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Why is Paintball such a Good Team Building Activity?

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Paintball is not just for weekend warriors looking for a fun free time activity. Rather, paintball is being used with ever increasing frequency as a means of team building for businesses and other types of organizations. A business, as well as its employees, can enjoy a number of significant benefits when this enjoyable activity is used as a team building experience.

Positive Relationship Development

A business enterprise functions optimally when its employees develop and maintain strong, positive connections between themselves. Another reality, albeit contradictory, is that the workaday environment oftentimes is structured and functions in a manner that actually prevents the development of appropriately strong interconnections between employees. In the end, littering the workplace with inspiration posters about “being part of the team” simply is not enough to enhance positive relationships between employees.

Paintball permits the development of positive, strong connections and relationships between employees. First and foremost, when a group of people who normally work together are placed in an environment in which they can actually enjoy themselves in a more uninhibited manner, interrelationships necessarily transform. In addition, although employees typically are called upon to take a team approach in the workplace, this activity allows them to truly refine cooperative skill sets because of the very nature of the sport.

Strategic and Critical Thinking Enhancement

Business owners and managers list the development of strategic and critical thinking skills to be a major priority within their respective enterprises. In the end, seminars on strategic and critical thinking are capable of informing employees as to what these concepts mean. However, educating individuals is not the same as instilling the skills.

The goals and objectives of paintball necessarily call upon team members to engage in significant and meaningful strategic and critical thinking. Moreover, it requires the fusion of these efforts into a group decision making process — precisely what business owners and managers truly value in this day and age.

Competition Enhances Team Cohesion

A fundamental principle of enterprise success is that a cohesive team is more apt to achieve the underlying goals and objectives of a business enterprise or other type of organization. The problem is that in many ventures, a true sense of cohesion among employees either fails to take hold or, if it does, cannot be maintained for an extended period of time.

Paintball is designed to be a competitive endeavor. Research indicates that competitive activities necessarily enhance the sense of cohesion between individuals working towards a common objective. This type of team cohesion in a competitive arena is seen consistently in professional and college sports. Paintball provides the same sort of setting in which cohesion between team members is imperative to ultimate success. Once established in the paintball arena, the sense of cohesion can carry over into the work environment.

Tippmann X7 Phenom Electronic Super Pack Paintball Marker Gun

Now available as a PREORDER ITEM at Ultimate Paintball is the Tippmann X7 Phenom Electronic Super Pack Paintball Marker Gun! Tippmann has combined the most popular style of upgrades for the X7 Phenom and put them all into 1 awesome package!! So instead of having to buy the Tippmann X7 Phenom Electronic Paintball Gun, then ALL of the upgrades needed to change the look or style of the gun, you can purchase JUST the Tippmann X7 Phenom Electronic Super Pack and have everything you need!

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The Tippmann X7 Phenom Electronic Super Pack comes with the X7 Phenom M16 base marker and includes ALL the mods to transform it into a G36, UMP or Assault Marker!! Is that even possible?!! May not seem like it, but thanks to Tippmann Sports and their drive and dedication to keep producing bigger and better paintball equipment and using their innovative skills, it IS possible now! NO other package out there offers you 4 different styles of guns in ONE single package!! You can play 4 matches in a row with a different style of gun for each match!! Tippmann Sports went all in with this combo package and it will be hard to top. If you’re having trouble deciding on buying an M16 body kit or G36 body kit for your X7 and wish you could have them both, then the Tippmann X7 Phenom Electronic Super Pack has solved your problem!!  You can place your PREORDER today with Ultimate Paintball! The PREORDER’S will process like a regular order. You will be charged the price of the package, the shipping process you select, then the DAY that we get them in stock we will ship you your INCREDIBLE Tippmann X7 Phenom Electronic Super Pack Paintball Marker Gun!!! Don’t miss out on the chance to be first in line to own not only this killer Tippmann X7 Phenom Electronic Super Pack, but also OWN your competition with 4 different styles of the great paintball gun that we all know and love, the Tippmann X7 Phenom!!

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Tippmann Crossover XVR Paintball Gun(Black), Tippmann Intrepid Paintball Mask and Tippmann 48ci 3000psi HPA Paintball Tank Combo Giveaway

Going on now is an **INCREDIBLE SWEEPSTAKES** where Ultimate Paintball and Tippmann Sports have teamed up to give away a Tippmann Crossover XVR Paintball Gun(Black), Tippmann Intrepid Paintball Mask and Tippmann 48ci 3000psi HPA Paintball Tank Combo Package!! All you have to do to Enter the Sweepstakes is “LIKE” Ultimate Paintball’s Facebook page. Then, after you have been Entered  for the Giveaway, you can “Share” the link provided to gain more Entries! 1 Share=1Entry and more Entries equals a better chance to win! This package combined has a total value of $528.90!! So get to “SHARING” and spreading the word about this awesome giveaway on Facebook and try to win this  combo package from Ultimate Paintball and Tippmann Sports!!

