Sharing ocean knowledge and the joy of surfing
We want to make sure you have the best time during your surf lessons. A crucial part of learning is having great teachers. Our goal is to share our knowledge about the ocean and surfing with you. We love teaching and helping you enjoy the amazing world of surfing in a careful and respectful way.
Every member of our coaching team is certified by FPS (Portuguese Surf Federation), ASI (Academy of Surfing Instructors) and First Aid
Our surf instructors are devoted surfers with more than 15 years of teaching experience and 30 years of personal surfing in Portugal and around the world
We cannot imagine our lives without the ocean and waves. We're passionate about sharing our knowledge with everyone who joins our school
MAIN SURF INSTRUCTOR FILIPE
Surfing Since: 1989 Stance: Goofy Favorite Maneuver: Barrel
Main Filsurf instructor and school’s technical director Filipe.
Filipe was born on the North coast of Portugal and started to surf from his 12 years old. Since then he surfs almost every day and nothing can already change his love and passion for the waves. He took part in many national and international championships, was surfing famous waves around the world in French Polinésia, Peru, Brasil, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Réunion Island, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, England, France, Spain and of course all the Portugal.
With all these enormous experience and knowledge about surfing he has got an accreditation in FPS (Portuguese Surf Federation) and started to teach in 1999. From the very beginning of Filsurf school Filipe is a significant member of our team. Filipe is absolutely passionate about surfing and he continue to share his passion and experience with every student who come to our school.
SURF INSTRUCTOR MORENO
Surfing Since: 1990 Stance: Goofy Favorite Maneuver: Barrel
Moreno was born and grew up in Praia do Forte, Bahia, Brazil. Moreno‘s life was connected to the ocean from the very beginning as his father was a famous windsurfer and a fisherman and the place where he was living had consistent surf all year round.
He started to surf at the age of 5 years old. At 15 years old he started to work as a surf instructor and was working in Brazil till 2015. In 2015 he moved to Portugal and started to work in Filsurf school.
Moreno has been a big part of the Filsurf family for 8 years already and it‘s impossible to imagine our team without him! Moreno is a real surfer, who surfs almost every day in any conditions. He is a passionate surfer who surfs at home and travels for other surf experiences. In addition to his professional qualifications and teaching experience Moreno is a very bright and easy-going person who finds an individual approach to every student.