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Paintball Should Be a School Sport

Paintball should be a school sport. Many people believe paintball is not a sport. Paintball is a sport where you shoot special MARKER’s (NOT guns) at each other (like Nerf). There are many ways you can play paintball. Like elimination, capture the flag, and many others. There are a lot of different places that you can play paintball too. You can play in forests (Woodsball), in places set up with hay

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bales, tires, telephone spools, and a lot of other just random things (Speedball), and inflated obstacles in a field (X-Ball), just in a field, and many more. You can play paintball year-round. Paintball is really fun and is SAFER than tennis, football, basketball or even fishing. TAKE A LOOK AT THIS!!! “Industry safety standards like paintball masks, barrel plugs, and limits on paintball gun velocities” (how fast the marker shoots the ball) “help prevent injuries. The fact is that less than 1 person out of every 4,000 who play paintball will end up having to go to the doctor for a paintball-related injury. This includes things like ankle sprains or scratches from falling in the woods, not just injuries directly related to paintball pellets. On the other hand, 1 in 33 people who play football will end up visiting the hospital each year,” says Estela Kennen, a paintball researcher and expert. Even though this view seems convincing at first, it doesn't state that paintball is a real worldwidely played sport! Paintball is a both indoor and outdoor sport that improves awareness/alertness, reflexes, and eye hand coordination.This is why I think that paintball should be a school sport. Its fun, good exercise, and is really safe(more SHIELDED than football)!

By Sloan Volkman

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