Paintball is a safe, simple yet challenging and strategic sport that is played usually by two teams, each with at least two players. Adults and kids alike enjoy this sport as they often refer to it as an advanced or improvised game of tag.

Tournaments attract many spectators of all ages, as it is a very exciting game to watch.

Paintball is a rapidly growing sport,and can be expensive if you use a large amount of paintballs.

A crucial and required part of paintball is the equipment. Paint ball clothing is mandatory for play and is supposed to provide protection for the players. Safety is usually a concern with paint ball, so having the correct clothing is important.

TIP:You should not consume alcohol before, during or after the game as it will impair your judgment and reactions drastically. You will endanger yourself and other players when you play paintball.

Paintball gear could be found at sporting stores and some facilities also sell or rent gear. In general an individual will probably spend no less than $100 for the gear they require. Cheap clothing could be gotten by purchasing second hand or renting if the player doesn't play too frequently. The gear each player should have includes a mask, gun and paintballs (paint balls ). You can find a wide variety of options in gear, though. Form tactical paintball clothing to paint ball equipment designed to enhance the game or just to appear great.

You should wear goggles or a mask at all times during a game. Ideally, the mask should cover the whole head, fit securely and be comfortable. Regular glasses or sunglasses are not sufficient to protect you from fast flying projectiles when you play paintball.

If you have been to play paintball in the past you will know that one of the most expensive aspects of playing paintball is buying the ammunition once you get to a centre. You can get your paintballs for much cheaper by buying them in bulk from the paintball centre before you turn up. For example if you and 10 of your friends were playing paintball, it would be wise to pre-order 5000 paintballs (for a much cheaper rate) before you turn up. This is opposed to buying individual bags of 100 paintballs to top up throughout the day, which would work out a lot more expensive over the course of a day.

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