Category Archives: Paintball Tidbits

Camouflage Is Your Best Friend

Camouflage clothing has great advantages in paintball; it’s cool, cloaking and also protective.  Most players wear camouflage to help become invisible in their environment.  In woodsball, the sniper’s best friend is his paintball marker, but the gun is useless if he … Continue reading

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Aiming On The Run

When playing paintball there are a few aiming variations which come into play often.  A common variance is the one-handed shot.  This is used often while blind shooting,  crawling, or diving.  Its main advantage is that it allows for a … Continue reading

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Intimidation Strategy

How can a player use intimidation, and what advantage can this give you or your team? Here’s an example: You’re playing in your first 5-man tournament and getting ready to walk onto the paintball field, you look across the field … Continue reading

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Basic Marker Maintenance Tips

First of all, make sure all o-rings are in good condition.  The worst thing you can do is go to a field with a horrible leak that no one has the o-ring to fix it.  Your paintball marker comes with at … Continue reading

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Storing Paintballs In The Cold

Paintballs become very brittle in the cold.  This is apt to cause breakage in the carton, loaders, hopper, barrel, and of course, on the target.  While break- age on the target is preferred, anywhere else can be a mess.  So … Continue reading

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Barrel Plugs

Why do you need a barrel plug? Barrel plugs serve as a purpose of protection towards you and everyone else around you. A barrel plug is a small piece of rubber or a fabric sock that covers or plugs the … Continue reading

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Good ol’ Rec Ball

Playing tournament and professional paintball is all about fun, but the setting is serious. Tournaments and events are competitions. Like all competitions there has to be a #1 team. This drives players to play more serious and aggressive out on … Continue reading

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Cheater, Cheater Pumpkin Eater

Paintball is a fun game, but like all games there is a way of cheating. An example is when you actually watch your balls splat on an opponent without the ref seeing it, but yet he keeps playing. You yell … Continue reading

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Paintball Footwear

Deciding on the type of footwear to wear for paintball may not seem that big but it actually is an essential part of your game. If you wear too heavy of a shoe it can slow your ability to move … Continue reading

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Wear A Paintball Jersey For A Professional Look

When people are afraid to play the sport of paintball, it’s because they think of how bad the paintballs hurt when they make contact. This causes many people to layer up, which could be a bad thing because it causes … Continue reading

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