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The Tippmann Crossover XVR Paintball Gun(Black), Tippmann Intrepid Paintball Mask and Tippmann 48ci 3000psi HPA Tank Combo Package Giveaway is running live now and ends on Friday, May 23rd 2014 around 2:00PM Central Time.  One (1) lucky winner will be randomly selected and announced on Ultimate Paintball’s Facebook page on May 23rd 2014 a little after 2:00PM Central Time. So to all of you that are interested you have just under 3 weeks to “Like” our Facebook Page and “Share” the link provided. Which is plenty of time to Share as much as you possibly can and better your chances of winning! This Tippmann Combo package is one heck of a giveaway and is a total value of $528.90!! And just for taking a couple minutes out of your day to Like and Share on Facebook!! If you’re on Facebook a lot anyways, why not win some FREE stuff from Ultimate Paintball??!! If you have any questions, need help entering, or need anything at all feel free to contact us at 573-358-1300!! Good Luck to you all and may the best man or woman win!! May the odds be ever in your favor!

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Dangerous Power E1 DP Paintball Marker Gun

Now ON SALE, In Stock and Ready to Ship at Ultimate Paintball is the Dangerous Power E1 DP Paintball Marker Gun – Sliver/Black. The Dangerous Power E1 is the perfect paintball marker for either a beginner getting into the amazing game of paintball, or for the seasoned veteran. The E1 touches the fine points of Dangerous Power’s accomplishments and performance. The E1’s strengthened core is constructed of our distinguished & popular “Dump-Valve System” & is equipped with a micro-switch board capable of firing in Semi-auto mode & Full-auto fire modes capped at 25 bps.

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Features of the Dangerous Power E1:

Optimum Performance @ A Lower Price! The E1 touches the fine points of Dangerous Power’s accomplishments and performance. The E1’s strengthened core is constructed of our distinguished & popular “Dump-Valve System” & is equipped with a micro-switch board capable of firing in Semi-auto mode & Full-auto fire modes capped at 25 bps.
High Pressure Regulator The E1’s high pressure regulator is composed of the G3’s highly accurate OPR system & internals. The E1’s OPR’s operation is service-friendly & easy to maintain.
Dump Valve Bolt System The E1’s Dump Valve system is one of the finest and very efficient firing systems for Dangerous Power’s spool valve markers. Maintenance for the fire assembly is simple & is constructed of 2 moving parts. The E1’s fire assembly and operation proceeds from the G3’s heritage, DP’s greatest achievement.

Get your DP E1 today at Ultimate Paintball at a price that can’t be beat! Hurry before the Sale is over and you miss your chance to get an awesome gun at a super low price!!

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Empire Invert Mini GS Paintball Gun

Now IN STOCK and READY TO SHIP at Ultimate Paintball is the NEW Empire Invert Mini GS Paintball Guns!! The Empire Mini GS  is the next generation of a paintball marker legend.  The team at Empire has taken the proven Mini marker platform and designed and developed it to be even better.  In addition to the battle proven Mini engine the GS includes a full wrap-around rubber foregrip that creates a secure grip and protection from paint and the elements.

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The Mini GS also adds an On/Off ASA that eliminates any thread issues and makes for smooth removal of your tank. For an added bonus, the new design allows for a simple drop-in of the Redline OLED board in without switching the foregrip. The ASA and Foregrip attachment points have been beefed up for extra strength and superior performance. Of course you have all the regular goodies you have come to expect and depend on from the Empire Mini: Hose-less design, Eyes, Clamping Feedneck, and proven Mini performance. It takes a truly amazing product to follow a legend, and Empire hits the mark with the Mini GS.

