1. How Paintball Is And Isn’t An Extreme Sport

    Sometimes people refer to paintball as an extreme sport. There are times we agree with them, and other times we know that paintball is a bit too organized to fit the traditional definition of an extreme sport. Here are some of the arguments for and against labeling professional paintball as extreme. What do you think? Yes: There’s Danger Involved We have to admit that the professional paintball…Read More

  2. Why Is Paintball Becoming More Popular?

      While paintball might have been a fringe sport 20 years ago, today everyone knows what it is. Some think of it as more of an extreme sport, others a highly-organized spectator sport that draws thousands. It got us thinking: what’s lead to the rise of paintball? Why are more people getting into it, both as a fan and as a player? Let’s take a look at why paintball is growing in popularity…Read More

  3. What It Takes To Play Professional Paintball

      When it comes to action sports, there are always complexities that most people never think about. Football players have to memorize playbooks and then make split-second decisions as the opposing team changes their tactics. Hockey players have to have the grace of figure skaters and smashing into other players while wearing 15 pounds of equipment. So you probably won’t be surprised that th…Read More

  4. Woodsball: Extreme Sport Paintball

    In our previous blogs we’ve talked about our professional paintball team, what it takes to play paintball, the equipment use, and some of the variants of the game. While we usually play games of 7-on-7, that doesn’t mean we don’t head out and try other forms of the game just for fun. Variation is certainly one of the most appealing aspects of the game. One of the most popular variations of p…Read More

  5. Paintball Variations You Might Not Have Heard Of

    If you like paintball, you’re probably familiar with the most basic type of game: elimination. Two teams of about seven players each will try to tag members of the opposite team with paintballs. As you eliminate players from the opposing team, you suddenly have a great advantage; it’s hard to lose at the end of a game when it’s seven against one! Elimination is just one of the many variatio…Read More

  6. A Quick History of Paintball

    Have you ever wondered where paintball came from? Now that it’s a recognized sport and tens of thousands of people are playing, we thought we’d take a quick look at where paintball came from. (As with the beginnings of most sports, there was no media coverage and no one to watch except for those who were playing. For this reason there might be some differences in the history you hear, but we…Read More

  7. How Much Do You Know About Paintball? Let’s Find Out!

    As we discussed in our previous blog, there are many levels of paintball fans. Some of them watch us because they’ll seek out any extreme sport in Houston. Others have played the game casually a few times, while some even have aspirations to go pro. What we’re saying is that the many levels of fan translates to a wide range of knowledge about the sport. This week we’re going to take a look …Read More

  8. Our Extreme Sport Is Here For Every Type of Paintball Fan

    When we play paintball all around the world, we run into fans of every sort. These fans basically fall into three basic categories. Let’s break them down the type of people who are coming to our spectator sports. Rabid! There’s no doubt, we love our rabid fans! These are the fans who have our jerseys, markers, and loaders and often play the game themselves. They know our names and sometimes w…Read More

  9. Professional Paintball as Spectator Sport

    Just as everyone can shoot hoops in the driveway, anyone can rent a paintball gun and goggles and have fun on a Saturday morning shooting at friends. But watching professionals play is an eye-opening experience, making paintball the latest, most exciting spectator sport. What are you going to find when you stop by a Houston Heat Professional Paintball Game? The Teamwork One aspect of this extreme…Read More

  10. Welcome To Houston Heat Professional Paintball Official Website!

    Thanks for stopping by our new site, the official website for all things related to professional paintball in Houston. We’re glad you’re here, because there’s always something fun going on with the Houston Heat! So, why are we here? To let you know more about the latest spectator sport in Houston, one that’s getting bigger and bigger across the world and around the nation. You’ll find o…Read More