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Soccer Starts At Home®



We all miss playing soccer, and we all miss the Houston Dynamo & Dash. However, just because we must stay indoors and practice social distancing, doesn’t mean we have to stop practicing soccer.


Program Overview:

  • Weekly training activities consisting of Ball mastery.
  • Parents are the key to success!  
  • The program encourages and guides Parents to engage positively with their young child, inside the home, or out in the yard, a little bit each day (20 minutes) utilizing the ball mastery skills that are made available on this Video Skills Library page.  
  • Research has shown that developing new skills- whether in sports, music or the arts –at an early age, jump-starts the cognitive development in young minds.
  • When following the Soccer Starts at Home Program, there will be benefits that give your child a ‘flying start’ in the sport of soccer and the game of life! 


  • Create a Safe Environment. Safety first, make sure to practice in a safe space in the home. When playing on wooden or linoleum surfaces we recommend no socks to avoid Slipping.
  • Allocate time in your schedule to practice the weekly activities. Engage with your Child 20 minutes per day.
  • Provide positive encouragement for your child.
  • You can do as much or as little as you like. Once a week, twice a week, five times a week – whatever works for you
  • Use the Homework Skillcard to track your progress!
  • Use the #SSAHHOU on your social media platforms. 

Join Us on Social:

Parents, Visit our Parent Checklist for more information!

Show us your child's skills and challenge their friends! Share on social using #SSAHHOU and Tag the Houston Dynamo & Dash!

Diesel's Skill Builders Weekly Practice Guide


Track your progress with Diesel's Skill Builder Card

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