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About MFD Surf School

Marcio Franca Dias

Marcio is British Surfing Association Qualified as well as having RLSS beach lifeguarding and UK coaching awards. He has worldwide coaching experience as well as an excellent knowledge of local beaches and conditions.Our team will  welcome you in the magical coast line of England Surf and Colture will  open a new Horizon of Experience.

On the day

Our school begin the day with a staff meeting to ensure everybody is aware of what they are
supposed to be doing and how their activities may affect the plans of others. Preparatory tasks
might include: •    Allocation of students, and equipment •    Centre buildings opened up and made ready  Equipment required ready for use •    Presentation materials/visual aids ready •    Weather forecast obtained

If you would like to share your knowledge with us, please do not hesitate to contact or send a  e-mail  to:
I will personaly take care of your enquiry and get back to you with in 24 hours. many thanks!


Born 13th Sept 1977 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Now lives in Cornwall, UK
Size and shape 72 Kilos, 1.72m Tall, Goofy Foot Surfer
Surfed in Brazil, Mexico, Indonesia, Europe, Hawaii, Japan, California, Norway, Switzerland
Coaching for 19 Years
Standard Former WQS surfer (World Qualifying Series) ISA Surf Coach Qualified
Favourite Surfer Rob Machado
Favourite Wave Pipeline, Copacabana Rio de Janeiro
Hobbies Surfing, Swimming, Traveling, Film Making
Surf Qualifications Surf School Manager DirectorBSA Surf Coach Level 2RLSS Lifeguard

Life Support Level 3

Surf equipment specialist

Sports Coach UK

NARS Lifeguard 2012

Salt Water Surf Coach 2012

ISA Surf Coach Recognized Awarded 2012

STA Level 2 Certificate for the National Rescue Standard NARS Pool Lifeguard