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Place your order for the Invert Mini GS today with Ultimate Paintball and be the first to own 1 of these awesome ner

Living Legends

Well folks the paintball season is FINALLY here and in full swing!! And there is no better way to kick off the season than attending and playing at the Living Legends of Paintball Event in Joliet, Illinois!!! This is an AWESOME event at a great venue! Living Legends of Paintball is a 2 day event that starts on May 16th and ends on May 18th. Registration for Living Legends is currently open. The deadline for the pre-registration is May 5, 2014. So gather up your team, sign up and don’t miss out on this event! The famous, Greg “RED” Hastings will be attending so you will have the chance to meet one of the actual “Living Legends” in the great game of paintball.  Also if you pre-register and purchase entry, air, 2 cases of event paint,  and an HK Streetall Jersey, you will be entered and qualified for a chance to win a DLX LUXE OLED PAINTBALL MARKER, CUSTOM LL7 JERSEY, LL7 SANDANA LL7 BBD, KLR GOGGLE SYSTEM, HK HARDBODY GEAR BAG, HK HARDLINE ARM+KNEE PADS, HK HARDLINE PANTS CAMO!!!!!!! Now that my friends is one heck of a giveaway! SHEESH!!

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Living Legends is a national paintball event hosted by the world-famous CPX Sports. The concept is to honor those who helped create the sport of paintball and those who have shaped it throughout it’s history. The weekend long event is a 2-day scenario event produced by Viper which gives enthusiasts the unique opportunity to play alongside the living legends of paintball in what is widely regarded as the must attend event of the year. Don’t miss out on this incredible fun filled weekend that is fastly approaching! Even if you don’t play paintball or just don’t feel like playing that weekend, round up your crew of friends, family, ANYBODY who wants to have a blast and witness or play in the Living Legends 7!! Ultimate Paintball will be there in full force with TONS of paintball gear and will have everything you will need to either add to your gun set-up, your equipment or playing apparel!! So feel free to stop by the Ultimate Paintball tent to say hi or to pick up some gear at the cheapest prices available!! Hope to see yons there!!

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Virtue Spire Paintball Loader Sale at Ultimate Paintball

Starting today at Ultimate Paintball and running until April 21st, 2014 is a SALE on all of our Virtue Spire Paintball Loaders!! The Virtue Spire might just be the best paintball loader in all of paintball. And you have just a few days to grab one for $20 cheaper than the regular store price!!

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The Virtue Spire is the next generation in loader technology with a shot activated sensor,  jam-proof feeding system and a tool-less design that can be taken apart and reassembled in seconds. Not only is the Spire an aggressive, lightweight, and compact design, but it also holds more paint than the leading competitors.

Virtue Spire Paintball Loader Features:

Shot Activated G-Force Sensor Technology
Simple Two-Step, Tool-less Disassembly
Feeds Super Fragile Paint
Ultra Fast, Never Jams
True 200Ö Capacity
Lowest Profile in Paintball
Long Battery Life
Hassle Free Operation

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Easter Sale at Ultimate Paintball

Starting today, April 17 2014,  Ultimate Paintball is having a HUGE Easter Sale on a TON of great paintball items!! This Sale won’t last long, so get to Ultimate Paintball.com before it’s too late and you miss the chance to grab some new paintball gear for a super low price!!

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The Easter Sale will run until Monday April 21st 2014. So you will all have 1 week to get either a gun package, a jersey, a hopper or ANYTHING paintball related that you need or want to give someone for a great Easter gift this year. Don’t wait until it’s too late!! HOP on  over to Ultimate Paintball to get the best gear at the best price with very fast shipping! All of us at Ultimate Paintball hope you all have a HOPPY EASTER!!!

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HK Army KLR Paintball Goggle Mask – Black

Now IN STOCK an READY TO SHIP FROM  ULTIMATE PAINTBALL is the brand new HK Army KLR Paintball Goggle Mask – Black!!!  With over 100 years of combined paintball experience, the HK design team has created a goggle system that is both safe and stylish. Composed of a robust blend of thermoplastic elastomer, the design of the KLR facemask protects critical areas of the user, while still promoting supreme breathability and freedom of movement. Featuring three co-molded HDPE inserts, the KLR goggle system can be customized to fit any customer’s aesthetic desires.

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The HK Army KLR Goggle is the first to incorporate a lens retention system that is innovative, safe, and interchangeable. The patent-pending PVT Lock system allows the user to change lenses in mere seconds–the days of gouging your mask and lens with a screwdriver before a game is over. Featuring a large, swiveling hinge system, the PVT Lock system enables users to quickly change their lens and overall appearance of their goggle with the flick of a buckle. Offered in a variety of colors and finishes, users can collect and interchange each side of their PVT Lock to create a look that is unique to them. Bonded to the KLR frame is HK’s new 3D foam–featuring tri-layer, variable density foam technology that creates unparalleled comfort. The base layer is high-density SBR memory foam that absorbs face impacts and braces against the goggle frame, followed by open-cell EVA foam that is ultra-soft and conforms to the facial profile of the wearer. These high-tech foams are then laminated in a velvet microfiber liner that both absorbs sweat from the face and insulates against heat entering the ocular cavity of the frame. The KLR Goggle offers a super high-density compressed EVA foam earpiece that is protective and low-profile. The KLR soft-ear protects the outer and inner ear from impact and abrasion, while maintaining a low profile. Featuring a high-resolution microstitched jacquard strap, the KLR is an industry-first in offering microinjected TPR accent patches for users to further customize their on-field look. Coated with anti-slip silicone on the rear of the strap, the KLR strap is guaranteed against fraying and distortion.

