Game Of Silence

Game Of Silence

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 8+
Difficulty: Medium
Time: 15-20 min.
Emphasis: Passing, Attacking, Defending, Possession

Field Preparation:

  • 2 teams
  • grid (35yds x 45yds)
  • cones to mark off area
  • 2 goals with goalies
  • pinnies


  • play 6v6
  • teams must connect 2-3 passes before they can score
  • players cannot make a sound nor clap with their hands etc. (absolute silence!)
  • visual signs are allowed
  • if the rule is broken the opposing team is automatically awarded a free-kick


  • play 4v4, 5v5 etc.
  • limit number of touches
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • vision and awareness
  • communication
  • concentration

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