Knowledge of your local laser tag arena can be vastly useful. Simply by knowing which ways it is possible to go from certainly locations one quickly learns paths that many people use. Hence it is possible to "beat" your opponents to where they are going. Also one can learn where people tend to hide, or stand. Equally so certain locations in arenas seem to get little to no traffic offering a player a chance to get a break. Places to get cover, quickest paths to re-energizers, and even effective camping locations are all vastly important things to know about ones arena.
It is recommend that players attempt to make a map of their arena. No points given or deducted for artistic talent. Simply drawing out the arena, and common pathways often can help learning important facets of the arena. Good knowledge of an arena, can mean the difference between victory and defeat.