We’re called Teamworks for a reason. Our nation-wide locations may offer different experiences, but they all have one thing in common – activities designed to bring your team together. Whether you’re buckling up to whip around our karting tracks or strapping on your battle armour to dominate the laser tag arena, working with your team is crucial to success. Here are a few ways to make sure you’re playing to your strengths.
To get the most out of your team in laser tag and karting, it’s important to have a thorough understanding of each member’s abilities. Accuracy, agility, strategic thinking and quick decision making are among the skills that can give you an edge when it’s competition time, so try to assign specific roles and responsibilities that will complement these talents.
For example, if you have a team member with patience and a steady aim, you might set them the task of defending a critical area, or taking out your opponents from a distance. If you have someone who’s quick and observant on your team, you can send them out as a scout to assess the opponent’s positions, capture strategic positions quickly. Adapting your strategy on the fly takes good leadership know-how, so if you’re lucky enough to have the boss on your team, take advantage of their training.
A good team stays in constant communication with one another. Encouraging open and constant (but focused) chat among your team members will help you share information about strategies and areas to avoid, corners that are difficult to navigate, and the numerous unexpected challenges you’ll find on the twists and turns of our karting tracks. If you’re keen to surprise your adversaries, you could even develop a set of hand signals to help you maintain stealth in the arena.
Setting someone the role of communications coordinator is a sensible thing to do if you want to dominate the arena or karting track. If you have someone on your team who has clear and concise communication skills, they’ll be good at relaying important information such as enemy positions, strategies and overall team coordination, ensuring that everyone is on the same page.
Marginal gains add up to impressive results – and you’ll find opportunities on our track and in our battle area to make the most of your time by working as a team. In a longer go-karting race like our Le Mans style race, efficient pit stops and driver changes are crucial – so take time to allocate specific roles to your team to ensure your driver is buckled in safely and away before your opponents have even swapped helmets. Minimising the time spent in the pits can have a significant impact on your team’s overall performance, and help you maintain a competitive edge.
To be efficient in laser tag takes a bit of cunning – staying calm and focused is one way to make the most of your time in the arena. Staying alert and aware of sounds and footsteps can keep you one step ahead of your competitors and keep you aligned with your team’s movements. Target selection and priority is one of our favourite sneaky tricks, though – if your opponent’s team has a particularly skilled player or have cleverly positioned themselves in an advantageous position, send an assassin in to take them out first and you’ll gain the upper hand. Our Laser Tag venues are located in Mansfield, in the East Midlands, Birmingham City Centre and Letchworth
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|Minimum Height & Age||Karting||Laser Tag||Simulators|
|Birmingham (City)||145cm & 8 years||6 years||6 years|
|Birmingham (West)||125cm & 8 years|
|Letchworth||125cm & 8 years||6 years||6 years|
|East Midlands||125cm & 8 years||6 years|
|Northampton||125cm & 8 years||6 years|
Laser or Driving Simulators who are under 12 must be accompanied by a responsible adult, over the age of 18
Kart Drivers who are under 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult, over the age of 18