are the classes prerecorded?

No, our classes are provided via private live stream to your child’s class. Your child will get to learn in realtime with the coach, who can see and hear them for a personalized experience. This allows for your child to ask questions directly to the coach during the class.

The class is recorded during the session, so children can review sessions afterwards. These recorded sessions can serve as refreshers or for children to go back and do the class again or become on-demand content for those who did not attend the class in the first place.

How is Soccer Stars @HOME Virtual Classes different from In-Person classes?

Soccer Stars @HOME Virtual Classes literally brings our physical location classes straight to your computer or smart device! Signup for a class that will run the same day, same time, and with the same coach each week.

Unlike our typical classes, Soccer Stars @HOME Virtual Classes are not restricted to our regular locations and spaces.

It allows children to stay connected with their friends, teammates, and Soccer Stars’ coaches from at home or any location.

Through our digital classroom, your coach will be able to assign activity sheets and other fun games and drills to work on after each class.

How are you securing Soccer Stars @HOME Virtual Classes through Zoom?

All of our Zoom links are part of the enterprise version and are only sent to the parents enrolled in the class.

We have a Host coach and a Co-Host that administers the sessions.

Anyone entering a class is put into a waiting room until, the host coach and co-host admit them.

The co-host is there to manage the video feed, so they stop streaming, mute, or remove any person that is behaving inappropriately.

We will lock the class after 10 minutes of the start time.

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What is Soccer Stars Live Stream?

Soccer Stars Live Stream allows children to follow along with one of our coaches as they lead a fun, 20-minute session that is broadcast nationwide. All classes are age-specific and will be streamed at pre-scheduled times 3 days a week between 8 AM – 8 PM ET.

How do I join a live stream session?

Sessions are provided through private streaming channels available for you to access sessions on a computer, tablet or smartphone.

Once enrolled, you will receive a link to join the private live streaming sessions to your provided email address.

How will the Soccer Stars Live Stream work?

Sessions will be operated through live streaming channels for your child to follow along with on a computer or mobile device.

Coaches will provide a short description informing families what activities will be covered, including daily themes, early childhood learning concepts and the targeted age of our viewers before each session.

Coaches will then lead a warmup and stretching activity, followed by the skill or theme of the day with progression as the session goes on.

In order to participate in the Soccer Stars Live Stream, you must be actively registered for the sessions, and have a WIFI connection and WIFI enabled device.

What are the benefits of Soccer Stars Live Stream Sessions?

Unlike our typical in-person classes, Soccer Stars Live Stream sessions are not restricted to our regular locations and spaces.

It allows children to watch and participate in a fun activity during the day following along with Soccer Stars’ coaches. We want to encourage children to live healthy and active lifestyles and do it all while having fun and learning the fundamentals. 

We now have a further reach to provide our soccer training programs to virtually anywhere in the world.

Friends and family can do classes from across the globe. This opens up many opportunities for those who can’t travel to attend a class in person.

Training becomes more affordable because there is no travel or accommodation cost. 

The ability to record the live class, so children can review sessions afterwards. These recorded sessions can serve as refreshers or for children to go back and do the class again or become on-demand content for those who did not attend the class in the first place.

Do I need any equipment for my child to participate?

No equipment, no problem! While our coaches may use a soccer ball and cones, they will also suggest a variety of household items that can be used for each lesson.

Soccer Ball – Any round ball, rolled up pair of socks, paper & tape ball
Tall Cone – water bottle, plastic cups, lego tower
Flat Cone – plastic bowl, small pillow, folded towel
Spots – Paper plate, shirt, piece of paper
Goal – Cardboard box, laundry basket, pair of sneakers against the wall

How much open space does my child need for the class?

Lessons are run with small spaces in mind – a 5×5 ft area is all you need.

Will the same coach teach my child every week?

The coaches presented in our Soccer Stars Live Stream sessions are REAL Soccer Stars coaches who teach at our locations across the country. If you have participated in one of our in-person classes you may recognize your coach teaching on the live stream.

Are the sessions prerecorded?

No, our sessions are provided via private live stream channels sent to your computer or mobile device. Your child will get to learn in realtime with the coach.

The session is recorded during the live streaming session, so children can review sessions afterwards. These recorded sessions can serve as refreshers or for children to go back and do the class again or become on-demand content for those who did not attend the class in the first place.

How is Soccer Stars Live Stream different from In-Person classes?

Soccer Stars Live Stream literally brings a condensed version of our physical location classes straight to your computer or smart device!

Unlike our typical classes, Soccer Stars Live Stream sessions are not restricted to our regular locations and spaces.

It allows children to participate in a fun Soccer Stars session to stay active and healthy throughout the week from at home or any location.

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What is Soccer Stars Skills + Drills?

Soccer Stars Skills + Drills provides families access to our curriculum broken down by individual soccer skill lessons and activities digitally through the Famer mobile app. With over 450 training videos, you will be able to view a full 14-week curriculum of age-specific skills, with drills set up as 30-minute weekly assignments. Each lesson has a set of goals to complete before moving onto the next exercise, keeping kids engaged and having fun, all at the convenience of your schedule.

How do I access the Skills + Drills app?

This digital subscription service is available in seasonal packages for ages 2-10. Once you sign up, you will receive a confirmation email and a link to download the Famer App within 24hrs. Your child’s player profile will already be setup, but feel free to add any additional information, then get kicking!

How will the Soccer Stars Skills + Drills program work?

You will need to download the Famer App on a mobile device once you have signed up for Skills+Drills. Each week a new 30 minute weekly assignment will become available through the app. Each lesson has a set of goals to complete before moving onto the next exercise, keeping kids engaged and having fun.

What are the benefits of Soccer Stars Skills + Drills?

Unlike our typical classes, Soccer Stars Skills + Drills are not restricted to our regular days, times, locations and spaces. Instead, you are able to continue your Soccer Stars program all at the convenience of your schedule.

Famer is a sports coaching & mentorship mobile app that enables personalized training programs and interactive feedback between parents/ athletes and their coaches and sports organizations.

Do I need any equipment for my child to participate?

No equipment, no problem! While our coaches may use a soccer ball and cones, they will also suggest a variety of household items that can be used for each lesson.

Soccer Ball – Any round ball, rolled up pair of socks, paper & tape ball
Tall Cone – water bottle, plastic cups, lego tower
Flat Cone – plastic bowl, small pillow, folded towel
Spots – Paper plate, shirt, piece of paper
Goal – Cardboard box, laundry basket, pair of sneakers against the wall

How much open space does my child need for the activities?

Lessons are run with small spaces in mind – a 5×5 ft area is all you need.

Will the same coach teach my child every week?

The coaches presented in our Soccer Stars Skills+Drills sessions are REAL Soccer Stars coaches who teach at our locations across the country. If you have participated in one of our in-person classes you may recognize your coach teaching on the mobile app!

How is Soccer Stars Skills+Drills different from In-Person classes?

Soccer Stars Skills+Drills literally brings our physical location classes straight to your smart device!

Each lesson has a weekly 30-minute assignment and a set of goals to complete before moving onto the next exercise, keeping kids engaged and having fun, all at the convenience of your schedule.

Each skill is broken down as their own lesson followed with a drill for your child to practice at their own pace.

Being on a mobile app allows your child to continue their Soccer Stars programs at any location and time.

Soccer Stars Digital Programs