How to Get Good At Paintball

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As a paintball enthusiast, you know how this sport or game can be a lot of fun. It is a modern game of tag and it offers a lot of excitement and that adrenaline rush you have been craving for. Besides, in this game, you get to shoot someone like in the action movies only without actually killing them. The great thing about paintball is the competitive atmosphere. If always get hit or “killed” then you may want to know how to become good at the game and really beat your friends the next time you play.

First of all, you might want to know about how paintball started.

The first paintball guns were actually developed in the 1970s where it was used in forestry and agriculture. Foresters used the paintball guns to mark certain trees for planning trails or for research. In agriculture, farmers basically used the paintball guns to mark cattle and other livestock.

At some point in time, it occurred to the foresters or farmers to shoot the guns at each other. The rest of paintball is history. However, it was really in the early 80s when a group of weekend warriors got a hold of the paintball guns and decided to play a grown up version of capture the flag.

Paintball is a fun sport to play. It can be played in many places, and it can also be played with friends or groups. Paintball has a lot of variation when it comes to playing it. However, you must remember that you should try not to get hit and hit as many others as you can. It sounds really simple but it’s not really as that simple as you may think. There are some strategies and tricks that you need to know about in order to avoid being hit or even being seen at all and at the same time hit as many players as you can.

The first trick is the fox holes trick. Experienced players will dig small holes in the ground in order to become invisible and avoid being in the line of sight for the opponent. You need to remember that the less you expose your body, the less chance that you will likely get hit. The fox holes strategy only works when other players don’t know where it is.

If you know where the fox hole where your opponent is hiding in, you can try sneaking around the fox hole in order to get a clear shot down to the hole that your opponent is hiding in. If you don’t know where the fox hole your enemy is hiding in, then they will have a great advantage over you. They only have to pop out their head and their paintball gun, shoot his or her opponent and hide again.

The paint grenade is also an advantageous tool that you should have in your paintball arsenal. This is great for hitting 3 to 4 people at a time but you need to remember that you may want to practice getting near enough on your opponent without being detected in order for you to throw the grenade at them. Also, try practicing your aim in throwing the grenade. A well placed grenade is very effective in eliminating more than 2 opponents at a time and it is also very effective for defensive strategy.

Cleaning the paintball gun is very important. You have to keep your paintball gun clean especially on the inside of the barrel. This will prevent misfires and you will have a more accurate aim.

These are just some of the many tricks that you have to learn about paintball. Always remember that with practice, you will be able to perfect these techniques and have the advantage over your opponents in paintball.

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