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D3FY Sports D3S Paintball Gun

Now in stock and ready to ship from Ultimate Paintball is the new D3FY Sports D3S Paintball Gun!! Available in 5 different color schemes to match your style and character. The D3S paintball marker has been designed to be user friendly and extremely reliable. It’s been tested in various scenarios and stressed to the max. No matter what we put it through, it continues to operate with supreme consistency. Step up your game without breaking the bank with the D3FY D3S Paintball Marker.

emai1 This D3FY paintball marker has been designed to perform at a high-end level without a high-end price tag. The D3S is made of an aluminum construction with a polyvinyl chloride outer body shell (Rhyno Skin) body cover. The Marker features our F2 Bolt engine, which incorporates the spool-bolt and regulator in one piece allowing for low operating pressures between 150 and 160 psi. The D3S marker was designed with two things in mind, optimum performance at affordable pricing. Get yours today at Ultimate Paintball!!

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Tippmann Cronus Tactical Paintball Gun Package

Wanting to upgrade to a new gun that has a cool look, great performance, and comes with a few key paintball accessories, and at a VERY reasonable price? Then Ultimate Paintball has exactly what you are looking for!! The Tippmann Cronus Tactical Paintball Gun 3Skull Mega Set is a perfect paintball gun package. The Tippmann Cronus Tactical combines high performance with incredible durability in a milsim body. The Cronus features our reliable in-line bolt system in a high-impact composite body with soft over molded rubber grips. This marker can easily be modified by mounting an assortment of accessories on any one of the four picatinny rails.

cronThe Tippmann Cronus Package includes:

  • Tippmann Cronus Gun
  • GXG XVSN Mask with Visor & Anti Fog Lens
  • 3Skull Coil Remote Hose Coiled Thick Air Line
  • 3Skull 6+1 Deluxe Paintball Harness Black
  • 6 – 140 Round Heavy Duty Ultimate Paintball Clear Tubes
  • 3Skull Padded Gun Case Black
  • 1oz Gold Cup Oil
  • 3Skull 21″ Orange Jerk Squeegee
  • 3Skull 20 Ounce CO2 Tank(empty)
  • 3Skull 200rd Black Hopper

croIn stock and ready to ship from Ultimate Paintball is this awesome Tippmann Package! So if you are second guessing on getting a new gun, this is the gun and package that will be the deciding factor and you won’t regret it!!

 

Tippmann Paintball 98 Custom PS ACT – 4 Pack

Looking for a convenient, easy, cheap way to get the whole family involved in the great game of paintball? Wanting a great package that has everything you would all need to get playing instantly? Then look no further! In stock and ready to ship from Ultimate Paintball is the Tippmann Paintball 98 Custom PS ACT + X-Ray + 20oz + 4+1 Tubes + Hopper – 4 Pack!! This package is the perfect way to get the whole crew of family and friends up and running in the game of paintball!

blog3Tippmann’s 98 Custom Platinum Series is the best starter gun on the market. It’s easy to operate, durable, has a 2 year manufacturer’s warranty, available for many upgrades, and can be modified in numerous ways.  For the best price and cheap, fast shipping, place your order for the Tippmann 98 Custom 4 Pack with Ultimate Paintball!!

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Azodin Zenith II Electronic Paintball Marker Gun

Now In Stock and Ready to Ship from Ultimate Paintball is the new Azodin Zenith II Electronic Paintball Marker Gun. Available in 3 different colors to match your style. The ZII is the pinnacle of design and performance for the stack tube blow-back platform.  When the ZII was developed, we focused our efforts on improving its operation and performance. The result was the creation of the Zen OLED board and the ZeRO-D System.

 

Z21The Zen OLED board is the conscious of the ZII and is the first user programmable board on an Azodin marker. The board features new logic which helps to prolong battery life and decrease voltage requirements. The ZeRO-D system is the soul of the ZII and threads directly onto the body. The new design improves the durability of the ZeRO Housing and it allows for quicker maintenance of the ZeRO-D System. When paired with the Mass Flow Valve, the ZeRO-D lowers the operating pressure of the ZII. The ZII showcases Azodin’s next generation of markers and establishes new performance benchmarks for the STBB Platform.  Make sure you pick up your Azodin Zenith II from Ultimate Paintball today!!

