JC Martinez in Korea for the Phoenix Dart World Championship at the Phoenix Summer Festival July 5-6-7!

JC Martinez in Korea for the Phoenix Dart World Championship at the Phoenix Summer Festival July 5-6-7

JC Martinez in Korea for the Phoenix Dart World Championship at the Phoenix Summer Festival July 5-6-7! 

“La Makina” JC Martinez is now in South Korea, preparing for his shot at another WIN in the Phoenix Dart World Championship at the Phoenix Summer Festival in Seoul, Korea. This international event takes place over three days, July 5-6-7.

We checked in with JC Martinez via Facebook Messenger to get the latest updates on his adventure overseas.

JC is preparing for the competition in true championship fashion. He writes, “I’ve been practicing since I got here; at least 6 hrs daily.”

JC Martinez practicing in Korea for the Phoenix Dart World Championship at the Phoenix Summer Festival

However, JC knows that “all work and no play” is no way to live. He enjoys the practice, and has a deep respect for Korea. “South Korea is a great country and does not have any reason to envy the USA. The people here are the best!”

JC is a master of the Phoenix Darts VSPhoenix System dart play. JC has played online at Jester’s Billiards for several years, and has competed in many of the Phoenix Darts tournaments. He says that he has been playing for thirteen years overall.

JC has also been playing in the steel tip leagues at Jester’s. He began 6 years ago and has played with some of the best shooters in darts, including Chuck Puleo.

Two Champions: Chuck Puleo and JC Martinez

Two Champions: Chuck Puleo and JC Martinez

How does one get to be a champion like JC? he says that it is because he has played consistently in leagues, and recommends league play as a part of the path to mastery.

“That’s the way to really learn,” he says, “by playing with people who are better than you.”

JC Martinez in Korea for the Phoenix Summer Festival

JC has three rules that he follows: Dedication, Discipline and Commitment.

He says that he maintains a serious attitude, but “I’m also having fun!”

JC says, “Daryl and Jester’s Billiards has done so much for me. I want to thank them for all of their support. I love representing Jester’s in the dart competitions!”

“I also want to say ‘Thank You’ to Troy Vending as well. Without the support of the good people of Troy Vending and Jester’s Billiards, I wouldn’t be where I am.”

“I would also like to thank Michael Bates at BullShooters Sports Bar for his support, and all of my friends, too.”

The game play will be broadcast on Youtube, although the time in Seoul is 16 hours ahead of Arizona.

He will also be streaming his competition events, using Facebook Live.
You can follow JC on Facebook as “La Makina JC Martinez.”

More information on Phoenix Darts can be found at their website.

… and just click here for more details and a schedule of events!

JC Martinez in Korea for the Phoenix Summer Festival

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