Category Archives: Beginner’s Corner

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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Tactical Movement

In scenario paintball, the way you and your team moves is crucial.  Most of the time, when the game starts, the team generally breaks up into a bunch of individuals.  Everybody wants to do something different; everybody wants to go … Continue reading

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Alternate Players On Your Team

Alternates have multiple benefits when accompanying your paintball team, but many people are uncertain as to what being an alternate entails. The first mistake commonly assumed in reference to an alternate is that they are not going to play in the tournament unless … Continue reading

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Pod Harnesses

Having a pod pack is a huge advantage in paintball, especially if you shoot a lot. A normal hopper holds about 200 paintballs. You can go through that fairly quick in one game and often need to refill in the … 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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Choose Your Type of Play

Your first major decision into the paintball world is buying your own equipment and more importantly buying your own gun. You should pick a paintball gun that fits your style of play and is comfortable for you to carry and … 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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