Category Archives: How To Play Paintball

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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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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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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Cool Masks

The most important rule in paintball is to keep your mask down over your face when on the field at all times. The mask is your biggest protection in the game. Even if your paintball mask is fogging up or … Continue reading

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Speedball Vs. Woodsball

The two main types of paintball games consist of speedball and woodsball. Speedball, which is probably the more common type of play, is for serious competitors who play in tournaments. This is a fast paced game composed of a lot … Continue reading

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Snap Shooting

Snap shooting is an essential part of paintball for players that plan on winning tournaments.  In order to do this you will need to stand behind your bunker. Hold your gun up with your air tank rested AGAINST your shoulder … Continue reading

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How To Call Yourself Out In Paintball

Over the years of playing paintball, I have seen a lot of other players call themselves out incorrectly.  Properly calling yourself out is a crucial part of the game.  Doing it wrong can result in getting hurt, mass confusion, and getting … Continue reading

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The Duel – Game Variation

  Back in the days of the Old West, when two grown men had major problems with each others’ presence, they would formally duke it out on the streets.  Starting back-to-back, they took ten paces forward, getting to about ten … Continue reading

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Learning To Crawl Again

  If you play the sniper role, you need to stay out of sight. The best way to move and stay hidden is by crawling. As the crawl is not a very popular way of moving because it’s so slow, you … Continue reading

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