The surf school of the iconic portuguese surfer  - Tiago Pires.

On August 10, 2011, Tiago Pires Surf School made its official opening as a project focussed on the young kids, looking for and amongst them, to form and train surfers for the future. This project was born from Tiago Pires wish to actively stimulate a new generation of surfers in Portugal, sharing what he has been learning in his surfing career at the highest stages.

Since then, the school has provided its high quality surf teaching to dozens of young people and adults as well. Currently it welcomes practitioners of all levels and ages.



Boardriders Store (next to the Skatepark)
Matadouro Beach - ERICEIRA




All of our instructors are certified by the Portuguese Surfing Federation, which means they’ve been trained with the latest methods in surf teaching. They understand that no two persons are alike and will work with you to get the maximum of your surfing skills.


Ricardo Pires
School Manager

Ricardo has nearly three decades of surfing mainly spent on the coast of Ericeira, exploring all its spots and swells. He is known for being one of the best local surfers and he has competed at a National and European level, but it is to freesurfing that he devotes all his passion. - TPSS Manager and Teaching Coordinator.


Gonçalo Seramota

Gonçalo is a sportsman. He is a lover of Sports in general. Passionate about surfing and for the possibility of sharing its best. He holds a degree in Physical Education from the Faculdade de Desporto Lusófona, and a postgraduate degree in Surfing and Performance. - Beginners Level Instructor at TPSS.


Pedro Severino

Pedro learned to surf at S. Julião beach, a challenging spot in Ericeira. Health, nature, and the sea, as ways of achieving inspiration and happiness, dictate his principles of life. He constantly seeks improvement in his surfing and in his classes. - Intermediate and Advanced Levels Instructor at TPSS.


Specific Events

On a timely basis and as parallel activities of the school, Tiago Pires Surf School performs specific events such as social actions, or specialized training events for emerging athletes in portuguese surfing.