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10 of the Best Paintball Game Zones at BPF

Written by BethGriffiths on June 12, 2017

BPF is a world-leading paintball venue with state-of-the-art equipment, facilities and game zones. All of our award-winning paintball game zones are expertly designed by specialist set builders, game designers and structural engineers, and you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a Hollywood film set. These are the 10 best paintball game zones at BPF to get your heart racing and adrenaline pumping.   Black Hawk Down     A Black Hawk helicopter has crash-landed in the heart of a war-torn shantytown….

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12 Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Paintball

Written by BethGriffiths on May 17, 2017

Paintball is an adrenaline-pumping, action-packed game and is enjoyed by friends and teams of all ages, lifestyles, and abilities. Whether you’re a paintball pro or a beginner, do you know these 12 fun facts about paintball?   1. Paintball guns were invented in the 1970s by Daisy and Crosman. They were originally called paintball markers and were used by foresters to mark animals and trees due to their accuracy and long distance range.   2. Paintball was invented by Hayes…

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What Do I Wear To Play Paintball?

Written by BethGriffiths on April 11, 2017

Many beginners and first-time paintball players are unsure what to wear to play paintball. This post outlines what you should wear to play paintball and the protective gear you will be wearing once you enter the game zone. When deciding what to wear to play paintball, the key is to keep as little skin exposed as possible. Paintballs can travel at speeds of up to 200mph, so it will be painful when it hits you. However, don’t be discouraged, paintball…

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Is Paintball Safe?

Written by BethGriffiths on April 11, 2017

Many first time paintballers may be worried about playing due to the risk of injury. With paintballs being fired at you at 200 mph and difficult terrain to manoeuvre, paintball doesn’t seem like the safest activity. However, paintball is, in fact, one of the lowest risk sports there is and is very safe as long as you follow the safety rules.   Safety Stats One study by the Minnesota Paintball League found that paintball has 0.2 injuries per 1000 players,…

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6 Reasons Why Paintball Is Fantastic for Team Building

Written by BethGriffiths on February 27, 2017

Finding the right team building activity for your company can be tough, so we’ve made this decision super easy for you. Choose paintball. Paintball develops a number of skills that are essential in the workplace, improves relationships between your team, and keeps morale and productivity high. This article showcases 6 of the best reasons why paintball is a fantastic team building activity, and helps establish formidable teams.   Leadership Paintball can help develop strong leadership skills. Some will lead their…

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6 Tips to Become a Paintball Pro

Written by BethGriffiths on February 27, 2017

Whether it’s your first time playing paintball for a birthday party or stag do and you want to read up on some tactics, or you simply want to improve your game and get a one up on the opposition, these tips will help you lead your team to victory and transform you into a paintball pro.   Be Aware It’s important in paintball to always be aware of your position, your opponent’s position, and your team’s position. You need to…

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