Looking to get into paintball? Wondering what equipment is necessary, or where to start? Check out our helpful blog posts, designed to provide you with the information you need to get started. From beginner’s guides to more in-depth reviews of specific equipment, we have everything you need to get started playing paintball.

Frequently Asked Questions | Paintball Suppliers | BattleGear UK

What is the best marker to buy for a beginner? Known as one of the best markers for beginners or paintball players with a tighter budget, the Tippmann Stormer Elite is a lightweight and durable marker with a brilliant reputation. This marker comes with two magazines and a dual-feed design that can be converted from […]

BattleGear UK is your First Strike paintballing service centre

The importance of a paintballing service centre Many of us know the thrill of getting back onto the paintball event fields, starting up our well-oiled equipment and having the time of our lives. The excitement you get from a paintball event is like nothing else, and our paintball equipment often becomes a necessary extension of […]

Common paintballing injuries and how to avoid them

Paintballing injuries that are more common than you might think If you’re thinking about trying out the sport of paintball, or you’re a veteran who has tried it once or twice, you should be aware that some common paintball injuries can happen if you’re not careful. There are a few simple things you can do […]

A guide to choosing the right projectile for your marker

What to consider when purchasing the right projectile Whether you are considering purchasing a new paintball marker, or you have already got yourself one, you will need to know how to choose the right projectiles that will help you get the best from your marker so you can conquer the field. But how do you […]

5 expectations when you work with a reputable paintball supplier

Finding a reputable paintball supplier Whether you are an avid paintball player or you are just starting out in the action-packed industry, you will know the importance of finding a reputable paintball supplier you can trust. A team who is knowledgeable and can give you advice, as well as provide brilliant supplies that are of […]

Legal vs. illegal UK paintballing activities: A BattleGear guide

Do you know your legal vs illegal UK paintballing activities? BattleGear UK aims to bring you a comprehensive but transparent guide on what you can and cannot do with your paintball marker (gun) and what safety and legal precautions you should be taking if you own a marker or are planning to buy one. Paintball […]

3 best magfed paintball brands and markers for 2022

Buying a magfed marker in 2022 Paintballing is a sport that many take up to get the feel of adrenaline and combat whilst enjoying the thrill and complex nature of the game. MagFed paintball games are newer to the scene but are taking the paintballing industry by storm. The difference between magfed and other styles […]

The history of paintballing and the rise of MagFed games

Paintballing is one of the most popular extreme sports in the UK. There are hundreds of venues in the UK alone, where anyone can visit for a game of paintball. But, in the early 2010s, paintballing got a new lease of life when the UK started to embrace MagFed games. MagFed is a form of […]

Terrify your team with your First Strike MagFed paintballing gear

We love the world of MagFed games. The adrenaline, the natural life feel of shooting your marker and the weight of it in your hands as you tactically make your way across the battlefield. One of the world’s best-known MagFed Paintball manufacturers is First Strike. First Strike MagFed paintballing gear, from their T15 markers to […]

Battlegears 2021 guide to MagFed Paintballing

Paintballing – the essence of excitement, adrenaline and technique. Whether you are completely new to the sport or you have been immersed in the experience for many years, no one can deny that paintballing is a great way of meeting others and keeping fit. When choosing the perfect marker for you, even veteran players will […]


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