Learn to surf with professional and dedicated surf instructors

 

We aim to ensure you have the best experience during your surfing lessons. Undoubtedly, professional surf instructors are a crucial part of the learning process. Therefore, our goal is to share our knowledge of the ocean and surfing with you, guiding you to enjoy this amazing world safely and respectfully. With our professional, experienced, and certified instructors, we guarantee an unforgettable surfing experience!

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Professionalism

Every member of our coaching team is certified by FPS (Portuguese Surf Federation), ASI (Academy of Surfing Instructors) and First Aid

Experience

Our surf instructors are devoted surfers with more than 15 years of  teaching experience and 30 years of personal surfing experience in Portugal and around the world

Passion

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

Technical Director & Surf Instructor

Filipe

Surfing Since: 1989 Stance: Goofy Favorite Maneuver: Barrel

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Filipe was born on the North coast of Portugal and started to surf from his 12 years old. Since then he has surfed almost every day and nothing can already change his love and passion for the waves. He took part in many national and international championships, has been surfing famous waves around the world in French Polinésia, Peru, Brazil, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Réunion Island, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, England, France, Spain, and of course all the Portugal.

With all this enormous experience and knowledge about surfing, he got an accreditation in FPS (Portuguese Surf Federation) and started to teach in 1999. From the very beginning of Filsurf school Filipe has been a significant member of our team. Moreover, Filipe is absolutely passionate about surfing and he continues to share his passion and experience with every student who comes to our school.

SURF INSTRUCTOR MORENO

Surf Instructor

Moreno

Surfing Since: 1990 Stance: Goofy Favorite Maneuver: Barrel

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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.