Justin is a traditional Chinese archery practitioner specializing in the study and revival of Chinese military archery technique. He is co-author of “The Way of Archery: A 1637 Chinese Military Training Manual” http://www.thewayofarchery.com, which is a translation and commentary of a 17th century Ming dynasty archery treatise.
He is also proprietor of The Cinnabar Bow http://www.cinnabarbow.com/marinerbows, a traditional archery equipment distributor whose mission is to raise international awareness of skilled Asiatic equipment makers. He taught thumb ring shooting for the California Centaurs horseback archery club, founded the Bay Area Asian Archery group, and also provided introductory lessons to Chinese archery in Northern and Southern California. Justin is an instructor and lecturer at the annual Chinese Archery Program in Georgia, USA (founded in 2013), and he was a presenter at the Society for the Preservation of Traditional Archery’s 2013 St. George’s Shoot in Somerset, England. In Fall 2015, he helped found the Cal Archery Club’s Traditional Asian Archery Program (TAAP) at UC Berkeley. In 2017, he helped found the 1st North American Chinese Archery Tournament (NACAT) in Cupertino, California.
Justin is available to teach 1-1 or small-group lessons tailored to your needs. Possible topics include:
Fundamentals of thumb ring shooting
Optimizing posture for military archery
Preparing for horse archery
Finding the ideal draw length
Developing a better release
Crafting a personal training regimen
How to increase archery strength
Selecting and tuning Asiatic archery equipment
Please contact Justin at email@example.com for rates and scheduling.