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Dye Assault Matrix DAM Paintball Marker Gun

In stock and ready to ship from Ultimate Paintball is the incredible Dye Dam Paintball Gun. If you are a serious woodsballer and want to own your competition, the Dye Assault Matrix DAM Paintball Marker Gun is the gun that will help you do that. Based on a custom design by Youngblood himself, the DAM’s trigger incorporates vertical ridges and an extra wide face, used by top firearms competition shooters. This design ensures steady trigger feel even in the most adverse conditions with or without gloves. Customizable forward and backward travel with spring tension adjustment create the perfect pull. With the push of a button the DAM can switch from Semi Auto to Three Round Burst to Fully Automatic, or if you want to get fancy you can even program specific firing modes that cater to your style of play. All changes can be done with your gun fully assembled, even mid-game. A board lock- out can be implemented to get you on the tournament field or any firing- mode-restricted areas. Precision or volume, just a button away. The all new In-Line regulator is based on the proven Hyper line of regulators and improves on it with the easiest access and simplest break down of any gun Dye has made. With the Quick Release Bolt any operator can toollessly access their bolt and regulator in one simplified assembly. Now all parts that require standard maintenance are accessed with 2 turns. With velocity adjustment accessible through the back cap, we’ve moved the regulator out of the way for that real military look and operation. The DAM comes magazine feed ready. Ambidextrous magazine release for right and left handed users makes reloading a snap and allows you to keep an extremely low profile, even when reloading. All Dye magazines are Shaped Projectile ready and waiting to deliver each shot just like a real firearm. Leave the accuracy-by-volume to the trigger monkeys and do it like the big boys. One shot, one kill.

blogThe 2 interchangeable shroud sections and front cap allow the operator to reconfigure the DAM for any style of play. With all shroud sections installed, the DAM has over 2 feet of standard Picatinny rails.  All side and bottom rails are removable and interchangeable. Picatinny rails are standard for fire arms and will allow attachment of any standard optics, grips, etc. Be the most versatile player on the field with the all new OTF system. Combined with the rotating eye pipe gearing, this system allows the operator of the DAM unprecedented options for loading capabilities. With the slide of the OTF switch, the operator can seamlessly move from traditional hopper fed, to magazine fed loading, and back again at a moments notice. Use your shaped projectile rounds when you need precise shots and go back to regular paint when volume is necessary. The Dye DAM comes standard with a feedneck Cover Plate that can replace the feedneck assembly giving the operator an unbroken top Picatinny Rail compatible with all standard military optics. Reduces your profile and gives your DAM the most realistic look and feel. It also comes with an adjustable cam lock feedneck allows you to securely lock you loader onto your gun without tools. DYE’s cam lock feed neck sits low and tight on the marker making sure your loader stays low profile with the rest of your gear. The Eye Pipe, patent pending, internal design houses multiple critical systems that ensure worry free performance. The polycarbonate pipe shields the self-cleaning anti-chop eye system from dirt and broken paint, ensuring the eyes are always monitoring the breech and ball drop. The seamless pipe is wiped clean by the bolt tip o-ring on every cycle. The Eye Pipe system also eliminates miss feeds and double feeding. In addition it eliminates external eye plates and the potential of stripped or corroded eye plate mounting screws. With even easier Toolless access to the battery and extra thick ergonomic design, this all new grip improves on every aspect of these top-of-their- class grips.

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Empire D*Fender- 2 New Colors

Empire Paintball has recently released 2 new colors of the Empire D*Fender! Now in stock and ready to ship from Ultimate Paintball is the new Empire D*Fender “Dark Earth” Loader Integrated Paintball Gun and the new Empire D*Fender “Army Green” Loader Integrated Paintball Gun!!

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The innovative genius of Empire Paintball has been at it again with the creation of the Empire D*Fender. This radical design moves the loader from off the top of the marker and places it within the stock of this bullpup-style masterpiece. The D*Fender has ultra-strong, lightweight magnesium shells with the high performance guts of the Axe marker and Empire loader technology inside. Reduce your silhouette and never take a hit on your loader again. Forget its name, with the D*Fender in your hands, you’ll attack!

def1You can pick up either the “Dark Earth” D*Fender or the “Army Green” D*Fender from Ultimate Paintball today!!  Be the first one on the course to be owning your competition with this amazing gun while also having the color to match your style and character!!