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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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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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The Flush Out Strategy

A perfect strategy for attacking in paintball in called the Flush Out. This is used for any type of game play mode, such as speedball, scenario, or woods-ball. The strategy is when the other team is playing tight and trying … Continue reading

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Retreat If You Must; But Do It Correctly – Here’s How…

Sometimes a well planned retreat is as important as a well planned advance. Aggressively pushing your way deep into the enemies’ side of the field can occasionally get you pinned down, stuck or pushed back. Even though you may want … Continue reading

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Paintball Sniper Hiding Spots

Effective sniping is often very dependent on your ability to stay hidden and concealed.  When choosing your hiding spot, pay close attention to what’s behind you; make sure your body’s outline will not appear against a tree line, skyline or … Continue reading

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Paintball Strategy Basics

In order to win at paintball or complete a game objective, your team must have a strategy, which simply consists of specific tactics planned out ahead of time.  What strategy your team uses will depend on a number of factors, … Continue reading

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Woodsball Strategies

Sometimes there’s a bit of anxiety directly before a woodsball match.  This is often with new players who may not know exactly what to do.  Here are a few tips that will at least give you a place to start….  … Continue reading

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Crawl Your Way To Victory

Crawling is an extremely useful movement in paintball.  The ability to crawl forward, backward, on all fours or flat on the ground, both quickly and quietly will keep you covered and alive longer in the game.  Crawling may be necessary on a … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Hit By The Freight Train

Freight Training is an illegal move in paintball.  This is an attempt by a tagged player to affect the outcome of a game by lingering in the game after he’s been shot.  After being hit, the player is supposed to put their … Continue reading

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Flanking

Flanking is one of hundreds of paintball tactics in which a player distracts the opposing team with an attack while another player sneaks around the side or back of the other team.  It is most successfully used on players who … Continue reading

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