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6 Top Archery Tips For Beginners

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BPF is more than just a paintball centre. It’s the no.1 activity centre in Yorkshire, and we also offer a number of exciting activities, including archery. Hitting the bullseye is not easy. These 6 top archery tips for beginners will help...

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Beginner’s Guide to Paintball

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Paintball is an action-packed, adrenaline-fuelled game in which participants use guns to shoot capsules of paint at one another. It was invented in the 1980s and has grown in popularity ever since.

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Glossary of Paintball Vocabulary and Jargon

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We help you get to grips with some confusing paintball jargon by defining some of the most used paintball terms and vocabulary that you need to know.

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The History of Paintball

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Paintball is a relatively new sport. The origins of paintball begin in the 1960s when Charles Nelson of the Nelson Paint Company invented the paintball marker which would later become the paintball gun.

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5 Reasons Why Paintball Is The Best Kids Activity This Summer Holiday

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Struggling to decide what to do with the kids this summer? Bawtry Paintball has paintball games specifically designed for kids aged 9 years and above.

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10 Of The Best Game Zones At BPF

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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...

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12 Fun Facts You Didn't Know About Paintball

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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...

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What Do I Wear To Play Paintball

What Do I Wear To Play Paintball

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.

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Is Paintball Safe?

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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...

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6 Reasons Why Paintball Is Fantastic For Team Building

6 Reasons Why Paintball Is Fantastic For Team Building

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....

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6 Tips To Become A Paintball Pro

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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..

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