The spectacular seafront location on Ribeira d’Ilhas beach is a perfect setting for Pocean Surf school and Acadamy.The school is for beginners, advanced and competition surfers. Teachers are certified by the Portuguese Surf Federation and aim to give a unique, fun and unforgettable Surfing experience.
Most courses take place at internationally recognized as one of the best Surfing spots in Europe and part of the world surf reserve Ericeira, designated by the Save the Waves Coalition.
No matter what skills you have the school has trainers that will be able to match your level. Their motto is "there’s only one life and we should enjoy it. Preferably… Surfing!"
The beginner surf classes
Surf lessons include all necessary equipment. Usually you will be able to learn the basics in surfing quickly and at the same time learn the safety rules. It will take some time to get used to the water environment. As the coaches are certified by Port surf federation we expect you to learn quickly and get the fastest results.
Perfecting your skills
If you already know the basics of surf or have ended the beginner lessons your next step is perfecting you skills. In this class maneuvers is main objective. Not just performing them in the water but get the ability to see the movement of each wave and the best place to maneuver.
Advanced surf lessons
In the class you are expected to be able to master the basics, movements and might have been surfing for some time. The instructors will pass on their own experience. Your surfing style will be analyzed with help video, so you can see and correct challenges you might have.
Get ready for Competition
The final lessons will give you the knowledge of how to participate in both national and international competitions. Through recordings, technical training and psychological coaching you will be prepared for competitions. The level at which a student enters is determined by the Academy’s Direction, after careful analysis of the students’ skills.