The Carcavelos Surf School was founded in 2001 and is the FIRST SURF SCHOOL OF CARCAVELOS BEACH. It was born with the intention of invigorating the beach of Carcavelos, promoting and teaching people of all ages to practice sea-related sports activities. Thousands of people have already learned from us to slide in waves on a surfboard.
A escola está inserida no WINDSURF CAFÉ, um local mágico com um conceito de vida saudável através da qualidade da alimentação e da promoção de diversas actividades desportivas.
Degree in Marketing Management at the Portuguese Institute of Administration and Marketing, Post Graduation in Surfing by the Faculty of Human Motricity, Level I Coach Course of the Portuguese Surfing Federation, Diploma of Rescue Swimmer and First Aid, athlete with more than 20 years of experience of which 8 on high competition and many trips around the world.
Some titles achieved over the years:
Degree in Applied Mathematics from the Faculty of Sciences of Lisbon, Post Graduation in Surfing by the Faculty of Human Motricity, Level II Coach Course of the Portuguese Surfing Federation, athlete with more than 25 years of experience and 15 as a professional high competition surfer and many trips made all over the world.
Some titles achieved over the years:
Degree in Physical Education and Sports at the Piaget Institute, Level I Coach Course of the Portuguese Surfing Federation since 2008, Rescue Swimmer Diploma, Aquatic Activities Course, Continuous training relevant to teaching as a surf teacher.
João Aragão started surfing in 1999 on Costa da Caparica and has been a federated athlete since 2000. He participated in some competitions but his passion has always been free surfing. He has been a surf coach and coordinator at Carcavelos Surf School since 2006.
João Pedro Evangelista, or Ivan as everyone treats him, he has a degree in Human Resources from Universidade Lusíada. He has the Level I Coach Course of the Portuguese Surfing Federation. Collaborating with Carcavelos Surf School for several years, is today one of the references for the passionate way it starts, from kids to adults, Portuguese and foreign, all who want to learn to surf.
He started practicing bodyboarding at 10, passed later to the longboard but it is the teaching of surfing that most fills him. His dedication and dedication in the transmission of knowledge has already earned him the nickname of "pedagogue", which aligns with an always important high requirement in the security component.
When not inside water, he walks on top, either in the kayak or SUP. Some others passions are longboard skateboarding, snowboarding and even dogs.
Graduated in Materials Engineering at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, he began surfing in 2001 on the Costa de Caparica with the help of his older brothers and since then surfing is part of his life. In addition to teaching at Carcavelos Surf School since 2011, Martim has participated in competitions since 2003. During his career as a high-level athlete he has had some sponsorships such as Tropical Energy / Xcult and Quiksilver.
Most significant results:
Miguel has a lot of experience in teaching initiation and intermediate level classes. He holds a postgraduate degree in Surfing and Performance, from Lusófona University and a level I trainer from FPS. This teacher is more present in our school in Costa Caparica, where he has lived and surfed for more than 12 years.
He is passionate and practices wave sports since he was a kid and this interest and passion for the surf made him invest in training in this area.
She started surfing in 2005 at CSS with his brother and since then she has always maintained contact with the school.
In addition to being a lover of sport, she attended the Lusófona university's surfing and performance course equivalent to the FPS Grade 1 Coach course.
At this moment we can count on her not only to teach and transmit to our students all the knowledge acquired but also in the logistics part of the school.
Student of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Universidade Nova de Lisboa and attending the course of Surf and Performance of the University Lusófona equivalent to the Course of Coach of Grade 1 of FPS.
He started his surf training at Carcavelos Surf School, For more than 7 years on the beach of Carcavelos, which he is pleased to call his second home.
It's in water that he feels happy and that's why he has great pleasure in conveying to others what CSS has taught him.